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CAF sets new dates for AFCON, World Cup qualifiers

The Confederation of Africa Football (CAF) has unveiled new dates for the 2021 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) and 2022 World Cup qualifiers. The qualifiers for the 2021 AFCON competition is set to resume in November, while the 2022 World Cup qualifiers will commence in May, 2021.

London Marathon to go ahead as elite-only race

After months of intensive work and consultation with London’s authorities, organizers of the 2020 Virgin Money London Marathon, a World Athletics Platinum label race, today confirmed that the race's 40th edition will go ahead on Sunday 4 October as an elite-only event.

New York, Berlin marathons canceled

New York Road Runners, in partnership with the Mayor’s Office of the City of New York, have made the decision to cancel the New York city Marathon due to coronavirus-related health and safety concerns for runners, spectators, volunteers, staff, and the many partners and communities that support the event.