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  •   Home > News > Sports >  Subscribe to NZCity's Athletics articles  Athletics
    The International Olympic Committee has announced all already qualified athletes will keep their spots at the 2021 Games in Tokyo
     28 March 2020
    The International Olympic Committee has announced all already qualified athletes will keep their spots at the 2021 Games in Tokyo
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    Eliza McCartney knows she will be better off than some due to the postponement of the Olympic Games
    25 Mar 2020: Eliza McCartney knows she will be better off than some due to the postponement of the Olympic Games... more
    Distance runner Nick Willis has breezed through to the men's final of the the 1500 metres at the national track and field championships in Christchurch
    8 Mar 2020: Distance runner Nick Willis has breezed through to the men's final of the the 1500 metres at the national track and field championships in Christchurch... more
    A national track title could lure Hayden Wilde into a career in athletics
    7 Mar 2020: A national track title could lure Hayden Wilde into a career in athletics... more
    Ominous signs from the 2017 champion heading into tomorrow's Ironman New Zealand in Taupo
    6 Mar 2020: Ominous signs from the 2017 champion heading into tomorrow's Ironman New Zealand in Taupo... more
    Mike Phillips appears to have won his race to the start line for Saturday's Ironman New Zealand in Taupo
    3 Mar 2020: Mike Phillips appears to have won his race to the start line for Saturday's Ironman New Zealand in Taupo... more
    Pole vaulter Eliza McCartney continues to have faith she can qualify for the Olympics, despite barely competing in the past two years
    27 Feb 2020: Pole vaulter Eliza McCartney continues to have faith she can qualify for the Olympics, despite barely competing in the past two years... more
    Nick Willis concedes he may have retired, if not for this year's Olympics
    24 Feb 2020: Nick Willis concedes he may have retired, if not for this year's Olympics... more
    Dame Valerie Adams is managing to see the positive side to a second-place finish at the Sir Graeme Douglas International track and field meet in Auckland
    24 Feb 2020: Dame Valerie Adams is managing to see the positive side to a second-place finish at the Sir Graeme Douglas International track and field meet in Auckland... more
    Kiwi shot putter Tom Walsh's calling for a loud crowd at today's Sir Graeme Douglas athletics meet in West Uackland
    23 Feb 2020: Kiwi shot putter Tom Walsh's calling for a loud crowd at today's Sir Graeme Douglas athletics meet in West Uackland... more

     Most Popular Recent Athletics News
     16 Apr: As she embarks on another Olympic cycle, Dame Valerie Adams views her journey to a fifth Games after having two children as a triumph ++++++++++
     17 Apr: World 100 metres champion Christian Coleman will still miss the Tokyo Olympics despite having a two year ban reduced ++++++++
     21 Apr: The New Zealand's men's canoe sprint team selected for Tokyo have plenty of history ++++++++
     18 Apr: High jumper Hamish Kerr's just grateful to be doing what he loves ++++++++
     10 May: US sprinter Justin Gatlin has been among more than 400 athletes taking part in a test event at Tokyo's Olympic Stadium, as organisers fine-tune operations and COVID-19 countermeasures ++++++++
     19 Apr: Kenyan marathon runner Eliud Kipchoge has sent a warning to his rivals ahead of this year's Tokyo Games +++++++
     28 Apr: British Olympic swimming champion Adam Peaty says athletes have a right to express their opinions and take a stance without being punished, in response to a ban on protests during the Tokyo Games +++++++

     Athletics NewsLinks
      13 May: Us athletics team cancels pre-olympic training camp in japan over coronavirus concerns (BBCWorld)
      30 Apr: Blenheim lad dominates halberg games with four golds, two silvers (Stuff.co.nz)
      23 Apr: Olympic games: javelin thrower tori peeters' tokyo quest hits snag (Stuff.co.nz)
      17 Apr: Tokyo olympics: eliza mccartney among kiwi athletes still with late shot at games (Stuff.co.nz)
      16 Apr: Tokyo olympics: dame valerie adams fires the shots as 15-strong nz athletics squad unveiled (Stuff.co.nz)
      16 Apr: Adams and willis heading to fifth olympics (RadioNZ)
      16 Apr: Tokyo olympics: 15 athletes named in conditional new zealand athletics team for 2021 games (NZ Herald)
      16 Apr: 15-strong athletics team selected for tokyo (RadioNZ)
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