Olympic marathon champion banned 8 years

2019-01-25 22:38

Kenya's Olympic marathon champion Jemima Jelagat Sumgong has had her doping ban doubled for trying to tamper with a positive test for EPO.


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International Athletics

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.

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 retires from sport, ends short-lived football dream

2019-01-23 08:30

Eight-time Olympic sprint champion Usain Bolt is giving up on his dream of forging a career as a professional footballer.

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

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.

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Nike released a new commercial following Tiger Woods' 15th Major victory at the Masters tournament in Augusta National Golf Club.

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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.

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

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

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

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

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.


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