Naomi Osaka said she would be willing to undergo two more weeks of quarantine to play at the Tokyo Olympics later this year, if it helped ensure the safety of the people of her home country.
HRT reports that IF they manage to qualify for the Olympic Games at the tournament in Split, the Croatia basketball team will play in Group B in Tokyo together with Australia, Nigeria, and the victor of the qualifying tournament in Belgrade, where the Serbia national team is the biggest favorite.
"Hopefully it can elevate attention for the future of squash", David said as the sport - already part of the Commonwealth Games and Asian Games - now eyes inclusion in the Paris Olympics in 2024.
Osaka, a three-time major champion, said while people she had spoken to were excited, some were anxious. That's 20 percent growth from last December.
Everyone is flying in from different places. So winning the event will not only clinch the Canadian men's squad its first Olympic berth in more than two decades, but also its first-ever Olympic showdown with America's best players.
"But, as I said, we're going to do what the people who know about virus and who know about protecting the people in every single country, [we] are going to just follow their instructions".
Nadal and Spain will begin their ATP Cup campaign against Australia on Tuesday.
ATP No. 2 Rafael Nadal wanted to play in the Olympics as well but he said medical experts should have the final say in this.
Large parts of Japan are now under a state of emergency to tackle a spike in coronavirus cases, with borders closed to nearly all foreigners. "It looks hard to fix it in our calendar".
A Florida official is asking for the 2021 Olympic Games to be hosted in the Sunshine State rather than Tokyo, Japan, according to Reuters.
Winning the accolade on Monday (Feb 1) with nearly three times as many votes as the runner-up, the 37-year-old Malaysian said she hoped the award would help to boost the profile of a sport seemingly unloved in key quarters.
The World Games take place every four years - a year after the Summer Olympic Games - and feature athletes, sports and disciplines that are not part of the Olympics.
'The main goal is a medal at the Olympics, to go there and be able to compete at the highest level, ' she told the WTA website. Its borders are nearly entirely closed.