Olympics

Tokyo-bound Matildas back in camp under new coach
Sports

Tokyo-bound Matildas back in camp under new coach

  • The team's last match was the 2-1 qualifying victory over Vietnam in Cam Pha last March that secured a berth at the Olympics but much has changed since then.
  • "It was really fun, and good to see the way Tony sees the game a little bit and a little insight into what we can expect from him further down the track," said experienced defender Laura Brock.
Published 06 Apr, 2021 10:03am
Tokyo Olympics will go ahead in 2021, despite low public opinion
World

Tokyo Olympics will go ahead in 2021, despite low public opinion

  • According to Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga, the dekayed Tokyo Olympics would go-ahead as scheduled in July 2021, even as the country grapples with an unexpected surge in coronavirus cases.
  • The games, now scheduled for July, involves over 11,000 athletes across the globe with a combined budget of $15 billion.
Updated 02 Jan, 2021 06:21pm
eSports becomes medal event at 2022 Asian Games
Technology

eSports becomes medal event at 2022 Asian Games

  • "I hope that electronic sports will add value to the Asian Games –- and I am sure it will in the future, during the Asian Games 2022 and even beyond that," says the OCA's Asian Games director.
  • Efforts to include eSports in the Olympics have so far faltered, but the coronavirus pandemic appeared to trigger a shift this year as organisers explored new ideas.
Published 18 Dec, 2020 01:54pm