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Tokyo 2020 delay gives everyone a fair chance, says Riner

1 hour ago   |   Reuters

Double Olympic judo champion Teddy Riner believes that staging the Tokyo Games in 2021 will put all athletes on an equal footing after the sports extravaganza was postponed for...
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Could Simone Biles really do the unthinkable and retire before Tokyo 2021?

2 hours ago   |   The Guardian

The gymnastics superstar has refused to commit to appearing at the next Olympics. Team USA would still be strong even without her though Last week when Simone Biles spoke to...
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Joe Clarke insists it would be 'ridiculous' to stick with picks made two years before Olympic Games

Joe Clarke insists it would be 'ridiculous' to stick with picks made two years before Olympic Games

16 hours ago   |   Daily Mail

EXCLUSIVE: Olympic champion Joe Clarke is leading calls for athletes to be given a second chance of selection for Tokyo - with the postponement of the Games causing a major...
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Phelps urges athletes to take care of mental health after Games delay

16 hours ago   |   Reuters

Olympic great Michael Phelps has voiced his concerns over the negative impact on athletes' mental health of the Tokyo Games postponement prompted by the new coronavirus pandemic.
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Our horses were not prepared for 2020 Games: France's Staut

17 hours ago   |   Reuters

The Olympics being postponed by a year proved to be a blessing in disguise for France's equestrian team whose horses were not quite ready to defend their crown at the Tokyo...
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Governing body plans to stage first world championship in Olympic year

19 hours ago   |   Reuters

The international wrestling governing body, United World Wresting , plans to keep the world championship in its 2021 calendar as it would be the first time the event to be...
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Harlequins' Semi Kunatani arrested for ignoring Covid-19 quarantine

1 day ago   |   The Guardian   |   2 articles

Kunatani and one other unnamed player arrested Both players had returned to Fiji via Singapore The Fiji Rugby Union has criticised two of its players who have been arrested for...
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Moray runner spearheading campaign for 24-hour racing at Olympics

1 day ago   |   Press and Journal

Elgin's Grant Jeans is spearheading a campaign for 24-hour racing to be introduced to the Olympic Games. The Glasgow-based Moray athlete believes the time is right for the...
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Barry Hearn reveals plan for rescheduled Snooker World Championships

Barry Hearn reveals plan for rescheduled Snooker World Championships

1 day ago   |   Metro

Judd Trump won last year's Snooker World Championship in Sheffield The Snooker World Championships has provisionally been moved to July but could still be played behind closed...
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World Snooker Championship secures postponed Olympics slot this summer on BBC

2 days ago   |   The Irish Sun   |   2 articles


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