IAAF World Championship

IAAF World Championships; Brilliant Farah wins the first Gold at London 2017

International Association of Athletic Federations (IAAF) World Championships London 2017 opened in grand style today with HRH Prince Andrew, Duke of York delivering the opening address on behalf of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II at the London Stadium. The biennial global...
Usain Bolt

No Bolt in the 200m at IAAF World Championships

Considered the fastest human on the planet, Usain ‘Lightning’ Bolt will not be defending his 200m world title at the IAAF World Championships next month. Bolt is the fastest athlete in the history, the World Record holder in 100m &...
3X3, BMX free style

3X3, BMX free style and mixed relays added to Tokyo 2020

The Executive Board of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) today approved the event program for the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020. The decision marks a key milestone in the evolution of the Olympic program by introducing youth and urban innovations...

Usain Bolt loses one Olympic gold medal as Nesta Carter tests positive

Usain Bolt will have to hand back one of his nine Olympic gold medals after Jamaican team-mate Nesta Carter tested positive for a banned substance. Carter was part of the Jamaican quartet that won the 4x100m in Beijing in 2008. His...

A look back at the magnificent Rio 2016 summer games

Half the world’s population watched the coverage of the Olympic Games Rio 2016 and well over seven billion video views of official content were registered on social media platforms. Athletes from 206 National Olympic Committees plus the first-ever Refugee Olympic...
Mo Farah

Mo Farah, Usain Bolt and Caster Semenya up for athlete of the year awards

Great Britain's Mo Farah has been nominated for the IAAF's male athlete of the year award. Farah, 33, secured a historic 'double double' by retaining both his 5,000m and 10,000m Olympic titles at Rio 2016. Paula Radcliffe, in 2002, was the...

Rio Olympics 2016: Anti-doping system needs complete reform – Thomas Bach

The way sport deals with drug cheats needs fundamental reform, according to International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach. More than 100 Russian athletes have been banned from this summer's Games in the wake of a World Anti-Doping Agency report into...
NO Blanket ban for Russia at Rio 2016

President of the IOC speaks on Russian Ban

There has been criticism from many current and former athletes along with the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) regarding IOC’s decision of allowing Russia to compete in the Olympic games as they believed this monumental decision should have been taken...
Rio Olympics 2016

Rio Olympics 2016: Russia not given blanket Games ban by IOC

Russia will not receive a blanket ban from Rio 2016 following the country's doping scandal. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) will leave it up to individual sports' governing bodies to decide if Russian competitors are clean and should be allowed...
Rio 2016: Russian track and field athletes to discover Olympic fate

Rio 2016: Russian track and field athletes to discover Olympic fate

Russia's track and field athletes will find out on Thursday if they will be free to compete at next month's Olympic Games in Rio. Athletics' world governing body has banned Russia's athletics federation over claims of state-sponsored doping. But the Russian...

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