Latest News on Tokyo Olympics 2020 Marathon
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Mar 01, 2020
Tokyo Olympics 2020: Ageless Abdi Abdirahman, 43, qualifies for fifth Summer GamesAbdi Abdirahman defied the years and the odds to take third place in 2:10:03 at US Olympic marathon trials, becoming the oldest American man to book a spot on the US Olympic marathon team
Feb 17, 2020
Coronavirus outbreak: Tokyo Marathon limited to elite runners, general public barred from eventTokyo Marathon organisers drastically reduced the number of participants for this year's race out of fear of the spread of the virus coming from China
Jan 08, 2020
Mumbai Marathon 2020: Sudha Singh, Srini Bugatha lead Indian challenge in marathon; Avinash Sable to race in half marathonSrini Bugatha will lead the Indian challenge in the Tata Mumbai Marathon, while Sudha Singh will lead the challenge for women at the event. In the men's half marathon category, Avinash Sable, 3,000 steeplechase national record holder, will lead the field
Dec 20, 2019
Tokyo Olympics 2020: International Olympic Committee, Games organisers still to decide who pays for marathon move to SapporoOrganisers said the Games were expected to cost some 1.35 trillion yen ($12.35 billion), which is in keeping with last year’s version of the budget, but that that figure did not include an estimated three billion yen for moving the events.
Dec 19, 2019
Tokyo Olympics 2020: Marathon courses finalised after extended delay, set to consist of three loops in SapporoThe International Olympic Committee unilaterally moved the marathons and race walks out of Tokyo because of the summer heat, which angered Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike
Oct 25, 2019
Tokyo Olympics 2020: IOC Coordination Commission chairman John Coates defends moving Tokyo Olympic marathon to Sapporo, says decision finalJohn Coates, chairman of the IOC's Coordination Commission, said the decision was made after the world championships in Doha, which saw dozens of athletes receive medical attention in hot and humid conditions.
Oct 25, 2019
Tokyo Olympics 2020: IOC's plan to move marathon, race-walking events to Sapporo stirs dissent in host cityTokyo's governor said on Friday she opposes moving next year's Olympic marathon and race-walking events to northern Japan over heat fears, describing the proposal as a "bolt from the blue."
Oct 24, 2019
Tokyo Olympics 2020: Organisers mull starting marathon at 3 AM to counter IOC plan to move raceNews agency Kyodo, citing unnamed sources, said Tokyo is looking into an alternative plan to have the races start at 3 a.m. or 5 a.m. to keep them in the city.
Apr 17, 2019
Tokyo Olympics 2020: Marathon scheduled to start at 6.00 am to avoid Tokyo's summer heat and ensure athlete safetyThe marathon had been scheduled to begin at 7.00 am but with temperatures reaching over 40 degrees Celsius (104 Fahrenheit) last year organisers were under pressure to make changes to ensure the safety of athletes and supporters