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Here Is How Tokyo 2020 Olympics Will Cope If An Earthquake Strikes

Sports fans already had a taste of Japan's vulnerability to natural disasters when a powerful typhoon struck during the Rugby World Cup, forcing the unprecedented cancellation of three matches ...

Russia's Uncertainty, Extreme Heat Clouds Tokyo 2020 Olympics Countdown

Russia's Uncertainty, Extreme Heat Clouds Tokyo 2020 Olympics Countdown

Chief among these is whether Russian athletes will compete after the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) imposed a four-year ban from international sporting events over what it views as a state-sponsored doping scheme. ...

World Record Holders Kipchoge, Kosgei Set To Defend London Marathon Titles

World Record Holders Kipchoge, Kosgei Set To Defend London Marathon Titles

Spencer Barden, head of elite athletes at the London Marathon, said he was anticipating a cracking race ...

Mo Farah: I Would Have Been First To Ditch Salazar If I Knew About The Doping

Mo Farah: I Would Have Been First To Ditch Salazar If I Knew About The Doping

Farah, who achieved the 5,000 metres/10,000m Olympic double in 2012 and 2016, told the Daily Telegraph he feared nothing from having his previous samples retested ...

Here Are The Top Quotes In Sport From 2019

Here Are The Top Quotes In Sport From 2019

"This is only the start" -- Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp after the Champions League final win over Tottenham. ...

Putin Insists Athletes Must Compete Under Russian Flag Despite Ban

Putin Insists Athletes Must Compete Under Russian Flag Despite Ban

WADA this month banned Russia for four years from major global sporting events, including the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, over manipulated doping data ...

Boston Marathon Winner Lawrence Cherono To Defend Title In 2020

Boston Marathon Winner Lawrence Cherono To Defend Title In 2020

Yuki Kawuchi of Japan who stunned the entire world to win the 2018 edition of the race is also in contention for top honours next year ...

Tokyo Unveil Specialised Heat-Busting Stadium 7 Months Before Olympics

Tokyo Unveil Specialised Heat-Busting Stadium 7 Months Before Olympics

Built on the site of the former national stadium used for the 1964 Tokyo Olympics, it has five floors above ground and two below, with greenery planted on the decks to provide shade from the scorching summer sun ...

Find Out How The Russia Doping Scandal Unfolded

Find Out How The Russia Doping Scandal Unfolded

Russian sportspeople who can prove they were not part of what WADA believes was a state-sponsored system of doping will be eligible to compete as neutrals ...

WADA Bans Russia From Global Sporting Events For Four Years Over Doping

WADA Bans Russia From Global Sporting Events For Four Years Over Doping

A spokesperson for WADA, whose executive committee is meeting in Lausanne, said: "The full list of recommendations have been unanimously accepted." ...

Here Is What A Four-Year Doping Ban Would Mean For Russia

Here Is What A Four-Year Doping Ban Would Mean For Russia

No representative of the Russian government would be permitted to work for or sit on the committee of any signatory of the World Anti-Doping Code, which effectively means any international sports federation ...

Mo Farah Targeting Track Return At Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Mo Farah Targeting Track Return At Tokyo 2020 Olympics

The Briton has won double gold at each of the last two Olympics, taking the 5,000m and 10,000m crowns in London and Rio, but switched to the marathon in 2017 ...

Olympics Chief Vows To Do All He Can For Russia To Participate In Tokyo 2020

Olympics Chief Vows To Do All He Can For Russia To Participate In Tokyo 2020

He said there were no "objective obstacles" to the "vast majority" of Russian athletes fully participating in the Olympics ...

World Anti-Doping Agency Seeks To Ban Russia For Four Years

World Anti-Doping Agency Seeks To Ban Russia For Four Years

In a bombshell statement, WADA's Compliance Review Committee (CRC) called for the sanctions, which would see Russia banned from next year's Tokyo Olympics, to be approved at a meeting in Paris on December 9 ...

Russia Tokyo 2020 Olympic Ban Looms After WADA Panel Ruling

Russia Tokyo 2020 Olympic Ban Looms After WADA Panel Ruling

WADA had previously warned Russia would face the "most stringent sanctions" if any of the data handed over was found to have been tampered with ...

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