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…
With a jaunty victory dance, 101-year-old Man Kaur celebrated winning the 100 metres sprint at the World Masters Games in Auckland on Monday, the 17th gold medal in the Indian…
Turkish female distance runners Elvan Abeylegesse and Gamze Bulut are set to be stripped of silver medals from the 2008 and 2012 Olympic Games after being handed bans for doping…
- China will ban marathon cheats for life to clamp down on scandals that have dogged the fast-growing sport, which saw nearly three million participants across the country last year.…
Jonathan Edwards grimaces when he thinks about the World Athletics Championships in London this year. "I think my world record could go there ... I've looked at the schedule -…
Olympic champion Ruth Jebet smashed the world record for the women's 3,000 metres steeplechase by more than six seconds at the Paris Diamond League meeting on Saturday. The 19-year-old, who…
The dark horses from Japan may have failed to spoil Usain Bolt's send-off party, but lightening team work helped them pull off a massive shock by upstaging North American sprinting…
Chinese athletes have arrived at Sao Paulo's Esporte Clube Pinheiros, the pre-games training centre of the Chinese Olympic delegation for the Rio Olympic Games. According to the Chinese Olympic delegation,…
China will send 416 athletes to Rio de Janeiro next month, its largest overseas delegation in Olympic history, continuing its pursuit of medals that saw it take second spot in…
champion Adams feels the comment on athletes from the Rio Games is a good step toward eliminating doping and the New Zealand shot putter has called for a life ban…
Indian sprinter Dutee Chand made the cut for the women's 100m at the Rio Olympics on Saturday, less than a year after she was cleared to race following the Court…
Japanese hammer thrower Koji Murofushi, who won Olympic gold in Athens 12 years ago and bronze in London four years ago, has come up short in his bid to compete…
Teenage sprinter Abdul Hakim Sani Brown has withdrawn from Japan's national championships with a thigh injury, virtually ruling him out of contention for the Rio Olympics, the Japan Association of…
Spanish police said they had arrested a Qatari athlete as part of an ongoing investigation into drug trafficking that has already seen one of the world's top coaches taken into…
Olympic 100 meters hurdles champion Sally Pearson has clocked an impressive 12.75 seconds in a time trial in her first run-out since shattering her wrist in a fall at a…
Australian race walker Jared Tallent will receive his long awaited Olympic gold medal at a special ceremony in Melbourne next month. Tallent finished second in the 50 kilometer walk at…