Leonid Tyagachev, the honorary president of Russia’s Olympic Committee, has proposed executing Grigory Rodchenkov, the Russian scientist who says he orchestrated a massive state-sponsored doping program. “Rodchenkov just needs to…
Ethiopia’s Roza Dereje and South Africa’s Stephen Mokoka retained their titles at the Shanghai International Marathon in cool conditions on Sunday (12), with Dereje bettering her personal best by more…
Organisers of the Blom Bank Beirut Marathon were rewarded with two event records as the best field this IAAF Silver Label race has ever seen met all expectations on Sunday…
Lebanon has endured a tumultuous history which has provided long-lasting images illustrating how life once was. Just this past week the country’s Prime Minister Saad Hariri resigned saying he feared…
Ugandan Stephen Kiprotich, the 2012 Olympic and 2013 world champion, will take on in-form Bidan Karoki and defending champion Yemane Tsegaye at the 71st Fukuoka Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label…
If her recent performances are any indication Eunice Chumba will be odds on favourite to challenge the Blom Bank Beirut Marathon event record when the IAAF Silver Label Road Race …
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.…
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