Athletes suffered in training because of coronavirus spread, says Samba Jun 30, 2020 0 6908 12345 QNADohaQatar’s champion sportstar Abderrahman Samba has confirmed that all athletes have suffered from great difficulty conducting their training since the spread of the novel coronavirus and the pandemic (COVID-19) all over the world.Samba added in a press statement on Monday, to the “Live with Al Adaam” programme through the account of the Qatar Olympic Committee on Instagram that with the gradual lifting of restrictions, he has begun to return to the exercises almost naturally in preparation for upcoming championships.On the postponement of the Tokyo Olympics, Samba said the postponement of the Games to 2021 has been good for him because of his recent injury.Samba said that he would not forget the moment when he received direct congratulations from HE Sheikh Joaan bin Hamad Al Thani, President of the Qatar Olympic Committee at the Khalifa International Stadium after he won the bronze medal in 400 meters hurdles at the 2019 World Athletics Championships Doha.About Qatar’s Olympic and World high jump champion Mutaz Essa Barshim, Samba said that Barshim always gives us hope, patience and shows professionalism thanks to his great aspirations. “I’ve learned a lot from him.” Pages 1234 RELATED ARTICLES HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Khalifa Al Thani’s Min’ha wins Gr2 P/A Criterium des Pouliches Jun 30, 2020 0 7074 Al Shaqab to participate in 2020 Menton Horse Championship in France Jun 30, 2020 0 644 QU signs cooperation agreement with SIGA Jun 30, 2020 0 1097 Allow Russian athletes at Olympics, pleads Isinbayeva DPA Moscow Russian athletes should be allowed to compete at next year’s Summer Olympics in Tokyo in the sport of athletics, Russian star pole vaulter Yelena Isinbayeva said in a statement at the weekend. The Russian .. Athletes should not ‘minimise’ whereabouts rule, says Sebastian Coe AFP London World Athletics chief Sebastian Coe says no athlete should “minimise the importance of the whereabouts rule” after 100m world champion Christian Coleman missed three doping tests in a 12-month period. The ..