Tickets for Tokyo Olympics may go on sale in late April

first_imgPhilippine Army to acquire MANPADS, self-propelled howitzers Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. The committee plans to sell tickets only on the internet for the time being. As a result of the crown prince’s accession to the throne this year, the Golden Week holiday period will last 10 days from April 27 to May 6, the longest stretch of holidays since the National Holidays Law took effect in 1948.The committee believes that people who want to buy tickets will have plenty of time to access the internet during that period.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSJapeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for GinebraSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back ChrissThose who want to buy tickets must register at a special website ( Details will be provided via email after registration, such as whether a lottery will be held and the specific procedures for buying tickets. In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ Tokyo 2020 Olympics Games mascots Miraitowa (2nd L) and Someity (2nd R) ride on a boat during a parade in front of spectators with karate practitioner Kiyo Shimizu (L) and para athlete Hajimu Ashida (R) in Tokyo on July 22, 2018. – Japanese organisers formally introduced their doe-eyed 2020 Olympic mascots to the world on July 22, christening them with superhero names that could provide a tongue-twisting challenge to some. (Photo by Toshifumi KITAMURA / POOL / AFP)TOKYO — General tickets for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics will go on sale as early as late April this year, it has been learned.The Games’ organizing committee is making final arrangements with an eye on promoting ticket sales in tandem with the Golden Week holiday period and heightening the mood for the event.ADVERTISEMENT View comments Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Ginebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup title Phoenix’s Jason Perkins is PBA Rookie of the Year Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California collegecenter_img Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil MOST READ Japeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for Ginebra Ginebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup title Tsukii seizes kumite Gold, focuses on making Olympics next PLAY LIST 01:24Tsukii seizes kumite Gold, focuses on making Olympics next03:07Massive crowd welcomes 2020 at Bangkok’s self-proclaimed Times Square of Asia00:50Trending Articles02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Will you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines? LATEST STORIES Tom Brady most dominant player in AFC championship historylast_img read more

Villa boss Dean Smith looking forward to working with new assistant John Terry

first_img no dice Richard O’Kelly (left) joins Smith from Brentford Smith supported Villa growing up New Aston Villa manager Dean Smith believes John Terry joining his backroom staff will work well.Smith, who joined the Villans on a two-and-a-half-year contract from Brentford last week, is the club’s fifth permanent manager to be appointed in the last three years. MONEY The former defender started as manager at Walsall in 2009 before moving to Brentford three years ago.Smith, who played for Walsall, Sheffield Wednesday and Leyton Orient, insisted he was not an emotional decision to come to Villa.“It means a lot, due to my allegiances as a child and my father working here for 25 years as a steward,” said the 47-year-old, who replaced the sacked Steve Bruce.“People sometimes forget I’ve been involved in professional football for 30 years and none of those have been with Aston Villa. Top nine Premier League free transfers of the decade Terry was unable to help Villa to promotion back to the Premier League last season 4 Forbes list reveals how much Mayweather, Ronaldo and Messi earned this decade “They’re a team, Richard and John. At Walsall (with O’Kelly) we could get by and needed to just work with two, at Brentford there was scope to add one more coach.“When we came here Richard and John will be involved in everything. Team selection, training, coaching, planning. I have an open door policy and I will take advice and opinions.”Dean Smith and John Terry can lead Aston Villa to promotion THIS SEASON, talkSPORT toldSmith, whose father was a steward at Villa Park, grew up supporting the club but has never been involved with Villa during his professional career. Richard O’Kelly (left) joins Smith from Brentford RANKED Every time Ally McCoist lost it on air in 2019, including funny XI reactions Which teams do the best on Boxing Day in the Premier League era? Latest Football News ADVICE center_img BEST OF Ronaldo warned Lukaku how hard scoring goals in Serie A would be before Inter move REVEALED 4 REVEALED Oxlade-Chamberlain suffers another setback as Klopp confirms serious injury 4 Son ban confirmed as Tottenham fail with appeal to overturn red card Where Ancelotti ranks with every Premier League boss for trophies won 4 “My allegiance was as a kid and I’ve always kept hold of that but this wasn’t an emotional decision. It was a rational decision, the emotion comes from the rest of the family and friends.”Sporting director Jesus Garcia Pitarch has also joined Villa this month while new chief executive Christian Purslow arrived in August.“We now have a set-up that can build from the top down a truly excellent football club,” said Purslow.“You have to make excellent appointments to be successful and that is what we have done with getting Dean in as head coach. huge blow Terry – who played for Villa last season before announcing his retirement earlier this month – has been appointed as his assistant, along with Richard O’Kelly who follows Smith from Brentford.Former Chelsea and England skipper Terry made 36 appearances for Villa last season.Smith said: “When I was at Brentford I worked with Richard and Thomas Frank, it’s only natural you have another one on the coaching team to work with.“John has a wealth of experience, we all know he has played at the top level and has always been interested in coaching. Villa’s managing director Christian Purslow has suggested Smith will be given money to spend in January “It has been a very hectic 30 days in post but I think we are moving in the right direction.”last_img read more