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  •   Home > News > Sports >  Subscribe to NZCity's Athletics articles  Athletics
    Japan unveils its Olympic Village, but health experts remain concerned about the spread of coronavirus
     21 June 2021
    Olympics organisers in Tokyo have shown off the little city where athletes will live, eat, sleep and relax between competitions. But some public health experts say that beneath the sleek surfaces and modern architecture, the risk of viral spread remains.
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    Australia's Catriona Bisset breaks national 800m record ahead of Tokyo Olympics
    21 Jun: The 27-year-old runs the fourth fastest time in the world this year, dipping under her previous national mark just over a month before the Tokyo Games get underway.... more
    Eliza McCartney's injuries and health issues over the past few years have emotionally taken a toll
    19 Jun: Eliza McCartney's injuries and health issues over the past few years have emotionally taken a toll... more
    Eliza McCartney isn't pulling the pin just yet
    19 Jun: Eliza McCartney isn't pulling the pin just yet... more
    American Ryan Crouser has broken the men's shot put world record, with a 23.37 metre throw at the US Olympic track and field trials in Oregon
    19 Jun: American Ryan Crouser has broken the men's shot put world record, with a 23.37 metre throw at the US Olympic track and field trials in Oregon... more
    Eliza McCartney and her crew are employing a few changes in her final attempt to qualify to the Tokyo Olympics this weekend
    15 Jun: Eliza McCartney and her crew are employing a few changes in her final attempt to qualify to the Tokyo Olympics this weekend... more
    The father-daughter duo shooting for Olympic glory
    14 Jun: Elena Galiabovitch and her father are preparing to represent Australia at the Tokyo Olympics in shooting, as athlete and coach. They both admit the journey is as challenging as it is rewarding.... more
    Two-time Olympic champion, Jamaican Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce has become the second-fastest woman in history after running 10.63 seconds in Kingston
    6 Jun: Two-time Olympic champion, Jamaican Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce has become the second-fastest woman in history after running 10.63 seconds in Kingston... more
    Kiwi hurdler Portia Bing's glad to have competitors filling the lanes either side of her at the Oceania Invitational this afternoon
    5 Jun: Kiwi hurdler Portia Bing's glad to have competitors filling the lanes either side of her at the Oceania Invitational this afternoon... more
    Stepping off the plane in North Queensland was a shock to the system for kiwi triathlete Mike Phillips
    4 Jun: Stepping off the plane in North Queensland was a shock to the system for kiwi triathlete Mike Phillips... more

     Most Popular Recent Athletics News
     28 May: Tokyo Olympic organisers conduct 'simulation exercise' with health officials at Olympic Village +++++++++++++++++++++
     29 May: Eliza McCartney has some unfinished business to take care of +++++++++
     01 Jun: Tokyo has kept a tentative grip on its coronavirus outbreak. But the Olympics could change everything ++++++++
     05 Jun: Kiwi hurdler Portia Bing's glad to have competitors filling the lanes either side of her at the Oceania Invitational this afternoon +++++++
     06 Jun: Two-time Olympic champion, Jamaican Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce has become the second-fastest woman in history after running 10.63 seconds in Kingston +++++++
     27 May: Tom Walsh is loving being back on tour ++++++
     04 Jun: Stepping off the plane in North Queensland was a shock to the system for kiwi triathlete Mike Phillips ++++++

     Athletics NewsLinks
      21 Jun: Athletics: usain bolt shows off huge baby news secret (NZ Herald)
      19 Jun: Athletics: eliza mccartney to take time away, but vows to be back after missing mark for tokyo olympics (NZ Herald)
      18 Jun: Sir tim shadbolt's deputy accepts challenge to fitness duel at athletics track (Stuff.co.nz)
      18 Jun: Eliza mccartney: 'the odds are against me' (RadioNZ)
      16 Jun: Athletics: runner says tainted burrito led to test for banned substance (NZ Herald)
      14 Jun: Champion farah to make second bid for olympic 10,000m qualification (BBCWorld)
      14 Jun: First olympians: the fastest man in the marshall islands (RadioNZ)
      10 Jun: Fraser-pryce's 10.63-second 100m 'amazing' for athletics - asher-smith (BBCWorld)
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