Jesse Owens headlines as IAAF recognises famed tracks

2018-12-03 09:57

American sprint legend Jesse Owens was among 12 athletics stars whose feats at lesser known stadiums were honoured as part of a new initiative launched by the IAAF.

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International Athletics

Coe in spotlight as IAAF mulls Russian reintegration

2018-12-03 07:31

Sebastian Coe will find himself firmly in the spotlight once again on Tuesday as the IAAF mull over reintegrating doping-tainted Russia into world athletics.

 
 
International Athletics

IAAF head Coe accused of misleading UK inquiry

2018-03-05 09:44

A report by British legislators has accused IAAF president Sebastian Coe of misleading a parliamentary inquiry into doping.

 
International Athletics

Tokyo 2020 triathlon to start early to beat the heat

2018-08-02 13:04

Triathlon events at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics will be staged on the large man-made island of Odaiba in Tokyo Bay and will start early in the morning to counter the heat.

 
International Athletics

IAAF clears 33 Russians to race as neutrals

2018-06-22 22:26

Thirty-three more Russian athletes have been cleared to compete as neutrals by the International Association of Athletics Federations.

 
International Athletics

World champion Bosse charged for role in car-park brawl

2018-03-01 16:01

France's 800m world champion Pierre-Ambroise Bosse has been charged for his role in an altercation during which he was wounded.

 
International Athletics

Athletics World Cup set for London lift-off

2018-07-13 07:43

The inaugural Athletics World Cup will be staged in London this weekend with the IAAF and British organisers hoping the concept will find a permanent slot in the calendar.

 
International Athletics

Bolt to attend Commonwealth Games - as a spectator

2018-03-19 08:21

Sprint legend Usain Bolt will attend next month's Commonwealth Games on Australia's Gold Coast to watch the 100-metres final.

 
International Athletics

Javelin champion heading for SA

2018-02-19 09:58

Kenya’s Julius Yego, a former Olympic silver medallist, will compete at the Athletix Grand Prix Series in Paarl.

 
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International Athletics

Coe agrees to meet fallen predecessor Diack

2018-02-16 15:24

World athletics supremo Sebastian Coe has agreed to meet disgraced predecessor Lamine Diack who has been accused of corruption.

 
Absa Premiership

WATCH: Olympic great Bolt trains with Sundowns

2018-01-29 14:12

Eight-time Olympic gold medalist Usain Bolt has had a training session with Absa Premiership giants Mamelodi Sundowns.

 
International Athletics

18 Russians cleared to compete in 2018

2018-01-25 16:19

Reigning world outdoor high jump champion Mariya Lasitskene is among 18 Russian athletes cleared to compete so far this year as neutrals.

 
International Athletics

Diack still barred from leaving France - source

2018-01-11 15:47

Disgraced former world athletics chief Lamine Diack remains barred from leaving France, a source close to the case said.

 
 
International Athletics

British sprinter suspended over failed drugs test

2018-02-07 14:29

British sprinter Nigel Levine has been provisionally suspended after failing a drugs test, UK Athletics announced.

 
International Athletics

Roberts wins 'passionate kiss' appeal

2018-01-26 21:48

American sprinter Gil Roberts has won an appeal of his doping ban after a US arbitration panel agreed with his "passionate kissing" defence.

 
International Athletics

Coleman breaks 60m indoor world record

2018-01-20 15:30

World 100m silver medalist Christian Coleman opened his 2018 campaign by breaking the 60m indoor world record.

 
International Athletics

Gatlin agent says doping claims 'just big talk'

2017-12-19 21:55

The agent at the centre of a investigation into Justin Gatlin's entourage says he invented a story about obtaining banned drugs to impress undercover reporters.

 
 
International Athletics

US women break 4x800m relay record

2018-02-04 16:53

US women set a world record in the 4x800m relay at the Millrose Games indoor athletics meeting with a time of 8 min 05.89sec.

 
International Athletics

Keitany aiming for Radcliffe's marathon record in London

2018-01-25 16:19

Mary Keitany will run alongside male pacemakers in a bid to break Paula Radcliffe's longstanding women's world record at the London Marathon.

 
International Athletics

Olympic champion Spotakova takes baby break

2018-01-18 18:16

Two-time Olympic javelin champion Barbora Spotakova said she was expecting her second child in the summer and would be taking a break.

 
International Athletics

Gatlin 'shocked' by allegations about coach

2017-12-19 12:52

World 100 metres champion Justin Gatlin says he is "shocked and surprised" by allegations in a British newspaper.

 
 

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