Category: Athletics

1956 Olympics triple gold medallist Morrow passes away

New York, May 31 (SocialNews.XYZ) 1956 Olympics triple gold medallist Bobby Joe Morrow died aged 84. His family announced that…

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Kipchoge, Bekele to face off in virtual relay marathon

Nairobi, May 30 (SocialNews.XYZ) Marathon icons Eliud Kipchoge of Kenya and Ethiopia's Kenenisa Bekele will hold a virtual team relay…

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China Paralympic teams called up to train for Tokyo, 2022 Beijing Games

Beijing, May 29 (SocialNews.XYZ) Dozens of Paralympic teams were called up to start training to prepare for the Tokyo Paralympic…

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Can create excellence once we have sports culture: Rijiju

New Delhi, May 29 (SocialNews.XYZ) Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju on Friday stressed on the importance of fitness, saying more than…

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Final decision on Tokyo Oly won’t be made in Oct, says Games CEO

Tokyo, May 29 (SocialNews.XYZ) Tokyo 2020 CEO Toshiro Muto said here on Thursday that October is not the time for…

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Hoping Olympics goes on for selfish reasons, says Biles

New York, May 29 (SocialNews.XYZ) American gymnast Simone Biles hopes that Olympics goes on as per it's new schedule next…

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2020 Boston Marathon cancelled due to COVID-19

Boston, May 29 (SocialNews.XYZ) The 2020 Boston Marathon has been cancelled for the first time in its 124-year history due…

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Two-time Olympic champion Rudisha undergoes ankle surgery

Nairobi, May 29 (SocialNews.XYZ) Two-time Olympic 800m champion David Rudisha has undergone surgery in Eldoret, Kenya after sustaining a fracture…

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Rome Diamond League returns to Rome

Rome, May 29 (SocialNews.XYZ) Rome's Diamond League meeting, which had been previously moved to Naples to make way for the…

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Manangoi not under pressure to deliver at Diamond League

Nairobi, May 28 (SocialNews.XYZ) Commonwealth Games champion Elijah Manangoi has downplayed the impact on his return to action saying he…

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IOA chief Batra’s father tests positive for COVID-19

New Delhi, May 28 (SocialNews.XYZ) The Indian Olympic Association's (IOA) President Narinder Batra said on Thursday that his father has…

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36th National Games delayed again, no new date set

New Delhi, May 28 (SocialNews.XYZ) The fate of the much delayed 36th National Games has been thrown into disarray once…

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IOA Prez seeks explanation for losses in Tokyo hotel bookings

New Delhi, May 28 (SocialNews.XYZ) Indian Olympic Association (IOA) President Narinder Batra on Thursday sought an explanation from Senior Vice…

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AFI chief made chairman of IOA’s committee to monitor grants disbursement

New Delhi, May 27 (SocialNews.XYZ) Athletics Federation of India (AFI) President Adille Sumariwalla has been made the chairman of the…

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Batra included in IOC’s Olympic Channel Commission

New Delhi, May 27 (SocialNews.XYZ) Indian Olympic Association (IOA) President Narinder Batra thanked International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach…

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COVID-19 scare at SAI headquarters, premises sanitised

New Delhi, May 27 (SocialNews.XYZ) The Sports Authority of India (SAI) headquarters was sanitised on Wednesday after a coronavirus scare…

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Sporting activities resume at NCOE Patiala, Bengaluru

New Delhi, May 27 (SocialNews.XYZ) Elite athletes housed at the National Center of Excellence (NCOE) in Patiala and Bengaluru have…

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Pradhan’s tenure as SAI DG extended by two years

New Delhi, May 27 (SocialNews.XYZ) The tenure of Sandip Pradhan as Director General of the Sports Authority of India (SAI)…

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NIS Patiala proposes revamped admission policy in sports coaching

New Delhi, May 27 (SocialNews.XYZ) In a first-ever endeavour, every year 46 eminent athletes will get direct admission to the…

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IOA President directs senior VP to take over all legal cases

New Delhi, May 26 (SocialNews.XYZ) Indian Olympic Association President Narinder Batra on Tuesday directed Senior Vice President R.K. Anand to…

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