Athletics


400m champ Naser wins dope case on technicality

The women’s 400-meter world champion has avoided being banned for a doping rule violation on a technicality, according to a ruling published yesterday....

October 21, 2020, Wednesday


Wanjiru gets 4-year ban

Kenyan Daniel Wanjiru, the 2017 London Marathon winner, has been banned for four years due to an Athlete Biological Passport violation, the sport’s independent Athletics Integrity Unit said....

October 16, 2020, Friday


Cheptegei, Gidey set marks

World champion Joshua Cheptegei broke the world record in the men’s 10,000 meters on Wednesday shortly after Ethiopia’s Letesenbet Gidey had set a new mark in the women’s 5,000 at a specially held track...

October 9, 2020, Friday


Diack gets 2 years’ jail

Former track federation president Lamine Diack was sentenced yesterday to two years in prison for his role in a scheme that allowed Russian athletes who paid hush money to keep competing when they should...

September 17, 2020, Thursday


Warholm falls short again

Norway’s Karsten Warholm came up just short again in his latest bid to claim Kevin Young’s 28-year old world record in the 400 meters hurdles as a light breeze and late stutter blew him off course at the...

September 10, 2020, Thursday


2nd best javelin throw

Germany’s Johannes Vetter produced the second longest javelin throw in history when he threw 97.76 meters at the Tour Gold event in Chorzow, Poland, on Sunday....

September 8, 2020, Tuesday


Paris Marathon called off

This year’s Paris Marathon has been canceled, organizers said yesterday, as France battles against a resurgence of the COVID-19 virus....

August 13, 2020, Thursday


Doha Diamond League

This year’s Diamond League meeting in Doha, Qatar, initially scheduled for October 9, has been brought forward by a fortnight and will take place on September 25, organizers announced yesterday....

August 4, 2020, Tuesday


Van Niekerk virus positive

South Africa’s Olympic 400 meters champion Wayde van Niekerk tested positive for COVID-19 in Italy last week, according to the Gazzetta dello Sport newspaper....

August 3, 2020, Monday


London cops apologize

London police apologized to British sprinter Bianca Williams yesterday after officers stopped and searched her car over the weekend....

July 9, 2020, Thursday




 

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