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Bacolod City, Philippines Friday, May 22, 2020
No Olympic postponement beyond 2021

Olympics chief Thomas Bach yesterday agreed that 2021 was the "last option" for holding the delayed Tokyo Games, stressing that postponement cannot go on forever.

Bach said he backed Japan's stance that the Games will have to be cancelled if the coronavirus pandemic isn't under control by next year.

In March, the Tokyo 2020 Olympics were postponed to July 23, 2021 over the coronavirus, which has killed hundreds of thousands around the world and halted international sport and travel.

ONE Championship tops
UFC in online viewership

ONE Championship, where Philippines’ Team Lakay is one of its most popular squads, is among the most followed sports media properties in the world, bigger even than its American counterpart Ultimate Fighting Championship or UFC.

The Singapore-based ONE Championship is fourth in the list of 5,000 plus sports media properties in the world for online viewership for 2019 with 5.6 billion viewers, among which are the fights of Eduard Folayang, Kevin Belingon, Joshua Pacio, Geje Eustaquio, among others.

The four are with the Team Lakay, the Igorot fighters whose training gym is located at Benguet’s capital town in La Trinidad.

 


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