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Olympic chief says Games cannot be ‘marketplace of demonstrations’

LONDON: Olympic chief Thomas Bach warned against allowing the Games to “descend into a marketplace of demonstrations” on Saturday after criticism of a rule banning protests by athletes. The International Olympic Committee president has come under fire for the ruling, announced in a year which has seen widespread support by athletes for the Black Lives …

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Jacob Kiplimo wins World Athletics Half-Marathon Championship in Poland

Kiplimo’s win gives Uganda the historical first individual medal in the World Athletics Half-Marathon Championships. GDYNIA, Poland, Oct. 17 (Xinhua) — Jacob Kiplimo from Uganda won the World Athletics Half-Marathon Championship in Gdynia, Poland on Saturday, breaking the event record with a time of 58.49 minutes. Kenyan Kibiwott Kandie finished second, with five seconds behind …

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Jepchirchir breaks own women’s-only half-marathon record | Free Malaysia Today

GDYNIA: Kenya’s Peres Jepchirchir bettered the women’s-only half marathon world record when she took gold in a closely-fought race at the World Athletics half marathon championships in Gdynia, Poland on Saturday. Jepchirchir, 27, finished in a time of one hour, five minutes and 16 seconds to improve her own mark set in Prague last month, …

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Caster Semenya loses bid to have IAAF testosterone regulations overturned | CBC Sports

Source: Caster Semenya loses bid to have IAAF testosterone regulations overturned | CBC Sports Two-time Olympic champion Caster Semenya lost her long legal battle Tuesday against track and field’s rules that limit female runners’ naturally high testosterone levels. Switzerland’s supreme court said its judges dismissed Semenya’s appeal against a Court of Arbitration for Sport ruling …

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World Athletics Day Aims to Promote the Fitness Culture Among the Youngsters | 🏆 LatestLY

New Delhi, May 6: Every year World Athletics Day is observed on May 7 with an aim to popularize athletics among the youths as a way to stay healthy and fit. One of the main highlights of the event is to make people aware of the various issues concerning health and promote physical fitness. Several …

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