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IOC Approved Weight Lifting Extension Of Tokyo 2020 Olympics Qualification Period

Weightlifting has been given approval by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to extend its Tokyo 2020 qualifying period by a year, until the end of April 2021. Every athlete, including those who already have enough points to qualify, will be compelled to compete at least one more time in the period between October 1 this […]

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Postponed Tokyo Olympics: NOCs’ Funding Has Been Increased

In other to guarantee the participation of all 206 National Olympics Commitees(NOCs) in the postponed Tokyo Olympics, the Olympics Solidarity has increased funding to each NOCs. The budget allocated to the International Olympic Committee subsidies programme has been increased by $10.3 million (£8.3million/€9.5million).  Additional funds are for exceptional Games-related costs incurred by NOCs due to […]