Kenya dominated the World Cross-Country Championships on Sunday, Geoffrey Kamworor defending his men's title, Irene Cheptai leading a historic cleansweep in the women's race and Asbel Kiprop helping to secure…
Kenya and their east African middle and long-distance running rivals, Ethiopia, will come face-to-face again at the 42nd World Cross Country Championships in the Ugandan capital Kampala on Sunday. The…
The International Olympic Committee froze financial support to Kenya on Thursday after the country's troubled Olympic Committee refused to make changes to its constitution - a decision that could lead…
Ethiopian distance-running great Haile Gebrselassie believes doping could be stamped out in his country if an athlete who failed a test for meldonium is sent to prison. Ethiopian police are…
Wilson Kipsang of Kenya missed out on the world record but ran the fastest time ever on Japanese soil to win the Tokyo Marathon in two hours, three minutes and…
Former world record holder Wilson Kipsang believes he can reclaim the mark at this weekend's Tokyo Marathon after a move of the finish line by race organisers resulted in a…
Caster Semenya is not excited about the prospect of having her 2012 Olympic and 2011 world championships silver medals upgraded to gold in the wake of Mariya Savinova-Farnosova doping ban,…
Genzebe Dibaba of Ethiopia broke the women's 2,000-meter world record at the indoor Miting International de Catalunya in Spain on Tuesday. Dibaba's time of 5:23.75 bettered the world indoor best…
Kenya's Olympic and two-time London marathon champion Eliud Kipchoge will skip the world championships this year in a bid to break the mythical two-hour barrier for the long-distance event. The…
Kenyan athletes on Monday backed a plan for a team of six internationally accredited doctors to take care of the country's top-level runners and be responsible for examining samples in…
Triple Olympic track champion Kenenisa Bekele, the second-fastest marathon runner in history, will make another attempt at claiming the world record over the classic 26.2 mile distance when he leads…
Ethiopia, one of five countries the IAAF says is in "critical care" over its drug-testing systems, will impose lifetime bans on drug cheats, the new president of the Ethiopian Athletics…
Olympic champions Vivian Cheruiyot and Eliud Kipchoge were named Kenya's top athletes at an awards ceremony that rounded off a controversial but successful year for sports in the country. Cheruiyot,…
The IAAF has ratified Ruth Jebet's world record for the women's 3,000-meter steeplechase. The Bahraini runner's time of 8 minutes, 52.78 seconds at the Diamond League Paris meet in August,…
Le Monde newspaper said it obtained documents showing that a former IAAF official received two payments totaling about $3.5 million from Qatari investors before the vote for the 2017 athletics…
Mary Keitany has won her third straight New York City Marathon to become the first woman to win three consecutive marathons in New York since Grete Waltz's five-year run from…
The Court of Arbitration for Sport on Wednesday doubled a doping ban against Kenyan marathon star Rita Jeptoo to four years, signalling the end of her career. The world sports…
Kenyan marathon runner Rita Jeptoo says she hopes to return soon to elite distance running after her two-year doping ban expires at the end of this month. The 35-year-old three-time…
Two-time world champion and 2012 Olympic silver medallist Abel Kirui won the Chicago Marathon on Sunday in 2hrs 11min 23sec as Kenyans swept the men's and women's races. Countrywoman Florence…
"the goal of the next session, on 16th October, is joined more than 3,000 participant , and break the record for this race, That means to bring a group of…
Ethiopia's Kenenisa Bekele narrowly missed out on a new world record when he out-sprinted Kenya's Wilson Kipsang to win the Berlin marathon in the second fastest race of all time…
An Ethiopian marathon runner who made a protest gesture against government violence versus members of his tribe at last month's Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro told reporters in Washington…
Ethiopian Almaz Ayana will aim to round off a sensational year when she ambitiously targets the world record in the women's 5000m at the season-ending Diamond League meet in Brussels…
Almaz Ayana will sign off her stellar 2016 season in Brussels on Friday by trying to add the 5,000 metres world record to the incredible 10,000 mark she set at…
Rules governing African athletes who controversially transfer allegiance to other countries need a full review, the continent's track and field supremo said Tuesday. "Rules on nationality changes must be reviewed,"…
The Ethiopian government has given a public assurance that the Olympic marathon silver medalist, Feyisa Lilesa, would be safe if he returns to Ethiopia, following his protest against the treatment…
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