On April 26, 2021, World Athletics denied American double-amputee track-and-field athlete Blake Leeper’s application seeking approval to compete in World Athletics-sanctioned events, including the Olympic Games, while using his new, modified running-specific prosthetics (RSPs), and to have his results listed alongside those of able-bodied athletes. Continue reading
Caster Semenya told reporters that she has “no time for nonsense” when it comes to allegations over her high natural testosterone levels. Continue reading
Legendary Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt is beaten to the finish line by Justin Gatlin in his final 100 meter sprint finals at the World Athletics Championship in London. Ashraf Fahim reports. Continue reading
Bolt uncomfortable with world championship starting blocks
Farah stays strong to take gold in London
LONDON, ENGLAND, UK (JULY 23, 2017) (BBC) – President of the IAAF and former athlete, Sebastian Coe, told BBC presenter Andrew Marr on Sunday (July 23) that he cannot guarantee that next month’s World athletics championships will be a drug-free games.
China Central Television (CCTV) – Olympic champion Eliud Kipchoge was on Saturday just 25 seconds shy of clocking human races’ first sub-two hour marathon. But his finish-time of two hours 25 seconds is still a fabulous feat in itself.
Britain’s High Court says Liliya Shobukhova should pay back money the since-disgraced Russian athlete received for running the London Marathon.
Analyst reaction to German sportswear company Adidas AG reportedly ending its 11-year sponsorship deal with the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) almost four years early, according to media reports.
WADA report says corruption at the IAAF went to the top and included former president Lamine Diack