IOC president: 'Dozens' of athletes likely banned from Rio games for doping

  Paris: IOC president Thomas Bach said Wednesday that "dozens&qu...

Russia 'ashamed and sorry' over doping scandal: Mutko

File photo of Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko during a news conference following a mee...


Bolt makes triumphant 100m start to season

Usain Bolt (file photo / Reuters)   George Town, Cayman Islands: World 100- ...

Alex Schwazer wins 50K walk on return from doping ban

Alex Schwazer of Italy walks on his way to win the 50 kilometres race walk at the World Rac...

Qatar could host Summer Olympics, says Coe

President of the International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF), Sebastian Coe (L...

Kipchoge defends London Marathon title, sets course record

Kenya's Eliud Kipchoge reacts after crossing the finish line to win the elite men's r...

Felix and Schippers to face off in Doha

Four-time Olympic gold medallist and nine-time world champion Allyson Felix, reigning world...

Stellar line-up set for IDL Doha 2016

FROM LEFT: President of Qatar Athletics Federation (QAF), Dahlan Al Hamad, General-Secretar...

Petrova denies wrongdoing after positive meldonium test

Gabriela Petrova of Bulgaria competes in the women's triple jump qualification during t...

Four Russian track-and-field athletes test positive for meldonium

File photo of the Russian Athletics Federation president Dmitry Shlyakhtin. REUTERS/ M...

Haroun wins silver for Qatar at World Indoor

Abdalelah Haroun of Qatar celebrates after winning silver in the men's 400 meters durin...

Bahrain's Adekoya wins 400m gold

Bahrain's Oluwakemi Adekoya celebrates the gold after the 400 meters final at the IAAF ...

Bromell strikes gold on day of drama

(L-R) Barbados's Ramon Gittens, China's Bingtian Su, Jamaica's Asafa Powell, Sa...

Athletes welcome Russia ban at World Indoors

  Middle distance runner Brenda Martinez of the US (C) talks to the media beside te...

Van Niekerk breaks 10s 100m to make sprint history

Wayde Van Niekerk of South Africa reacts after winning the men's 400m final during the ...

Carl Lewis slams long-jump, fears 'dying sport'

  Los Angeles: Four-time Olympic long jump champion Carl Lewis believes ...

Top athletes to begin Diamond League season in Doha

A file picture of reigning Olympic triple jump champion Christian Taylor.   ...

Qatar’s steeplechase great Shaheen retires

Qatar’s Saif Saaeed Shaheen holds his country’s flag as he celebrates his gold ...

Qatar tops at Asian Indoor Championships

Qatari athletes Mohamed Nazir, Musaab Abdulrahman Balla, Baker Hayder Abdallah and Abdalela...

Al Garni and Haroun add to Qatar’s gold medal haul

Qatar’s Mohamed Al Garni celebrates after winning the gold in the 1500m final on day ...

Barshim steals show as Asian Indoor Championships begin in Doha

LEFT and CENTRE: Men’s High Jump gold medallist, Qatar’s Mutaz Barshim (2.35m) ...