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Rotterdam Dressage, Jumping CHIO Canceled Amid Growing Moves to Postpone Olympics

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CHIO Rotterdam, a major international dressage and jumping competition scheduled for June 18-21, has been the latest equestrian event to be canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic while the Tokyo Olympic organization on Monday reported it has delayed the final payment deadline for accommodations by four weeks Read More

Canada, Australia Will Not Send Athletes to Tokyo Olympics Until Coronavirus Under Control

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Canada and Australia both declared Sunday their nations' athletes will not go to the Olympics in Tokyo in July because of the coronavirus or COVID-19 pandemic and appealed to the International Olympic Committee to postpone the Games. Norway earlier called for the Games to be postponed as did U.S. Swimming and U.S. Track and Field. Read More

Governments, Sports Bodies Grapple With Coronavirus Impact on Olympics

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The U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee and Athletes Advisory Council described as "an important step" the move by the International Olympic Committee to consider postponing the Tokyo Games. U.S. Swimming and U.S. Track and Field had already called for a delay in the Games, scheduled to start July 24. Read More

International Dressage Shows Worldwide Closed for at Least a Month, Impacts Olympic Preparations

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Most of the world's international horse shows on Monday began coronavirus-triggered cancellations and suspensions for four weeks but closures could stretch well into May as a handful of events have already announced they will not be held. As with most sports, the pandemic will have a major impact on preparations for the Olympics in Tokyo scheduled for the end of July. Read More

USA’s Ashley Holzer & Mango Eastwood Win Wellington CDI3* Grand Prix Special for 5th Win in 6 Starts Since Beginning Big Tour 5 Weeks Ago

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WELLINGTON, Florida, Mar. 14, 2020--Ashley Holzer rode Mango Eastwood to victory in the Adequan Global Dressage Festival CDI3* Grand Prix Special Saturday for the fourth win in five starts since beginning Big Tour five weeks ago. Read More

Australia’s Mary Hanna Posts Her Highest Ever Grand Prix Score in Riding Calanta to Victory at Bawley Point CDI4*

1 month ago admin Comments Off on Australia’s Mary Hanna Posts Her Highest Ever Grand Prix Score in Riding Calanta to Victory at Bawley Point CDI4*
Australia's five-time Olympian Mary Hanna rode Calanta to victory at the Willinga Park Dressage by the Sea CDI4* Grand Prix Wednesday on the highest Grand Prix score ever for the rider and two days after posting a lifetime high in winning the Freestyle at the previous week's Big Tour event. Read More

Mary Hanna & Syriana Win Bawley Point CDI4* Grand Prix Special

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Mary Hanna and Syriana won the Willinga Park Dressage by the Sea CDI4* Grand Prix Special Sunday while the New Zealand combination of Melissa Galloway and Windermere J’Obei W placed second in their debut Big Tour event. Read More