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Michael Phelps training cycle changed after 2020 Olympics are postponed

An announcement came on Tuesday that due to the threat of COVID-19 the 2020 Summer Olympics have been postponed until 2021. Swimming-legend Michael Phelps is offering advice and support for those who trained for 2020. Athletes all around the world prepared for years to be able to compete. Now with …

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Olympic athletes talk about 2020 Olympic shut down

The opening ceremony for the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo Japan was set for July 24. However, the growing health concern of the coronavirus also known as COVID-19 has now delayed the Olympic Games for the first time in history. On Tuesday, Japan prime minister Shinzo Abe and International Olympic …

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Grant Holloway named AAU James E. Sullivan Award finalist

Former Gator track and field star Grant Holloway was named a finalist for the 90th annual AAU James E. Sullivan Award. James E. Sullivan Award Holloway is one of 10 athletes chosen for the award, which recognizes the nation’s best amateur athletes based on sportsmanship, leadership and character. Sports fans …

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Olympics Postponed to 2021

After coronavirus concerns continue, the 2020 Summer Olympics are happening in 2021. The Decision on the Olympics Japan’s prime minister Shinzo Abe, after talks with IOC President Thomas Bach, announced that the Olympics will be held in 2021. After his telephone talks with IOC President Bach, PM Abe spoke to the …

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IOC Member Announces 2020 Tokyo Olympics Postponed

The COVID-19 outbreak continues to make splashes in the pool of worldwide sports. Due to the ongoing pandemic, International Olympic Committee member Dick Pound announced the postponement of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics on Monday. Pound believes the competition will likely take place in 2021, with no set date at the …

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Olympic Pole Vault Medalist Sandi Morris Talks Coronavirus

The global death toll from Coronavirus has topped 15,000. As a result, postponing or cancelling the Summer 2020 Olympics has become a possibility. 187 countries have had confirmed cases of the virus. This is raising concerns for the health of not only fans, but also the Olympic athletes themselves. Sandi …

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International Olympic Committee (IOC) Sets Four Week Deadline

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) set a four-week deadline to decide whether or not the Tokyo 2020 games should be postponed. The IOC’s executive board met on Sunday to decide this. A few days ago, the Olympic Committee was still completely on board with continuing with the games. This meeting …

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Too little, too late: UF falls to USA

When Cheyenne Lindsey approached the batter’s box in the bottom of the sixth inning, there wasn’t much of an expectation. The expectation wasn’t high, it wasn’t low — it just wasn’t there. It was the sophomore centerfielder’s first at-bat of the night. And Gator Nation hadn’t seen much of Lindsey …

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UF Softball to host Team USA, three former Gators

For the Gators, a trip to Oklahoma City this May is the goal. For Team USA, a trip to Tokyo this July is imminent. But before either team goes anywhere, they will meet on the dirt of Katie Seashole Pressly Stadium on Tuesday night — the home of the Florida …

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