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  1. How Softball Could Make Its Return At The 2020 Olympics

    Graham Hays

    The IOC's recent reforms have opened the door for softball and baseball to potentially rejoin the Olympic program in the 2020 Tokyo Games. USA Softball, currently operating on a very limited budget, is cautiously optimistic.

    Story | Conversation | December 09, 2014
  2. IOC approves new Olympic bidding process

    The IOC approved a wide-ranging reform package Monday, including a more affordable bidding process, creation of an Olympic television channel and a more flexible sports program that could bring baseball and softball into the 2020 Tokyo Games.

    Story | Conversation | December 08, 2014
  3. Yuzuru Hanyu still recovering but should be fine for Grand Prix F...

    Yuzuru Hanyu's coach Brian Orser says the Japanese Olympic figure skating champion will be ready for the Grand Prix Final, although he is still recovering from a collision at the Cup of China last month.

    Story | Conversation | December 01, 2014
  4. FIBA suspends Japan Basketball Association over failure to merge ...

    The governing body of basketball suspended the Japan Basketball Association on Wednesday, a decision that will prevent the country's national teams from taking part in the Olympics and other international competitions.

    Story | Conversation | November 26, 2014
  5. Nike extends contract with USOC through 2020

    The swoosh and the rings will stick together through at least 2020.

    Story | Conversation | November 24, 2014
  6. Yuzuru Hanyu requires 2-3 weeks to recover from collision

    Olympic champion Yuzuru Hanyu will need two-to-three weeks to recover from injuries resulting from a scary collision with another skater in warm-ups at the Cup of China.

    Story | Conversation | November 10, 2014
  7. Yuzuru Hanyu returns to Japan for tests after collision with skat...

    Yuzuru Hanyu returned to Japan on Sunday, a day after a scary collision with another skater in warm-ups at the Cup of China left him with blood streaming across his face and neck.

    Story | Conversation | November 09, 2014
  8. Endurance sports - Gold medal capped Bob Schul's amazing 1964 tra...

    Doug Williams

    Oct. 18 marks the 50th anniversary of Bob Schul winning gold in the 5,000 meters at the 1964 Tokyo Olympics, capping one of the greatest seasons in U.S. track and field history for the supremely conditioned runner, writes Doug Williams

    Story | Conversation | October 15, 2014
  9. Daisuke Takahashi retires from figure skating; won bronze at Vanc...

    Vancouver Olympic bronze medalist Daisuke Takahashi announced on Tuesday he is retiring from competitive figure skating.

    Story | Conversation | October 14, 2014
  10. Growing issues with Tokyo stadium plans?

    The Associated Press

    TOKYO -- A new round of bidding for the demolition of Tokyo's old Olympic stadium to make way for a new main stadium for the 2020 Games will delay the start of the problematic project. Some of the bids were reviewed by someone in the decision comm...

    Blog | October 10, 2014
  11. Yuzuru Hanyu to sit out Finlandia Trophy due to back pain

    Olympic figure skating champion Yuzuru Hanyu will sit out his first scheduled competition this season because of back pain.

    Story | Conversation | September 23, 2014
  12. New coach Javier Aguirre says Japan will 'Run hard, play well, wi...

    Associated Press

    Japan news

    Story | Conversation | August 11, 2014
  13. Sailing venue for Tokyo Games under review

    Organizers of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics are considering moving the sailing venue as part of a widening review into plans for the games.

    Story | Conversation | August 07, 2014
  14. Tokyo governor defends venue relocation plans for 2020 Olympics

    Tokyo Governor Yoichi Masuzoe on Wednesday defended his call to cut costs by relocating some venues for the 2020 Olympics, even if it threatens plans for having almost all the facilities close to the athletes village.

    Story | Conversation | July 30, 2014
  15. IOC weighs changes to Tokyo 2020 Olympic venues

    The IOC wrapped up its first coordination commission meeting for the Tokyo 2020 Games on Friday, saying proposed changes to the venue plan are not as drastic as some have suggested.

    Story | Conversation | June 26, 2014
  16. Koji Murofushi named 2020 Tokyo Games sports director

    Former Olympic hammer-throw champion Koji Murofushi has been appointed sports director of the 2020 Tokyo Games.

    Story | Conversation | June 23, 2014