Tokyo 2020 grapples with Olympic bid allegations

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In the last months of his presidency, Diack extended the firm’s sponsorship contract with the International Association of Athletics Federations to 2029. Tokyo 2020 has no shortage of PR issues, but recent allegations have thrust the committee back into the spotlight.

Academy’s new Oscar category aimed to boost ratings gets backlash instead

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2029: Oscar for Best Film (Based Solely On Trailer Reactions). The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is trying to boost viewer numbers—even if it means making filmmakers and fans angry. On Wednesday, the organization announced a few changes for its 2019 ceremony: Change is coming to the #Oscars. Here's what you need to know: - A new category is being designed around achievement in popular film. We've set an earlier airdate for 2020: mark your calendars for February 9.

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