I take it we are all familiar with the phenomenon of the wealthy man pleading poverty in the divorce court.
Today is World Health Day. It is normally a day to celebrate the work of key medical staff and remind world leaders of the critical role they play in keeping the world healthy.
Pandemic. Even the word is horrible, isn't it? The "dem" being silent.
Sport, like the rest of the world, has been forced to get creative in recent weeks as the coronavirus pandemic has taken hold.
As a news website that covers all global sport, insidethegames began to write about coronavirus at the start of January, when the International Olympic Committee began monitoring the Asia and Oceania boxing qualifier taking place in Wuhan in February.
The revised dates for Tokyo 2020 in 2021 were revealed this week. The Games will take place 364 days later than was originally planned.
By the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) own admission, postponing Tokyo 2020 until 2021 has raised thousands of questions.
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Unusually, it seems appropriate to start this week's column in the same place as last: Athens in June 2021 at the scheduled International Olympic Committee (IOC) Session where IOC President Thomas Bach is expected to come up for re-election.
As sporting comebacks go, the return of another heavyweight giant could put even the remarkable renaissance of world boxing champion Tyson Fury in the shade. Former karate king Geoff Thompson is back training in a bid for a place at the rescheduled Tokyo Olympics next year - at 62.
A global host of runners have found their steps hindered and halted by the pressure of events in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. Training confined. Races cancelled. Games postponed…
Jigsaw puzzles have enjoyed a surge of popularity in recent weeks as people look to pass the time during lockdown periods.
Just under two months ago, I wrote a blog on the emergence of coronavirus as a new challenge for the organisers of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
As the Olympic world hurtled towards the postponement this week, Japanese Deputy Prime Minister Tarō Asō spoke of a 40-year Olympic cycle. He recalled the Moscow 1980 Games, when Japan joined a boycott, and looked even further back to 1940, when Tokyo was awarded the Olympics but they never took place.
Just shy of two weeks ago, the European boxing qualifier for Tokyo 2020 began in London.
It appeared to have been so carefully choreographed.