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New Mexico State volunteer track coach to compete in Tokyo Olympics

EUGENE, Oregon - Rachel Dincoff, a volunteer assistant coach for the New Mexico State women's track and field team, punched her ticket to the Olympic Games in Tokyo, with her performance in the discus throw Saturday at the U.S. Olympic Track & Field Team Trials.

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New Mexico State volunteer track coach to compete in Tokyo Olympics

Lockdown-weary public stirred into action by Team GB and ParalympicsGB programme

The initiative is part of Get Set, Team GB and ParalympicsGB’s youth engagement programme and empowers young people and their families to get active Cooped-up Brits desperate for a dose of long-overdue physical activity believe a Team GB and ParalympicsGB's programme, Travel to Tokyo, is the perfect way to get back moving.

bristolpost.co.uk ,  14h 0
Lockdown-weary public stirred into action by Team GB and ParalympicsGB programme

Sydney 2000 star Lewis backing Farah to qualify for Olympic Games

The Sydney 2000 gold medallist, 48, reckons four-time Olympic champion Farah has what it takes to book his place at the Japanese showpiece this summer Sydney 2000 gold medallist Denise Lewis is backing Mo Farah to win his race against time and secure a spot in the Team GB squad for this summer’s rescheduled Olympics.

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Sydney 2000 star Lewis backing Farah to qualify for Olympic Games

Lockdown-weary Brits given much-needed route back fitness through Team GB and ParalympicsGB programme Travel to Tokyo

The initiative is part of Get Set, Team GB and ParalympicsGB’s youth engagement programme and empowers young people and their families to get active Cooped-up Brits desperate for a dose of long-overdue physical activity believe a Team GB and ParalympicsGB's programme, Travel to Tokyo, is the perfect way to get back moving.

gazettelive.co.uk ,  14h 0
Lockdown-weary Brits given much-needed route back fitness through Team GB and ParalympicsGB programme Travel to Tokyo

Ryan Lochte on missing Olympic team: 'This is not the last you’re going to see of me'

OMAHA, Neb. — Ryan Lochte, a controversial veteran of the U.S. Olympic swimming team and the winner of 12 Olympic medals, six of them gold, has failed in his attempt to qualify for his fifth Olympic Games. Lochte, 36, finished seventh in the men’s 200-meter individual medley Friday night at the U.S. Olympic swimming trials, signifying an end to his long-shot bid to compete in Tokyo next month.

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Ryan Lochte on missing Olympic team: 'This is not the last you’re going to see of me'

Sevens star Jasmine Joyce is seeking gold at her second Olympic Games in Tokyo

ST DAVIDS speedster Jasmine Joyce will carry her experience into her second Olympics appearance, after being named in the Team GB Rugby Sevens squad for the summer Games in Tokyo. The 25 year-old international - a former Ysgol Penrhyn Dewi pupil - came through the ranks at Scarlets Ladies and now plays for Bristol Bears in the Allianz Premier 15s.

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Sevens star Jasmine Joyce is seeking gold at her second Olympic Games in Tokyo

Scotland's Kim Little honoured to be representing Great Britain at the Tokyo Olympics

KIM LITTLE knows from first-hand experience how monumental the Olympic Games is for both her as an individual, and for her sport. Almost without exception, football is the be all and end all for everyone immersed in the world’s most popular sport, but for two weeks next month, things will be different.

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Scotland's Kim Little honoured to be representing Great Britain at the Tokyo Olympics

Formula E agrees August 2022 date for maiden South Korea race

Formula E will finally make its maiden visit to South Korea with a Seoul E-Prix announced for an August race date in 2022. As reported by Autosport last month, as part of a heavily facelifted calendar, the country's capital city was expected to join the 2021-22 season schedule after the race was twice cancelled due to the global health crisis.

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Formula E agrees August 2022 date for maiden South Korea race

Olympic Games - News, views, gossip, pictures, video

Anyone found culpable of corruption at Rio Olympics should be banned from boxing for life BARRY McGUIGAN: I have first hand experience of being cheated out of a medal - and although we can't right the wrongs of history.- we can root out the blight that has plagued boxing

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Olympic Games - News, views, gossip, pictures, video

Surfer Ayesha Garvey philosophical after missing out

OVER the past year-and-a-half, if you watched the sun shining on golden sand, or heard the sound of light surf washing on the shore, such vistas were doomed to vanish at the call of your alarm clock. But for Ayesha Garvey and the rest of the Irish surf team, from May 22 to June 7, they could close their eyes each night knowing that when they woke, they would rise to Pacific waves breaking just beyond their window.

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Surfer Ayesha Garvey philosophical after missing out

Legal claim from gymnasts alleging abuse may be resolved without going to court

A legal claim from a group of gymnasts who allege systemic physical and psychological abuse could be resolved without going to court. A letter before action was sent to British Gymnastics in February on behalf of 17 former gymnasts, including three who had competed at the Olympic Games.

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Legal claim from gymnasts alleging abuse may be resolved without going to court

Olympic Games: Carly Telford replaces injured Karen Bardsley in Team GB squad

Carly Telford added to Team GB women's football squad for Olympic Games; Goalkeeper Telford replaces Karen Bardsley, who has withdrawn due to injury; Telford was part of England squad which reached 2019 World Cup semi-final Carly Telford has been called up to the Team GB women's football squad for the Olympic Games after Karen Bardsley had to withdraw through injury.

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Olympic Games: Carly Telford replaces injured Karen Bardsley in Team GB squad

Alice Kinsella grateful for Park Wrekin support

Ahead of her Olympic debut, 20-year-old has hailed her club, Telford-based Park Wrekin Gymnastics, for all their support along her journey. Though Tokyo will be Kinsella’s first Olympic Games, she goes into the competition as the most experienced gymnast of the Team GB group.

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Alice Kinsella grateful for Park Wrekin support

Your say: Should the Tokyo Olympics go ahead this summer?

As the country gears up for a summer of sport, we asked people in Cromer if they think the Olympic Games, due to start on July 23, should go ahead at all this year. David Dunn, 81, retired, from Cambridge, whose favourite event is the athletics, said: "I [think the Olympics should go ahead] provided all the precautions are taken by everybody.

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Your say: Should the Tokyo Olympics go ahead this summer?

Athletes CAN get rivals THROWN out of Tokyo Games if they break Covid-19 rules - as IOC encourage competitors to report any infringement such as not wearing a face mask and no social distancing

Athletes have been told they can snitch their rivals and get them thrown out of the Olympics for breaking Covid rules. The International Olympic Committee have published new regulations which states that 'any person' may inform them of an alleged infringement of the Games playbook by a competitor, which would then trigger a disciplinary process.

dailymail.co.uk ,  3d 3
Athletes CAN get rivals THROWN out of Tokyo Games if they break Covid-19 rules - as IOC encourage competitors to report any infringement such as not wearing a face mask and no social distancing

Tennis news: Dominic Thiem opts out of Tokyo Olympics

Dominic Thiem will not compete for Olympic gold in men’s tennis at the Tokyo Games this summer, the player has confirmed. Thiem, currently ranked fifth in the world, has not enjoyed his best form in 2021. And, after a run of disappointing results, the Austrian has taken the decision to withdraw his availability for the Tokyo Olympics.

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Tennis news: Dominic Thiem opts out of Tokyo Olympics

Sam Ward feels 'indestructible' after recovering from career-threatening eye injury to be selected for Great Britain's Tokyo Olympic hockey squad

Sam Ward feels ‘indestructible’ after recovering from a career-threatening injury He was hit by a ball during an Olympic Games qualifier against Malaysia in 2019 Ward had suffered a shattered eye socket, torn retina and seven facial fractures As a result, the forward had 31 staples, 31 screws and four plates put in his head

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Sam Ward feels 'indestructible' after recovering from career-threatening eye injury to be selected for Great Britain's Tokyo Olympic hockey squad