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[Graphic News] 6 stars for whom Olympics in 2021 may come too late

[Graphic News] 6 stars for whom Olympics in 2021 may come too late

29/03/2020, Korea, Multi Sports, Korean Herald, Article # 29831209
 With the 2020 Olympics postponed until 2021, there are fears the delay will shatter the gold medal hopes of many aging athletes.  AFP Sport looks at six evergreen stars for whom a delayed Tokyo Games might be a step too far.   1. Roger Federer  Th

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S. Korea's main Olympic training center emptied

S. Korea's main Olympic training center emptied

27/03/2020, Korea, Multi Sports, Korean Herald, Article # 29829238
Some 500 South Korean Olympic athletes and coaches have temporarily moved out of their main training facility over the past two days, setting themselves up for a breather after the postponement of this year's Summer Games in Tokyo. Acting on an orde

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S. Korean football federation asks IOC to adjust age limit for Olympics in 2021

S. Korean football federation asks IOC to adjust age limit for Olympics in 2021

26/03/2020, Korea, Multi Sports, Korean Herald, Article # 29828015
The South Korean national football federation on Thursday asked the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to adjust the age restriction on male players at next year's Summer Games in Tokyo so that those who helped the country qualify will still be el

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Mixed reactions from S. Korean athletes, coaches to Tokyo 2020 postponement

Mixed reactions from S. Korean athletes, coaches to Tokyo 2020 postponement

26/03/2020, Korea, Multi Sports, Korean Herald, Article # 29827895
Olympic gymnastics champion Yang Hak-seon had been peaking just in time for the 2020 Tokyo Summer Games, originally slated to start July 24. When the men's vault gold medalist from the 2012 London Games heard the news Tuesday night that the Internat

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National football governing body to temporarily cut pay in coronavirus crunch

National football governing body to temporarily cut pay in coronavirus crunch

26/03/2020, Korea, Multi Sports, Korean Herald, Article # 29827767
Faced with a financial crunch stemming from the coronavirus pandemic, the South Korean national football federation will temporarily slash the pay of its executives. The Korea Football Association (KFA) said Thursday the monthly salaries for its sen

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No requalifying for S. Korean athletes for postponed Tokyo Games: Olympic committee

No requalifying for S. Korean athletes for postponed Tokyo Games: Olympic committee

25/03/2020, Korea, Multi Sports, Korean Herald, Article # 29826779
South Korean athletes who've already qualified for the Tokyo Summer Games won't have to do so again, even though the competition has been postponed, their national Olympic committee said Wednesday. The Korean Sport & Olympic Committee (KSOC) sai

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Tokyo 2020 postponement puts S. Korean football players' Olympic status in doubt

Tokyo 2020 postponement puts S. Korean football players' Olympic status in doubt

25/03/2020, Korea, Multi Sports, Korean Herald, Article # 29826751
The postponement of the 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics will mean different things to different athletes. For several South Korean male football players, it may mean the loss of a career-altering opportunity. The quadrennial competition has been pushed

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Competition for Olympic spots on hold for S. Korean LPGA golfers

Competition for Olympic spots on hold for S. Korean LPGA golfers

25/03/2020, Korea, Multi Sports, Korean Herald, Article # 29826698
What promised to be a memorable duel for Olympic spots among South Korean LPGA stars has been put on hold with the announcement that the 2020 Tokyo Summer Games will be delayed to next year. The decision, jointly reached by the International Olympic

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National volleyball captain Kim Yeon-koung taking Olympic postponement in stride

National volleyball captain Kim Yeon-koung taking Olympic postponement in stride

25/03/2020, Korea, Multi Sports, Korean Herald, Article # 29826616
South Korean volleyball star Kim Yeon-koung had long anticipated that the 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics would be postponed, amid the global coronavirus pandemic. But expecting it to happen was one thing; hearing the news of the postponement late Tuesda

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