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…
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…