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Birmingham 2022 reveals ticket details for biggest ever Commonwealth Games sports programme

The full event schedule for Birmingham 2022 has been released, allowing sports fans to see the detail of exactly which events will be held in each of the 286 sessions that will feature at next summer’s Games. Women’s cricket T20, basketball 3x3, wheelchair basketball 3x3 and mixed synchronised diving will all debut in Birmingham, with the schedule set to includes two ‘Super Sundays’ for spectators to look forward to, with the second set to be the ultimate showcase of women’s sport.

blackcountryradio.co.uk ,  15h 0
Birmingham 2022 reveals ticket details for biggest ever Commonwealth Games sports programme

Cute new physics based brawler ‘Party Animals’ gets a 2022 release

Recreate Games’ adorable looking competitive party game Party Animals will get a full release next year in 2022. Originally teased on Twitter in 2019, a free demo of Party Animals was briefly available on Steam. The final release will include both online and offline multiplayer. A physics-based competitive brawler reminiscent of Gang Beasts, Party Animals offers a variety of cute animals to play across two game modes.

nme.com ,  20h 0
Cute new physics based brawler ‘Party Animals’ gets a 2022 release

Take your condoms home: social distancing and sex in the Olympic village

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reuters.com ,  1d 0
Take your condoms home: social distancing and sex in the Olympic village

Mo Farah to make final bid for Olympic spot at British Athletics Championships

The four-time Olympic champion still needs to beat the Games qualifying time to go to Tokyo. Sir Mo Farah will make a last-gasp attempt to qualify for the Olympics at the British Athletics Championships. The four-time Olympic champion is yet to hit the qualifying standard for the 10,000m after a failed attempt earlier this month.

independent.co.uk ,  1d 0
Mo Farah to make final bid for Olympic spot at British Athletics Championships

Watch Life is Strange: True Colors demonstrate the power of empathy

In the ultimate realisation of the series' themes, Life is Strange: True Colors is a game where fraught teen feelings are literally the superpower. But how does a heightened sense of empathy work in practice? Deck Nine Games gave us a demonstration during Square Enix' E3 showcase.

pcgamer.com ,  1d 0
Watch Life is Strange: True Colors demonstrate the power of empathy

Will Tokyo really host a pandemic Olympics?

The Games were meant to be a moment of national celebration but, with coronavirus cases rising in Japan, this summer’s postponed Olympics are the subject of recrimination and protest. Justin McCurry, the Guardian’s Tokyo correspondent, tells Anushka Asthana why the movement to cancel the Games is facing an uphill battle in the face of vast financial pressure

theguardian.com ,  1d 0
Will Tokyo really host a pandemic Olympics?

Japanese who support the Games fear speaking out

Japan is not a country known for protests. So when people take to the streets in large numbers, it gets noticed. The Tokyo Olympics, up until the pandemic, may have been an unlikely target. But with less than 50 days till the start of the event, the majority of the public say they want the Games to be cancelled or postponed again.

msn.com ,  3d 0
Japanese who support the Games fear speaking out

Becky Downie interview: ‘I refused to go back to where I had learnt of my brother’s death’

Becky Downie has missed out on an Olympics before. In a 13-year gymnastics career, which has seen her win 14 major medals, she felt the heartbreak of watching a home Games from the sidelines in 2012. But this time is different, she says. In an exclusive interview with Telegraph Sport, Downie describes the last few weeks as "the hardest of her life".

msn.com ,  3d 0
Becky Downie interview: ‘I refused to go back to where I had learnt of my brother’s death’

Xbox & Bethesda E3 Showcase Stream: How To Watch

Here's how you can watch the joint Xbox and Bethesda Games Showcase. After last year's E3 was canceled, Microsoft and Xbox are back with an enormous show for E3 2021. In fact, it might just be the biggest of the event. This year, Microsoft will be participating in E3 with the Xbox & Bethesda Games Showcase, a tandem show that will be packed to the brim with games.

gamespot.com ,  3d 0
Xbox & Bethesda E3 Showcase Stream: How To Watch

Tokyo to vaccinate 18,000 Olympics workers, volunteers

Around 18,000 Tokyo Olympics workers including referees and volunteers will be vaccinated from next week, organisers said Friday, as they try to build confidence that the Games will be safe. With just six weeks until the pandemic-postponed Games open, officials are still battling domestic opposition and fear that the event could spread the coronavirus.

msn.com ,  4d 0
Tokyo to vaccinate 18,000 Olympics workers, volunteers

West Midlands clothing supplier appointed for Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games

Incorporatewear will be responsible for designing, producing and supplying the uniform for the entire Games workforce A West Midlands-based clothing supplier has been appointed as the official workforce uniform provider for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games. Coleshill-based Incorporatewear will be responsible for designing, producing and supplying the uniform for the entire Games workforce following a competitive tender process.

business-live.co.uk ,  4d 1
West Midlands clothing supplier appointed for Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games

I just watched Microsoft (try to) make Excel exciting. Recovery won't be easy

You think spreadsheets can't be pulsating? Well, let me tell you a story. I love a big event where I can take sides, cheer, hiss and contemplate throwing things. Tantrums, for example. I never imagined, though, that the above words could ever be related to Microsoft Excel.

zdnet.com ,  5d 3
I just watched Microsoft (try to) make Excel exciting. Recovery won't be easy

‘Claims could run into billions’: the interests at stake if Olympics in Japan were cancelled

The least divisive statement in the saga surrounding Tokyo 2020 – assuming, as many people now do, that it will happen in just over 40 days’ time – is that it will be an Olympics like no other. Overseas fans have been banned; athletes will spend what for many will be the pinnacle of their career sealed off from the outside world; GPS-tracked journalists hoping to escape their hotel rooms for a late-night fix of ramen risk being put on the next flight home.

theguardian.com ,  5d 0
‘Claims could run into billions’: the interests at stake if Olympics in Japan were cancelled

BREAKING NEWS: Helen Glover moves a step closer to being the first British rower to compete at the Olympic Games after having a child as she is named in the Team GB squad for Tokyo… 5 years and three kids since winning Gold in Rio

Helen Glover hailed the ‘biggest achievement’ of her glittering career after becoming the first mother to make a British Olympic rowing team. The 34-year-old rower time out from the sport after winning her second Olympic gold medal at Rio 2016 to start a family and only announced her comeback in January – six months out from the Games.

dailymail.co.uk ,  6d 1
BREAKING NEWS: Helen Glover moves a step closer to being the first British rower to compete at the Olympic Games after having a child as she is named in the Team GB squad for Tokyo… 5 years and three kids since winning Gold in Rio

Japan leans toward holding the Games with local spectators - media

TOKYO (Reuters) -Japan is leaning towards allowing domestic spectators at the Tokyo Olympics despite the COVID-19 pandemic, media reported on Wednesday, with organisers planning to monitor the movements of foreign media to prevent spread of the virus. More Japanese government officials and 2020 Tokyo Olympics organisers are in favour of holding the Games with domestic spectators as COVID-19 vaccines are rolled out and case numbers decline, the Asahi newspaper reported, without citing sources.

mobile.reuters.com ,  6d 0
Japan leans toward holding the Games with local spectators - media

IOC reallocates North Korea's qualification spots for Tokyo Games

North Korea's qualification places for next month's Tokyo Olympics were reallocated on Tuesday after it decided not to attend the Games, the International Olympic Committee said. North Korea said in April it would not be attending the Olympics due to coronavirus concerns, dealing a blow to the IOC's efforts to have 206 national Olympic committees, including both North and South Korea, at the Games in Japan.

reuters.com ,  6d 0
IOC reallocates North Korea's qualification spots for Tokyo Games

Tokyo Games chiefs mull plan to vaccinate volunteers

Tokyo Olympics organisers are considering vaccinating all 70,000 Games volunteers, CEO Toshiro Muto said Tuesday, in a bid to reduce infection risks with around six weeks until the sporting extravaganza. And overseas journalists covering the event will have their movements tracked by GPS, Muto said, as Games officials try to reassure a sceptical public that the mega-event can be held safely.

msn.com ,  7d 0
Tokyo Games chiefs mull plan to vaccinate volunteers

When do the Paralympics begin?

Sport fans are in for treat this summer with a host of exciting spectacles to watch and it’s not long until the Paralympics begin. Euro 2020 is fast approaching, then it will be time for Wimbledon 2021, before the world turns its attention to Tokyo.

metro.co.uk ,  7d 0
When do the Paralympics begin?