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Tokyo 2020: No guarantee Olympics will go ahead, says IOC's Pound (2021)

The Tokyo Olympics were originally scheduled for 24 July to 9 August 2020 but were postponed last March



Dick Pound, the longest serving member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), remains uncertain whether the Tokyo 2020 Games will go ahead.

It comes after organisers said they will be ready to host the rescheduled Games - despite the city declaring a state of emergency over Covid-19.

Read more: Tokyo 2020: No guarantee Olympics will go ahead, says IOC's Pound (2021)

Russia banned from Tokyo Olympics and 2022 World Cup after Cas ruling (2020)

Russia's men's football team will be able to play at next year's delayed Euro 2020 finals



Russia's ban from all major sporting events after a doping scandal has been cut to two years by the Court of Arbitration for Sport.

The ban still prevents Russia from competing in the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics, set to be held next year, and football's 2022 World Cup in Qatar.

Read more: Russia banned from Tokyo Olympics and 2022 World Cup after Cas ruling (2020)

Sports Personality of the Year: Khabib Nurmagomedov named World Sport Star of 2020



UFC fighter Khabib Nurmagomedov has been voted BBC Sports Personality's World Sport Star of the Year.

The Russian, 32, extended his perfect professional record to 29 wins with an emotional victory over interim champion Justin Gaethje in October.

Read more: Sports Personality of the Year: Khabib Nurmagomedov named World Sport Star of 2020

Paris 2024 Olympics: Breaking confirmed in Games programme (2020)


(Photo of Japanese breakdancer Issei Hori) Breaking grew up alongside hip-hop in New York in the 1970s



Breaking - a competitive form of breakdancing - has been confirmed as part of the final line-up for the Paris 2024 Olympics.

It will join surfing, skateboarding and climbing, which will be retained after debuts at the delayed Tokyo Games in 2021.

Read more: Paris 2024 Olympics: Breaking confirmed in Games programme (2020)

Floyd Mayweather v Logan Paul: Undefeated legend to take on Youtuber in 'exhibition' (2020)

Floyd Mayweather's last official fight was a 10th-round victory over Conor McGregor in 2017



Floyd Mayweather, the former five-weight boxing world champion, has announced he will take on Youtuber Logan Paul in a "special exhibition" fight in February 2021.

American Mayweather, 43, ended his career unbeaten in 50 bouts.

Read more: Floyd Mayweather v Logan Paul: Undefeated legend to take on Youtuber in 'exhibition' (2020)


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