What does it take for running to make the news these days?Perhaps a high school team having a better top-seven 5K average than the then-NCAA championship-winning team? Or…
Yoshihide Kiryu, a 21-year-old Toyo University student who became the first Japanese sprinter to run 100 meters in under 10 seconds on Sept. 9, was renowned for his…
On Sept. 9, Japanese sprinter Yoshihide Kiryu successfully managed to break the 10-second barrier in the 100 meters -- setting a new Japanese record of 9.98 seconds in…
Yoshihide Kiryu gave Japan's burgeoning sprint reputation another hefty boost when he became only the second Asian-born athlete to run under 10 seconds for the 100 metres on…
TOKYO (AP) -- Yoshihide Kiryu became the first Japanese sprinter to break the 10-second barrier, winning a 100-meter race in 9.98 seconds on Saturday. Running in an intercollegiate…
Centenarian sprinter Man Kaur, who has featured among the nominees for the prestigious 'Laureus World Best Sporting Moment of the Year 2017' Award, has sought the support of…
World champion shot putter Tom Walsh's pulling power has extended 9500km, all the way to Japan. An 18-year-old schoolboy from Osaka has turned up at Walsh's old school,…
World champion Yang Jiayu proved her victory in London three weeks ago was not just a flash in the pan, as she withstood challenges from Qieyang Shijie in…
The Swedish coach of Taipei Universiade javelin gold medalist Cheng Chao-tsun said Saturday he did not do much to help Cheng except finding the key for him to…
Chao-Tsun Cheng shattered the Asian record in the javelin throw at the World University Games in Taipei City on Saturday (26). Competing before an energised home crowd at…
IAAF/ZurichSome athletes crumble under pressure. Others, like Mutaz Essa Barshim, thrive. In an athletics discipline that almost always ends in failure – even for the winners – high…
London will be remembered for the departure of athletics’ biggest star- Usain Bolt. The focus shifted to the 2019 Qatar World Athletics Championships after the curtains descended on…
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Qatar’s Mutaz Essa Barshim, who astonished the track and field world with his non-traditional hurdling technique on his way to…
Another medal-earning feat by the Japan men’s 4×100-meter relay team at the IAAF World Athletics Championships in London was certainly an encouraging sign, and now it hopes to…
Two years after notching a surprise silver medal at the Beijing World Championships, the Chinese men's 4x100 meters relay team are ready to vie for a back-to-back podium…
Odisha sprinter Dutee Chand is likely to take part in next month's World Athletics Championships as she has received an invitation from the International Association of Athletics Federation…
New Delhi (AFP) - Indian sprinter Dutee Chand vowed Tuesday to fight any efforts to bar her from the sport, after new research showed runners born with high…
Having been given something of a dressing down over their rapidly increasing budget in December, Tokyo 2020 could have been forgiven for trying to butter-up International Olympic Committee (IOC) Coordination…
PARIS, June 30 (Xinhua) -- Bahrain's Ruth Jebet wanted to repeat her feat in the IAAF Diamond League Paris meeting one year ago to improve on current world record. Jebet…
Japanese teenager Abdul Hakim Sani Brown is eyeing bigger scalps at the world championships in London after completing an impressive sprint double of national titles over the weekend.…
For more than two decades, Javier Sotomayor has been like an overarching glass ceiling on the high jump discipline. Such is his domination of the event, that at the peak…
KAWASAKI, Japan (AP) – Justin Gatlin won the 100m at a Golden Grand Prix event on Sunday in 10.28 seconds. It matched Gatlin’s slowest 100m time in a final against…
Veteran American sprinter Justin Gatlin fended off the challenge of a host of Japanese hopes when he won the men's 100 metres at the Golden Grand Prix in Kawasaki on…
Long distance star Ruth Jebet battled to a second gold medal of the fourth Islamic Solidarity Games, after edging Turkey's Yasemin Can in a thrilling women's 5 000-metre final in…
Femi Ogunode, the fastest man in the field at the fourth Islamic Solidarity Games, said he can beat Usain Bolt's 100-metre world record. The Qatari sprinter comfortably topped his heat…
An anti-corruption sports watchdog funded by Qatar as part of its rapid rise as a destination for major sporting events, is laying off about a quarter of its staff in…
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