Category Archives: Athletics

08Dec/15

South African court grants Pistorius bail after murder conviction

A South African court grants bail to paralympian Oscar Pistorius after he is convicted of murder for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine’s Day 2013.
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26Nov/15

IAAF’s Coe quits his Nike contract

IAAF President Seabastian Coe says he has ended his personal contract with Nike.

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20Aug/15

Usain Bolt talks exclusivily to Reuters

Usain Bolt tells Reuters he hopes new athletics chief Sebastian Coe will get rid of doping and says he is on top form to beat rival Justin Gatlin at the World Athletics Championships.
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16Aug/15

IAAF supressed study of admitted dope cheats – report

The Sunday Times newspaper alleges world athletics governing body refused to release a report about athletes admitting widespread doping at the 2011 world championships.

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09Aug/15

Sunday Times makes fresh allegations over marathon doping

British newspaper claims leaked files suggest that winners of seven of the last 12 London marathons had “suspicious” blood scores, says other marathons should also be under scrutiny
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11Mar/15

Missing sprinter from Sierra Leone sleeping rough in London

A sprinter from Sierra Leone, who disappeared after competing in last year’s Commonwealth Games, talks about sleeping rough in London and how he has tried to take his own life.

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