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Athletes who already qualified for 2020 Olympics will keep their spot in 2021 – CBSSports.com
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Athletes who already qualified for 2020 Olympics will keep their spot in 2021 – CBSSports.com

The relaunch of the Tokyo Olympic Games in 2021 will include around 6,500 of the athletes that qualified for the competition in its postponed 2020 edition. This news was made in a redrawn version of qualifying regulations that the International Olympic Committee released Tuesday.The IOC spoke to international governing federations of different sports to mind…

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Olympic athletes can keep qualified spot – Newsy
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Olympic athletes can keep qualified spot – Newsy

The International Olympic Committee revised qualifications for the rescheduled 2021 Tokyo Games and will let sports federations relax age limits.Learn more about this story at https://www.newsy.com/99856/Find more videos like this at https://www.newsy.comFollow Newsy on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/newsyFollow Newsy on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/newsy

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Athletes already qualified for Tokyo Games get to keep spots – ABC News
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Athletes already qualified for Tokyo Games get to keep spots – ABC News

About 6,500 athletes who already have earned their spots in the Tokyo Olympics are in for 2021By EDDIE PELLS AP National WriterApril 7, 2020, 7:40 PM2 min read About 6,500 athletes who already have earned their spots for the Tokyo Games are in for 2021 under redrawn qualifying regulations published Tuesday by the International Olympic…

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IOC Athletes’ Commission Holds First Meeting With New Olympic Dates In Mind – SwimSwam
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IOC Athletes’ Commission Holds First Meeting With New Olympic Dates In Mind – SwimSwam

On March 24th, the IOC Athletes’ Commission (IOC AC), chaired by 7-time Olympic medal-winning swimmer Kirsty Coventry, released a statement supporting the IOC’s decision to postpone the Tokyo Olympic Games from 2020 to 2021 as part of the global coronavirus pandemic.Read more here:https://swimswam.com/ioc-athletes-com…Swimming news courtesy of SwimSwam.com (https://swimswam.com)Follow SwimSwam on:Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/swimswamnews/Twitter: https://twitter.com/swimswamnewsInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/swimswamnews/

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Boston’s top 10 athletes, No. 2: No. 12 Tom Brady – Boston Herald
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Boston’s top 10 athletes, No. 2: No. 12 Tom Brady – Boston Herald

Knee injuries limited Malcolm Mitchell to one NFL season and that one season ended with Super Bowl LI, which made him at once among the unluckiest and luckiest players in recent memory. Mitchell lives in Atlanta, promotes reading via his website, www.readingwithmalcolm.com, and has written two children’s books: “The Magician’s Hat” and “My Favorite Book…

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Athletes in talks over Tokyo Olympics amid coronavirus pandemic – Al Jazeera English
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Athletes in talks over Tokyo Olympics amid coronavirus pandemic – Al Jazeera English

Athletes, including German Kaul, fear there will not be a level playing field at the Japan Olympics [File: Serhat Cagdas/Anadolu] Decathlon world champion Niklas Kaul has joined the sceptics as athletes were reportedly continuing to brainstorm amid the coronavirus pandemic with just four months left until the Tokyo Olympics. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has…

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NOC’s OVEP for Varsity Athletes to End in Lagos Thursday – THISDAY Newspapers
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NOC’s OVEP for Varsity Athletes to End in Lagos Thursday – THISDAY Newspapers

The first edition of the Olympic Value Education Programme (OVEP) for Nigerian University Athletes for schools in the South West holding at the Lagos State University started on Tuesday 16th March, 2020. The programme which is put together by the Nigeria Olympics Committee in conjunction with Nigerian University Games (NUGA) is aimed via the Olympic…

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Here’s what athletes are doing around the globe amid the coronavirus outbreak – ESPN
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Here’s what athletes are doing around the globe amid the coronavirus outbreak – ESPN

2:00 AM ETKelly CohenESPN Athletes are arguably pretty darn talented in whatever sport they partake in for a living.But what do they do when their sport is on hiatus? With the sports world on lockdown amid the coronavirus pandemic, athletes from the NBA to soccer and beyond are letting us know what they are up…

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Athletes shine, set records at Maltina School Games – The Punch
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Athletes shine, set records at Maltina School Games – The Punch

Ojo John and Ajayi Kayinsola emerged as the fastest athletes in the Lagos State finals for the Maltina School Games on Wednesday at the sports complex of the Yaba College of Technology. Ojo, a pupil of Ijaiye Housing Secondary School, won the senior girls 100m with an impressive time of 12.69secs while Ajayi was simply…

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Two Russian athletes stripped of biathlon medals for doping: IBU – WHBL News
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Two Russian athletes stripped of biathlon medals for doping: IBU – WHBL News

News Sports Two Russian athletes stripped of biathlon medals for doping: IBU Saturday, February 15, 2020 4:09 a.m. CST FILE PHOTO: Svetlana Sleptsova of Russia competes during the women’s 7.5 km sprint race at the Biathlon World Championships in Ruhpolding Ma MOSCOW (Reuters) – The International Biathlon Union (IBU) said on Saturday it was stripping…

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Kenyan Athletes dominate 5th Lagos City Marathon – TVC News Nigeria
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Kenyan Athletes dominate 5th Lagos City Marathon – TVC News Nigeria

The 2020 edition of the Lagos City Marathon has been dominated and won by Kenyan Athletes.#LagosCityMarathon #Kenyans #AthletesSubscribe to our YouTube channel for more great videos: http://www.youtube.com/tvcnewsnigeriaFollow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/tvcnewsngLike us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/tvcnewsngFor more great content go to https://tvcnews.tvDownload our mobile app for iPad, iPhone and Android at http://mobile.tvcnews.tv or go to the…

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LIVE: Over 800 Athletes Compete In Channels Track And Field Classics – Channels Television
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LIVE: Over 800 Athletes Compete In Channels Track And Field Classics – Channels Television

The second edition of the Channels Track and Field Classics has kicked off at the Teslim Balogun Stadium in Lagos.The U-17 athletics development competition features over fifty secondary schools in Lagos competing in 10 events.Action commence at about 9:30am with over 1000 athletes from various schools.Join us as we bring you updates from the event…

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NCAA sued for not paying athletes as employees because the policy violates minimum wage laws – Daily Mail
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NCAA sued for not paying athletes as employees because the policy violates minimum wage laws – Daily Mail

Just over a week after the NCAA opened the possibility of allowing student athletes to profit off their names and likenesses, a former Villanova football player has filed a class-action lawsuit accusing the organization and its member schools of violating minimum-wage laws by refusing to pay players.Trey Johnson, now a defensive back for the Canadian…

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40 foreign athletes arrive for Abeokuta City Marathon – Guardian
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40 foreign athletes arrive for Abeokuta City Marathon – Guardian

A total of 40 foreign athletes have arrived in Nigeria for the maiden Abeokuta City Marathon, organisers of the event confirmed yesterday. The 10km race, which will see over 6,000 local athletes from different parts of the country competing for honours will hold tomorrow morning. The marathon race is being sponsored by JAC Motors and…

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Quiz: How well do you know these multi-sport athletes? – BBC Sport
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Quiz: How well do you know these multi-sport athletes? – BBC Sport

10 Oct From the section Sport Petr Cech made 333 appearances for Chelsea and 110 for ArsenalFormer Chelsea and Arsenal goalkeeper Petr Cech has swapped football boots for ice skates by signing for National Ice Hockey League team Guildford Phoenix as a goaltender.But the Czech isn’t the first to make the switch. How much do…

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