Athletics


Crouser breaks record

Olympic shot put champion Ryan Crouser set a new world indoor record on Sunday, breaking American compatriot Randy Barnes’ 32-year-old mark with a throw of 22.82 meters....

January 26, 2021, Tuesday


Zango leaps to record

Hugues Fabrice Zango became the first athlete from Burkina Faso to set a world record when he posted the longest ever indoor triple jump with a leap of 18.07 meters at an event in Aubiere, France, on...

January 18, 2021, Monday


‘Sky’s the limit’ for breakout athletes

FOR some, the sky’s the limit, which also just happens to be the title of the book written by 12-year-old British skateboarder Sky Brown. For others, it’s no stretch that big things appear ahead. Exhibit ...

January 10, 2021, Sunday


Indoor worlds in China put off again until 2023

The world indoor athletics championships in Nanjing, Jiangsu Province, have been pushed back again to March 2023 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the sport’s governing body said yesterday....

December 11, 2020, Friday


Kandie smashes record

Kenya’s Kibiwott Kandie smashed the half marathon world record by 29 seconds yesterday, becoming the first person to break 58 minutes at the Valencia Half Marathon in Spain....

December 7, 2020, Monday


Diamond League season to start in Morocco on May 23

The calendar of elite Diamond League meetings for the Olympic year of 2021 was released on Monday, with the season starting in Rabat, Morocco, on May 23 and concluding in Zurich, Switzerland, on September...

November 25, 2020, Wednesday


Run the Track registration

Registration for the 2021 Run the Track will start today, organizers said....

November 23, 2020, Monday


Paris Marathon schedule

The next Paris Marathon will be held on October 17, 2021, organizers announced yesterday, after the coronavirus pandemic forced this year’s edition to be cancelled....

November 18, 2020, Wednesday


Coleman to appeal ban

World champion sprinter Christian Coleman will appeal his two-year ban from athletics for anti-doping violations, his manager said on Wednesday....

October 29, 2020, Thursday


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




 

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