Tokyo Olympics organisers say no plans to postpone or cancel 2020 Games

Tokyo Olympics organisers said on Wednesday that neither the Tokyo 2020 organising committee nor the International Olympic Committee was considering postponing or cancelling the 2020 Games despite the spread of coronavirus.   Earlier, a member of the organising committee’s executive board had told Reuters that a delay of one or two years would be the “most feasible” option if the Tokyo Olympics cannot be held this summer due to the coronavirus outbreak. Japan has reported nearly 1,300 cases, including about 700 from a cruise ship that was quarantined near Tokyo…

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Coronavirus: Tokyo Marathon takes place on empty streets

The Tokyo Marathon took place on Sunday against a backdrop of empty streets and with just a couple of hundred runners due to the coronavirus outbreak. Organisers had reduced the entries to just elite runners and wheelchair athletes with the mass race, which usually attracts around 38,000 runners, cancelled.   The numbers of volunteers were also reduced and spectators were advised to “avoid gathering along the course” and were instead encouraged to “support through TV and radio.” Event staff and competitors were given surgical masks and hand sanitizer. Ethiopian Birhanu Legese…

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Eliud Kipchoge becomes first athlete to run marathon in under two hours

Eliud Kipchoge becomes first athlete to run marathon in under two hours   Kenyan Eliud Kipchoge will attempt to run the first ever marathon under two hours in the Austrian capital of Vienna, two years since he fell 25 seconds short.                                  Kenyan Eliud Kipchoge enroute to making history.   –  INEOS 1:59 CHALLENGE| TWITTER HE HAS DONE IT! Eliud Kipchoge becomes the first athlete to run a marathon in under two hours. What an incredible feat!…

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Kenenisa Bekele won the 46th Berlin Marathon in 02:01:41, but missed the world record. 

In the end it was close. A lot. Kenenisa Bekele won the 46th Berlin Marathon in 02:01:41, but missed the world record. And that for just two seconds. For the women, Ashete Bekere won – an Ethiopian double success. The victory he has secured – the sensation just missed: veteran Kenenisa Bekele has lagged behind in the 46th Berlin Marathon just two seconds behind the world record time. The 37-year-old Ethiopian needed 02:01:41 hours for the 42.195 kilometers. For him, it is the second victory after 2016 on the course by the German capital and a…

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Elite List of Airtel Delhi Half Marathon-19 Have Released | 59:18 Is Back To Defend

Belihu and Course record holder Gemechu to defend Airtel Delhi Half Marathon titles   Race promoters Procam International have announced the elite list, Ethiopia’s Andamlak Belihu and Tsehay Gemechu will return to the Airtel Delhi Half Marathon to defend their titles at the 15th edition of this prestigious IAAF Gold Label Road Race on Sunday 20th October. Belihu won in India’s capital city last year in 59:18, just missing out on the course record of 59:06 held since 2014 by his compatriot Guye Adola. “Immediately after last year’s race I said that…

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A God’s Time Says Geoffrey Kamworor

GOD’S TIME : Geoffrey Kamworor “I have won three World Half Marathon titles and my fans kept on asking me when I would down the World Record. I told them that time will surely come, “said Kamwowor after his victory. “This is the time and God’s time is always the best and this is really special for me even though the weather wasn’t conducive.” Kamwowor now becomes the first man in history to run a sub-58 minutes, a victory that not only saw him shaving off the previous World Record by…

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ADVICE TO MY YOUNGER SELF: KENENISA BEKELE

During an illustrious career, the Ethiopian endurance running great has bagged three Olympic and 17 senior world titles. The world 5000m and 10,000m record-holder takes time out to chat to his younger self.   Young Kenenisa:    “From an early stage of your athletics development, you acknowledged the importance of discipline. Continue to listen to your coaches, remain focused, and this will help you enjoy many great successes.” Not many athletes will achieve what you did on the global stage at such a young age. Your career will evolve into…

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A Prison who Produced Runners : San Quentin’s 1,000 Mile Club Runners

2019 Boston Marathon:  Markelle Taylor finished the 2019 Boston Marathon in three hours, three minutes and 52 seconds, a blisteringly fast time for a 46-year-old man who did all of his training on a quarter-mile track of asphalt, gravel and dirt with six 90-degree turns. Weeks before, on 2 March 2019. Image source : San Quentin’s 1,000 Mile Club: ‘The runners all get along well. They seem to support each other’.    Photograph: Frank Ruona   About 1000 Mile Club at at San Quentin Prison The 1000 Mile Club is the organised…

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10 Strategies for When You Can not Find a Job Immediately after College

10 Strategies for When You Can not Find a Job Immediately after College   In an perfect world, just about every college move on would uncover their dream job quickly. However , this can be simply not the lens case and many college students find themselves desperate for work. Along with student loans for compensating and living expenses to cover that is the stressful circumstances to find you in, that we’ve gather these tips so that to do if you can’t find a job after college. 1 Lessen your Living…

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5 The right way to Improve Your Essential Reading Capabilities

5 The right way to Improve Your Essential Reading Capabilities Important reading can be described as crucial skill level for anyone looking for in-depth understanding of a subject as well as who are planning to become an experienced or assumed leader within a certain location. Critical reading means never taking items at confront value, still really starting a words by prompting questions, contemplating possible long term research as well as taking the devil’s advocate part. Being able to read through critically is the difference concerning being able to acknowledge the…

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