Athletics


Felix makes US squad for Doha worlds

American track and field star Allyson Felix was named to her ninth consecutive world championships team on Monday as the United States unveiled a powerful squad for this month’s athletics showpiece in...

September 18, 2019, Wednesday


Elite 10K Race set for Oct 20, registrations to start

The 2019 Shanghai International Elite 10K Race will be held on October 20, organizers announced yesterday....

September 10, 2019, Tuesday


Kosgei runs fastest-ever women’s half marathon

Kenya’s Brigid Kosgei ran the fastest half-marathon ever by a woman yesterday, winning the Great North Run in a time of one hour, four minutes and 28 seconds....

September 9, 2019, Monday


Coleman cleared to race as USADA withdraws its case

Christian Coleman has been cleared to take part in this month’s World Athletics Championships after the United States Anti-Doping Agency dropped charges against him on a technicality, a statement said...

September 4, 2019, Wednesday


Williams fails dope test

Double world under-20 sprint champion Briana Williams could miss next month’s world championships after reportedly testing positive for the banned diuretic hydrochlorothiazide....

August 29, 2019, Thursday


Former 800-meter world champ banned for doping

Former 800-meter world champion Marina Arzamasova of Belarus has been provisionally suspended after testing positive for a banned substance, the Athletics Integrity Unit said yesterday....

August 28, 2019, Wednesday


Diamond League schedule

Track and field’s elite Diamond League series is cutting one meeting to create a new 13-city schedule and will move to a single-venue finals night....

August 27, 2019, Tuesday


Bakulin banned 8 years

Russian race walker Sergei Bakulin, who was previously stripped of a world title for doping, has been banned again, this time for eight years....

August 22, 2019, Thursday


Injuries force Pearson to retire

World and former Olympic champion high hurdler Sally Pearson, the most successful Australian track athlete of her generation, gave up on her dream of a swansong at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and retired...

August 7, 2019, Wednesday


IAAF salutes ‘parity and clarity’ after tribunal’s Semenya ruling

A SWISS court ruling that blocks South African Caster Semenya from defending her world 800 meters title in Doha, Qatar, in September creates much-needed “parity and clarity” in athletics, the sport’s governing...

August 1, 2019, Thursday




 

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