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Tuesday, March 24, 2020

The Olympic and Paralympic Games have been postponed until summer 2021 at the latest due to the coronavirus pandemic.

The International Hockey Federation (FIH) has decided to withdraw any geo-blocking in place for all FIH Hockey Pro League matches from 2019 and 2020 on its free OTT platform www.FIH.live.

Chairman of the British Olympic Association Hugh Robertson says it is unthinkable that this summer’s Tokyo Games will not get postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic.

The Tokyo Olympics appear certain to be postponed until next year due to the coronavirus, as Canada and Australia said they were looking ahead to a 2021 Games.

As expected cricket has called a halt to all activity ahead of the new season in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak.

Runners from Fairlands Valley Spartans, Stevenage Striders, Hitchin Running Club and North Herts Road Runners saw limited action this weekend as Storm Ciara played havoc, but a hardy bunch braved the weather to take part in races.

There was plenty of action for runners from Fairlands Valley Spartans, Stevenage Strider, North Herts Road Runners and Hitchin Hares over the past week.

Derek Beaumont has been hailed as a diving “legend” after being honoured with a lifetime service award from Swim England.


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