ARTICLES RELATING TO ATHLETICS

WADA suspends Moscow laboratory

27 minutes ago

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has suspended Russia's tainted Moscow drug-testing laboratory.

World Athletics officials happy with Eugene stadium work

2020-01-17 22:32

World Athletics officials said they were excited by a visit to Eugene to study plans and new stadium construction ahead of the 2021 Championships.

Top Trinidad & Tobago sprinter Ahye banned for 2 years

2020-01-14 15:05

Trinidad and Tobago's Michelle-Lee Ahye, an Olympic sprint finalist, has been banned for two years after "whereabouts failures".

Kosgei to defend women's London Marathon title

2020-01-13 14:20

Kenya's women's marathon world record holder Brigid Kosgei is to join her compatriot Eliud Kipchoge in defending their respective London Marathon titles.

Kenya's Kipruto shatters 10km WR in Valencia

2020-01-12 15:20

Kenya's Rhonex Kipruto set a new 10km road world record in Valencia.

Rome Diamond League meet moved to Naples

2020-01-11 14:45

The Rome Diamond League meet this year will take place in Naples, the Italian athletics federation announced.

Farah 'would have quit Salazar sooner had he known about doping violations'

2020-01-10 13:18

British Mo Farah says he would have been the first athlete to leave disgraced coach Alberto Salazar's camp had he known he was involved in doping.

SA athletics rocked by alleged doping by top race-walker

2019-12-27 21:33

SA athletics has been rocked by the news that race-walking star Lebogang Shange has allegedly failed a doping test, according to the Athletics Integrity Unit.

Russia to decide on appeal against doping ban

2019-12-19 07:21

Russia's anti-doping agency will decide whether to launch an appeal against a four-year ban from major sporting events over systematic violations.

New Zealand running legend Peter Snell dies

2019-12-14 08:55

New Zealand running great Peter Snell, a triple Olympic gold medallist, has died.

 

Comrades legend Fordyce to ring Wanderers bell

2020-01-22 12:33

The Wanderers Stadium revealed that Comrades Marathon record holder and true South African hero Bruce Fordyce will get play underway this week.

Anticipation of Nike 'miracle shoe' ban lifts commercial rivals

2020-01-16 21:23

The suspicion that Nike's Vaporfly shoes could be banned over fears they give runners an unfair edge has boosted the performance of some of the sportswear giants' rivals.

Diack's Paris corruption trial linked to Russian doping delayed until June

2020-01-13 18:02

The Paris trial of Lamine Diack, the former head of the IAAF who is accused of accepting millions of dollars to cover up positive Russian doping tests, has been adjourned till June.

Ex-athletics chief Diack on trial over corruption linked to Russian doping

2020-01-13 13:42

Disgraced former head of athletics' world governing body, Lamine Diack, goes on trial in Paris for accepting millions of dollars to cover up tests showing Russian doping.

Disgraced ex-athletics chief Diack to face Paris court over corruption

2020-01-12 07:39

Lamine Diack, the disgraced former head of athletics' world governing body, is to go on trial in Paris over corruption charges.

Kenya's former record holder Kipsang banned for doping

2020-01-10 20:10

Former world marathon record holder Wilson Kipsang was handed a provisional ban for doping by the Athletics Integrity Unit.

WADA better positioned to wipe out drug cheats, chief says

2019-12-31 07:01

Outgoing WADA President Craig Reedie says the Russian doping scandal shows that clean sport is under attack.

Government wants to 'nationalise' all sport in SA - report

2019-12-23 06:31

The South African government has reportedly published a bill that will 'nationalise' the country’s sports bodies.

Sport in 2019 | Best quotes

2019-12-18 07:35

From rugby to horse racing... a compilation of the best sporting quotes of 2019.

French marathon runner to fight 4-year doping ban

2019-12-12 09:57

French marathon runner Clemence Calvin says she has been suspended for four years for avoiding a random drugs test.

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