Olympics: Tokyo 2020 needs foreign help: IOC's Coates
23 July, 2018, 04:14 | Author: Heidi Alvarez
Seven new events will be included in the programme for the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has confirmed.
The seven are freestyle skiing big air for men and women, monobob for women and four mixed team formats - a short-track relay, a ski jumping event, freestyle skiing aerials and a snowboard cross event.
The IOC had a "long discussion" about adding a women's event in Nordic combined, the only sport without a women's event in the Winter Games, IOC sports director Kit McConnell said.
A record number of women athletes are expected to participate in the Games, with the female quota being increased from 41 to 45.44 per cent.
Vice President John Coates has said 2020 Tokyo Games organizers must seek foreign expertise in sports where the country has little tradition or experience.
A deadly heat wave in Japan this week has many residents in the Japanese capital questioning the wisdom of staging the Tokyo 2020 Olympics in July and August.
Office workers rest in the shade of a building in Tokyo
"We are preparing for the Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games, where squash will be participating as a showcase sport and will be represented by a selection of juniors from around the world on glass courts with impressive interactive features".
For example, in biathlon the number of participants will be reduced from 230 people (115 men and 115 women) to 210 (105 and 105).
The competition schedule for swimming remains to be fixed.
Holding the opening event in the capital of Fukushima Prefecture will highlight progress in recovery and reconstruction following the March 2011 natural disaster and tsunami.
At a board meeting in Lausanne, Switzerland, on Wednesday, FINA deferred to the overseas broadcasters' demands and announced its agreement to hold morning finals in Tokyo.
The IOC Executive Board also approved a two-phase timeline, as well as the process and principles for the Paris 2024 Organizing Committee to put forward new sports. After the session in 2019, and following observations at the Tokyo 2020 Games, the final event program and athlete quotas for new sports will then be finalized in December 2020.
One worker trapped in the store told CBS2 that the gunman threatened to kill them if he could not talk to his grandmother. Employees helped several people escape the store through windows with a rope ladder and through the rear of the building.
His eight-under total was good enough for a two-shot win over Rory McIlroy, Justin Rose , Kevin Kisner and Xander Schauffele . This will be Tiger's best finish since a T6 at the 2013 Open, and if he can stay healthy, Woods is going to keep contending.
For Woods, a return to championship form would take on special meaning, given the personal demons and injuries he has overcome. Woods, who shot 66 on Saturday, is paired with Molinari, two groups behind the final twosome of Spieth and Xander Schauffele .
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It also usually doesn't reveal what these new features are until sometime after the registration has been closed. It appears that PlayStation 4 is set to receive its next milestone firmware update in the coming weeks.
Players hit the jackpot in Mega Millions by matching the five white ball numbers (1-70) and the golden Mega Ball number (1-25). The cash option for Tuesday night's drawing will be $296 million, according to Mega Millions officials.
Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane reported for pre-season at Liverpool's training ground on Friday after returning from the World Cup. But the Reds have a new number 10, as Sadio Mané has taken the vacant shirt number, ditching his previous number of 19.
As technology's impact in modern life spreads, European regulators have set the pace in shaping rules for the industry. Both Amazon and Samsung, maker of the popular Galaxy line of phones, declined to comment on the ruling.
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It is also the first time he has led at any point of a major since 2012, when he shared the 36-hole lead at the PGA Championship. Molinari clinched it with a driver that skirted the edge of a pot bunker, leaving him a lob wedge from 112 yards to 5 feet.
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That's why I tried to stay as aggressive as I possibly could even though I wasn't hitting the driver maybe as well as I could. I putted nicely, I scrambled well when I needed to and on a day like this all you are trying to do is keep yourself in it.
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