Athletics


Van Niekerk’s injury woes

South African world record holder Wayde van Niekerk’s defense of his 400-meter world title could be in jeopardy after a knee injury....

July 5, 2019, Friday


Kipchoge targets sub-2 hour marathon

Eliud Kipchoge will attempt to break the two-hour marathon barrier — the last great landmark in modern athletics — in Vienna, Austria, in October, his London-based INEOS 1:59 Challenge team announced...

June 28, 2019, Friday


France to put Diack on trial

Lamine Diack, former head of world athletics’ ruling body the IAAF, and his son Papa Massata Diack are to stand trial in France on charges of corruption and money laundering, sources said....

June 25, 2019, Tuesday


African sprinters strike Boston gold

South Africa’s Akani Simbine and reigning world 60m indoor champion Murielle Ahoure of Ivory Coast won 100 meters titles at Sunday’s Boston Games athletics meet....

June 18, 2019, Tuesday


Semenya wins 2,000m race in Paris amid IAAF appeal

South African Caster Semenya won Tuesday’s rarely run 2,000m race in Montreuil, east of Paris, amid her ongoing legal battle with the IAAF over its testosterone rules....

June 13, 2019, Thursday


IAAF irked by Russian back sliding

The IAAF has been left “frustrated” by Russian back sliding on issues critical to the country’s reintegration into global track and field, a top official said yesterday....

June 10, 2019, Monday


IAAF to fight Swiss testosterone ruling

The IAAF said on Tuesday it will fight a Swiss court decision to suspend its rules obliging athletes, including double Olympic champion Caster Semenya, to lower their testosterone levels in order to compete...

June 6, 2019, Thursday


PSG boss targeted in graft probe

Paris Saint-Germain President Nasser al-Khelaifi has been placed under investigation for corruption as part of an inquiry into the bidding process for the 2017 and 2019 track world championships, a judicial...

May 24, 2019, Friday


Qatar media boss charged in French graft probe

The chief executive officer of media group beIN was handed preliminary charges of corruption as part of an investigation into the bidding process for the 2019 track world championships in Qatar, a judicial...

May 23, 2019, Thursday


S. Africa to file appeal in Semenya case

South Africa’s track federation will appeal against the Caster Semenya ruling, the country’s sports ministry said yesterday....

May 14, 2019, Tuesday




 

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