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Africa Bronze Medallists Cherono shifts His Attention to Relay Championships

Africa relay bronze medalist Joan Cherono is relishing the challenge from the Caribbean teams ahead of this year's World Relay Championships, held in Japan...
Kwahu Easter Mountain Marathon (KEMM)

Kenya’s Mutua Will Be in Ghana for Kwahu Marathon

Erastus Mutua Mumo, an experienced Kenyan long distance runner will join a host of other top runners for this year's Kwahu Easter Mountain Marathon...

Fredericks’s provisional suspension: AIU to look into payment made to his firm

Former sprint star and IAAF council member Frankie Fredericks has been provisionally suspended pending an investigation into a potential ethics violation, the athletics governing body said...

Dasor & Janet make it for the 2017 IAAF World Championships

Ghanaian sprinter Emmanuel Dasor has qualified to the 2017 International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF)...
Ghana Athletics Association

GAA First National Circuit Championship Ends In Tamale

About 350 locally based athletes from the 10 regions gathered at the Tamale Sports Stadium, to participate in the Ghana Athletics Association (GAA) first...
Dozens of Russian athletes have been tested positive for meldonium which was banned by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) from this year. (Sputnik Photo)

Ghanaian Athlete Banned 4 Years For Doping Violations

The Ghana Athletics Association (GAA), has banned athlete Tim Abeyie for four years for doping violations in Germany. Abeyie, who switched nationality from the United...

IAAF prolongs interim suspension of 3 in ethics probe

The ethics board of world athletics governing body IAAF on Wednesday extended the suspensions of three staff members being investigated as part of an...

IAAF to allow anonymous reporting of doping via online portal

The IAAF said the portal was secure and offered full confidentiality for those who want to report on all aspects of the doping issue,...

African Athletes Sparkle at Morocco’s IAAF Diamond League

Kenyan Conseslus Kipruto, Moroccan Abdelati Iguider, Ethiopian Almaz Ayana and South African Caster Semenya made the best performances for the continent in front of...
Cheptegei

IAAF Diamond League: Uganda’s Cheptegei Wins Silver

Cheptegei timed in 13:00:60, while Kenya's Edris Muktar came first with a time of 12:59:96. "This is very good news to have our athlete perform...

CEO of Kenya athletics Sacked over doping claims

The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) in February suspended Mwangi for six months for subverting the anti-doping control process in Kenya after two...

Nestle Cancels Deals With IAAF Over Corruption and Doping

The company had been funding an athletics programme for children, but that will end with immediate effect. “We have decided to end our partnership with...

IAAF president to grace Lagos city marathon

The confirmation is contained in a statement by Olukayode Thomas, spokesperson for the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) on Saturday in Lagos, Nigeria's economic...
Papa Massata Diack

IAAF ethics committee banned Massata Diack and others for life

In addition, former IAAF anti-doping commission director Gabriel Dolle was banned for five years in the ruling published on Thursday. Papa Massata Diack is a...
Sebastian Coe

Coe criticized over support for Eugene 2021

International athletics governing body (IAAF) president Sebastian Coe has come under fire for his role in the bid of American city Eugene to host...
Eaton

Eaton beats Bolt to win IAAF athlete of the year

Born January 21, 1988, Eaten holds the world record in both the decathlon and indoor heptathlon events, and is only the second decathlete to...

Russia could overcome its doping crisis – IOC

In comments following the provisional suspension of the Russian athletics federation, Bach said Russia could overcome its doping crisis "but not undamaged." The IOC will...
Usain Bolt

Usain Bolt motivates youth

The world?s foremost sprinter, Usain Bolt has given the IAAF?s social responsibility initiative, ?Athletics for a Better World? an almighty boost. This is the...
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Usain Bolt still the fastest man as he defeats Justin Gatlin in 200m...

Jamaica?s Usain Bolt beat Justin Gatlin to win the 200m and complete the sprint double at the World Championships in Beijing. Defending champion Bolt,...
Gold medalist Jamaica's Usain Bolt poses during the awarding ceremony of the men's 100m event at the 2015 IAAF Wolrd Championships at "Bird Nest" National Stadium in Beijing, capital of China, Aug. 24, 2015. (Xinhua/Gong Lei)

Bolts Jamaican fans Overjoyed

Once again the Jamaican people on Sunday expressed joy for the victory of Usain Bolt in the 100m race at IAAF (International Association of...

IAAF condemns drug use in Russian athletics

The ruling athletics body IAAF on Wednesday named the number of Russian doping cases in the sport "a major concern" as it confirmed that...
Ghanaian athletes

Three to represent Africa at IAAF

Three Ghanaian athletes have qualified to represents Africa at the upcoming IAAF Continental Cup in Marrakech, Morocco on September 13 and 14. The athletes were...