Athletics


Wrong-turn disqualification

When Omar Ahmed made a wrong turn in the 10K event of the Great Bristol Run, little did he know that he would run an extra 12 kilometers to win the half marathon and then get disqualified....

September 22, 2021, Wednesday


Salazar’s four-year ban upheld by CAS

American Alberto Salazar, who has coached some of the world’s top long-distance runners, had his four-year suspension for a series of anti-doping rule violations upheld by the highest court in sport....

September 17, 2021, Friday


Tirop, Teferi set records

Two world records tumbled yesterday when Kenya’s Agnes Tirop surged to victory in the 10-kilometer race and Ethiopia’s Senbere Teferi triumphed in the 5K at an event in Herzogenaurach, Germany....

September 13, 2021, Monday


Polish Olympian auctions silver medal for sick child

An Olympic athlete from Poland auctioned her silver medal from the Tokyo Games to raise money for a life-saving operation for an infant boy, and then was told by the buyer that she could keep her priz...

August 20, 2021, Friday


Athletes’ personal lives are big winners with netizens

China’s Ma Long won a gold medal in the men’s singles table tennis on Friday, instantly taking him to the top of the trending topic list on China’s Twitter-like Sina Weibo. It is a historic second Olympic ...

August 2, 2021, Monday


Bromell dominant at Gateshead

Trayvon Bromell underlined his position as the favorite for the Olympic Games 100 meters when he delivered a dominant gun-to-tape performance to win in 9.98 seconds at the final Diamond League meeting...

July 15, 2021, Thursday


‘Mommy Rocket’ sprinter to beat in Tokyo

Every time Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce steps on the track, some sort of record is in jeopardy. At the top of that list, of course, is Florence Griffith Joyner's 33-year-old mark in the 100 meters. At the ...

July 10, 2021, Saturday


McLaughlin breaks record

Sydney McLaughlin delivered a sizzling world-record breaking 400-meter hurdles victory as the weather-disrupted US Olympic track and field trials drew to a thrilling close in Eugene, Oregon, on Sunday...

June 29, 2021, Tuesday


Shanghai Diamond League meet nixed due to virus

The Shanghai Diamond League and a second meeting in China in August will not take place due to strict travel restrictions and quarantine rules in place for entry into the country amid the COVID-19 pandemic,...

June 25, 2021, Friday


Brazier suffers shock loss

World champion Donavan Brazier’s Olympic dreams were shattered on Monday as the overwhelming favorite in the men’s 800 meters suffered a shock defeat in make-or-break US trials that pushed the sport’s...

June 23, 2021, Wednesday




 

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