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Countdown to Tokyo

Season 1
2020NR
Looking at developments ahead of the Tokyo Olympics, profiling athletes, exploring the venues and examining the issues surrounding the 2020 Games.
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  1. 1. Five New Sports
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    February 1, 2020
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    The Olympic dream of USA sprinter Cameron Burrell might be realised with the help of two legends of Track and Field and Tokyo introduces five new sports to the Olympic calendar.
  2. 2. Meet the Mascots
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    March 15, 2020
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    We meet the mascots of past and present while Japanese tennis star Naomi Osaka gets ready to become the face of Tokyo 2020.
  3. 3. France and Olympic Aquatics
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    February 1, 2020
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    While France and China look to continue their recent Olympic glory, Laszlo Cseh seeks gold in a Michael Phelps-less 2020 Olympics.
  4. 4. River of Fortune
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    February 1, 2020
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    As Jessica Fox seeks gold in Tokyo, we look at the medal chances of Norway and South Korea, Abdul Hakim Sani Brown’s latest accomplishment and the 2020 Olympics ticket lottery.
  5. 5. Breaststroke Brilliance
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    February 1, 2020
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    As Adam Peaty prepares to defend his crown, Lee Chong sadly steps down. Plus, Tokyo’s beaches need a good scrubbing, and we look at the best ever second-place finishers.
  6. 6. ​Wrestling and Weapons
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    February 1, 2020
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    As India continues to dream of hosting in 2032, Japan prepares Tokyo Bay for sailing. Also, we look at Stephen Curry, Jordan Burroughs, Bianca Walkden and Amber Hill.
  7. 7. Staying the Distance
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    February 1, 2020
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    The careers of Chen Long and Eliud Kipchoge take center stage, and we reflecton Japan’s Olympic past and the best marathoners of all time.
  8. 8. Seas of Change
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    February 1, 2020
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    Family ties and the new wave of Olympic sport.
  9. 9. Prancers and Apprentices
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    February 1, 2020
    24min
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    Charlotte Dujardin looks to continue her dressage dominance, while Tomokazu Harimoto may be the next big thing in table tennis. Also, the most successful athletes out of Universiade.
  10. 10. The USA Women’s Soccer Team
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    February 1, 2020
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    As Japan’s own Rui Hachimura prepares for his Olympic Dream, USA’s Women’s Soccer Team are ready for another shot at gold. Plus, Serbia’s shocking loss at the 2019 FIBA 3x3 World Cup.
  11. 11. The Lure of Olympic Gold
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    February 1, 2020
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    As the chance of Olympic Glory forces Simona Halep and Jason Kenny to rethink retirement, we look at both the archers and divers of 2020.
  12. 12. Real Steel
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    February 1, 2020
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    You have to be made of the right stuff to make it at the Olympics.
  13. 13. Cool Pursuits
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    February 1, 2020
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    While Katie Ledecky may have met her match in Ariarne Titmus, Olympic organisers look to cool-down beach volleyball. Plus, marathon swimming and sailing as we Countdown to Tokyo.
  14. 14. Perfect Timing
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    February 1, 2020
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    Hitomi Hatakeda puts the gymnastics world on notice with Tokyo approaching. Also, Sarah Sjostrom prepares for her third Olympics and we hear from IOC President Thomas Bach.
  15. 15. Shaping Up
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    February 1, 2020
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    As Kanoa Igarashi prepares to surf his way to gold, South Africa rallies behind Tatjana Schoenmaker. Plus, we look at volleyball, boxing and fencing as Tokyo nears.
  16. 16. Golden Vibes
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    February 1, 2020
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    As the women of Britain and Netherlands prepare for the ultimate hockey showdown, we take a look at dressage queen Isabell Werth. Also, skateboarding, marathon swimming and more.
  17. 17. Sands of Time
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    February 1, 2020
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    As Brazil hires a new coach for the women’s football team, beach volleyballers April Ross and Alix Klineman dream for gold. Meanwhile, Rory McIlroy tees off for Olympic glory and more.
  18. 18. Rising Up
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    February 1, 2020
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    The world of speed climbing becomes man versus machine as Russia hopes for gold in synchronised swimming. Plus, Japan’s dual citizen athletes have a choice to make.
  19. 19. Going for Greatness
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    February 1, 2020
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    Mountain biker Nino Schurter hopes to become the best of all time in Tokyo, while PV Sindhu and Kylie Masse are hoping for a medal upgrade in 2020.
  20. 20. Game, Set, Gold
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    February 1, 2020
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    The American’s finally stumble in basketball at the 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup, while Roger Federer aims for the one thing he has never won: Olympic gold. Also, history's greatest rowing crews.
  21. 21. Wave of Choice
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    February 1, 2020
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    As Novak Djokovic prepares for 2020, the world’s best short-boarders catch waves with Tokyo in sight. Also, taekowndo, badminton, wrestling and a good night’s sleep as we Countdown to Tokyo.
  22. 22. Boiling Point
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    February 1, 2020
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    As we look back at the biggest disappointments in Olympic history, we look forward to 2020’s venues. Plus, hammer-throw controversy and more as we Countdown to Tokyo.
  23. 23. High Speed Heroines
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    February 1, 2020
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    The world’s fastest women meet at the in Doha, while Kyle Lowry prepares USA basketball for it’s fourth straight Olympic gold. Ireland celebrate their show-jumping success and more.
  24. 24. American Flyers
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    February 1, 2020
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    As Lilly King prepares to battle Yulia Efimova in the pool once again, Simone Biles ready’s herself for Tokyo. Also, we countdown the world’s fastest men as Tokyo prepares for long-distance events.
  25. 25. Barty Party
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    February 1, 2020
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    World number one Ash Barty is hoping for Olympic glory as Marianne Vos looks to get back on top in road cycling. Plus, Liam Heath prepares to paddle his way to gold.
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