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(Reuters) - The decision by the governing body of athletics to suspend Olympic qualification until December due to the coronavirus outbreak has received a cool reception from some Tokyo hopefuls.
PETALING JAYA: It could very well turn out to be a third time the charm outing for national recurve archer Khairul Anuar Mohd (pic) at the forthcoming Olympics.
TOKYO (Reuters) - After the postponement of the Tokyo 2020 Games following the coronavirus outbreak, Paralympics chief Andrew Parsons is focused on consolidating losses and protecting smaller national federations stung by the change.
(Reuters) - The world athletics championships have been moved back 11 months to July 2022 to avoid clashing with the Tokyo Olympics, which was also postponed due to the coronavirus outbreak, the sport's governing body said Wednesday.
MELBOURNE (Reuters) - When Olympic swimming champion Kyle Chalmers completed what he knew would be his final training session before the coronavirus shutdown, his overwhelming feelings were of sadness and the fear of what was to come.
PETALING JAYA: The postponement of the Tokyo Olympic Games has revived the hopes of some athletes but not for women’s singles shuttlers Goh Jin Wei and S. Kisona.
KUALA LUMPUR: Triple jumper Mohd Hakimi Ismail turns 29 today. He will have only one wish when he blows his birthday candles – that he can make his debut in the Tokyo Olympics next year.
PARIS (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 a year due to the coronavirus outbreak.