Tokyo Olympics 2020 – Athletics

After five years it’s finally here. The grandest of occasions deserves the biggest of spreads so here it is.

Your Tokyo 2020 Olympics Athletics guide featuring the schedule, event by event previews and a full list of the competing squads. Enjoy, share and keep coming back for more!

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Tokyo Olympics athletics highlights

Tokyo Olympics Athletics – Our highlights

With the dust settling on an enthralling athletics programme at the Tokyo Olympics we run our eyes over the highlights and performances that caught our eye. Race of the Tokyo Olympic Games Rai Benjamin’s performance at any other Olympics would have been seismic. Over half a second below the existing world record, all on the … Continue reading Tokyo Olympics Athletics – Our highlights

Peres Jepchirchir Olympic contender

Peres Jepchirchir – Olympic champion elect?

Peres Jepchirchir heads to Tokyo seeking Olympic glory. With the era of Eliud Kipchoge nearing its end, Kenya looks for its next great marathon hope and in the 27-year-old they may just have the heiress. The early career of Peres Jepchirchir It is over seven years since Jepchirchir ran her first marathon. A third place … Continue reading Peres Jepchirchir – Olympic champion elect?

Keni Harrison

Keni Harrison, a lesson in resilience

In our obsession with medal tables and Olympic titles, it is easy to forget the achievement in just getting to a Games. Being at the Olympics needs to be earned and sometimes being the fastest who ever lived isn’t credit enough. Few will know that more than hurdler Kendra “Keni” Harrison. America’s next great hurdling … Continue reading Keni Harrison, a lesson in resilience

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The rise and rise of Stewart McSweyn

Five years ago Stewart (Stewie) McSweyn was watching the Olympics from the comfort of his sofa. Whilst his compatriots were soaking in the atmosphere of Rio De Janeiro, McSweyn had run his final race of the summer. A win in the British Milers Club 3,000m Steeplechase in Solihull. A long and tiring season in which … Continue reading The rise and rise of Stewart McSweyn

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