Olympics 2021 live updates, men’s football: Japan vs South Africa. Tokyo 2020 hosts Japan have won their first game in the men’s football competition, beating South Africa 1-0. Japan now sits second in Group A, behind Mexico who put four past France in a 4-1 win earlier today.Jul 24, 2021
Many people do not know that tug of war was once a part of the Olympic Games. It took place at five Olympic Games between 1900 and 1920. The modern revival of the ancient Greek Olympic Games became a reality in 1896 under the influence of Frenchman Baron Pierre de Coubertin.
One of the reasons why American Football isn’t an Olympic Sport is due to eligibility rules. If made an Olympic sport, pro players would be eligible for international representation under the International Federation of American Football (IFAF). NFL players, however, aren’t eligible for IFAF representation.Jul 9, 2021