Athletics


WADA votes to lift Russia ban

The World Anti-Doping Agency has voted, subject to certain conditions, to lift the ban on Russia’s anti-doping authority (RUSADA), which was suspended in 2015 following allegations of widespread state-sponsored...

September 21, 2018, Friday


French oppose WADA’s plan to reinstate Russia

THE president of the French anti-doping agency (AFLD) yesterday joined the chorus questioning the World Anti-Doping Agency’s proposal to reinstate the Russian agency (RUSADA) ahead of a WADA meeting later ...

September 19, 2018, Wednesday


Kipchoge smashes world record

KENYAN Eliud Kipchoge set a new marathon world record in Berlin yesterday, smashing the previous best as he clocked 2hr 1min 39sec. The 33-year-old Olympic champion, aided by a string of pacemakers through ...

September 17, 2018, Monday


Elite 10K Race schedule announced

THE 2018 Shanghai International Elite 10K Race will be held on October 21, organizers announced yesterday. The event will feature a total of 7,000 runners — 1,000 more than last year — with 6,400 competing ...

September 12, 2018, Wednesday


Journey to the East: WWE targets China

WORLD Wrestling Entertainment is taking major strides to tap into the Chinese market and expand the already huge WWE universe, returning to the Shanghai Mercedes-Benz Arena last Saturday night. For three ...

September 8, 2018, Saturday


Chinese fighters feel the heat and the beat in their quest for the belt

Li Xia The 33-year-old is from Sichuan province, and her costume is a modified qipao, a traditional Chinese dress. Li Xia began studying martial arts in elementary school to defend herself and friends ...

September 8, 2018, Saturday


‘Idol’ inspires China’s 9th hurdles triumph

XIE Wenjun successfully defended his 110-meter hurdles gold at the Asian Games yesterday to stretch China’s winning streak in the race to 32 years — with a little help from hurdling great Liu Xiang. Xie, ...

August 29, 2018, Wednesday


IAAF chief backs Su to fill void left by Bolt

Su Bingtian’s Asian Games gold in the 100 meters came as little surprise to many, including athletics boss Sebastian Coe, long an admirer of the pint-sized Chinese sprinter....

August 28, 2018, Tuesday


Su quick! Chinese star clocks 100m record

CHINA’S Su Bingtian won the men’s 100 metres in an Asian Games record of 9.92 seconds yesterday as he just missed out on a new continental record. Su streaked away to win it ahead of Nigerian-born Qatari ...

August 27, 2018, Monday


Coe backs Doha 2019 despite Gulf row

WORLD athletics chief Sebastian Coe has dismissed concerns over countries potentially boycotting next year’s world championships in Doha over simmering political tensions in the Gulf region. The oil-rich ...

August 27, 2018, Monday




 

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