Athletics


Kurdish women pedal, dunk, spike as Iraq’s top athletes

WHEN Iraq’s female cycling team snatched bronze and silver medals at a landmark Pan-Arab race, it was thanks to athletes from the autonomous Kurdish region. The country’s toughest female competitors, ...

November 17, 2018, Saturday


Love Marathon

THE 2018 Yueqing Yandang Mountain Love Marathon will be held at Yandang Mountain in Zhejiang Province’s Yueqing City on November 24. Jointly organized by the Chinese Athletic Association, the Zhejiang ...

October 26, 2018, Friday


International Elite 10K race

THE 2018 Shanghai International Elite 10K Race was held in Putuo District yesterday morning, featuring 7,000 runners. A total of 6,400 participants competed in the 10-kilometer main race, while the other ...

October 22, 2018, Monday


Keino given more time to report to Kenya police

Running great Kip Keino has been given more time to report to police in Kenya after being one of seven former Olympic and government officials accused of corruption relating to the misappropriation of...

October 16, 2018, Tuesday


Spartan Race

THE 2018 Spartan Race was held at Pudong’s Sunland Greenland in Shanghai over the weekend, featuring more than 6,500 participants in the Spartan Sprint Race, the Spartan Super Race and the Children’s ...

October 15, 2018, Monday


December deadline set for Russian ban lift

WORLD athletics chief Sebastian Coe said yesterday that a decision on whether or not Russia will have their ban from international competition lifted “will probably” be made in December. However Coe, ...

October 12, 2018, Friday


Kenyan runner gets 4-year suspension

KENYAN marathon runner Samuel Kalalei was handed a four-year doping ban on Wednesday after testing positive for banned blood booster EPO, the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) announced as the African powerhouse ...

October 12, 2018, Friday


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




 

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