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Velocity Fest Meet Results: As Asafa Powell Struggled While Fraser And Elaine Shine

Kingston (Jamaica), 11.7.2020 Men100m h5 (-1,4) 1 Nesta Carter 10.38; 2 Tyquendo Tracey 10.39; 3 Romario Williams 10.39; h4 (-1,9) 1 Oshane Bailey 10.46; 2 Ramone Barnswell 10.53; h3 (-2,2) Asafa Powell 10.51; h2 (-2,6) Rasheed Dwyer 10.45 200m h3 (-2,9) 1 Julian Forte 20.71; 2 Romario Williams 21.07; 3 Michael Bentley 21.31; h4 (-2.6) […]

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Supreme Sprint In Bulle As Switzerland Wicki Hit Life Best

The new Switzerland sprint sensation, Silvan Wicki was in blistering form early today at Bullet Meet in Switzerland. The 150m Switzerland record holder was unlucky to miss the Switzerland 100m record by 0.03s. He returned a legal 10.11s. Ajla Del Ponte, the 150m Switzerland record holder also followed suit by running scintilating 11.08s to win […]

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World Bronze Medalist Tavernier Light Up Lyon Meet With A French Record

The World 2015 Hammer bronze medalist, French Alexandra Tavernier, got her parent wish ( both of which are former hammer thrower) when she eclipsed her own 74.78 French record to further it to74.94. Her father who is her coach was very pleased for her daughter. There was also a spackle on the Discus. The Olympics […]

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A Call The Legend Usain Bolt Is Waiting For To Come Out Of Retirement

In a recent video interview with Variety, the World 100 and 200 Record Holder, Usain Bolt has declared his readiness to come out of retirement if his former coach Glen Mills give him a call. “If my coach came back and told me, let’s do this, I will, because I believe so much in my […]

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New American And Canadian Record In Portland Meet

The Portland, the largest and most populous city in the US state of Oregon and the seat of Nike was bombarded yesterday by the middle and long distance runners. The athletics bombarded yielded an American record and Canadian record. The American 1500 and 5000 record holder, Shelby Houlihan, was simply unbelievable yesterday as she broke her 14.34.45 American record […]

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World Discuss Champion Gudzius In Superlative Form In Klaipeda Meet

The 2017 World Discus Champion, Lithuanian Andrius Gudzius came out smoking from covid-19 lockdown by throwing his second ever best throw in Klaipeda, Lithuanian yesterday. The 29 years old Kauna born European Champion threw an amazing 68.68m. The distance is his second best throw after his 69.59m winning throw in London 2017 World Championship. Full […]

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Noah Lyles Denied World Record

The reigning World 200m Champion was denied world record by inadvertently starting on the wrong lane. American Lyles briefly appeared to have set an astonishing new 200m world record of 18.90 seconds at the Inspiration Games, before it was revealed he ran only 185m. Lyles’ time would have obliterated the 19.19-second mark set by Jamaican […]

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World Junior Record Holder Extend Her European U-18 Javelin Mark In Thessaloniki

The Greek new rising star and World Junior Record Holder has extend her European u-18 mark of 61.48m to throw new European U-18 record of 61.53m yesterday at Thessaloniki meet in Greece. Full Result: Men SP 1 Odisséas Mouzenídis 19.38; 2 Anastasios Latiflari 18.91 DT u20 (1,75 kg) Dimitrios Pavlidis 54.62 HT 1 Alexios Prodanas […]

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Reigning World Champion Stahl And Kim Amb Shot To The World Lead As Khaddi Also Shine In Karlstad

The reigning World Discus Champion quickly settled into his rhythm to throw a World leading mark of 68.10m in Discus at Folksam Grand Prix in Karlstad, Sweden early today. His Swedish team mate, Simon Petterson was also impressive with 66.90m throw. In the Javelin, Kim Amb is gradually coming out his shell to land a […]

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Met Commissioner Visited Bianca Williams Commonwealth Gold Medalist

The European and Commonwealth gold medalist Bianca Williams and her partner Dos Santos received august visitor yesterday when they were visited by Met Commissioner Dame Cressida Dick to tender Met apology. Dame Cressida told the Home Affairs Select Committee: “We apologised yesterday to Ms Williams and I apologise again for the distress this stop clearly […]

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New Twist In The Commonwealth Gold Medalist Bianca’s Case With Police

In a new twist to Bianca Williams’ (Commonwealth Gold Medalist) case with Met police, with Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan keen on the outcome of the case; the Met police has now referred itself to the policing watchdog over that controversial stop-and-search. The Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC) will now investigate. Footage of the […]

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The Athletics Legend And Olympics Hero Bolt Reveals Daughter’s Name And Picture

The Athletic Legend and Olympics hero, Jamaica Usain Bolt who had his first baby and daughter with his long standing partner seven weeks ago but has kept the name and picture secret until Tuesday 7. But Bolt shared a series of adorable pictures on his social media accounts on Tuesday night, in which the couple […]

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Reigning World Champion Gardiner Lowers Bahamas 300m Record In Alachua

The reigning 400m World Champion, Bahamas Steven Gardiner became a triple Bahamas record on Sunday 5, in Alachua, Florida meet when he stopped the clock at 31.83s in 300m. He now hold 200m, 300m and 400m Bahamas record. The Gardiner time on Sunday as now displaced Noah Lyles from 22nd in all time 300m best […]

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European U-20 Champion Shattered Dutch Record As New European U-17 Record Set Sopot

The summer season in the Netherlands commenced on Saturday (4) and the occasion was highlighted by a significant performance by the precocious 20-year-old Femke Bol in the 400m hurdles. The ‘Test Wedstrijd’ meeting in Arnhem was held in poor conditions on Saturday, but it didn’t seem to affect European U20 champion Bol. The 20 years […]

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Double Scotching Win For Shaunae Miller In A Day

Shaunae Miller-Uibo showed why she is the woman to beat on Saturday 4, in Florida Showdown as she coasted double win within hours. In 400m, she outclassed other to win in impressive time of 50.52s. She later put her gear to work in 200m to record another good time of 22.61s to win. Full Result: […]

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Little known American Upset Andre DeGrasse As Gatlin And Nyles Shine

Saturday 4, Florida Showdown brought out little upset to Canada Andre DeGrasse as little known American who is 2019 NJCAA Champion, Kenny Bednarek edge him to second place in the final. Kenny who farthom longer sprint event returned 10.14s to Andre 10.17s. Kenny showed a glimpse of greatness last year when he ran 19.82s (-0.8) […]

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Ghanaian Sean Safo Win In Italy As Oduduru Staggered In Florida

The Nigerian led sprint resurgence, Divine Oduduru was lethargic in an unusual 400m on Sunday 4, in Showdown meet in Florida. The Nigerian speed star came fouth in a time of 47.35s. England Matthew Hudson-Smith won in 45.55s, followed by Alejandro Zapata-45.56s and American Leshawn Merritt 45.98s respectively. In Reit Italy, the Ghanaian International Sean […]

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Duplantis Shines Again As Finnish Makela Close To Record

In Göteborg, Sweden on Saturday 4, Armand Duplantis produced his best of the season when he vaulted 5.94m, Pål Haugen Lillefosse with 5.60m came second. Ben Broeders (bel) 5.50, Melker Svärd-Jakobsson 5.50, Piotr Lisek (pol) 5.35 respectively. In the Long Jump Thobias Montler 8.13 (2.5) came first to win and Andreas Carlsson 7.81 (3.4) second […]

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Three World Lead Performances In Oregon Meet

Track meet in Portland, Oregon produced unbelievable athletics fire display on Monday night as US-based Bowerman Track Club hosted an intra-squad meet. The meet which had only four events (men’s and women’s 1500m and 5000m) produced three world leads. In the men’s 5000m Sean McGorty clocked the fastest time in the World in 2020 of […]

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High Quality Throw In Warszawa

The European Shot put Champion and Polish Record Holder, Michal Haratyk was beaming with smile on Thursday (2) as he won a very high quality field in Warszawa meet with a 21:26m in his third throw. Full Result: 1 Michal Haratyk 21.26 (21.12; x; 21.26; 20.86; x; x); 2 Konrad Bukowiecki 20.21; 3 Jakub Szyszkowski […]

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Kenya Former Marathon Record Holder Ban For Four Years

Just few days ago that Kenya Anti-Doping Agency charged a ban Kenya athletes to court for forgery of medical documents; now another Kenya is ban for using fake photo to lying about his whereabouts appointment. Former marathon world record holder Wilson Kipsang of Kenya has been handed a four-year ban for anti-doping rule violations (ADRVs) […]

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Kenya Anti-Doping Goes Tough By Charging Suspended Athletes To Court

The Anti-doping Agency Of Kenya on Monday has showed that it’s not paying a lip service to it’s seriousness about doping as it has charged a suspended Florence Jepkosgei Chepsoi to court. Long distance runner Chepsoi, who is under suspension for doping has been charged to court for presenting fake medical documents in her defence […]

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World Athletics Close Case On Russian

The hope of Russian reinstatement into mainstream of athletics fold has been thrown into the spanner after the World Athletics stood down it’s Taskforce on Russian matters after it’s failed to meet the deadline payment given. The implication of standing down the Taskforce, which is overseeing the Russian’s reinstatement, means work of the Doping Review […]

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World Silver Medalist Chinese Lu Broke Javelin Asian Record

The World Javelin Silver Medalist and Asian Record Holder, Lu Huihui was in the best shape of her life as she broke her own Asian Record of 67.59m during the women’s javelin competition at the Beijing 2020 National Track and Field Association Training Base Chartered Tournament held on the 30th, June to improve to 67.61m. […]

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Perfect Pole Vault Display In Sweden As Ingerbrigsten Shine Again In Boysen Memorial

The former Swedish pole Vault record holder, Michaela Meijer in Molndal, Sweden on Saturday almost reclaim her Swedish record she lost to Anaelia Bengtsson by 0.01 two years ago. She leaped 4.72 new personal best; but unlucky to miss the record by 0.01. Angelica Bengtsson 4.52 came second while Linnea Jönsson 4.02; Sara Winberg 4.02 […]

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South Africa Athletics Gives Condition For Athletics Resumption As Permitted Athletes Are Lucky

The South Africa Athletics are really bemoaning lack of insurance cover for athletes during this covid-19 pandemic; a prerequisite it deem fit for athletics resumption. Although the ‘permitted athletes’ are allowed to go ahead to resume training expecially in private facility. But the criteria for the chosen ‘permitted athletes’ are somehow confusing. Athletics SA president […]

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US Steeplechase World Champion Trashed Colorado Mile Record As Norway’s Discus Record Fall

The 2017 World 3000m steeplechase champion Emma Coburn (USA)  broke the Colorado Mile record by clocking a 4:32 mile at Colorado Mesa University. The previous record of  4:36 was held by fellow University of Colorado athlete Dani Jones. In the men’s race, the 4:01 state record didn’t go down as Morgan McDonald clocked 4:02. Other latest athletics […]

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Huge Javelin Throw In Hungary Highlight Weekend Meets Around The World

In Gödöllő (Hungary), on Saturday 27, Hungarian Javelin record holder, Norbert Rivasz-Tóth produces 80.35m his second longest throw ever. He was followed by Noel Kovács 71.59m. In Women, Fanni Kövér 55.05; 2 Annabella Bogdán 53.62; 3 Xénia Krizsán 51.33. In u18 (500 g) Fanni Kövér 55.36 Elsewhere in Göteborg (Sweden), on Saturday : Men 200m result- […]

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Athletics South Africa Kick Against Government’s Decision To Commence Athletics

The Athletics South Africa has vehemently rejected the decision by the South Africa Government given nod for the start of Athletics; felt it’s still premature. That was confirmed by ASA president Aleck Skhosana on Saturday as the organisation sent out a statement explaining its position.  “We are not convinced as ASA that we should put […]