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According to the latest budget, the Games were due to cost $12.6 billion, shared between the organising committee, the government of Japan and Tokyo city.
Lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov was due to have headlined the UFC 249 event in a bout against Tony Ferguson.
With the Beijing Winter Games beginning on February 4, 2022, there is the unusual challenge of almost back-to-back Olympics.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday expressed gratitude towards the sports fraternity for their contribution to PM-CARES Fund.
Neeraj Chopra donated Rs 2 lakh to the central government’s relief fund and Rs 1 lakh to the Haryana state government’s fund.
In a statement posted, USA Rugby said it had filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, which allows financially struggling organizations to reorganize and restructure debt.
The IOC advised caution in scheduling any qualifiers till the situation arising out of the COVID-19 pandemic can be assessed properly.
Tokyo 2020 Olympics will open on July 23, 2021, organisers said, announcing the new date after the Games were delayed because of the coronavirus pandemic.
The Australian Olympic Committee rubbished suggestions it had colluded with Canadian counterparts to withdraw from the Tokyo Games to pressure organisers into a postponement.