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What would an Olympics cancellation cost Japan?

Japan has a diversified economy not heavily reliant on tourism. But with domestic spending already weak, the hit from a cancellation could ripple through and further depress local purchasing.

China moves Olympic qualifiers from the coronavirus epicentre

ALL OUR CORONAVIRUS COVERAGE Boxing and women’s football qualifying for the 2020 Olympics will be moved from the...

Boxing body vote could see sport thrown out of Olympics

The IOC has been losing patience with boxing since a judging scandal at the 2016 Rio Games

India’s ‘Magnificent Mary’ driven by Ali in bid for more boxing gold

Five-time world champion, mother of three and MP, Indian boxer Mary Kom believes that at 35, there is plenty more glory in the ring to come.

Olympics 2020: Madrid, Tokyo and Istanbul bids too close to call

One of the closest contests in Olympic history has gone down to the wire in Buenos Aires as the International Olympic Committee prepared to vote.

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Accounting for sustainability: A South African case study

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Debt management amid Covid-19 and beyond

This webinar on Debt Management, sponsored by Debt Rescue, had its experts share a practical approach to debt management amid this crisis and beyond

NSTF-South32 Awards

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The benefits of being a GEMS member

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Cost increases sharing of cigarettes

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