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22 Aug 2019
At least, 10,000 Athletes will be participating in the maiden edition of the Onitsha City Marathon scheduled to hold this year.
12 Aug 2019
Athletes are facing possible sanctions for protesting Donald Trump at the Pan American Games. Gwen Berry and Race Imboden tried to draw attention to social issues in the US that they feel are spiraling out of control.
28 Jul 2019
Two South Koreans have died and several others, including foreign athletes competing at the FINA World Aquatics Championships, have been injured after a balcony collapsed in a nightclub next to the athletes' village.
12 May 2019
Intersex sport ruling raises ethical questions about female competitive athletes
30 Mar 2019
This month’s Varsity Blues scandal demonstrates the tremendous power that college coaches can wield. But the affluent also use legal ways to take advantage of a system that favors athletes in college admissions.
1 Feb 2018
The world's highest tribunal for sport has upheld the appeals of 28 Russian athletes, although it's yet unclear if they'll compete in the upcoming Winter Olympics.
9 Dec 2017
Putin says Russia won't prevent individual athletes from competing in Pyeongchang.
23 Nov 2017
Ngerem advocates proper support system for Nigerian athletes.
28 Dec 2016
Sports scientists from London say they've proved that running during the cooler winter months puts less strain on the body and can help athletes boost their performance.

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