Participatory Sports

Jun 26, 2020 20:06
LAUSANNE: Olympic champions, rising stars, world figures and fans young and old came together across five continents and 20 time zones on Olympic Day 2020, 23 June, with an innovative, global 24-hour digital workout. Olympic champions, members of the IOC Refugee Olympic Team, sporting legends and Tokyo 2020 hopefuls came together to do what Olympic Day is famous for: getting people active.
Jun 25, 2020 17:06
NEW YORK: Two of the world’s six elite long-distance races have become the latest victims to fall to the COVID-19 pandemic.  Both the 2020 TCS New York City Marathon, the world's largest marathon, set to take place on November 1, and the BMW Berlin Marathon 2020, scheduled for September 27, stand canceled. 
May 29, 2020 18:05
BOSTON: The Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.) has announced that the 124th Boston Marathon will be held as a virtual event, following Boston Mayor Martin Walsh’s cancellation of the marathon as a mass participation road running event due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  The virtual Boston Marathon will be complemented by a series of virtual events throughout the second week of September.
May 13, 2020 20:05
NEW DELHI: Resume non-contact sports like cricket and badminton behind closed doors, in few locations and with limited manpower, industry body FICCI suggested on Wednesday, as the Indian sports sector looks to get the wheels back in motion amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
May 13, 2020 15:05
BENGALURU: Tata Consultancy Services World 10K, the only ‘World Athletics’ Gold Label 10 Km  Race in Asia, holds a place of pride in the global running calendar and receives applause for its formidable international elite field and mass participation. Since its inception, the event has transcended sport.
May 09, 2020 16:05
BENGALURU: Procam International, promoters of the Tata Consultancy Services World 10K Bengaluru, Friday announced a second postponement of Asia’s only Gold Label 10 Km Race - to 22nd November.
Apr 20, 2020 17:04
MONACO: World Athletics has joined forces with the International Institute for Race Medicine (IIRM) to set up a medical taskforce to provide endurance events that include mass gatherings with guidelines for outbreak prevention.
Apr 08, 2020 15:04
MONACO: World Athletics announced Monday that the qualification period for the Tokyo Olympic Games is suspended effective from 6 April until 30 November included, following consultation with its Athletes' Commission, Area Presidents and Council.
Apr 08, 2020 13:04
LAUSANNE: As part of the work of the “here we go” task force currently addressing the list of questions raised by the postponement of the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) qualification task force has approved a series of amendments to the tokyo 2020 qualification system principles.
Apr 07, 2020 18:04
DUBAI: Amidst the COVID-19 lockdown, Dubai’s latest fitness challenge for its residents is to put on their running shoes and participate in a ‘Marathon at Home’.