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Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Tokyo Olympics: Sports federations press IOC for clarity

As qualifying events are canceled, some anxious athletes look past Japan to 2024

The 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo are still on, but many qualifying events have been canceled, raising questions among athletes about how to qualify for the games.   © Reuters

TOKYO -- Olympic hopeful Nicole Stout knew her shot at the games was over when, in the middle of a competition in Argentina, the American received word that the International Judo Federation would postpone tournaments for the rest of March and April, two of which she needed to qualify for the Tokyo Games.

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