IOC lifts ban on Kuwait ahead of Tokyo 2020 Games

FILE PHOTO: Construction workers and passersby are seen through Olympic rings in front of the construction site of the New National Stadium, the main stadium of Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics, in Tokyo, Japan June 13, 2019. REUTERS/Issei Kato

BERLIN (Reuters) – Kuwaiti athletes will compete at next year’s Tokyo 2020 Olympics under their country’s flag after the International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Friday lifted its suspension of the nations after almost four years. Kuwait was suspended back in October 2015 over a new sports law that the IOC said at the time was […]

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