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“United By Emotion”: Tokyo 2020 Organizers Roll Out Olympics Motto

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TOKYO, Japan- Tokyo 2020 organisers on Monday rolled out the motto for this year's Olympics, "United by Emotion", which they said reflected the "universal values" and "unifying power of sport"."Crowds of spectators who do not know each other prior to the Games will come...

Uganda’s Joshua Cheptegei Breaks 5km World Record

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MONACO, Principality of Monaco- Uganda's Joshua Cheptegei lowered the 5km world record on Sunday with a time of 12 minutes 51 seconds. The 10,000m world champion made the most of perfect conditions in the second edition of this race to improve on Kenyan...

Tokyo 2020 Olympics Chief Extremely Worried About Deadly Coronavirus

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TOKYO, Japan- The chief executive officer of the Tokyo Olympics admitted Wednesday that organisers are "extremely worried" about the possible effect of the deadly new coronavirus on this summer's Games.Toshiro Muto said he hoped the outbreak in China would be quickly contained to...

Injured Mo Farah Withdraws From London Half Marathon

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LONDON, United Kingdom- British distance-running great Mo Farah has withdrawn from next month's Big Half race in London with an achilles injury, organisers announced on Wednesday.The four-time Olympic gold medallist, preparing for the 2020 Games in Tokyo, suffered the minor injury in training.Farah,...

World Indoor Athletics Championships Postponed to 2021 Due To Coronavirus

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PARIS, France- The World Indoor Athletics Championships, scheduled for the Chinese city of Nanjing in March, have been postponed until 2021 as a consequence of the coronavirus epidemic, officials said."It is with regret that we have agreed with the organisers of the World...

Relentless Beatrice Chepkoech Breaks Kenya’s 1500m Indoor Record

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NAIROBI, Kenya- Beatrice Chepkoech bounced back from a disappointing fourth place finish in Karlsruhe to break 1500m indoor record at the Dusseldorf leg of the World Indoor Tour.The Steeplechase world record holder crossed the line in 4:02.09 clipping 0.12 off the previous national...

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

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TOKYO, Japan- It's 9:15 am on Sunday July 26 and excitement is building at the Tokyo Aquatics centre as the first swimming medals are up for grabs. Nearby at the Ariake Gymnastics Centre, US superstar Simone Biles is warming up for her...

Russia Tokyo 2020 Olympic Ban Looms After WADA Panel Ruling

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MONTREAL, Canada- The prospect of Russia being banned from next year's Olympics loomed closer on Friday as a World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) panel recommended the country's drug-testing authority be declared non-compliant with international rules.In a statement, WADA said its...

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

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MONTREAL, Canada- A key World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) panel has recommended Russia be barred from all sporting competition for four years after accusing Moscow of falsifying laboratory data handed over to investigators, the global anti-doping watchdog said on Monday.In...

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

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MOSCOW, Russia- Russia's Olympic Committee will do all it can to ensure Russian athletes take part in the 2020 Games, its chief said Thursday, as the country faces a four-year doping ban."We will do everything in our power to...

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Man United’s Maguire should have seen red, says Lampard

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VAR also ruled out two Chelsea goals from Kurt Zouma and Olivier Giroud in a frustrating night for Lampard's side, who went a fourth...

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