Kenyan athletes allege doping bribery

2016-02-10 18:28

Two Kenyan athletes banned for doping have claimed that the CEO of Kenyan Athletics solicited a bribe to reduce their suspensions


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South African Athletics

Pick n Pay Marathon sets new fundraising challenges for great cause

2016-02-10 11:16

It’s no secret breast cancer is one of the most common cancers among SA women; and creating awareness around early detection is key to saving lives.

International Athletics

No quick fix to crisis - IAAF chief Coe

2016-02-08 12:56

IAAF boss Sebastian Coe has admitted that there would be no quick fix as he battles to restore public trust in the crisis-hit sport.

International Athletics

Nigeria, the new marathon hub?

2016-02-06 18:33

The infamously congested, concrete jungle of Lagos is far from a runners' paradise.

International Athletics

Kenya mull Rio Olympics pull out

2016-02-09 16:00

Kenya's Olympic chief has raised the possibility of pulling out of the Rio Olympics if the outbreak of the Zika virus worsens in Brazil.

International Athletics

Isinbayeva to miss indoor season

2016-02-08 12:56

Yelena Isinbayeva will miss the remainder of the indoor season after tearing a muscle in her left leg, her coach Yevgeny Trofimov has said.

South African Athletics

Bruintjies signs deal with PUMA

2016-02-02 13:02

PUMA has announced a new partnership with top South Africa sprinter, Henricho Bruintjies.

South African Athletics

Comrades issues warning to potential cheats

2016-02-08 14:15

The Comrades Marathon Association has issued a powerful warning to potential cheats at this year’s Comrades Marathon.

International Athletics

Injury puts Isinbayeva's return on hold

2016-02-06 22:13

Russian pole vault star Yelena Isinbayeva's intended return to competition after a break of over two years has been put on hold because of a leg injury.

International Athletics

Former IAAF officials to appeal life bans

2016-02-01 16:34

Athletics officials expelled by the IAAF for bribery and extortion to cover up a doping case have appealed to sport's highest court

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International Athletics

Russian team to sign anti-doping pledge

2016-01-30 07:03

Every member of Russia's track and field team will have to sign an anti-doping pledge as the country tries to restore its sporting reputation.

International Athletics

Bolt drops 2020 hint, targets new 200m record

2016-01-25 21:13

Usain Bolt says he has considered the possibility of extending his sprinting career to the 2020 Olympics.

South African Athletics

SA's Mzazi fails in Olympic bid.

2016-01-22 12:54

South African Gladwin Mzazi has failed in his ambition of achieving an Olympic qualifying time at the Dubai Marathon.

International Athletics

Scrapping records would taint clean athletes - Coe

2016-01-18 22:14

IAAF president Sebastian Coe said he was reluctant to scrap all world athletics records for fear of tainting clean athletes.

International Athletics

Corruption 'embedded' in world athletics

2016-01-14 16:04

A World Anti-Doping Agency report has claimed that IAAF leaders had to be aware of doping scandals in Russia.

International Athletics

Russia warned about doping in 2009

2016-01-13 17:20

A former IAAF official says Russia was warned about a number of doping cases as far back as 2009.

International Athletics

IAAF: Russia trying to reform on doping

2016-01-12 18:47

Russia is making efforts to reform after its damaging doping scandal according to the IAAF.

International Athletics

7 marathons, 7 days, 7 continents

2016-01-30 07:03

Two American endurance athletes have just redefined the meaning of the term "globetrotter".

International Athletics

Russia bans four athletes for doping

2016-01-25 14:39

Russia's Olympic Committee has banned four athletes for doping, as the country struggles to overturn a ban on its track and field team.

South African Athletics

Gladwin Mzazi looks to book Rio berth

2016-01-21 10:47

SA marathoner Gladwin Mzazi who will line up in the world’s richest marathon in Dubai aiming to secure his berth on the 2016 Rio Olympic team.

International Athletics

New chief named for Russian athletics

2016-01-16 13:17

Russia's embattled athletics body has elected a new "anti-crisis" president, regional sports bureaucrat Dmitry Shlyakhtin.

International Athletics

Interpol issues wanted notice for Diack's son

2016-01-14 18:29

Interpol has issued a wanted notice for Papa Massata Diack, son of Lamine Diack, the IAAF's disgraced former president.

South African Athletics

KZN Athletics supports action to end doping scourge

2016-01-13 14:23

KwaZulu-Natal Athletics believes drastic measures are needed to improve the integrity of global athletics.

South African Athletics

Sandes to take on Kiwis on their home turf

2016-01-12 10:18

Ryan Sandes will start his 2016 racing year with a “short” two-day 160km multi-sport race in New Zealand.

International Athletics

IAAF looking into Qatar word championship bids

2016-01-26 17:30

Doha's bids for the 2017 and 2019 world athletics championships are to be examined by the IAAF.

International Athletics

Adidas to end sponsorship of IAAF?

2016-01-25 10:21

German sportswear giant Adidas is to end its multi-million dollar backing of the IAAF four years early, the BBC has reported.

International Athletics

IAAF appoint interim CEO

2016-01-19 17:25

Frenchman Jean Gracia has been appointed as the new interim Chief Executive Officer of the IAAF.

International Athletics

Coe best placed to lead IAAF reforms

2016-01-14 17:18

Sebastian Coe is the best person to reform athletics scandal-hit governing body the WADA's Dick Pound has said.

International Athletics

'There was no IAAF cover-up' - Coe

2016-01-13 19:02

IAAF president Sebastian Coe has insisted that his organisation did not cover up positive drugs tests by Russian athletes.

International Athletics

IAAF set for explosive WADA report

2016-01-13 08:30

The scandal gripping athletics promises to worsen with publication of a second explosive report targeting corrupt "scumbags".

International Athletics

IAAF employees confronted Diack over doping

2016-01-11 17:14

Reports suggest Lamine Diack was confronted by IAAF staff as to why six Russian athletes were not disciplined for doping.


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