'Host City Contract' gives IOC much leeway to cancel Tokyo Olympics

'Host City Contract' gives IOC much leeway to cancel Tokyo Olympics

Japanese Olympic Minister Seiko Hashimoto suggested in Parliament this week that the Tokyo Games could be postponed by a few months from the planned July 24 opening and still meet a contract agreement with the International Olympic Committee. It’s not that clear cut and seems unlikely. The IOC has said repeatedly the Olympics will open […]

Canadian women's soccer punches ticket to Tokyo after defeating Costa Rica

Canadian women's soccer punches ticket to Tokyo after defeating Costa Rica

Canada qualified for the Tokyo Olympics with a hard-fought 1-0 win over Costa Rica on Friday, thanks to a 72nd-minute goal by teenager Jordyn Huitema in the semifinals of the CONCACAF Women’s Olympic Qualifying Championship. The victory means the eighth-ranked Canadian women can now work towards a third straight podium finish at the Games, following […]