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  1. Tokyo Olympics Organizers Considering July 2021 for Opening Ceremony Sports, Yesterday

    The 2020 Summer Games, postponed because of the coronavirus pandemic, would start July 23, 2021, under a plan organizers are considering.

  2. The I.O.C. Let an Olympic Boxing Qualifier Happen Despite Virus Warnings Sports, March 27

    Seven people tested positive for the coronavirus after taking part in the European qualifying tournament for the Tokyo Games.

  3. The Coronavirus and the Postponement of the Olympics, Explained Sports, March 25

    Your questions answered on what happened and what’s next with the Summer Olympics now not happening this year in Tokyo.

  4. The Coronavirus and the Postponement of the Olympics, Explained Sports, March 25

    Your questions answered on what happened and what’s next with the Summer Olympics now not happening this year in Tokyo.

  5. What to Call 2021 Olympics? Just One of Many Challenges for Japan World, March 25

    The decision to delay the world’s largest sporting event will pose an unprecedented series of economic, political and logistical hurdles.

  6. Deciding to Postpone the Olympics Was Tough. Actually Moving Them May Be Tougher Sports, March 25

    An entirely new challenge greets the International Olympic Committee and Tokyo: Pulling off the Games in 2021 instead of in 2020, as originally planned.

  7. Olympians Have Another Year to Prepare for Tokyo. It’s a Blessing and a Curse. Sports, March 24

    The life of an Olympic athlete can be challenging and austere, and the training schedule can be relentless. Most athletes wanted a postponement, though even that has its challenges.

  8. Olympians Have Another Year to Prepare for Tokyo. It’s a Blessing and a Curse. Sports, March 24

    The life of an Olympic athlete can be challenging and austere, and the training schedule can be relentless. Most athletes wanted a postponement, though even that has its challenges.

  9. I.O.C. and Japan Agree to Postpone Tokyo Olympics Sports, March 24

    The decision came after swelling resistance from nations and athletes to holding the Games amid the coronavirus pandemic.

  10. I.O.C. and Japan Agree to Postpone Tokyo Olympics Sports, March 24

    The decision came after swelling resistance from nations and athletes to holding the Games amid the coronavirus pandemic.

  11. Boris Stankovic, Who Paved Way for N.B.A.’s ‘Dream Team,’ Dies at 94 Sports, March 23

    As the longtime head of FIBA, the international game’s governing body, he successfully lobbied to let pros play in the Olympics.

  12. An Olympic Delay Seems Inevitable. Is a 4-Week Decision Needed to Get There? Sports, March 23

    As organizers of the Tokyo Games consider the complexities of shifting such a big event, athletes and others grow more upset with their uncertainty.

  13. U.S. Olympic Committee Urges Postponing Summer Games in Tokyo Sports, March 23

    The United States added its voice to growing calls for the Tokyo Games to be rescheduled because of the coronavirus pandemic.

  14. Coronavirus Live Updates: Global Leaders Beg Public to Stay Home; Fed Vows to Buy as Much Debt as Needed World, March 23

    Spain’s health system is under strain as medical workers fall ill. A $1.8 trillion relief package is stalled in Congress. “We cannot let the cure be worse than the problem itself,” President Trump said.

  15. Coronavirus Live Updates: 158 Million Americans Ordered to Stay Home, but Trump Pledges to Keep It Short World, March 23

    The White House warned of an alarming spread in New York City, but the president said “our country wasn’t built to be shut down.”

  16. As I.O.C. Deliberates, Track and Field Athletes Want Summer Olympics Postponed Sports, March 23

    The I.O.C. said it would spend the next month examining whether to postpone the Tokyo Games. Nearly 80 percent of track and field athletes say to do it now.

  17. Canada Will Not Send Teams to Tokyo in 2020 Sports, March 22

    The nation’s Olympic committees called for the Games to be postponed a year for safety precautions amid the coronavirus pandemic.

  18. Would Having the Tokyo Games Even Be Fair to the Athletes? Sports, March 22

    For anyone losing training time, “you can’t even imagine competing in August at the Olympics,” Gregorio Paltrinieri of Italy said.

  19. Canada Withdraws From Summer Olympics as I.O.C. Weighs Postponement Sports, March 22

    Faced with growing frustration from athletes and some national committees, the International Olympic Committee said it would decide within four weeks on the Tokyo Games.

  20. An Olympic Showdown: The Rising Clamor to Postpone the Tokyo Summer Games Sports, March 21

    Athletes and sports organizations are pushing back against the I.O.C.’s insistence that the Games go on this summer despite the coronavirus pandemic.

  21. Olympics President: ‘Of Course, We Are Considering Different Scenarios’ Sports, March 19

    In a lengthy interview, Thomas Bach, the president of the I.O.C., said that “cancellation is not on the agenda,” but that it was too early to make a decision about postponing the Summer Games in Tokyo.

  22. I.O.C.’s Reassurance About the Tokyo Olympics Rankles Some Athletes Sports, March 18

    Several people who were on a conference call with Olympic organizers said later that there was confusion and dismay over whether and how the Games would proceed during a pandemic.

  23. Will the Olympics Go On? Japan’s Businesses Would Like to Know Business, March 18

    As the spread of the coronavirus threatens the Games, a whole ecosystem surrounding the world’s largest sporting event is stuck in a holding pattern.

  24. Cancel. The. Olympics. Opinion, March 18

    Amid a pandemic, it would be wildly irresponsible for the Games to go on.

  25. What Virus? The I.O.C. Says the Summer Olympics Will Go On Sports, March 17

    Thomas Bach, the president of the International Olympic Committee, said the Games can happen this summer, even as so many other events on the sports calendar have been postponed.

  26. Can the Olympics Take Place in July? (This July?) Interactive, March 17

    The coronavirus pandemic has brought most of the world’s sports to a standstill, but the Tokyo Games remain scheduled to begin in late July. Is that even possible?

  27. Dana Zatopkova, Champion Javelin Thrower, Is Dead at 97 Sports, March 13

    She is best remembered for winning the gold medal at the 1952 Helsinki Olympics, just an hour after her husband, Emil Zatopek, won the men’s 5,000-meter run.

  28. Postpone the Olympics? Tokyo Official Backtracks After Causing Confusion Sports, March 11

    A member of the Tokyo organizing committee suggested delaying the Games. Organizers said he spoke out of turn.

  29. Canceled Because of Coronavirus: A Brief List World, March 9

    Here’s a look at some major events around the world that have been canceled, postponed or moved because of concerns about the new coronavirus.

  30. Canceled Because of Coronavirus: A Brief List World, March 9

    Here’s a look at some major events around the world that have been canceled, postponed or moved because of concerns about the new coronavirus.

  31. Canceled Because of Coronavirus: A Brief List World, March 9

    Here’s a look at some major events around the world that have been canceled, postponed or moved because of concerns about the new coronavirus.

  32. An Olympic Doctor Discusses the Effect of the Coronavirus on Sports Sports, March 8

    Though the Summer Games in Tokyo are expected to go on as scheduled, “it is a dynamically changing situation,” said Jonathan Finnoff, the new chief medical officer for Team U.S.A.

  33. Eva Szekely Dies at 92; Survived Holocaust to Win Olympic Gold Sports, March 6

    Szekely, a Hungarian, became an Olympic champion after she was nearly killed during the Nazi occupation of Hungary.

  34. Eva Szekely Dies at 92; Survived Holocaust to Win Olympic Gold Sports, March 6

    Szekely, a Hungarian, became an Olympic champion after she was nearly killed during the Nazi occupation of Hungary.

  35. For Paris Olympics, Surfing Will Head to Tahiti’s ‘Wall of Skulls’ Sports, March 6

    Instead of the coast of France, surfers in 2024 will travel to Teahupo’o, home to some of the world’s most dangerous waves.

  36. Adam Ondra’s Race to the Top Sports, March 6

    Adam Ondra is the best climber in the world. But to win Olympic gold he needed to learn a new way to climb. Fast.

  37. As Coronavirus Spreads, Olympics Face Ticking Clock and a Tough Call Sports, March 5

    During a conference call with the World Health Organization last week, sports federations discussed holding the Tokyo Games without fans.

  38. Mikaela Shiffrin Plans Return to World Cup Racing Sports, March 5

    The three-time champion will return to racing in Sweden next week, after spending time away from her sport to grieve the death of her father, Jeff.

  39. NBC Plans for Tokyo Olympics as Coronavirus Worries Advertisers Business, March 4

    NBCUniversal has sold $1.25 billion in ads for the Summer Games. What happens if they don’t go on as planned?

  40. As Gymnasts Who Were Abused Seek Answers, They Are Offered Only Money Sports, March 3

    Despite multiple investigations and a settlement offer worth millions of dollars, Simone Biles, Aly Raisman and many other abuse victims feel justice is a long way away.

  41. Japan’s Efforts to Limit the Coronavirus Outbreak Opinion, March 2

    An official describes the measures the government has taken, including a cruise ship quarantine, amid worries about the coming Olympics.

  42. At Olympic Marathon Trials, the Agony of Fourth Place Sports, March 1

    Des Linden, in the women’s division, and Leonard Korir, in the men’s, were favorites to make the U.S. team. They finished fourth, which can be the worst pain of all.

  43. This Was Molly Seidel’s First Marathon. Her Next Will Be at the Olympics. Sports, March 1

    Seidel, 25, has two jobs, shares an apartment with her sister and runs turkey trots in costume. No, she can’t believe this is happening, either.

  44. Live Coverage of the Olympic Trials Marathon Sports, February 29

    The best of the best in the U.S. are fighting for six slots on the Olympic team over 26.2 miles in the biggest trials field ever.

  45. Rupp and Tuliamuk Win Olympic Trials Marathon Sports, February 29

    Abdirahman, Riley, Seidel and Kipyego also booked tickets to Tokyo 2020. Linden fourth.

  46. Olympic Trials Marathon: ‘We Wanted to Give a Party, and Everybody Is Coming’ Sports, February 28

    Organizers expected about 400 people to race in Atlanta on Saturday. There will be nearly 700, accompanied by some 4,000 water bottles.

  47. Why Are American Women Running Faster Than Ever? We Asked Them — Hundreds of Them Interactive, February 28

    What’s behind a sea change in women’s elite and sub-elite running.

  48. It’s a Bad Time to Be a Boxer in New York New York, February 28

    Old fight clubs have been replaced by boutique gyms, and all the money has gone to Las Vegas. Can a heavyweight make a living in this town?

  49. Sun Yang, Chinese Olympic Swimmer, Gets 8-Year Doping Ban Sports, February 28

    The decision by the Court of Arbitration for Sport will keep him out of the Tokyo Olympics this year and most likely end his career.