ARTICLES RELATING TO ATHLETICS

Historic marathon adds to Ineos' growing sporting portfolio

2019-10-17 07:23

When Eliud Kipchoge became the first man to run a marathon in under two hours his performance had been planned by one of sport's major new players, petrochemicals giant Ineos.

Athletics world body brings in new transgender rules

2019-10-16 13:03

Female transgender athletes must lower their testosterone levels by half under new regulations introduced by the IAAF.

Kosgei shatters Radcliffe's WR in Chicago Marathon win

2019-10-13 17:27

Kenya's Brigid Kosgei shattered Paula Radcliffe's 16-year-old women's marathon world record, winning the Chicago Marathon.

Kipchoge the monastic marathon history-maker

2019-10-12 15:30

As he prepared for Saturday's historic assault on the two-hour marathon barrier, Eliud Kipchoge stayed true to an austere lifestyle that belies his fame and fortune.

Kipchoge smashes through magical 2-hour marathon barrier

2019-10-12 10:18

Kenya's Eliud Kipchoge has busted the mythical two-hour marathon barrier on a specially prepared course in Vienna.

Angry Farah hits back at critics in Salazar doping row

2019-10-12 08:36

A defiant Mo Farah angrily hit back at critics, saying he was never given any banned drugs while a member of the Nike Oregon Project.

Kipchoge, the monastic marathon man, aims for the moon

2019-10-11 06:34

As he prepares for more assaults on the peaks of marathon running, Eliud Kipchoge stays true to an austere lifestyle despite his fame and fortune.

Coe defended IAAF from corruption charges in French court

2019-10-10 11:54

Global head of athletics Sebastian Coe defended the allocation of three World Championships and denied corruption in bidding processes in a French court.

Russia sends response to WADA concerns

2019-10-09 16:44

Russia has responded in full to all questions raised by the World Anti-Doping Agency concerning "inconsistencies" in data from Moscow's anti-doping laboratory.

UK athletics chief stands down amid Salazar ban fallout

2019-10-08 18:26

UK Athletics performance director Neil Black is to stand down after he said he would review his position following the doping ban handed to Alberto Salazar.

 

Tokyo Olympics marathon to be moved to cooler Sapporo

2019-10-16 13:32

The marathon and race walks at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics could be moved to Sapporo where temperatures will be "significantly lower".

Kosgei joins Kipchoge as IAAF athlete of the year nominee

2019-10-15 20:40

Brigid Kosgei, who broke the marathon world record at the weekend, was among 11 nominees announced on the IAAF's list of candidates for female world athlete of the year.

Kenya celebrates as Kipchoge makes them proud

2019-10-12 16:19

Eliud Kipchoge's historic marathon time on Saturday was greeted with joy and pride in his native Kenya.

The marathon: 5 milestones of a legendary race

2019-10-12 11:24

After Eliud Kipchoge broke the two-hour marathon barrier, here follows a look back at other marathon milestones.

Kipchoge starts race to bust 2-hour marathon barrier

2019-10-12 08:43

Accompanied by seven pacemakers, Kenya's Eliud Kipchoge started running in his quest to bust the mythical two-hour barrier for the marathon.

Nike's groundbreaking Oregon Project wound up in disgrace

2019-10-11 12:03

The Nike Oregon Project was set up to end the distance-running dominance of the east Africans but has become a huge headache for the US sportswear giant.

The marathon: Five milestones of a legendary race

2019-10-10 18:43

First run in Athens in 1896 in just under three hours, the marathon has become the classic challenge for thousands of runners around the world every year.

Russian anti-doping boss claims Moscow lab data manipulated

2019-10-09 22:17

Russia's anti-doping agency chief Yuri Ganus believes data handed from the Moscow laboratory to the World Anti-Doping Agency has been intentionally manipulated.

SuperSport to screen Kipchoge’s 1:59 marathon record attempt

2019-10-09 13:46

One of the Holy Grails of world sport - a sub-two-hour marathon - could be in sight this weekend if marathon great Eliud Kipchoge succeeds with his challenge in Vienna.

ASA 'not happy' over medal-less Team SA

2019-10-08 16:54

President of Athletics South Africa Aleck Skhosana revealed he was not happy with the team's performance at the IAAF World Championships.

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