Farah, Taylor shine at Prefontaine Classic

2017-05-28 09:45

Mo Farah laid down a marker to his rivals with a superb 5,000m victory in the Prefontaine Classic.


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Farah prepares for final US race

2017-05-27 07:49

Mo Farah remains dogged by doping allegations surrounding his team as he prepares for what could be his final track race on U.S. soil.

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Sub 2-hour marathon nearly man Kipchoge out of World Championships

2017-05-24 07:48

Kenyan athletics selectors have been forced into wholesale changes to the marathon team for the IAAF World Athletics Championships in London.

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Ben Johnson ad slammed for 'glorifying drug cheats'

2017-05-16 13:35

A controversial commercial by a sports betting company featuring disgraced sprinter Ben Johnson has been slammed for glorifying drug cheats.

International Athletics

Semenya to carry SA flag in Eugene

2017-05-25 14:38

Olympic champion, Caster Semenya will be eager to extend her lead in the early stages of the IAAF Diamond League in Eugene this weekend.

International Athletics

Thompson headlines Paris Diamond League

2017-05-22 21:48

Jamaica's double Olympic sprint champion Elaine Thompson will headline the Paris Diamond League meet on July 1.

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Jamaican sprinters brace for life after Bolt

2017-05-12 13:01

Usain Bolt's imminent retirement is a blow for athletics, but a new generation of Jamaican sprinters is ready to try to fill his golden shoes.

International Athletics

Felix, Farah head Prefontaine Classic

2017-05-25 09:00

Mo Farah and Allyson Felix headline a star-studded field as the Diamond League's Prefontaine Classic gets under way in Eugene.

International Athletics

Billion dollar race to break 2-hour marathon mark

2017-05-17 12:54

Nike, Adidas and Vodafone are all backing separate plans to break a key barrier in athletics: a marathon in under two hours.

International Athletics

Simbine’s career-defining win in Doha

2017-05-07 08:45

Akani Simbine’s coach Werner Prinsloo celebrated the greatest result in his charge’s career with a quiet beer somewhere in Springs.

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Kipchoge narrowly misses sub 2-hour marathon attempt

2017-05-06 16:02

Reigning Olympic marathon champion Eliud Kipchoge from Kenya narrowly failed in his attempt to complete the distance under the mythical two-hour mark.

International Athletics

Wiping world records 'not cowardly' - IAAF

2017-05-04 22:25

The radical plan to wipe out athletics' world records set before 2005 was not a cowardly proposal, said a senior member of the IAAF.

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Three more Russians admit doping

2017-05-03 14:00

Three more Russian athletes including a sprinter stripped of Olympic gold have admitted doping.

International Athletics

Jesse Owens 1936 Olympic golds to be auctioned

2017-04-30 19:30

Two of the four gold medals won by US athletics legend Jesse Owens at the 1936 Berlin Olympics will go under the hammer in August.

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Bolt sets sights on football career

2017-05-05 21:26

Usain Bolt conquered athletics and now the fastest man on the planet says he wants to become among the top players in world football.

International Athletics

SA quartet set for Diamond League opener

2017-05-04 18:50

Four of South Africa's in-form track stars will open their international campaigns on Friday night.

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Gatlin, De Grasse ready for Doha clash

2017-05-04 07:15

Justin Gatlin and Andre De Grasse will renew their rivalry in the Diamond League season-opener in Qatar.

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Joyner: Wiping records 'dishonors' Flo-Jo

2017-05-03 07:01

The husband of late sprint queen Florence Griffith Joyner has vowed to fight moves to erase her long-standing world records from history.

International Athletics

Felix rejects proposal to erase track records

2017-05-05 11:13

American track star Allyson Felix says she does not support a move by international athletic chiefs to erase long-standing world records.

International Athletics

Mixed-gender relays could be Olympic sport

2017-05-04 18:06

Mixed-gender relays are being considered as an Olympic event to ramp up interest in athletics, said a senior member of the sport's governing body.

International Athletics

Long jump great Powell slams record rewrite plans

2017-05-03 14:00

Long jump world record holder Mike Powell said plans to rewrite world records set before 2005 are "a slap in the face" and vowed to fight the move.

International Athletics

Plan revealed to reset existing European records

2017-05-02 13:25

A radical plan that would wipe out existing European and world records and set a clean slate as part of the fight against doping has been proposed.


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