Athletics: Nigeria, the new marathon hub?

Athletes compete in the first Lagos City Marathon, on February 6, 2016. By Stefan Heunis, A...

Qatar’s Balla eyes Asian Indoors glory

Qatar’s Musaeb Abdulrahman Balla in this file picture. Doha:  Qatar&rsq...

Inaugural PSL set for kick-off

Pictures show training sessions of the Islamabad United and Peshawar Zalmi teams in Dubai a...

Australia warns athletes against Zika at Rio

  Sydney: Australia's Olympic athletes were Wednesday told to take pre...

Russia bans four athletes for doping

Russia's Irina Maracheva during the Athletics European Championships in Helsinki, Finla...

 Adidas to end sponsorship of scandal-hit IAAF - report

Shareholders of Adidas Group are silhouetted in front of the company logo before the annual...

Russia elects new athletics chief to clean up sport

Newly-elected Russia's Athletics Federation (ARAF) president Dmitry Shlyakhtin attends ...

Qatar to host Asian Indoor Athletics Championship

The President of Qatar Athletic Federation (QAF), Major General Dahlan Al Hamad (centre), Q...

UK athletics wants world records wiped out

Britain's Martyn Rooney waves the IAAF flag next to UK Athletics (UKA) president Lynn D...

Dutch 1984 Olympic gold winner Stalman admits to doping

  The Hague: Dutch 1984 Olympic discus gold medallist Ria Stalman on Friday admitte...

IAAF orders life bans over Russia doping bribes

      Valentin Balakhnichev, then president of the All-Russia Athle...

Qatar squad prepares for Rio Olympic Games

Qatar’s high-jumper Mutaz Barshim, winner of the bronze medal at the 2012 Olympic Gam...

Bolt thrives despite athletics' annus horribilis

  Paris: Jamaican sprint superstar Usain Bolt shone at the Beijing world c...

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Paris: The IAAF on Friday sent the Russian athletics federation (ARAF) a list of strict te...

Coe elected board chairman of Diamond League

Sebastian Coe   Paris: IAAF president Sebastian Coe was on Tuesday unanimous...

Seven Kenyan athletes banned for doping

  Kenya’s Emily Chebet won the world cross-country title for the second time ...

Ban Russia from Rio, doping group urges

   Los Angeles: Leaders of the world's most prominent national an...

 Russia hopes to regain IAAF membership within three months

   Moscow: The acting president of All-Russian Athletics Federation (...

Putin orders action on Russia doping scandal

  Moscow: Vladimir Putin said Wednesday that Russia must "do everythi...

Head of Russia's anti-doping lab resigns

   Moscow: The head of Russia's anti-doping laboratory resigned l...

IAAF should suspend Russian athletics federation - WADA

   Geneva: Russian athletics should be suspended from all competition...