Ouch! Williams faces losing SIX toenails

2017-04-25 08:35

Former Wales wing Shane Williams faces losing up to SIX toenails after a painful London Marathon.


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Merritt heads US dominance, De Grasse stars

2017-04-24 10:45

Lashawn Merritt bagged a third successive 4x400m gold at the IAAF World Relays, as Andre de Grasse was underlined as Usain Bolt's most likely successor.

International Athletics

UK medallist dead in Jamaica motorbike crash - reports

2017-04-20 16:15

Former Olympic high jumper Germaine Mason, who won silver for Britain at the 2008 Games in Beijing, has died in a motorbike crash in Jamaica.

International Athletics

Kenyans salute Keitany, Wanjiru for London marathon double

2017-04-23 19:45

Kenyan president Uhuru Kenyatta led his countrymen in saluting Mary Keitany and Daniel Wanjiru after their London marathon titles,

International Athletics

Evergreen Gatlin set to shine in Bolt's absence

2017-04-21 08:27

Usain Bolt will be missing as Justin Gatlin spearheads the US seeking to their rare triumph over Jamaica at the weekend's IAAF World Relays.

International Athletics

London Marathon's oldest runner still going strong

2017-04-19 16:02

Kenneth Jones is the oldest runner in this year's London Marathon. Read how an 83-year-old is planning to get the job done.

International Athletics

Rollins banned for whereabouts rule violation

2017-04-21 11:31

Olympic 100m hurdles champion Brianna Rollins has been handed a 1-year suspension for failing to file whereabouts information for out-of-competition testing.

International Athletics

Bolt in shock as friend dies in moto crash

2017-04-20 20:17

Sprint superstar Usain Bolt was caught up in a fatal motorcycle crash in Jamaica which claimed the life of former British high jumper, Germaine Mason.

International Athletics

5 Russians voluntarily admit doping

2017-04-19 14:21

Five Russian athletes have voluntary admitted doping code violations, the country's track and field athletics federation has said.

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Adidas sparks furore with Boston Marathon 'survivor' email

2017-04-19 07:56

Adidas sparked a social media outcry after sending an email congratulating runners in the Boston Marathon for having "survived" the race.

International Athletics

Ennis-Hill to receive gold medal at World Champs - reports

2017-04-16 10:25

Retired athletic great Jessica Ennis-Hill will have another moment in the sun when she receives a belated gold medal, according British media reports.

International Athletics

Wayde to break another Johnson record?

2017-04-11 19:32

Olympic gold medalist Wayde van Niekerk will compete in the rarely-run 300m at the IAAF World Challenge meeting in Ostrava in June.

International Athletics

Husband and wife win Paris marathon

2017-04-09 14:30

Kenya's Paul Lonyangata won the 41st Paris marathon with his wife Purity Rionoripo making it a memorable day with success in the women's race.

International Athletics

Kenyan Olympic marathon champ fails drugs test

2017-04-07 14:35

Jemima Sumgong, the first Kenyan woman to win an Olympic gold in the marathon, has failed an out-of-competition dope test.

International Athletics

IAAF 'disappointed' by Russian doping efforts

2017-04-13 21:19

Athletics world governing body the IAAF is "disappointed" with the efforts being made to improve anti-doping practices in Russian sport.

International Athletics

Two champions among Russians cleared for worlds

2017-04-11 18:06

World champions Sergey Shubenkov and Maria Kuchina are among seven more Russian athletes cleared to compete as neutrals by the IAAF.

International Athletics

Murray edged by seconds in Gold Coast triathlon

2017-04-08 10:11

South Africa's Richard Murray has finished four seconds behind Spain's Mario Mola in the ITU World Triathlon Series race on Australia's Gold Coast.

International Athletics

Van Dyk pipped at Boston Marathon

2017-04-17 20:00

Switzerland's Marcel Hug has won the wheelchair race at the Boston Marathon in a world's best time, edging Ernst van Dyk into second place.

International Athletics

Van Niekerk to have shot at 200/400 world double

2017-04-13 07:24

SA's Wayde van Niekerk will have the chance to emulate Michael Johnson's feat of winning the 200 and 400 metres at the same World Championships.

International Athletics

Russians to compete as neutrals

2017-04-11 14:15

Hurdler Sergey Shubenkov and high-jumper Maria Kuchina are among seven Russian athletes granted permission to compete as neutrals.

International Athletics

Tehran's first marathon: NO women allowed

2017-04-07 14:13

Hundreds of runners took part in Tehran's first-ever marathon, but many women were outraged to find they could only run a short distance in a closed-off stadium.


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