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Athletics

Sebastian Coe Paid A Glowing Tribute To The Passing Away European Athletics President

The Norwegian European Athletics president, Svein Arne Hansen has lost battle to stroke which he suffered in March. He died on Saturday (20) at the age of 74 years. The World Athletics president, Sebastian Coe paid a glowing tribute to the man he called his dear friend. “Today I have lost one of my closest […]

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Athletics

Summary Of European Weekend Meets As New Star Is Born In Sweden

The weekend meets across Europe produce a modesty performance but not in Molndal, Sweden where a new star emerged. The Helsingborg born Swedish Youth Olympics Triple Jump Champion, Khadijatou ‘Khadid’ Victoria Sagnia, whose mum is from Gambia; surprised everybody to land a star performance in long jump with 6.81m (1.8) personal best on Thursday. Mari […]

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Volleyball

Poland The World Championship Medalist Ready To Take Olympics By Storm

The World and European Volleyball bronze medalist, Polish men Volleyball team feel the time is now right to get Olympics medal, according to their Belgian Coach. Poland aims to win the men’s volleyball gold medal at the Tokyo Olympic Games, coach Vital Heynen said in an interview on Tuesday. The Belgian coach has led his […]

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Athletics

Doping: Kenya In The News Again

Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) annoucement on Friday as put Africa middle and long distance giant in spot light again for wrong reason; as another Kenya has been ban for doping violation. Kenya’s long distance runner, Japhet Kipchirchir Kipkorir has been handed a four-year ban for violation of World Athletics (WA) anti-doping rules. Athletes Integrity Unit […]

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Athletics Uncategorized

Chile Only Olympics Female Shining Light Medalist Passed Away

Chile only female shining light of Olympics Melbourne 1956 and javelin silver medallist, Marlene Ahrens has died aged 87. She remains the only Chile female Olympics medalist. Ahrens died of heart failure on Wednesday (June 17), as reported by Chilean newspaper Emol.  She was the only women on the Chilean team at Melbourne 1956 and carried her […]

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Weight Lifting

George Floyd: US Weightlifting Gives Ten Scholarship Slot To Black Coaches

With financial support of Mark House of American law firm Becker & House, PLLC; the US Weightlifting has give out ten slot scholarship to help black Weightlifting coaches. Ten people from the black community will be granted a full scholarship to take a USA Weightlifting level one or level two course at no charge to […]

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Athletics

Most Athletes Dismissed Coleman’s Excuses As Michael Johnson Add To The Criticism

The road of escape of doping ban for reigning World 100m Champion, Christian Coleman increasingly looks thinner as most athletes and four times Olympics Champion, Michael Jackson outrightly dismissed his excuses. Johnson, who earned 4x400m relay gold at Barcelona 1992, 200m and 400m gold at Atlanta 1996 and 400m gold at Sydney 2000, criticised Coleman […]

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Athletics

World Athletics Claiming €41.2m Compensation From Diack As Prosecutor Recommend 4 Years Prison Term

The court has heard on Wednesday that World Athletics, which is now led by Britain’s Sebastian Coe, is claiming €41.2 million compensation from Lamine Diack, the former president. It says the doping scandal led major sponsors Adidas and Nestle to sever ties with the federation. The former global athletics supremo, Diack was also called in court […]

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Foot ball

Ghana 2014 World Cup Coach Threatened To Report Ghana To FIFA Over Unpaid Salary

Ghana 2014 World Cup coach, Kwesi Appiah has threatened to report Ghana to FIFA over unpaid salary if he’s accumulated salary arrear is not paid soon. Coach Appiah has said he is being treated in a way no white coach in Africa would be as he awaits salary arrears totalling nearly $200,000 from his time […]

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Athletics

He’s Ignorant Of Doping Rule–AIU Reply Coleman

Can reigning 100m World Champion, Christian Coleman be two times luck with Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU), time will tell as AIU reply his overt accusation. The AIU, World Athletics’ anti-doping arm, responded in an e-mail to AFP in which they said “we will not comment on the specifics of an ongoing case” but wanted to […]

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Athletics

How Covid-19 Influenced Decathlon World Record Holder Mayer To Split From His Coach

The Decathlon World Record Holder, the French Kelvin Mayer has split with his long time coach Bertrand Valcin; and claimed the longtime covid-19 is of much influenced factor. Valcin had coached the 28-year-old Mayer for 12 years out of his Montpellier training camp in southern France which also includes Britain’s world heptathlon champion Katarina Johnson-Thompson. […]

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Athletics

Suspended 100m World Champion Coleman Accused Anti-Doping Agency of Purposely Laying A Trap For Him To Miss A Test

The current 100m World Champion, Christian Coleman who was provincially suspended by Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) yesterday has accused WADA of setting a trap to get him to miss a test in a lengthy statement on Twitter. “I was more than ready and available for testing if I had received a phone call,” adding he […]

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Athletics

I Discovered I Was Gifted With Speed– Eight Times Olympics Medalist Veronica Campbell

The Jamaica eight time Olympics medalist, Veronica Campbell- Brown, who recently launched her new athletic clothing line VCB Fit; reminisced with marketing and public relations consultant Tanya Lee in a YouTube interview recently. “From a very young age, I always enjoyed running,” she said. “I would run everywhere I am going. If my mom sent […]

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Weight Lifting

WADA Appalled Over Decadence Of Doping Cover-up In Weightlifting

World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) President Witold Bańka has declared that the organisation was “appalled” by the findings of McLaren’s team. The McLaren report revealed that doping positives had been covered up, athletes who should have been banned won medals at world and continental levels, and suspensions were deliberately delayed by Aján’s “meddling” and interference in […]

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Sports News

French World Junior Climbing Champion Died After Mistake In Climbing Practice

The French Tokyo Olympics climbing hopeful and World Junior Climbing Champion, Douady, died over the weekend after falling while on climbing practice in the French Alps. A 16 years old, Douady, died on Sunday after falling 150m the French Mountain Climbing Federation (FFME) confirmed. A climbing prodigy, Douady was expected to form part of the […]

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Athletics

Russian Athletics Begs For Deferment Of Fine As World Athletics Blow Hot

The chance of Russian given window to participate in Tokyo 2020 Olympics is tickling away by day as Russian Athletics Federation vice President, Eduard Bezuglov said that they don’t have sufficient funds to pay the fine. To make the matter worst, the World Athletics said on Monday it had shot down a request by Russia’s athletics federation to […]

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Athletics

Athletes Worry On Social Distance During Drug Test

Although some athletes find it a ‘let down’ for a significant reduction of out of competition testing during this period of covid-19 pandemic; but more worried on how World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) will keep drug test in line with social distance guidelines. Adam Gemili, 4x100m relay world champion who has been training in Florida, where […]

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Athletics

Swiss Record With Solid Jumps And Throws Across Europe

This weekend was filled with different solid sprints, jumps and throws. On Saturday in Arnhem, Netherland, a Swiss Ajla del Ponte, set a Swiss 150m record of 16.71, finishing comfortably ahead of Nadine Visser (17.11) and Naomi Sedney (17.21). Del Ponte also clocked 11.26 in the 100m. Switzerland’s Silvan Wicki stopped the clock at 15.05 […]

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Athletics

What German Fastest Woman Learnt During Lockdown

Gina Luckenkemper, the Germany fastest woman bear her mind in an interview with Bild on how she coped with training in the lockdown and how she was able to build her own fitness studio at home. On how the 23 year old European Silver Medalist train during the lockdown. She said, “at the beginning I […]

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Athletics

Lyles Current World 200m Champion Ran A Quick 300m

The current World 200m Champion, Noah Lyles ran like a quarter miller in a 300m time trial, with two other training partner to surge ahead in the last 60m to return a quick time. United States Lyles clocked an impressive 31.51 seconds in a training time trial on Friday. If his time trial was official […]

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Football

Usain Bolt Long Time Bayern Munich Controversial Doctor Resigned

The controversial German doctor Usain Bolt always run to and a long time doctor of Germany League Champion, Bayern Munich, 77 years old Hans-Wilhelm Muller-Wohlfahrt, has resigned his position with the club. This will be the third time former German National football team’s doctor will attempt the exit door. 77-year-old Müller-Wohlfahrt will end his activities […]

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Athletics

My Body Is Feeling Good–Van Niekerk The World 400m Record Holder

As top athletes are running fast, breaking records, while the throwers and jumpers are going further as we have seen in virtual and spectatorless meets despite lockdown. The World 400m Record Holder, Wayde Van Niekerk, has declared himself 100% back to shape. Niekerk told the Paris edition of the Diamond League call room in an interview […]

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Sports News

Bizarre: American World Championahip Boxing Medalist Cleared Of Doping After Claiming Sex Transmission

The United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA), has announced a bizarre clearance of world boxing championship bronze medalist, Virginia Fuchs, after agreed that her doping came through sex transmission from her partner. The 32-year-old tested positive for two prohibited substances – letrozole metabolite and GW1516 metabolites – from an out-of-competition sample she provided on February 13.  […]

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Athletics

Warhlom Nailed World Record As Ingerbrigsten Brothers Continued Their Record Runs

Oslo Bislett Impossible Games was made possible in an unusual condition on Thursday, June 11 in spectatorless stadium by the incredible performance of Norwegian king of the track, Karsten Warhlom and Ingerbrigsten brothers. In a solo race and almost empty stadium in Olso, the double World champion and the 2nd fastest man in history over […]

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Athletics

World Athletics Rolls Out Guidelines For Any Meet Organizers

With daily growing of athletics meets around the world, from virtual to empty stadium and sizable spectators; today the World Athletics took a responsible bold step to roll out guidelines to host a meet because of covid-19. The guidelines, drafted by World Athletics’ Health and Science Department, also address the post-peak period, as described by […]

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Athletics

Lamine Diack Claimed Doping Cover-up Was In The Interest Of Athletics’ Family

The corruption case involving athletics greatest doping cover-up continued on Thursday in Paris. But surprisingly the 87 years former World Athletics (formerly IAAF) president, Lamine Diack claimed he did all he did to save Athletics from financial loses; as the case of recent discovery of World Athletics’ financial lost in 2017 and 2018. The former […]

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Sports News

IOC Back Pedal On Anti-Racism Kneeling On Podium

The IOC outlined before the Tokyo Olympics Games were move back to 2021 that kneeling would not be allowed but has softened its stance in light of the NFL changing it’s position following the Black Lives Matter protests in the US and athletes across other sports, including football, also showing solidarity with the movement by taking a knee. […]

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Athletics

Top Russian Athletes Sent Safe Our Career Message To Russian Athletics

In a bid for Russian to raise a flag at next Tokyo 2020 Olympics, some top senior Russian athletes have throw the gauntlet down for Russian Athletics to pay the required fine before the expiration. The system of allowing Russian athletes to take part as neutrals will be suspended if $5 million of the $10 […]

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Sports News

Sebastian Coe To Receive Promotion

The towering popularity of World Athletics president, Sebastian Coe, will be crown soon as the executive board of International Olympics Commitee (IOC) has proposed him to be a member. Coe is one of five officials due to be approved as members at the first virtual IOC Session on July 17. IOC President Thomas Bach said […]