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TOKYO (Reuters) - Gold medallist pole vaulter Katerina Stefanidi, a vocal proponent for postponing the Tokyo Games last year, is backing the Games to be held this July, with or without spectators.
(Reuters) - Olympic shot put champion Ryan Crouser of the United States set a world indoor record of 22.82 metres at the American Track League series opener in Fayetteville, AR. on Sunday.
LONDON (Reuters) - World Athletics President Sebastian Coe said there is a "cast-iron determination" to deliver the Tokyo Olympics, with COVID-19 vaccines and ability of athletes to train meaning the situation is better than when the Games were postponed last year.
(Reuters) - British Athletics has cancelled its indoor championships set to begin in Glasgow next month due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the governing body said on Friday.
TOKYO (Reuters) - With much of Japan under a state of emergency due to a third wave of COVID-19 infections, organisers of the Tokyo Olympics will mark six months to go on Saturday with little fanfare, no fireworks and amid rapidly dwindling public support.
PETALING JAYA: The joy in the face of para sailor Mustafah Junell said it all.
LONDON (Reuters) - This year's London Marathon is set to break new ground with a record 50,000 runners expected to tackle the course on the city's streets while another 50,000 compete in a remote race "wherever they are on the planet", organisers said on Thursday.
LONDON (Reuters) - The former deputy chairman of the 2012 London Olympic organising committee said on Tuesday he would be planning for a cancellation if in charge of the Tokyo Games.
STARRY-eyed swimmer Alex Lim Keng Liat was still a month shy of turning 16 when he set foot in the athletes’ dining hall at the Olympic Village in Atlanta, United States.
PETALING JAYA: National high jumper Lee Hup Wei is as cool as a cucumber in dealing with Covid-19.