ARTICLES RELATING TO ATHLETICS

Kenyans lament Diamond League scrapping 5 000m

2019-03-22 20:34

Kenya's Commonwealth champion Edward Zakayo expressed concern over the future of distance runners following the axing of 5 000m from the Diamond League.

ASA humbled by UN's support for Semenya

2019-03-22 16:20

Athletics South Africa stated that they were humbled by the unanimous resolution adopted by the United Nations Human Rights Council.

United Nations adopts resolution to support Semenya

2019-03-22 08:42

The United Nations Human Rights Council adopted a resolution tabled by South Africa to defend Caster Semenya's rights to participate in sport.

CAS delays Semenya verdict until April

2019-03-21 18:36

The CAS said that it was delaying until next month its ruling on a challenge filed by double Olympic champion Caster Semenya against the IAAF.

African stars shine at NYC Half

2019-03-17 20:33

Belay Tilahun of Ethiopia and Joyciline Jepkosgei of Kenya won their New York City racing debuts in the NYC Half.

Japan eyes 2020 Olympics to retake place on tech podium

2019-03-13 06:46

Japan hopes to use the Tokyo 2020 Olympics to show the world it has regained its touch for innovation and technology.

IAAF upholds Russia ban over doping

2019-03-11 13:31

The IAAF says that it will maintain its ban on Russian athletes over doping that it imposed in 2015.

China's Liu sets 50km walk world record

2019-03-09 14:10

China's Liu Hong has set a new world record for the women's 50km race walk, becoming the first woman to complete the event in under four hours.

Radcliffe calls for tighter transgender rules to avoid 'manipulation'

2019-03-07 20:09

British women's marathon world record holder Paula Radcliffe has warned of potential "manipulation" in top-level sport unless tighter rules are applied to transgender women.

SA Schools Athletics scraps 40% quota plan

2019-03-06 10:57

South African Schools Athletics has scrapped its latest plan for quotas in schools athletics teams.

 

Semenya optimistic over CAS verdict in IAAF case

2019-03-22 19:12

South African double Olympic champion Caster Semenya is hopeful that the Court of Arbitration for Sport will declare the IAAF's case "invalid".

UN rights council blasts IAAF over testosterone rules for female athletes

2019-03-22 12:52

The UN Human Rights Council has condemned the IAAF's attempt to regulate the testosterone levels of female athletes, as nations backed the cause of Caster Semenya.

Experts dispute testosterone test for top female athletes

2019-03-21 21:17

Barring Caster Semenya due to naturally high testosterone levels would be like excluding basketball players because they are too tall, experts commented.

France issues arrest warrants for two Russian ex-athletics officials

2019-03-19 18:57

France has issued arrest warrants for two former senior Russian athletics officials in an investigation into a doping cover-up.

Kenya slams IAAF scrapping of 5 000m in Diamond League

2019-03-14 17:52

Athletics Kenya lambasted a decision by the IAAF to scrap the 5 000m from the Diamond League from the Diamond League programme as "illegitimate".

Athletics bosses approve major Diamond League changes

2019-03-11 15:40

The IAAF has approved major changes to Diamond League events from next year including reducing the number of events at each meeting from 32 to 24.

IAAF weighs Russian reinstatement again

2019-03-09 14:12

The International Athletics Federation (IAAF) will look for the 10th time at the reinstatement of Russia, at meetings in Doha next week.

Farah hints at potential World Championships return

2019-03-08 19:04

British star Mo Farah could make a surprise return to the track to defend his 10 000m title at the World Championships.

Daniel Rudisha, Olympic medalist and father of David, dies

2019-03-07 12:38

Daniel Rudisha, an Olympic silver-medalist in 1968 and the father of two-time Olympic 800m champion David Rudisha, has died.

Carbo-loading! Trump serves up junk food to athletes - again!

2019-03-04 21:50

Donald Trump didn't have to change the menu for his second hosting of college athletes at the White House this year: It was time to pile the table with fast food again.

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