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IOC clarifies regulations for Tokyo; athletes who already qualified still in

About 6,500 athletes who already have earned their spots for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics are in for 2021 under redrawn qualifying regulations published Tuesday by the International Olympic Committee.The IOC released its rewritten road map for qualifying for the...

American earns golden toilet roll after winning 63-hour virtual ultramarathon

American Michael Wardian was the last runner standing in the "Quarantine Backyard Ultra" on Tuesday as the endurance athlete took the title after completing 422km in 63 hours.With sports events around the world cancelled or postponed due to the...

Man runs marathon in backyard for Britain’s National Health Service

Former professional javelin thrower James Campbell ran a marathon in his backyard on Wednesday for Britain's National Health Service, raising over £26,000.Campbell completed the marathon by doing 6-metre shuffles from one end of his garden to the other. He...

Diamond League postpones three more events in May

Diamond League events in Stockholm, Naples and Rabat that were scheduled for late May have been postponed amid the coronavirus pandemic, organisers said on Friday.The Diamond League has now postponed five events in the 2020 season, after meets scheduled...

Wayde van Niekerk to use Tokyo Olympics delay to continue knee rehab

Olympic 400m champion Wayde van Niekerk says that while the postponement of the 2020 Tokyo Games due to the coronavirus outbreak was a "downer" the delay will give him time to regain full fitness.The 27-year-old was one of the...

UKAD criticises UK Athletics over Alberto Salazar report

Britain's Anti-Doping body UKAD has criticised an independent review into the way UK Athletics handled issues surrounding its relationship with disgraced running coach Alberto Salazar.UK Athletics published a 130-page review on Friday which said the governing body had taken...

IOC Tokyo Olympics to go ahead no drastic action despite coronavirus outbreak

The International Olympic Committee does not plan any "drastic" decisions about the Tokyo 2020 Games, saying on Tuesday it remains fully committed to the event being staged in July despite the global spread of the coronavirus.Following discussions with the...

London Marathon postponed until October amid coronavirus concerns

The London Marathon has been rescheduled until Oct. 4 amid concerns surrounding the coronavirus outbreak, organisers announced on Friday.The annual race was set to take place on April 26 but it has become the latest sporting event to be...

Greece suspend Olympic torch relay over coronavirus fears

The Hellenic Olympic Committee (HOC) decided to suspend the remainder of the Olympic Torch relay through the country to avoid attracting crowds because of coronavirus, it announced on Friday.The Tokyo 2020 Olympics torch relay got under way on Thursday...

Kenya bars athletes from global travel over coronavirus worries

Kenya's athletics authority said on Thursday it had barred its athletes from travelling to international events due to concerns over the coronavirus outbreak.The suspension announcement comes a day after the World Health Organization labelled the outbreak a pandemic. More...

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The Senior Bowl serves as the unofficial start of the draft season. This week, I'll be bringing you previews of the quarterbacks, running backs...