ARTICLES RELATING TO ATHLETICS

Injury puts Isinbayeva's return on hold

2016-02-06 22:13

Russian pole vault star Yelena Isinbayeva's intended return to competition after a break of over two years has been put on hold because of a leg injury.

Slow progress as goals move for city’s athletics track

2016-02-05 11:11

In an effort to be included in Durban’s bid to host the 2022 Olympics, Pietermaritzburg is currently constructing an internationally recognised athletics track, but progress has been delayed by extra facilities that make the track more viable.

Former IAAF officials to appeal life bans

2016-02-01 16:34

Athletics officials expelled by the IAAF for bribery and extortion to cover up a doping case have appealed to sport's highest court

Russian team to sign anti-doping pledge

2016-01-30 07:03

Every member of Russia's track and field team will have to sign an anti-doping pledge as the country tries to restore its sporting reputation.

Bolt drops 2020 hint, targets new 200m record

2016-01-25 21:13

Usain Bolt says he has considered the possibility of extending his sprinting career to the 2020 Olympics.

Russia bans four athletes for doping

2016-01-25 14:39

Russia's Olympic Committee has banned four athletes for doping, as the country struggles to overturn a ban on its track and field team.

SA's Mzazi fails in Olympic bid.

2016-01-22 12:54

South African Gladwin Mzazi has failed in his ambition of achieving an Olympic qualifying time at the Dubai Marathon.

IAAF appoint interim CEO

2016-01-19 17:25

Frenchman Jean Gracia has been appointed as the new interim Chief Executive Officer of the IAAF.

New chief named for Russian athletics

2016-01-16 13:17

Russia's embattled athletics body has elected a new "anti-crisis" president, regional sports bureaucrat Dmitry Shlyakhtin.

Interpol issues wanted notice for Diack's son

2016-01-14 18:29

Interpol has issued a wanted notice for Papa Massata Diack, son of Lamine Diack, the IAAF's disgraced former president.

 

Nigeria, the new marathon hub?

2016-02-06 18:33

The infamously congested, concrete jungle of Lagos is far from a runners' paradise.

Bruintjies signs deal with PUMA

2016-02-02 13:02

PUMA has announced a new partnership with top South Africa sprinter, Henricho Bruintjies.

7 marathons, 7 days, 7 continents

2016-01-30 07:03

Two American endurance athletes have just redefined the meaning of the term "globetrotter".

IAAF looking into Qatar word championship bids

2016-01-26 17:30

Doha's bids for the 2017 and 2019 world athletics championships are to be examined by the IAAF.

Adidas seek answers from IAAF over reforms

2016-01-25 19:57

Adidas is in "close contact" with the IAAF amid reports it is ending a sponsorship deal four years early.

Adidas to end sponsorship of IAAF?

2016-01-25 10:21

German sportswear giant Adidas is to end its multi-million dollar backing of the IAAF four years early, the BBC has reported.

Gladwin Mzazi looks to book Rio berth

2016-01-21 10:47

SA marathoner Gladwin Mzazi who will line up in the world’s richest marathon in Dubai aiming to secure his berth on the 2016 Rio Olympic team.

Scrapping records would taint clean athletes - Coe

2016-01-18 22:14

IAAF president Sebastian Coe said he was reluctant to scrap all world athletics records for fear of tainting clean athletes.

Kenya 'clearly' a doping problem - WADA

2016-01-14 19:03

Kenya "clearly" has an athletics doping problem which may need a new investigation the WADA have said.

Coe best placed to lead IAAF reforms

2016-01-14 17:18

Sebastian Coe is the best person to reform athletics scandal-hit governing body the WADA's Dick Pound has said.

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