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# tokyo games

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# Olympics
Two South African athletes become the first to test positive for Covid-19 in Olympic Village
Football players Thabiso Monyane and Kamohelo Mahlatsi, are among 10 new Games-related cases.
# On the plane
Simone Biles qualifies for Olympics after easy victory in St Louis
The 24-year-old Biles will be the oldest American women’s gymnast at the Games since 2004.
# tokyo games
Pfizer/BioNTech to directly provide vaccines for all Olympic athletes and support staff
The arrangement will be supplementary to any existing delivery agreements between Pfizer and the Irish government.
# tokyo games
No change for Irish camp as hundreds of Japanese cities rethink plans to host Olympic teams
Cities and towns in Japan are reconsidering whether to accommodate teams over Covid-19 measures.
# tokyo drift
Only one quarter of Japanese want Olympics next year: poll
Most of those backing a delay or cancellation said they simply didn’t believe the pandemic could be contained in time for the Games.
# tokyo games
Some athletes at disadvantage for Tokyo Games, Coe fears
The World Athletics boss thinks competitors whose countries come out of the coronavirus pandemic sooner can do more training ahead of the Olympics.
# Interview
'I never thought we could be winning European medals consistently - it’s crazy'
Chloe Magee speaks to The42 off the back of her European Games success alongside brother Sam.
# Venue
Here's where Ireland's champion rowers will bid for Tokyo 2020 Olympic glory
The Sea Forest Waterway was unveiled on Sunday as Japan’s venue for the Olympic rowing’s eight-day programme.