Peru (U.S.), July 28 (Canadian-Media): Following the official opening ceremony of LIMA 2019, taking place in Peru (U.S.), Team Canada kicked off the games with 6 medals on the first day, media reports said.
Lima 2019 Pan Am Games. Image credit: Wikipedia
Led by Scott Tupper, men’s field hockey captain and three-time Pan Am Games medallist, Team Canada entered into Lima 2019 with high hopes.
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Ottawa, July 24 (Canadian-Media): The 2020 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XXXII Olympiad and commonly known as Tokyo 2020, is an upcoming international multi-sport event that is scheduled to take place from 24 July to 9 August 2020 at the New National Stadium, in Tokyo, Japan, media reports said.
Tokyo has hosted the Olympics only once in 1964. The emblem for the next Olympics is a circular pattern made up of rectangular shapes in indigo blue, representing, “unity in diversity” and a “refined elegance.”
International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach today officially invited the world’s Olympic athletes to take part in the Olympic Games.
Speaking at the ceremony in Tokyo, President Bach said: “One year from now, Japan will make history. It will be a wonderful and unique moment for our gracious Japanese hosts to show the world the best of Japan: your rich history and traditions, your cutting-edge innovation, your culture of hospitality, and, of course, your love for sport.”
Tokyo 2020. Image credit: IOC/GREG MARTIN