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Heats in the evening, final in the morning | New Straits Times

Not only will swimmers have to compete in an empty Olympic venue, they now have to adapt to an unusual schedule in Tokyo.

24/7/2021 3:28:00 AM

NSTsports For the Tokyo Games, the final of each category will be staged in the morning whilst the heats will be held in the evening the day before. Olympics Tokyo2020 Tokyo Olympics DemiMalaysia TeamMAS MalaysiaBoleh

Not only will swimmers have to compete in an empty Olympic venue, they now have to adapt to an unusual schedule in Tokyo.

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Low-key ceremony ushers in pandemic-delayed Tokyo Olympics | New Straits TimesTOKYO: The Tokyo Olympics were declared open in an eerily empty stadium on Friday after defying a year's pandemic delay and lingering coronavirus threats that will make them perhaps the most unusual Games in history.

'No interest': Little cheer in Tokyo day before Olympics open | New Straits TimesNSTsports 'No one cares about the Olympics . Since even people living near the venues are uninterested, I'm wondering if people in other places have any interest.' Tokyo2020 Tokyo Olympics

Tokyo Olympics opening ceremony director fired over old Holocaust skit | New Straits TimesTOKYO: The show director for the Tokyo Olympics opening ceremony has been fired on the eve of the event over a decades-old skit referencing the Holocaust, in the latest blow for organisers of the pandemic-delayed Games.

Troubled Tokyo Olympics set to open under Covid cloud | New Straits TimesTOKYO: The most troubled Olympics in modern history finally get under way in Tokyo on Friday, struggling to emerge from the clutches of Covid-19 after a one-year postponement following a build-up marred by scandal and controversy.

Covid-19 continues to spread among Tokyo Olympics participants | New Straits TimesANKARA: At least 19 more cases of Covid-19 were reported among Tokyo Olympics participants on Friday, Anadolu Agency reported local media as saying.