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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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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Running was in my bucket list & Finally I ran my first half marathon : Actor Will Smith

Will Smith completed his first ever half marathon in Cuba. He went for three weeks of extensive training to achieve the title of HALF MARATHON finisher.   Things you need to know Running a half marathon was part of his dream list, his dream list known as ‘WILL SMITH BUCKET LIST’.  its one of Facebook watch exclusively reality video series.   He ran in the beautiful country  Cuba Event:  Havana Half Marathon Bib no: 1447 21km Distance in  2:29:04 Hr Finishing Target: 2:10 hr, but couldn’t make it. He crossed 16 km in a healthy note but…

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I’m proud to donate my Rio Olympic shoes : Eluid Kipchoge

Olympic champion and world marathon record holder Eliud Kipchoge of Kenya has donated one of the shoes in which he sped to victory in the Rio 2016 Olympic Games marathon. Rio Olympic Gold Medal Shoe  The winning left shoe of the 2018 IAAF World Athlete of the Year will be one of the featured items in the “IAAF Heritage World Athletics Championships Exhibition”, a six-month display which will open in Doha on 18 April. Rio Olympic Athlete: Eliud Kipchoge Gold Medal Timing : 2:08:44 Shoe Brand: Nike Eliud Kipchoge Statement …

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NikeTown at New York city : All time world record shoes are welcoming you to visit.

   NikeTown at NYC displayed the shoes of world records creators. All-time greatest shoe in the marathon history at the NikeTown. Here we go with complete information. Place: Newyork city,  Venue: Niketown, 3rd floor   Breaking 2 projects: 2:00:25 Shoe: Nike Zoom VaporFly Elite Purpose: Nike Zoom Vaporfly Elite he first made for Nike’s Breaking 2 attempt. The Zoom VaporFly Elite is the shoe that Eliud Kipchoge used while attempting to break this barrier on the Monza Formula 1 circuit. From the biggest innovation,  Nike’s shoe midsole material called ZoomX. Nike has claimed it is “remarkably” lighter,…

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