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ELDORET, Kenya (Reuters) - Kenya's Olympic 1,500 metres champion Faith Kipyegon said on Thursday that winning a silver medal at this year's World Championships in Doha after having a baby had motivated her to try to retain the Olympic title at Tokyo 2020.
ELDORET, Kenya (Reuters) - Kenya's Beatrice Chepkoech, the women's 3,000 metres steeplechase world record holder, plans to add another major title to her first world championships win in September -- an Olympic gold medal.
Marathoner Muhaizar Mohamad is determined to maintain the medal he won at the Kuala Lumpur SEA Games in 2017 despite the short preparation time in the Philippines.
WITH a more favourable schedule this time, there is almost no stopping Filipino hurdles king Eric Shauwn Cray from being the fastest man in South-East Asia.
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (Reuters) - FIFA president Gianni Infantino has been proposed for International Olympic Committee membership, but World Athletics head Sebastian Coe will have to wait due to a conflict of interest, IOC President Thomas Bach said on Thursday.
ELDORET, Kenya (Reuters) - Kenya's Olympic 3,000 metres steeplechase champion Conseslus Kipruto has criticised the trimming of the Diamond League programme next year and told Reuters it will affect athletes' preparations ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
ELDORET, Kenya (Reuters) - Kenya's Brigid Kosgei, the fastest-ever woman marathon runner, has set her sights on next year's Olympic games, where a win will solidify her place among the greatest to have ever competed in the sport.
TOKYO (Reuters) - Tokyo 2020 organisers said on Thursday two more Olympic events, the triathlon and equestrian cross-country, have been rescheduled to earlier start times to combat the expected sweltering summer heat.
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's anti-doping chief has called for the dismissal of all national team athletics coaches and the creation of an international working group to help lift the suspension against the country's athletics federation, a letter seen by Reuters on Wednesday showed.
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (Reuters) - A surprise move of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics marathon races and race walk events to cooler Sapporo from the capital was sudden but it will not affect the credibility of the International Olympic Committee, a senior IOC official said on Wednesday.