[UPDATE] Wayde’s Covid-19 mystery: Squad member insists team tests are negative

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International media outlets have reported that South African sprint star Wayde van Niekerk has tested positive for the Covid-19 coronavirus. Picture: Getty Images
International media outlets have reported that South African sprint star Wayde van Niekerk has tested positive for the Covid-19 coronavirus. Picture: Getty Images

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Respected Italian daily newspaper Gazzetta dello Sport wrote that the 400m world record holder would, as a result, not compete at a local track and field meeting in Trieste, where he was scheduled to race the 100m and 400m later today.

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