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    US sprinter Justin Gatlin has been among more than 400 athletes taking part in a test event at Tokyo's Olympic Stadium, as organisers fine-tune operations and COVID-19 countermeasures
     10 May 2021
    US sprinter Justin Gatlin has been among more than 400 athletes taking part in a test event at Tokyo's Olympic Stadium, as organisers fine-tune operations and COVID-19 countermeasures
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    International Olympic Committee vice-president John Coates says the Tokyo Games will go ahead because organisers have designed a custom-made Olympic bubble to protect athletes and the Japanese people
    8 May: International Olympic Committee vice-president John Coates says the Tokyo Games will go ahead because organisers have designed a custom-made Olympic bubble to protect athletes and the Japanese people... more
    Weightlifting New Zealand are certain Laurel Hubbard meets the International Olympic Committee's criteria for selection
    6 May: Weightlifting New Zealand are certain Laurel Hubbard meets the International Olympic Committee's criteria for selection... more
    British Olympic swimming champion Adam Peaty says athletes have a right to express their opinions and take a stance without being punished, in response to a ban on protests during the Tokyo Games
    28 Apr: British Olympic swimming champion Adam Peaty says athletes have a right to express their opinions and take a stance without being punished, in response to a ban on protests during the Tokyo Games... more
    The New Zealand's men's canoe sprint team selected for Tokyo have plenty of history
    21 Apr: The New Zealand's men's canoe sprint team selected for Tokyo have plenty of history... more
    Kenyan marathon runner Eliud Kipchoge has sent a warning to his rivals ahead of this year's Tokyo Games
    19 Apr: Kenyan marathon runner Eliud Kipchoge has sent a warning to his rivals ahead of this year's Tokyo Games... more
    High jumper Hamish Kerr's just grateful to be doing what he loves
    18 Apr: High jumper Hamish Kerr's just grateful to be doing what he loves... more
    World 100 metres champion Christian Coleman will still miss the Tokyo Olympics despite having a two year ban reduced
    17 Apr: World 100 metres champion Christian Coleman will still miss the Tokyo Olympics despite having a two year ban reduced... more
    As she embarks on another Olympic cycle, Dame Valerie Adams views her journey to a fifth Games after having two children as a triumph
    16 Apr: As she embarks on another Olympic cycle, Dame Valerie Adams views her journey to a fifth Games after having two children as a triumph... more
    Sprint sensation Eddie Osei-Nketia could be heading north, in the search of something different
    10 Apr: Sprint sensation Eddie Osei-Nketia could be heading north, in the search of something different... more

     Most Popular Recent Athletics News
     10 May: US sprinter Justin Gatlin has been among more than 400 athletes taking part in a test event at Tokyo's Olympic Stadium, as organisers fine-tune operations and COVID-19 countermeasures +++++++++
     21 Apr: The New Zealand's men's canoe sprint team selected for Tokyo have plenty of history ++++++++
     18 Apr: High jumper Hamish Kerr's just grateful to be doing what he loves ++++++++
     19 Apr: Kenyan marathon runner Eliud Kipchoge has sent a warning to his rivals ahead of this year's Tokyo Games ++++++++
     28 Apr: British Olympic swimming champion Adam Peaty says athletes have a right to express their opinions and take a stance without being punished, in response to a ban on protests during the Tokyo Games ++++++++
     06 May: Weightlifting New Zealand are certain Laurel Hubbard meets the International Olympic Committee's criteria for selection +++++
     08 May: International Olympic Committee vice-president John Coates says the Tokyo Games will go ahead because organisers have designed a custom-made Olympic bubble to protect athletes and the Japanese people +++++

     Athletics NewsLinks
      15 May: Covid vaccine boosts confidence in tokyo olympics (RadioNZ)
      13 May: Us athletics team cancels pre-olympic training camp in japan over coronavirus concerns (BBCWorld)
      30 Apr: Blenheim lad dominates halberg games with four golds, two silvers (Stuff.co.nz)
      23 Apr: Olympic games: javelin thrower tori peeters' tokyo quest hits snag (Stuff.co.nz)
      17 Apr: Tokyo olympics: eliza mccartney among kiwi athletes still with late shot at games (Stuff.co.nz)
      16 Apr: Tokyo olympics: dame valerie adams fires the shots as 15-strong nz athletics squad unveiled (Stuff.co.nz)
      16 Apr: Adams and willis heading to fifth olympics (RadioNZ)
      16 Apr: Tokyo olympics: 15 athletes named in conditional new zealand athletics team for 2021 games (NZ Herald)
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