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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 ...

"United By Emotion": Tokyo 2020 Organizers Roll Out Olympics Motto

London's motto in 2012 was "Inspire a Generation", whereas Athens in 2004 went for "Welcome Home" -- a nod to the birthplace of the Games in Olympia ...

Uganda's Joshua Cheptegei Breaks 5km World Record

Uganda's Joshua Cheptegei Breaks 5km World Record

The 10,000m world champion made the most of perfect conditions in the second edition of this race to improve on Kenyan Rhonex Kipruto's previous best of 13min 18sec last month in Valencia ...

Tokyo 2020 Olympics Chief Extremely Worried About Deadly Coronavirus

Tokyo 2020 Olympics Chief Extremely Worried About Deadly Coronavirus

Toshiro Muto said he hoped the outbreak in China would be quickly contained to restore confidence in the run-up to the Olympics ...

Injured Mo Farah Withdraws From London Half Marathon

Injured Mo Farah Withdraws From London Half Marathon

The four-time Olympic gold medallist, preparing for the 2020 Games in Tokyo, suffered the minor injury in training. ...

Relentless Beatrice Chepkoech Breaks Kenya's 1500m Indoor Record

Relentless Beatrice Chepkoech Breaks Kenya's 1500m Indoor Record

The Steeplechase world record holder crossed the line in 4:02.09 clipping 0.12 off the previous national record, also setting the fastest time in the world this season over the distance ...

World Indoor Athletics Championships Postponed to 2021 Due To Coronavirus

World Indoor Athletics Championships Postponed to 2021 Due To Coronavirus

The championships are the latest sports event to be hit by the virus which as of Wednesday had seen some 6,000 cases confirmed in China with at least 132 fatalities. ...

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

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 ...

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