IAAF World Championships

IAAF World Championships: Kerala HC seeks explanation on PU Chitra’s exclusion

The Kerala High Court on Thursday sought an explanation from the central government regarding the exclusion of Kerala athlete PU Chitra from the …

Sports (India)

KORIR: Bright side of Kenya’s 800m selection crisis

In Summary<p>I appreciate the concerns raised about the selection for the men’s 800 metres team ahead of next month’s IAAF World Championships in …

Track & Field

IAAF World Championships: AFI botch squad selection with arbitrary criteria, leave behind frustrated athletes

By the time the Virgin Atlantic flight carrying the 24-team member Indian team to the World Athletic Championships reaches its cruising height on the …

Olympics

Should Testosterone Be Regulated in Female Athletes? — NOVA Next

In 2014, Indian sprinter Dutee Chand was barred from competing in the Commonwealth Games, an international sporting tournament between former …

Track & Field

Riley to have her Day in London

In February Riley Day was an anonymous schoolgirl from an anonymous town near the Tambourine Mountains.<p>Then she was picked to race against Usain Bolt.<p>…

Olympics

Revealed: ASA's shocking selection blunders

A document which details the decisions made by Athletics South Africa’s selectors is likely to blow open another lid on the controversial national …

Olympics

IAAF name podium moments at London 2017

London 2017 Featured<p>Jess Ennis-Hill is among the cheated athletes to receive medal upgrades at IAAF World Championships<p>Jess Ennis-Hill is one of 11 …

Olympics

IAAF World Championships history: Gothenburg 1995

Featured<p>by Steve Smythe<p>In the next part of the series, Steve Smythe looks at the fifth World Championships, held in Sweden<p>The World Championships had …

Olympics

Drink, run, drink, run: Welcome to the mad world of beer miling

By Ben Bloom of the Daily Telegraph<p>Down a beer, run a quarter of a mile.<p>Down a second beer, run a quarter of a mile.<p>Down a third beer, run a quarter …

Track & Field

Young Selected to Compete in World Championships

<b>HAMMOND, La. –</b> Alex Youngmay have completed his career at Southeastern Louisiana in June, but he is still recording firsts for the Lions.<p>Young on …

USATF

Marissa Papaconstantinou finishes para worlds 200m with torn hamstring

Marissa Papaconstantinou was in podium position halfway through the women’s T44 200m at the World Para Athletics Championships. That’s about the time …

Olympics

IAAF: IAAF Athletics Connect 2017 – 51st IAAF Congress| News | iaaf.org

The <b>51st IAAF Congress</b> takes place from 1st August to 3rd August 2017 with an innovative one-day convention called <b>IAAF Athletics Connect on Wednesday</b> …

IAAF

BRITISH ATHLETICS ADD FIVE TO TEAM FOR LONDON 2017

25th July 2017<p>British Athletics has today announced the addition of five athletes to its team for next month’s IAAF World Championships in London …

Olympics

IAAF World Championships 2017: Reigning long jump champion Greg Rutherford ruled out due to ankle injury

<b>London:</b> Britain's Greg Rutherford has been ruled out of the World Championships in London after the defending long jump champion suffered an ankle …

Olympics

Jamaican and US teams announced for London 2017

Featured<p>by Athletics Weekly<p>Usain Bolt and Elaine Thompson lead Jamaican squad, while a 132-strong American team has been named for the IAAF World …

Olympics

Russians going to world championships as neutrals will be paid by state

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia on Tuesday told athletes set to compete as neutrals at next month's world championships that they will be paid by the state despite not officially representing their country.<p>Nineteen Russian athletes were on Monday entered into the competition being hosted from Aug. 4-13 …

Russia

Shara Proctor among five athletes added to GB team for London 2017

Featured<p>by Athletics Weekly<p>Long jumpers Proctor and Jazmin Sawyers will compete in the UK capital after British Athletics accepts invites from the …

Olympics

Team Australia named for London IAAF World Championships

Forty-eight of Australia’s best will don the green and gold to compete at the <b>London 2017 IAAF World Championships</b>, commencing 4 August 2017.<p>The …

Olympics

USA Track & Field

INDIANAPOLIS -- Four reigning World champions and eight 2016 Olympic individual gold medalists will lead 132 athletes on the Team USATF roster for …

Olympics

Day-Monroe to Compete at IAAF World Championships in London

SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. — Cal Poly alumna Sharon Day-Monroe is headed to London, as the former Mustang seven-time track & field All-American will …

Olympics

South Africa names final London 2017 team – AthleticsAfrica

<b>A 24-member national team has been announced by Athletics South Africa for the IAAF World Championships in London, England to be held from 4-13</b> …

Olympics

Eilidh Doyle surprised to land Great Britain captaincy for London 2017

Featured<p>by Euan Crumley<p>Decorated hurdler wins vote to lead 78-strong team into IAAF World Championships<p>When Eilidh Doyle disembarked the plane on her …

Track & Field

Marc Scott runs World Champs qualifying standard – weekly round-up

A look at some recent results both in the UK and overseas, including a London-qualifying 5000m PB by Scott in Belgium and LEAP action in …

Track & Field

Bolt, Thompson lead Jamaica's world championships charge

KINGSTON (Reuters) - Usain Bolt is among three Olympic champions leading a strong Jamaican team at the athletics world championships in London next month.<p>Bolt will chase his fourth successive 100 metres world title and a fifth consecutive 4x100m relay gold at the Aug. 4-14 meeting, his last …

Olympics

Top athletes take on ASA over London exclusions

Prominent SA track and field stars, led by Olympic champion Wayde van Niekerk, went on a united front last night in support of fellow athletes who …

Olympics

Usain Bolt runs 9.95 seconds to win Monaco Diamond League 100m

Media playback is not supported on this device<p>World Athletics Championships on the BBC<p><b>Venue:</b> London Stadium <b>Dates:</b> 4-13 August<p><b>Coverage:</b> Live across BBC One and Two, BBC Radio 5 live, BBC Radio 5 live sports extra and online<p>Eight-time Olympic champion Usain Bolt ran his first sub-10-second time of …

Olympics

Four records fall on Pan Am U20 Champs opening day

TRUJILLO, Peru – Cayman Islands’ Jamal Watson led magic afternoon of world class athletics on the opening day of the 19th Pan American U20 …

Olympics

Simbine to break Bolt's unbeaten streak?

2017-07-21 17:37<p>Akani Simbine (Gallo Images)<p>Cape Town - Will South Africa's very own <b>Akani Simbine</b> break the eight-time Olympic gold medallist <b>Usain</b> …

Olympics

Usain Bolt barely wins last race before world championships

<b>Usain Bolt</b> held off an unaccomplished field to win his last race before his farewell world championships, clocking 9.95 seconds in a 100m in Monaco …

Olympics

Canadian runners who will compete at London 2017 and their hometowns

See where the 35 Canadian athletes competing in running events, or in part, at the 2017 IAAF World Championships grew upThe post Canadian runners who …

Track & Field