ARTICLES RELATING TO ATHLETICS

Wostmann out to make history

2016-05-24 15:36

On Sunday Caroline Wostmann will attempt to make history by winning the 91st running of the Comrades.

Semenya shines on world stage

2016-05-23 07:24

Caster Semenya set another world-leading time as she left behind a strong field to easily win the 800m at the Diamond League meeting in Morocco.

Gatlin sprints toward Olympic showdown

2016-05-18 18:42

Justin Gatlin clinched first place in the men's 100m at the IAAF World Challenge as he accelerates to an Olympic showdown with Usain Bolt.

Pearson to return at Birmingham

2016-05-18 10:40

Olympic 100-metre hurdles champion Sally Pearson will make her return to the track at a Diamond League meet in Birmingham.

Arrests made in Moroccan doping investigation

2016-05-17 21:07

Several Moroccan athletes have been arrested on suspicion of doping following a complaint by the country's athletics federation.

Sandes 4th in Blue Mountain 100km

2016-05-16 14:58

South African star trail runner Ryan Sandes has finished fourth in the 100km Ultra Trail Australia in the famous Blue Mountains National Park.

Bolt makes triumphant 100m start to season

2016-05-15 08:06

World 100m record holder Usain Bolt opened his 2016 season with victory in 10.05 seconds at the Cayman Invitational.

Bolt still wants Man United job

2016-05-14 07:21

World's fastest man Usain Bolt says he still dreams of playing for Manchester United - as long as Louis Van Gaal is not the manager.

Bolt ready for 2016 debut

2016-05-13 07:21

Usain Bolt will take the first long strides on his road to Rio when he makes his 2016 track debut this weekend.

Kenya's Olympic participation in doubt?

2016-05-12 19:35

World Anti-Doping Agency officials declared Kenya's drug-fighting agency out of compliance on Thursday.

 

Comrades to tackle cheats

2016-05-23 15:48

The Comrades Marathon Association has issued a powerful warning to potential cheats at this year’s race.

Bolt wins 100m at Ostrava

2016-05-20 21:06

Usain Bolt won the 100m at the Czech Golden Spike event in his second race this season in the run-up to August's Rio Olympics.

Bolt fit for Ostrava, eyes 9.8sec

2016-05-18 16:59

Usain Bolt is fit to run at the Czech Golden Spike event on Friday after a hamstring scare, and looking at 9.8 seconds for the 100 metres.

Comrades Marathon: By the numbers

2016-05-17 21:35

The Comrades Marathon has been boosted by what is believed to be a record number of novices running in 2016.

Bolt bothered by hamstring tweak

2016-05-17 07:21

Olympic sprint champion Usain Bolt received treatment for "slight discomfort" in his hamstring following his 100m victory in the Cayman Invitational.

Russia 'sorry' over doping scandal - Mutko

2016-05-15 13:58

Russian sports minister Vitaly Mutko apologised for the doping scandal that threatens the athletic superpower's participation in Rio.

Gatlin breezes to Shanghai victory

2016-05-14 17:04

Justin Gatlin stepped up his preparations for the Rio Olympics with an impressive victory in the 100m at the Diamond League in Shanghai.

Merritt reveals second kidney op

2016-05-13 14:39

Olympic hurdles champion has revealed that he needed a second operation for kidney trouble.

WHO: Don't go to Rio if pregnant

2016-05-12 21:03

The World Health Organization on Thursday urged pregnant women not to travel to Rio for the Olympics.

Rudisha eyes Shanghai record

2016-05-12 15:09

The 800m world record-holder from Kenya David Rudisha has set his sights on breaking the Shanghai Diamond League record.

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