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On this day: Born April 15, 1957: Evelyn Ashford, American sprinter

14 Apr 2020

On a warm July 1983 day in the Colorado mountains, a slender American woman literally reached the peak of female sprinting when she smashed the women's 100 metres world record that German athletes had owned for a decade.

Top U.S. sports postpone 2020 Olympic trials

25 Mar 2020

Qualifying trials for three of the United States' Olympic sports, athletics, swimming and gymnastics, have been postponed for 2020 officials said on Tuesday after the Tokyo Games were delayed a year because of the coronavirus pandemic.

U.S. sports postpone 2020 Olympic trials

25 Mar 2020

Qualifying trials for three of the United States' Olympic sports, athletics, swimming and gymnastics, have been postponed for 2020 officials said on Tuesday after the Tokyo Games were delayed a year because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Olympics-Top U.S. sports postpone 2020 Olympic trials

25 Mar 2020

March 24 Qualifying trials for three of the United States' Olympic sports, athletics, swimming and gymnastics, have been postponed for 2020 officials said on Tuesday after the Tokyo Games were delayed a year because of the coronavirus pandemic.

World champion Lyles guards his health in 'scary' times

25 Mar 2020

With allergies and asthma, world 200 metres champion Noah Lyles believes he is "kind of a risk factor" as the coronavirus pandemic spreads.

World Athletics willing to move 2021 worlds to accommodate rearranged Olympics

23 Mar 2020

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) and Tokyo organisers may have been presented with a new date for the 2020 Olympic Games should they be postponed when World Athletics agreed on Monday to change the dates of its 2021 world championships in the United States.

Athletics: Alone, world champion Coleman trains through the uncertainty

23 Mar 2020

Nearly 400 miles away from his coach, world 100 meters champion Christian Coleman trains for an Olympics that may never take place in 2020.

Tokyo Games not feasible in July says World Athletics chief Coe

22 Mar 2020

The Tokyo Olympics are not feasible at their current July starting date because of the coronavirus pandemic and must be delayed, World Athletics president said on Sunday.

Carl Lewis calls for 2020 season to be wiped out, Olympics to be held in 2022

22 Mar 2020

Nine-times Olympic gold medallist Carl Lewis on Sunday called for the 2020 athletics season to be scrapped and July's Tokyo Games to be postponed until 2022 because of the coronavirus pandemic that has killed thousands.

USA Track and Field calls for Olympics postponement

22 Mar 2020

USA Track and Field (USATF), the governing body of American athletics, on Saturday called for a postponement of the Tokyo Olympics.

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