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ISL to fund its swimmers through to Olympics The professional International Swimming League (ISL) will fund its contracted athletes through to next year's rescheduled Tokyo Olympics with monthly payments from September, the series announced on Friday.
ESPN | 2 hours, 14 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Top cycling race to hold virtual 'lockdown edition' Race or no race, the 104th edition of the Tour of Flanders cobblestone cycling classic will have a winner this weekend.
ESPN | 4 hours, 32 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Wilson Kipsang arrested for breaking Kenya's coronavirus curfew Former marathon champion Wilson Kipsang was allegedly part of a group that locked themselves in a pub, defying Kenya's coronavirus curfew.
ESPN | 6 hours, 4 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Man runs marathon in backyard for charity Former professional javelin thrower James Campbell ran a marathon in his backyard on Wednesday for Britain's National Health Service, raising over 26,000.
ESPN | 7 hours, 39 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Showcase of non-Olympic sports off until 2022 The World Games, a showcase for athletes who compete in eclectic array of sports, will have to wait an extra year, as the Olympic delay is pushing back this event to the summer of 2022.
ESPN | 20 hours, 30 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Beijing to assess Tokyo postponement's impact Organizers of the 2022 Winter Games in Beijing say they will conduct a "detailed assessment" of the impact on their plans of the decision to postpone the Tokyo Olympics to next year.
ESPN | Apr 2, 2020 05:50 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Law firm critical of USWNT seeks to exit suit Seyfarth Shaw, the law firm whose arguments critical of American women's players led to the resignation of U.S. Soccer Federation president Carlos Cordeiro, has asked to withdraw from representing the federation in the lawsuit.
ESPN | Apr 2, 2020 04:05 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
After a devastating accident, Olympic cyclist Kristina Vogel shares her strength After a training crash left her paralyzed from the chest down, the two-time gold medalist fought to regain her competitive spirit, resolving to be a positive force in her sport and community.
ESPN | Apr 1, 2020 7:09 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Boston Marathon offering refund for first time Boston Marathon organizers say anyone who was entered in the 124th edition of the race this month can still run on the rescheduled date, Sept. 14. But if they can't make it, they can have their money back.
ESPN | Apr 1, 2020 7:03 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Biles on competing in 2021: Nothing set in stone With the Tokyo Games being postponed to the summer of 2021, Simone Biles told The Associated Press that "it's a letdown," and that "nothing is really set in stone yet" as far as her plans for the Olympics.
ESPN | Apr 1, 2020 6:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend