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Athletics SA happy with dates of 2021 Olympic Games

April 1, 2020 - 07:51
Athletics South Africa has expressed happiness at the announcement of the new dates of the Olympic Games by the International Olympic Committee.
Categories: Africa News

Ryan Sandes on training and staying sane during lockdown

April 1, 2020 - 07:51
SA ultra-distance trail runner Ryan Sandes is used to being out in the mountains clocking more than 140km per week - not being confined to his home during a lockdown.
Categories: Africa News

IAAF World Championships move to 2022 to accommodate Olympics

March 31, 2020 - 07:25
The 2021 IAAF World Championships will be shifted to 2022 to accommodate the re-arranged Tokyo Olympics.
Categories: Africa News

GOOD CAUSE | Johannesburger attempts Ironman while in coronavirus lockdown

March 31, 2020 - 07:25
Cooped up at home during South Africa's ongoing 21-day lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic one Johannesburger is taking things to a whole new level.
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Postponing Olympics saves athletes from mental turmoil, admits Coe

March 30, 2020 - 07:19
World Athletics president Sebastian Coe said that postponing the Tokyo Olympics because of the coronavirus has saved athletes from "mental turmoil".
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UK Athletics chief shuns 'medals at all costs' mentality

March 30, 2020 - 07:19
UK Athletics' new chief executive Joanna Coates does not want "medals at all costs" as she tries to steer the organisation through a turbulent period.
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Two Olympic champions amongst 4 Russians accused of doping

March 28, 2020 - 05:39
Four Russian athletes, including two former Olympic champions, have been charged with doping based on evidence from the bombshell McLaren report.
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New date for Tokyo Olympics 'won't satisfy everybody', says Coe

March 28, 2020 - 05:39
World Athletics president Sebastian Coe admitted that settling on a new date for the Tokyo Olympics in 2021 will not satisfy everybody.
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SA couple to run balcony marathon to beat coronavirus blues

March 28, 2020 - 05:39
A South African couple are to run a marathon on their Dubai balcony to be streamed online as an example of how to beat the coronavirus blues under lockdown.
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Diamond League postpones 3 more events

March 28, 2020 - 05:39
The Diamond League has postponed three more events due to the coronavirus pandemic, wiping out the entire early season calendar for the elite athletics circuit.
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Gatlin inspired by NFL's Brady, vows to race in Tokyo

March 26, 2020 - 05:03
US sprinter Justin Gatlin says he is drawing inspiration from NFL superstar Tom Brady and plans to compete in the postponed Tokyo Olympics.
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SA sprint star Simbine has mixed feelings over Olympics postponement

March 26, 2020 - 05:03
South African sprinter Akani Simbine expressed mixed feelings over the postponement of the Tokyo Olympics due to the global coronavirus outbreak.
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Wayde: Everyone's safety more important than Olympic postponement

March 26, 2020 - 05:03
Olympic gold medallist Wayde van Niekerk admitted that he is far more concerned over the coronavirus crisis. than the Tokyo Olympics postponement.
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Sprint star Asher-Smith switches focus to Tokyo 2021

March 25, 2020 - 04:20
Sprint star Dina Asher-Smith switched her focus to "Tokyo 2021" after this year's Olympic Games were postponed.
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Athletics SA welcomes postponement of 2020 Olympics

March 25, 2020 - 04:20
Athletics South Africa has welcomed the postponement of the 2020 Olympic Games due to the coronavirus pandemic.
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World Athletics ready to shift 2021 world champs for Olympics

March 24, 2020 - 03:53
World Athletics said it was prepared to shift the world championships in 2021 in order to accommodate a potential move of this year's Tokyo Olympics.
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World Athletics chief Coe calls for Tokyo Olympics postponement

March 24, 2020 - 03:53
World Athletics chief Sebastian Coe has called for the Tokyo Olympics to be postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic.
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French officials join calls for Olympic postponement

March 23, 2020 - 03:43
The president of the French Athletics Federation said he did not understand why they was refusing to postpone the Tokyo Olympics.
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Track legend Lewis wants Olympics postponed for 2 years

March 23, 2020 - 03:43
Nine-time Olympic champion Carl Lewis says he wants a delay of up to two years for the Tokyo Olympics but rejects any bid to cancel them outright.
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