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'Challenge' to decide who covers cost of postponing Tokyo Games – Mori

(Reuters) – Tokyo 2020 Olympics organising committee president Yoshiro Mori has told international federations that deciding who foots the bill for postponing the Games to 2021 will be a “major challenge”, Olympic news website insidethegames reported on Saturday. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) and Japanese organisers this week postponed the July 24-Aug. 9 event due […]

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Interview: Coronavirus will not be opportunity for drug cheats says WADA chief

(Reuters) – World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) chief Witold Banka had a message on Friday for any athlete thinking they could take advantage of the gap in drug-testing created by the coronavirus outbreak — “we will catch you” and “eliminate you”. WADA acknowledged last week that the coronavirus pandemic had created challenges for drug-testers with countries […]

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Solano apologises for curfew incident in Peru

LIMA (Reuters) – Former Newcastle United midfielder Norberto Solano apologised on Friday after being detained by Peruvian police for being outside his house during tight quarantine hours set up to stop the spread of the coronavirus. Solano claimed he left his home on Thursday before the 8pm curfew began for a lunch that went longer […]

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