One Year To Go To Tokyo 2020


Nick Butler Senior Reporter

Since joining insidethegames.biz in 2013, Butler has travelled to a variety of major global sporting events, including the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics and the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games as well as the most recent editions of the Asian, European and Pan American Games in Incheon, Baku and Toronto. He has also attended the last four International Olympic Committee (IOC) Sessions and has particularly enjoyed tackling the politics and diplomacy of the Olympic Movement.

Nick Butler

Recent articles by Nick


British basketball on target in Olympic Park return

By Nick Butler at the Copper Box on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in London

gb v puerto ricoAugust 11 - Britain's basketball team delighted a 6,000-strong capacity crowd here today as they overcame a stern examination from Puerto Rico to win 61-53 in their first match since last summer's Olympic Games.
 








Paralympic champions Russia shocked by Brazil in Barcelona

By Nick Butler

esp - aust 021 small picAugust 8 - Brazil's seven a side footballers stunned the reigning Paralympic champions Russia with a 2-0 victory in the semi-final of the Cerebral Palsy International Sports and Recreation Association (CPSIRA) Intercontinental Cup in Barcelona to set up a final against London 2012 runners-up Ukraine.




Miami set for Cadet Judo World Championships

By Nick Butler

cadet champs logoAugust 7 - More than 500 of the world's most promising teenage judoka from 80 different countries have descended on Miami for the 2013 Cadet World Championships for what will undoubtedly be the most important competition of their budding careers so far.