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Japan restricts fans for Tokyo Olympics

The COVID-19 pandemic forced the postponement of several notable events, including the Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo. While there have been notable improvements in the fight against COVID-19, the Japanese committees in charge of the Olympic Games recently announced that no foreign spectators will be allowed to enter Japan. “Currently, the COVID-19 situation […]

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Tokyo Olympic athletes utilize postponement to further train

The COVID-19 pandemic impacted sporting events across the world. The uncertainty certainty surrounding conditions in different countries and concerns over the safety of athletes, coaches and fans led the International Olympic Committee to postpone the Summer 2020 Olympic Games until 2021. Now slated to begin in July 2021, the Tokyo games were rescheduled amid fears […]

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Olympics to add surf and skate

Although the 2020 Tokyo Olympics have been postponed, many fans look forward to the addition of surfboarding and skateboarding. In 2016, the International Olympic Committee released a press statement adding five sports to the Olympic program: the return of softball and baseball, surfboarding, skateboarding, karate and sports climbing. In the press release, Thomas Bach, IOC […]

Robert Jordan | Banner | Brandon Schuster was one of the many athletes that was training for the Olympics.

Students adapt training due to Olympics postponement

The 2020 Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo was the most anticipated sports event of the year, and several student-athletes at California Baptist University had been preparing for the event. Unfortunately, the International Olympic Committee and Japanese organizers decided March 28 to postpone the Olympics as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak, forcing athletes to extend […]