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Athletics

My Nightmare- Horn (African Medalist And South Africa Record Holder)

Finally, the African 100m silver medalist and South Africa, Carina Horn has breaths a sigh of relief after completing her two years doping ban. Recounting her ordeal, “from an emotional perspective, the last two years had been tough. There were many evenings that I could not stop myself from crying as it felt as if […]

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Athletics

More Headache For Crisis Hit UK Athletics As CJ Ujah’s B Sample Confirmed Positive

This is not good time for UK Athletics. Just when some influential figures in UK track and field have called on UK Sport to intervene in the ongoing ‘crisis’ around UK Athletics by making an approach to Sir Brendan Foster to replace chairman Nic Coward, who is due to leave next month. Another negative new […]

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Athletics

At Last Tobi Amusan Breaks Africa Record As Dutch Visser Followed Suit

After getting close several times, the Africa Champion and Tokyo Olympics fourth finish Tobi Amusan has finally nailed Africa record just a few minutes ago. Basking on her win last week, the African Champion was exquisite on hurdles on Thursday September 9 Zurich Diamond League with an usual top spin over hurdles to finally nailed […]

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Table Tennis

Nigerian Table Tennis Teenager Caused Upset In Africa Championship

Little international known Nigeria 17 years old, Samuel Boboye caused a big upset yesterday on his senior debut as a member of the Nigerian team at the 2021 ITTF African Championships in Yaoundé, Cameroon. In his first senior match of the men’s singles event, Boboye caused a major upset. The Nigeria national junior champion showed […]

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Athletics

Fraser Meet Record, Amusan, Vetter And Larvin Sarah Impressed In Chorzow

The Jamaica Olympics Champion, Fraser-Pryce Shelly-Ann was again impressive on Sunday (5) at the Memorial Kamili Skelimowskies in Polish city of Chorzow. Fraser athletics artillery shells overcame all and sundries over the 100m, to run into 10.81s; breaking the meet record. Nigeria African Champion, Tobi Amusan continued her impressive season with a win in 100m […]

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Athletics

British Tokyo Olympics Silver Medalist Hodgkinson Tried Her Speed On 400m

The British 800m record holder and Tokyo Olympics silver medalists, Keely Hodgkinson with her new found confident tried her speed over the shorter 400m in a low key Nottingham meet on Saturday (28). The teenage British sensation, Keely did not disappoint as she raced to impressive new best of 52.61s. In the 3000m, Dani Chattenton […]

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Athletics

Ethiopian Breaks World Half Marathon

Ethiopian Yalemzerf Yehualaw smashed the women’s half marathon world record at the Antrim Coast event in Northern Ireland. The Ethiopian was under world record pace all the way was immensely benefited from excellent work from her male pacemakers on the coastal course around Larne. Yehualaw, 22, clocked 63 minutes and 43 seconds which cut 19 […]

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Athletics

Fred Kerley Reach Another Height As Tired Olympics Champion Thompson Breaks Meet Record In Paris

The Tokyo Olympics 100m medalist Fred Kerley, who has also won 400m bronze medal at last World Athletics championship moved into another gear height in Paris leg of Diamond League on Saturday (28). In the 200m, Fred surged into a new personal best of 19.79s to win after holding off in-form Kenneth Bednarek who also […]

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Athletics

Sha’carri Flanks Down Allyson Felix’s Comment

The most accomplished female track and field athlete, American Allyson Felix was full of support for Sha’carri Richardson when she was interviewed on Tuesday on American Jimmy Kimmel’s late night show. But was swiftly replied by Sha’carri in a her ‘Trump like twitter shot’ by flanking down the encouring word from Felix. Toward the end […]

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Athletics

Tokyo Olympics Finalist Breaks Dutch Record

Olympic finalist Liemarvin Bonevacia from the Netherlands continued his best season to date at the age of 32 with a Dutch 400m record and European lead at the Citius Meeting in Bern, a World Athletics Continental Tour Bronze event, on Saturday (21). Bonevacia, who also ran the first leg of the Netherlands’ silver medal-winning team […]

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Athletics

Again Olympics Champion Elaine Breaks Jamaica National Record

The Eugene Diamond League on Saturday (21) produced the best of female sprint ever seen. Olympics Champion Elaine Thompson confirmed her victory at Tokyo was not a fluke by winning in classical flawless of athletism. She won the 100m in a new Jamaica national record of 10.54s; making sure she remain the fastest woman alive. […]

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Athletics

Bahrain Marathoner Provisional Suspended For Homologous Blood Doping

Bahraini marathon runner El Hassan El Abbassi has been provisionally suspended after returning an adverse analytical finding for a homologous blood transfusion following a test at the Tokyo Olympics, the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) said. The 37-year-old’s sample was collected after the Olympic marathon in Sapporo on August 8 where he finished 25th with a […]

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Athletics

Kuwaiti National Record Holder Yousef Karam Banned Three Years For Doping

The Kuwaiti 400m national record holder Yousef Karam has been banned for three years after tested positive to prohibited substance called Ibutamoren. However, the ban is appealable. The 28-year-old sprinter’s ineligibility starts from March 30, 2020, all results are disqualified from January 28 2021, according to the AIU. The Kuwaiti owns personal bests of 10.56 […]

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Athletics

Kenyan Marathoner Racheal Mutgaa Banned Three Years For Doping

In the latest suspension announced by the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU), the Kenyan marathon runner, Racheal Mutgaa, has been banned for three years for testing positive for testosterone. In a statement shared by AIU on Twitter, samples picked from the marathoner showed presence and use of a prohibited substance. “Therefore, on 3 August 2021, the […]

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Athletics

Slovenia Record Holder Bagged Two Years Doping Ban

After 2012 Olympics re-testing, the Slovenia javelin record holder Martina Ratej has bagged two years ban by Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) after prohibited clostebol substances was found in her sample. The ban take effect from 9 March 2020. All her results from 9 August 2012 to 9 August 2014 are disqualified. Ratej was provisional suspended […]

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Athletics

British Tokyo Olympics Silver Medalist Suspended For Doping

In what looked like a tornado of Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) sweeping all the athletics landscape; as another top athlete has been provisional suspended for doping violation. The member of British Tokyo Olympics silver winning 4 ×100m relay, Chijindu Ujah has been provisional suspended for using prohibited substances. The AIU said a test showed the […]

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Athletics

Is Leroy Burrel’s Son Cameron Dead?

The question on all athletics followers is whether the news of sudden passed away of 26 years old Cameron Burrel could be true after news filtered out on the Instagram earlier today. Cameron was found lying dead on the floor in his room this morning. Presently it’s early to actualizes whether it’s a case of […]

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Athletics

At Last Laura Muir Nailed The Elusive Olympics Medal With A National Record

A four times European 1500m champion, Laura Muir has finally deliver at world stage With a wonderful weather of Tokyo, the 1500m got underway with 10000m Tokyo Olympics champion Sifan Hassan lay the marker. But about 300m to go, the defending Olympics champion Kenyan Faith Kipyekon ran to the front and maintain the lead to […]

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Athletics

How Depression Denied Noah Lyles Olympics Gold Medalist

It’s no longer news that the reigning world 200m Champion, Noah Lyles could only picked bronze medalist (19.74) behind Andre De Grasse and U.S. teammate Kenneth Bednarek (19.68) at the Tokyo Olympics 200m final. But what is not known was how has been battling depression before the games. After the epic race, he opened up […]

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Athletics

Rojas Breaks 26 Years Old World Record As Italian Jacob Breaks European Record Twice To Win

The Tokyo Olympics full of surprises continued on the first day of August. Just when the World Champion, Jamaica Yohan Blake failed to qualified for 100m final. The Venezuela living legend, Yulima Rojas produced a spectacular 15.67m leap in triple jump to break 26 years old record. The Venezuela and Barça athlete set her stall […]

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Athletics

Elaine Becomes The Fastest Living Woman After Defended Her Olympics Title

It was Jamaica 1,2,3 in the 100m woman final at the Tokyo Olympics. Elaine Thompson eclipsed the field stacked of fastest line of women by defended her Olympics title with scintillating Olympics record of 10.61s; making her the second fastest of all time after Florence Joyner. Fraser-Pryce was second in 10.76s and Shericka Jackson third […]

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Athletics

Blessing Okagbare Provisional suspended By Athletics Integrity Unit

Just after Nigerian are battling with a ban of it’s 10 athletes from participating in Olympics for failure to do the required number of out of competition test, the Athletic Integrity Unit (AIU) just hit harder again. The most decorated Nigeria athlete, Blessing Okagbare has just been provisional suspended for using prohibited substances, growth homorne […]

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Athletics

Newly European Record Holder Out Of Olympics For Doping

The Swiss Alex Wilson who ran a new European 100m record just 10 days ago and was later cancelled is in serious soup after been thrown out of Tokyo Olympics for doping. According to Athletics Integrity Unit ( AIU) press release earlier today; the previous suspension of Alex which he’s country lifted has been reinstated. […]

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Athletics

Tokyo Olympics: Why Laura Muir Dumped 800m For 1500m

Muir had the option of contesting both the 800m and 1500m events in Tokyo but made the “very hard decision” to drop the shorter distance; opened up on why she decided to stay with 1500m in an interview with the BBC. “Two events was the original plan, but what I really want is a medal […]

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Athletics

Usain Bolt Criticized New Spike Shoes Technology Project

The world 100m and 200m record holder, a living legend Jamaica Usain Bolt has taken a swipe at present advances in spike technology that could help to run faster. In his serious mood, called the project laughable and believed that the new shoes give an unfair advantage over any athletes not wearing them. After athletes […]

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Athletics

Swiss Alex Wilson Breaks European Record

The European 200m bronze medalist, Swiss Alex Wilson has just ran an incredible 9.84s (1.9) to take down Francis Obikwelu’s 9.86s European record. The 30 years old Jamaica born Alex, improved his Swiss national record of 10.08s he recorded in 2019 at Georgia Games in Marietta. In the 200m, he also improved his national record […]

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Athletics

Five Japanese Record Set As Linden Hall Recorded Pre-Olympics Fast Time

Competing on day one of the two-day meet at the pre-departure training camp in Cairns, Australia champion, Linden Hall produced highlight perfomance by clocking her second-fastest time of 4:00.00 in a mixed 1500m race in Cairns on Sunday. “I haven’t run the 1500m since Nationals so it was nice to dip the toes in and […]

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Athletics

Three Gold For Ireland On The Third Day Of European U-20 Championship

The third day of European U-20 Championship witnessed a surged in medals amassed by the the impressive Irish athletics team which rewarded them with historic top in the medal table. Just after Rashidat Adeleke completed sprint double in 200m, more gold continues for Ireland. Longford’s Cian McPhillips, followed suit by securing gold for Ireland in […]

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Athletics

Fantastic Adeleke Wins Sprint Double With A National Record In European U-20 Championship

On the third day of European U-20 Championship on Saturday (17), the Kadriorg Stadium was beamed into life as Rashidat Adeleke cough out a magnificent athletics display. An European U-20 leader with 22.96s, Adeleke in scintillating form rounded over the sprint double win in 200m; adding to 100m she won yesterday. In the process setting […]