Joshua Cheptegei smashes 5km road world record

Uganda's world 10,000m champion Joshua Cheptegei has broken the 5km road world record by 27 seconds in Monaco. Shelinda strikes again as Best Athlete at ISAC 2020 The sprint sensation Shelinda Jansen made her final year at the Schools meet count,...

Refugee team of 29 athletes chosen for Tokyo Olympics

The International Olympics Committee on Tuesday unveiled the refugee team of 29 athletes that will participate in the Tokyo Olympics next month. Committee President Thomas Bach made the announcement during a virtual ceremony, saying he "can't wait to see" them compete. "When you, the IOC...

Bolt wins 5th AIPS Athlete of the year award

Jamaican sprint star Usain Bolt has been voted the Best Male Athlete of 2015 by the International Sports Press Association (AIPS). A panel of sports journalists from 91 countries voted in this year’s poll. Bolt, having won the 100m, 200m...
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The new dates for the qualifying rounds of the Olympic games Tokyo 2020 have...

Prior to this announcement, authorities from several countries had halted the Olympic qualifying tournaments, putting the health of athletes first. The International Athletics Association has decided to change the selection criteria for next year's Olympic Games. Accordingly, the period from April...
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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...

Fastest 7-year-old in the world? Boy leaves track competitors in the dust as he...

Rudolph 'Blaze' Ingram sprinted 100 meters in 13.48 seconds this past weekend He beat his personal best of 14.59 seconds last August by 1.5 seconds The seven-year-old also dashed 60 meters in 8.69 seconds as seen on Instagram Proud...
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...
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Russian doping: IOC bans Russia from 2018 Winter Olympics

Russia has been banned from competing at next year's Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang by the International Olympic Committee. But Russian athletes who can prove they are clean would be allowed to compete in South Korea under a neutral flag. It follows...

U.S. sprinter Sha’Carri Richardson could miss Olympics over failed drug test

A trip to the Tokyo Olympics for United States sprinter Sha'Carri Richardson is suddenly in doubt after reportedly failing a drug test. According to Tyler Dragon of the Cincinnati Enquirer, Richardson faces a 30-day suspension after testing positive for marijuana. She qualified for the 2020...

Tokyo Olympic Games: Spectators barred as state of emergency announced

The Olympic Games in Japan are to be held without spectators due to rising cases of coronavirus. Olympics Minister Tamayo Marukawa made the announcement following discussions with officials and organisers on Thursday evening. A state of emergency in Tokyo will run...

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