• Raisman keeps eye on Tokyo during 'crazy' downtime
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    Raisman keeps eye on Tokyo during 'crazy' downtime

    By Ian Ransom MELBOURNE (Reuters) - American gymnast Aly Raisman has been caught up in a whirlwind since helping the United States to its golden haul in Rio and the triple Olympic champion is waiting for her world to stop spinning before setting her sights on the 2020 Tokyo Games. Raisman, who captained

  • Winter Asian Games are very topical in tropical East Timor
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    Winter Asian Games are very topical in tropical East Timor

    For Alpine skier Yohan Goutt Goncalves, the chance to be East Timor's sole representative at the Asian Winter Games was too good to pass up, even if it meant missing the world championships. Goutt Goncalves could have taken part in the Alpine skiing world championships in St. Moritz, Switzerland

  • Asian Olympic leader backs Sapporo for Winter Games bid
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    Asian Olympic leader backs Sapporo for Winter Games bid

    Asia's Olympic leader thinks the continent could stage three consecutive Winter Games and Sapporo would be an ideal location to follow Pyeongchang and Beijing. Olympic Council of Asian president Sheikh Ahmad Al Fahad Al Sabah said Sapporo has all the facilities needed to organize the Winter Olympics

  • Australia seeks full inclusion in Asian Summer Games
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    Australia seeks full inclusion in Asian Summer Games

    Australia hopes to bring a full delegation of athletes to the 2022 Asian Summer Games in China and is seeking approval from the continent's Olympic council, Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) President John Coates has said. Australia, a member of the Oceania Olympic federation, has sent 30 athletes