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Change.org petition that gathered 350,000 signatures to cancel Tokyo Olympics submitted

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© Copyright - 2021 - Athletics Illustrated A Change.org petition to garner votes to cancel the Tokyo Olympic Games due to fears for safety around the COVID-19 pandemic was submitted to the organisers of the Games. The threshold was...

Omar Craddock out of Tokyo Olympic Games due to suspension

© Copyright - 2021 - Athletics Illustrated The Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) confirmed that American triple jumper Omar Craddock will miss the Tokyo Olympic Games due to a whereabout failure. According to the AIU, he missed at least three tests...

Andrea Seccafien smashes Canadian 10,000m record by nearly half a minute; qualifies for Tokyo...

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© Copyright - 2021 - Athletics Illustrated It was expected that Andrea Seccafien from Guelph, ON would take the Canadian record in the 10,000m distance on Friday night. She did just that by over 27 seconds. The 30-year-old clocked a...

Jakob Ingebrigtsen joins Müller Grand Prix Gareshead line-up

Middle-distance talent Jakob Ingebrigtsen is the latest big-name athlete to sign up to compete at the Müller Grand Prix Gateshead on Sunday 23rd May. The event at Gateshead International Stadium in just over a week’s time is the first meeting in the...

The Stefano Baldini interview: Earning gold at 2004 Athens Games

© Copyright - 2021 - Athletics Illustrated Italian, Stefano Baldini, won the gold medal at the 2004 Athens Olympic Games marathon. He finished the race in very warm conditions in the time of 2:10:55. Finishing second was American Meb...

Mo Farah and Eilish McColgan headline strong British team for the European 10,000m Cup

British Athletics Twelve athletes will represent the British team at the European 10,000m Cup which will take place at the 2021 Müller British Athletics 10,000m Championships at the University of Birmingham on Saturday, June 5. Four-time Olympic champion Sir Mo...

Team USA cancelled pre-Olympic training camp in Japan due to coronavirus concerns

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© Copyright - 2021 - Athletics Illustrated Team USA cancelled its pre-Olympic training camp in Japan due to coronavirus concerns, despite recent successful test events that took place in Tokyo and Sapporo.Tokyo continues to be in a state of emergency,...

IOC President Thomas Bach delays arrival in Tokyo as poll suggests Japanese citizens don’t...

© Copyright - 2021 - Athletics Illustrated International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach has delayed his arrival in Tokyo as a growing number of Japanese citizens polled indicate that they do not want the Olympic Games to go...

Pfizer and the IOC reach agreement to vaccinate athletes and delegates prior to Olympic...

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© Copyright - 2021 - Athletics Illustrated Pfizer Inc. and BioNTech SE announced that they have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to donate does of their COVID-19 vaccine. The vaccine will be...

Several Olympic standards and personal bests achieved at Mt. Sac Relays Sunday

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© Copyright - 2021 - Athletics Illustrated Going into the final lap of the women's 5000m race, there were four together when they heard the bell ring to mark that there were just 400m to go in the race....