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World Athletics program for 2020 and Kipchoge and Muhammad named World Athletes of the...

World Athletics An exciting year of athletics may be drawing to a close, but another packed programme is on the horizon for 2020. There will be...

Bolt among stars set to feature in inauguration of Olympic stadium for Tokyo 2020

From Inside the Games The Tokyo 2020 New National Stadium will officially open tomorrow with a special event featuring Olympic and Paralympic stars. Eight-time Olympic champion...

RUSADA confirm appeal against WADA doping ban

From Inside the Games The Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA) has confirmed it will appeal the decision from the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) to restrict the...

Prize money and wildcards on offer on 2020 World Athletics Indoor Tour

From Inside the Games Wildcard entries for the 2020 World Championships in Nanjing and $20,000 (£15,000/€18,000) bonuses for overall winners will be up for grabs...

RUSADA to decide on appeal against WADA decision at Supervisory Board meeting

The Russians, in the face of global shame and embarrassment from well-researched investigations, documentaries, and testimony, continue to delude themselves into thinking that the...

Athletics Canada’s statement; University of Guelph terminates Coach Dave Scott-Thomas

With respect to the ongoing review by the University of Guelph into complaints made by former and current student-athletes, the university announced the termination...

Coe insists Russian athletes unable to compete at Tokyo 2020 unless “absolutely comfortable” they...

From Inside the Games World Athletics President Sebastian Coe has said Russian track and field athletes will not be admitted to compete at next year’s...
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Former Tokyo Marathon winner latest Kenyan to be banned for doping

If the two athletes indicated below end up with suspensions, Kenya will have a record year of 52 suspended athletes for doping or doping-related...

Event records for Leonard Barsoton and Guteni Shone at the Tata Steel Kolkata 25K...

Kenya’s Leonard Barsoton and Ethiopia’s Guteni Shone ripped up the record book at the Tata Steel Kolkata 25K 2019 as the pair set new...

Tariku Bekele aiming to emulate his famous brother with victory at the Tata Steel...

Ethiopia’s Tariku Bekele hopes to follow in the footsteps of his superstar brother Kenenisa and add a win at the Tata Steel Kolkata 25K...
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