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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 […]

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Irish Adeleke And British Mokoyawo Win European U-20 Championship

Irish teenage sensation, Rashidat Adeleke finally crowned her impressive season on Friday (16); after winning the European U-20 female 100m in 11.34s. She beat Serbia Ilic Ivana (11.42s) to second and British Eze Joy (11.44s) to third place. In the men 100m, British Mokoyawo Tobi was the champion in 10.25s equalling European U -20 lead. […]

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How Sydney Maclaughlin Motivated Athing Mu

The American newly crowned 800m champion and Olympics medal hopeful, Athing Mu was on edition of TexAgs Radio interview on Wednesday. On the interview she bared her heart out on many issues. ” Back in high school, Sydney McLaughlin was huge when I was a freshman. Everyone knew her, and she was breaking every record. […]

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British Olympics Hopeful Oliver Dustin Cleared Despite Positive For Cocaine

The British Olympics 800m hopeful Oliver Dustin was earlier thought to have gone ‘Sha’carri’s way when a traces of a cocaine metabolite were found in his sample following an in-competition test in France. But in a cheering news few minutes ago, the British athletics has decided to exonerate the young British middle-distance runner and subsequently […]

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Giles Elliot Miles’ Wonder In Gateshead As Irish Duo Of Coscoran And McCann

The European 800m bronze medalist and British Indoor 800m record holder, Giles Elliot continues his world class transformation as just few minutes ago churned out again an incredible perfomance at the Gateshead Diamond League. A Birmingham born runner showed his endurance strength to beat his fellow country man Heyward Jake on the tape finishing in […]

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WADA Witold Banka Replied US Congress Over Sha’carri

Sha’carri Richardson suspension aftermath smoke still lingering on with the latest reply of president of WADA Witold Banka to the US congress woman Ocasio-Cortez and congress man Raskin. The duo has written earlier to the WADA on why they will ban Sha’carri Richardson for Marijuana a non performance enhancing substance. In the reply, Banka said […]

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Kenyan Faith Kipyekon Sturned Sifan Hassan With A National Record As Irish Mageean Ciara Hit Season Best

At the Monaco Diamond League, the 1500m world leader Dutch Sifan Sifan Hassan was completely taken unaware by in-form Kenyan Faith Kipyekon who beat her hands down. Determined reigning champion, Faith completely took control of closing stage of the 1500m by winning in a world leading time and a new national record of 3:51.03 while […]

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Despite Court Case Leon Reid Made A Surprise Irish Tokyo Olympics Team

Sprinter Leon Reid who is currently on bail for a case of drugs and fire arm charges has been included in the Ireland athletics squad for the Olympic Games in Tokyo. Reid’s case is scheduled for 23 July, the day the Olympics in Japan begin. Thursday’s announcement of the 25-strong Ireland squad confirmed those athletes […]

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Egyptian Bassant Hemida Breaks National Record Twice In A Day In Czech

The Egyptian champion and All Africa Games medalist, Bassant Hemida looking more sharper for Tokyo Olympics Games. At the Czech Club League Athletics Meet yesterday (4), Hemida produced scintillating performance to hit a sprint double win and double national record. In 100m Hemida improved her national record of 11.23s she set in the same stadium […]

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Shericka Jackson Subdued Maria To Lou, Femke Bol Missed European Record By A Whisker In Stockholm

World 400m bronze medalist, Jamaica Shericka Jackson who took the short sprint by storm lately has confirmed her new found form by winning the 200m at the Stockholm Diamond League today, Sunday (3). Jackson subdued African champion, Maria-Jose To Lou to win the 200m in 22.10s to Ta Lou season best of 22.36s. Another national […]

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Belgian Bolingo Breaks National Record Again Just Two Days After Setting New One

Just two days ago after basking in the euphoria of breaking a 16 years old Kim Gevaert 51.45s Belgium 400m record in Montreuil athletics meet in France by running 50.75s; then just few minutes ago she has lowered the record again. At the KBC meet in Belgium early today, Cynthia provided the highlight perfomance by […]

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Sha’carri Apologized After Accepting One Month Suspension And Exclusion From US Olympics Team

Sha’carri Richardson has accepted her ban and her subsequent exclusion from the US Tokyo Olympics bound team after tested positive to marijuana. “I want to take responsibility for my actions,” she told Savannah Guthrie in an exclusive interview on Friday. “I know what I did, I know what I’m supposed to do … and I […]

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Striking Similarity Between Gabrielle Thomas And Salwa Naser’s Case But Naser Got The Stick

It’s no longer new that American 200m champion, Gabrielle Thomas is the second fastest woman ever over the 200m. But most people forgot the same Gabby was provisional suspended for alleged whereabouts failure but later cleared by the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU). She was actually banned in May by the AIU for allegedly missing three […]

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At Last Warhorm Breaks World Record

After several assault on Kelvin young 400m hurdle 46.78s world record, the Norwegian Karsten Warhorm finally got what he actually deserved this evening at Oslo Diamond League by smatching the world record with near perfect hurdling, finished in 46.70s. The reigning champion showed the glimpse of world record form when at Weltklasse Zurich in August 2019, […]

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Another National Record For Femke Bol As Maria- Josee Ta Lou Back To Form

This evening at the Oslo Diamond League, Dutch Champion Femke Bol who has broken national record for umpteenth time has registered another one. She finished 400m hurdles in impressive 53.33s, a new national record. But the 100m women saw the resurgence of Ivorian Maria-Josee To Lou who clocked her season best of 10.91s (-0.3) to […]

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Irish Mark English Booked Olympics Spot With National Record

The European 800m bronze medalist, Irish Mark English booked his Tokyo Olympics spot yesterday in a scintillating fashion by breaking the national record. The 28 years old middle distance now hold both indoor and outdoor record. At the Meeting in Castello near Barcelona on Tuesday. English clocked 1:44.71, well inside the 1:45.20 automatic qualifying time for […]

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Reigning World Champion Bahrain Salwa Eid Nasser Confirmed Banned

In a very controversial ruling by Court Of Arbitration (CAS) today, the Bahrain’s Salwa Eid Nasser, the reigning 400m world champion has been blocked from fixturing in this summer’s Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan, by handed her two years ban. Thereby partially upheld the decision issued by the World Athletics Disciplinary Tribunal on October 14, […]

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Tokyo Olympics Selected British Athlete Under Investigation For Fake Covid-19 Test

A British 5000m runner Andrew Butchart who was selected on Tuesday for Team GB for the Tokyo Olympics has put himself in trouble by stupid comments allegedly made on podcast which was quickly deleted. But the comments has now forced the British Athletics to put his selection under review. The UK Athletics is now investigating […]

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Holloway, Gabby, DeAnna Price WL Close To World Record As Allyson Missed Out

Saturday good weather snowballed to eyes pumping performance at the US trials. It was Grant Holloway who first threatened the world record with a scotching 12.81s in the semifinal; almost nail Arrit Merritt 12.80s world record. He later ran 12.96s to win in the final. Then in the 200m final, Gabby Thomas did unthinkable as […]

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Fast Fraser- Pryce Wins As Yohan Blake Beaten In Jamaica Trials

The fastest living woman, Shelly-Ann Fraser- Pryce confirmed her ratin by running another scintillating time of 10.71s to win the Jamaica championship on Friday (25). But in the final there was an upset, the Olympics champion Elaine Herah was displayed to third place by the dark horse Shericka Jackson. Jackson ran 10.82s to Elaine 10.84s. […]

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Another WL For Gabby, NCAA Champion Sturgis Out And Good Win For Hilary Bor And Finley

A good performance continues at the US trials on Friday (25). Gabby Thomas notched another world lead time in 200m after finished first in her semifinal with a new personal best of 21.94s. Jenna Pradini was also impressive with a personal best of 21.99s beating Allyson Felix who ran 22.20s to second place in another […]

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Mo Farah Failed Last Chance To Qualify For Tokyo Olympics

Cool, windy conditions in Manchester was not cool for four- time Olympics champion, Mo Farah to run the 27:28.00 Olympics qualification needed in 10,000m. Unfortunately the tired Farah could not maintain the necessary pace set by Australian duo David McNeil and Ryan Gregson. Once Belgian training partner Bashir Abdi peeled off with nine laps to […]

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Gabby Thomas WL Run, Jessica Ramsey And Emma Coburn Break Meet Record In US Olympics Trials

The US Olympics trials continues on Thursday (24) with a lot of sparks. First, the Harvard graduate Gabby Thomas continues her early in the season strong showing in 200m. In the 200m heat yesterday, Gabby who seems to be over her hamstring injury ran a world leading time and personal best of 21.98s to lead […]

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Veronica Campbell Retired A Day To Jamaica Trials

Legendary Veronica Campbell has drawn a cotton over her illustrious athletics career after making the announcement on her Instagram page earlier today; just a day before the Jamaica Olympics trials. “What a journey it has been! Through the grace of God, I have climbed from a small town in Trelawny, Jamaica up the ladder of […]

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Banned Olympics Medalist Manyonga Explained His Whereabouts Failure

The Olympics long jump silver medalist, South Africa Luvo Manyonga who was last week handed a four-year ban after his whereabouts failure has finally opened up on what led to the failure. The troubled Manyonga, blamed the whole debacle on his mother Joyce’s death last year in a bizarred explanation of consulting an herbalist who […]

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African Games Champion Raymond Ekevwo Wins In Florida

The 2019 African Games 100m Champion, Raymond Ekevwo was impressive on his season opener in Florida on Saturday(12). After his strong showing in the indoor, Ekevwo has not run his favourite 100m this season except for collegiate relay. But in Jacksonville Florida, Ekevwo raced to 10.32s (1.8) win over Bahamas Ian Kerr who ran 10.35s […]

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Gambia Bass Gina Breaks National Record And Makwala Looked Sharper In Poland

As Tokyo Olympics is inching closer by the day more athletes are looking more sharper. Janusz Kusocinki memorial in Poland on Sunday (20) produces some great performances from some African athletes. Bass Gina took the opportunity of a good weather to break Gambia 100m national record by running 11.17s to win. The African champion, Botswana […]

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Sha’carri Richardson Responded To Okagbare And Fraser As Sturgis Crashed

The newly crowned American champion, Sha”carri Richardson responded adequately to Blessing Okagbare and Shelly-Ann Fraser on Saturday (19) at Oregon US Trials. In the semifinal, Sha’carri blasted 10.64s with a wind of 2.6 m/s similar to Blessing Okagbare’s 10.63s (2.7) in Lagos and to Shelly-Ann Fraser 10.63s. More interesting, Sha’carri even easing off ten meters […]

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Good Day For Mark English And Sarah Lavin At Madrid

The European Indoor 800m silver medalist, Irish Mark English looked very sharp at the Madrid grand prix this evening. The 28-years-old Irish 800m indoor record holder, was in splendid form as he was beaten on the line by Dutch Tony Van Diepen. English ran his season best of 1:45.22 to place second while the winner, […]