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World Athletics Suspend Tokyo Olympics Qualifiers Until December

The Games have already been pushed back from this summer to 2021 due to the COVID-19 outbreak ...

Kenya's Former World Marathon Record Holder Kipsang Arrested For Breaking Curfew

Kenya's Former World Marathon Record Holder Kipsang Arrested For Breaking Curfew

He pleaded guilty in a court on Friday and was released on bail of 5,000 shillings ($47, 43 euros) ...

Postponed Tokyo Olympics Set To Kick Off On July 23 2021

Postponed Tokyo Olympics Set To Kick Off On July 23 2021

The announcement comes less than a week after organisers were forced to delay the Games under heavy pressure from athletes and sports federations as the global outbreak worsened ...

World Athletics President Coe Says Postponing Olympics Saves Athletes From Mental Torture

World Athletics President Coe Says Postponing Olympics Saves Athletes From Mental Torture

They would have been tempted to continue training despite large parts of the world being in lockdown due the COVID-19 pandemic, which has now killed more than 31,000 people ...

2020 Tokyo Olympics Postponed By A Year

2020 Tokyo Olympics Postponed By A Year

Around 1.7 billion people across the world are in lockdown to prevent the further spread of a virus which according to an AFP tally has killed over 16,200 people and infected more than 377,000 ...

World Athletics Chief Calls For Olympics Postponement As Canada Pulls Out

World Athletics Chief Calls For Olympics Postponement As Canada Pulls Out

Japanese and Olympic officials had stuck resolutely to the line that the Summer Games would go ahead on time, but criticism from athletes and sports bodies has swelled to a crescendo in recent days ...

Calls For Tokyo 2020 Postponement Puts Pressure On Adamant Olympics Committee

Calls For Tokyo 2020 Postponement Puts Pressure On Adamant Olympics Committee

USOPC had said it was too soon to axe the July 24-August 9 Games, much like International Olympic Committee (IOC) head Thomas Bach, who said that it would be "premature" to make such a big decision. ...

London Marathon Postponed From April To October 4

London Marathon Postponed From April To October 4

Event Director Hugh Brasher, said: “The world is in an unprecedented situation grappling with a global pandemic of COVID-19 and public health is everyone’s priority.” ...

Controversial Semenya Switches To 200m In Search Of More Olympic Glory

Controversial Semenya Switches To 200m In Search Of More Olympic Glory

The 29-year-old is prohibited from defending her 800m Olympics title because she refuses to adhere to testosterone regulations set by governing body World Athletics ...

Kasarani To Be Closed As Government Approves KShs 332m Budget For Renovations

Kasarani To Be Closed As Government Approves KShs 332m Budget For Renovations

Both the stadium and the warm up track will be closed with the only accessible facilities over that duration being the hotel, aquatic arena and the indoor arena ...

Barcelona Marathon Postponed Over Coronavirus Fears

Barcelona Marathon Postponed Over Coronavirus Fears

Fernando Simon, the health ministry's chief coordinator for emergencies, said the annual race normally drew at least 1,000 runners from areas which are currently considered infection hotspots ...

Here Is How The Deadly Coronavirus Has Hit Global Sport

Here Is How The Deadly Coronavirus Has Hit Global Sport

The Six Nations rugby union match between Italy and England was postponed on Thursday, the latest high-profile sports event to be scratched from the international calendar due to the global spread of the deadly coronavirus ...

IOC Are Fully Committed To Tokyo 2020 Olympics Despite Coronavirus Fears

IOC Are Fully Committed To Tokyo 2020 Olympics Despite Coronavirus Fears

The comments came as the viral outbreak across Japan and dozens of other countries has fuelled concerns about the Summer Games, with a swathe of other sports events postponed or cancelled ...

Deadly Coronavirus Hits China's Tokyo 2020 Olympics Hopes

Deadly Coronavirus Hits China's Tokyo 2020 Olympics Hopes

Games organisers are adamant that the outbreak, which is centred on the Chinese city of Wuhan and has killed more than 2,100 people, will not derail one of the biggest events in the sporting calendar. ...

Local Organizing Committee For Under-20 Championships Given Nod By World Athletics

Local Organizing Committee For Under-20 Championships Given Nod By World Athletics

The 19-man delegation toured the country last week from February 11-13 to scrutinize the championship venues, hotels, technical suppliers, media and broadcast, as well as athletes Village at Kenyatta University ...

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