Injured Rutherford to miss World Championships

2017-07-25 12:57

Britain's Greg Rutherford has been ruled out of the IAAF World Championships in London after the defending long jump champion suffered an ankle injury.


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International Athletics

Pearson, Tallent spearhead Aussie world team

2017-07-25 10:22

Champion hurdler Sally Pearson and walker Jared Tallent headlined a 48-strong Australian team announced for the world athletics championships in London.

International Athletics

Bolt, Van Niekerk, Semenya shine in Monaco

2017-07-21 23:41

Sprint king Usain Bolt and his self-proclaimed successor Wayde van Niekerk stole the limelight at Friday's Diamond League meet in Monaco.

South African Athletics

Simbine to break Bolt's unbeaten streak?

2017-07-21 17:37

South Africa's Akani Simbine could break Jamaican superstar Usain Bolt's four-year winning streak at the IAAF Diamond League in Monaco.

International Athletics

Bolt headlines Jamaica's World Champs team

2017-07-25 07:37

Sprint superstar Usain Bolt is one of three Rio Olympic gold medallists leading a 59-strong Jamaican team named for the World Championships in London.

International Athletics

Bolt goes sub-10 in Monaco 100m win

2017-07-21 22:53

Jamaican sprint superstar Usain Bolt ran a season's best time to win the 100m at Friday's Diamond League in Monaco.

International Athletics

Bolt on right path to world 100m defence

2017-07-22 12:32

Jamaican sprinting legend Usain Bolt insists he is on the right path as he targets the defence of his 100m crown at next month's world championships in London.

International Athletics

Wayde wins 400m event in Monaco

2017-07-21 22:19

South African Wayde van Niekerk fought off a late surge from Botswanan rival Isaac Makwala to win the 400m at Friday's Diamond League at Monaco.

International Athletics

IAAF clears 8 more Russian athletes to compete

2017-07-20 15:51

The IAAF has authorised eight Russian athletes to resume competition under a neutral flag 20 months after banning the entire Russian squad.

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International Athletics

Bolt to run 100m, 4x100m in London farewell

2017-07-20 11:00

Usain Bolt will run the 100m and 4x100m at the world championships in London next month, his final event before retiring.

International Athletics

Farah to make Birmingham his British track farewell

2017-07-13 14:09

Athletics legend Mo Farah will run his final race as a track athlete in Britain at the Diamond League meeting in Birmingham on August 20.

International Athletics

Mo Farah 'sick' of doping allegations

2017-07-10 12:20

British Olympic champion Mo Farah is "sick" of his name being dragged into doping controversies, the 34-year-old said after winning the 3 000 metres.

International Athletics

Bolt fires to 100m victory in Ostrava

2017-06-28 21:27

Jamaican sprint superstar Usain Bolt fired to victory in the 100m in Ostrava in a modest 10.06 seconds, in what was his first appearance in Europe in his farewell season.

International Athletics

Wayde vows to get 'ridiculous' in 300m

2017-06-27 14:46

SA track sensation Wayde van Niekerk has vowed to get "ridiculous" when he competes in the little-run 300m at the Golden Spike meet in Ostrava.

International Athletics

IAAF provisionally suspends Fredericks in pay probe

2017-07-18 09:00

Former world champion sprinter Frankie Fredericks has been provisionally suspended from the IAAF's ruling council pending an ethics investigation.

International Athletics

Farah set for one final double title blast

2017-07-11 20:04

British athletics legend Mo Farah will hope he brings the curtain down on his track career with a third successive double world gold in the 5,000 and 10,000 metres in London.

International Athletics

ASA heaps praise on Wayde after 300m record

2017-06-29 08:25

Athletics South Africa president Aleck Skhosana has heaped praise on Wayde van Niekerk, who set a world best time in the 300m.

International Athletics

Van Niekerk sets new world record for little-run 300m

2017-06-28 20:24

Wayde van Niekerk had promised to get "ridiculous" and the tyro hailed as Usain Bolt's likely successor did just that when sprinting to a world record in the rarely-run 300m.

International Athletics

Farah calls time on track racing

2017-06-27 14:26

British distance running legend Mo Farah says he has no regrets about calling time on his glittering track career to focus on road racing.

International Athletics

SA high jumper Poole soars to new heights

2017-07-15 21:42

SA high jumper Breyton Poole set an U18 leading 2.24m to win gold on the penultimate day of the IAAF U18 world athletics championships.

International Athletics

Indian sprinter ready to fight gender rule again

2017-07-11 20:04

Indian sprinter Dutee Chand has vowed to fight any efforts to bar her from the sport after new research into runners born with high testosterone levels, emerged.

International Athletics

Bolt totally envisages Wayde's world

2017-06-29 06:49

Record-setting Wayde van Niekerk could be the athlete to take over track and field from Usain Bolt, according to the Jamaican sprint star himself.

International Athletics

Bolt to make European bow in farewell season

2017-06-27 18:16

Jamaican sprint superstar Usain Bolt will make his first appearance in Europe in his farewell season.

International Athletics

Ostrava - the city Bolt calls home from home

2017-06-27 09:38

Ostrava is a place Usain Bolt calls a second home, an unlikely compliment for a polluted steel city in the northeastern Czech Republic.


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