Gamera-Shmyrko claims hat trick

2015-01-25 12:44
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Tatyana Gamera-Shmyrko of Ukraine has claimed her third consecutive Osaka women's marathon victory, the 2nd to do so.

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Jeptoo doping hearing underway

2015-01-15 13:13
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Kenyan drugs cheat Rita Jeptoo has arrived in Nairobi for a hearing to find out how long she will be banned from the sport.

 
Athletics

Powell wants gold

2015-01-12 19:04
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Jamaica's Asafa Powell believes a change in coach and new training approach may help him rediscover his form and win gold.

 
International Athletics

WADA takes 3 000 Russian samples

2014-12-24 15:07
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A WADA commission has visited Moscow and taken around 3 000 samples from local athletes for testing.

 
International Athletics

Radcliffe signs off in London

2015-01-14 15:31
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British world record-holder Paula Radcliffe will race her final marathon in London on April 26, organisers announced.

 
International Athletics

Doping crisis grave - Kiplagat

2015-01-09 16:20
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The head of Kenya's athletics governing body says the crisis over doping among the distance runners is "as bad as HIV/Aids".

 
International Athletics

Freeman's bodysuit turns up

2014-12-23 15:39
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One of Australia's greatest sporting mysteries may have been solved after Cathy Freeman's missing bodysuit turned up.

 
International Athletics

Kenyan foursome head to London

2015-01-14 15:31
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London Marathon champion Edna Kiplagat will face two former winners and the fastest half-marathon runner ever in this year's race.

 
International Athletics

100/200m records will fall - Bolt

2015-01-01 12:16
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Jamaican sprinting superstar Usain Bolt believes he can better his world records over 100m and 200m.

 
International Athletics

Mokoena highlights stellar year

2014-12-22 08:00
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SA's horizontal-jumps king Khotso Mokoena confirmed his status as one of the country's greatest athletes in 2014.

 
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International Athletics

Jeptoo's 'B' sample positive

2014-12-20 00:12
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Kenya's top woman marathon runner Rita Jeptoo is facing a two-year suspension after her 'B' sample turned positive for EPO.

 
International Athletics

Gay's former coach banned

2014-12-18 11:30
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Former sprinter and coach of US sprinter Tyson Gay, John Drummond, has been banned for eight years.

 
International Athletics

Morning track finals for Rio

2014-12-15 20:30
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The IAAF has announced that eight track and field finals will be held during morning sessions at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

 
Athletics

Africa to dominate IAAF awards

2014-11-20 09:03
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Dennis Kimetto and Genzebe Dibaba are in line for top honours at Friday’s IAAF gala awards in Monaco.

 
South African Athletics

SA triathlon star signs off

2014-11-10 13:32
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Two-time Olympian and Commonwealth Games triathlete, South Africa's Kate Roberts, has announced her retirement.

 
South African Athletics

Lion King aims for the Sky

2014-11-07 10:53
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AJ Calitz is gearing up for a double assault in November when he takes on the Red Bull LionHeart and Salomon SkyRun.

 
South African Athletics

Van Dyk pipped at the post

2014-11-02 19:41
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South African wheelchair racer Ernst van Dyk has narrowly lost out on winning the New York Marathon, finishing in second place.

 
International Athletics

Kenya defends doping record

2014-12-19 17:49
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Kenyan athletics has defended the country's record on doping, despite 32 positive tests for banned substances in the last five years.

 
International Athletics

Kipsang misses dope test

2014-12-17 07:08
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Kenya's former world marathon record holder Wilson Kipsang has been notified of a missed dope test by the IAAF.

 
South African Athletics

Oscar spends birthday in jail

2014-11-22 07:13
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Oscar Pistorius, serving a five-year jail sentence for killing his girlfriend, turns 28 on Saturday - his first birthday behind bars.

 
International Athletics

IAAF slammed for Doha choice

2014-11-19 19:45
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Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch have slammed the IAAF for awarding the 2019 world champs to Doha.

 
International Athletics

Jeptoo a long-term EPO doper?

2014-11-08 07:56
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Kenyan marathon runner Rita Jeptoo has been implicated in illegal doping dating back more than three years.

 
International Athletics

Jeptoo positive test confirmed

2014-11-03 20:45
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Marathon runner Rita Jeptoo's positive doping test was for EPO, two senior Kenyan athletics officials have confirmed.

 
International Athletics

Kipsang wins NYC Marathon

2014-11-02 19:28
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Wilson Kipsang has won the New York City Marathon men's title, defeating Lelisa Desisa with a strong push to the finish line.

 
International Athletics

Bolt against programme change

2014-12-18 11:30
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Usain Bolt says reports suggesting the 200m is among athletics events at risk of being cut from the Olympic programme is "ridiculous".

 
Athletics

Two Kenyan runners banned for doping

2014-12-16 15:30
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Kenyan marathon runners Viola Kimetto and Joyce Kiplimo have been banned for two years for doping, Athletics Kenya (AK) said.

 
International Athletics

Lavillenie, Adams win top awards

2014-11-21 22:25
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France's pole vaulter Renaud Lavillenie and New Zealand shot-putter Valerie Adams have been named the IAAF's Athletes of the Year.

 
International Athletics

Doha given 2019 world champs

2014-11-18 17:35
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Doha will host of the 2019 Athletics World Championships, days after FIFA cleared the Gulf state's football officials of corruption.

 
International Athletics

Rudisha wins Olympic award

2014-11-08 07:56
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Kenyan 800m champion David Rudisha has won the inaugural award as the best male athlete at the most recent Olympics.

 
South African Athletics

Makhanya sets new challenge

2014-11-03 17:30
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Mapaseka Makhanya faces the biggest challenge of her career when she competes in her first international marathon in 2015.

 
International Athletics

Athletics Kenya under fire

2014-11-01 17:41
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Kenya's athletics bosses came in for fierce criticism after it emerged Rita Jeptoo tested positive in an out-of-competition anti-doping test.

 
 

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