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An Healthy Three-Time Olympics Champion Kenenisa Bekele Opted Out Of Ethiopian Olympics Marathon Trial As A Protest

The three-time Olympic champion on the track and second-fastest marathoner of all time, Kenenisa Bekele has clearly showed his displeasure with the Ethiopian Athletics Association yesterday by annoucing his withdrawal from Saturday’s Ethiopian Olympic marathon trials, which will be held as a 35 km race in the city of Sebeta, 15 miles outside the Ethiopian capital, Addis […]

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World Indoor Medalist Brazilian Almir Dos Santo Soared Supreme With Thiago Alfano

The 2018 world indoor triple jump silver medalist, Brazilian Almir Cunha dos Santo gave a star highlight performance of Braganca Paulista, Brazilian meet on Sunday (25). Almir whose personal best jump is 17.41m, jumped 17.03m to win. In the high jump, Thiago Alfano Moura was at his best as he cleared 2.24m to win. NCAA […]

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Former Jamaica Record Holder Who Equalled World Record Four Time Has Passed Away

A former Jamaica 100 yards record holder and an Olympian who went on to equalled the 100 yards world record of 9.3sec four times in 1961, Dennis Johnson has died aged 81 after being admitted to hospital with Covid-19. Johnson, a former director of sports at the University of Technology, Jamaica (UTech),  was born in […]

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Japan Plans Daily Covid-19 Saliva Testing As New Zealand Olympics Bound Team To Toe The Line

The New Zealand team for this summer’s Tokyo 2020 Games and next year’s Beijing 2022 Winter Games have already plan to use non-invasive saliva polymerase chain reaction (PCR) tests for COVID-19 for it’s team before departure. The new saliva testing option will be fast, accurate and more comfortable for athletes as more than 1,000 required […]

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Athletics

Why Ethiopian Olympics Marathon Trial Moved From Geneva

Ethiopian Olympic marathon trials scheduled for Sunday, May 2 in Geneva, Switzerland has now been changed. According to Ethiopian Athletics Association the event will now hold in Sebeta, Ethiopia on Saturday(1) instead. Sebeta which is roughly 15 miles southwest of the Ethiopian capital of Addis Ababa. The format will remain the same, with the top […]

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Why Canada Also Pulled Out From 2021 World Relays

The Canadian relay squad that has been training in Baton Rouge in Louisiana in the US over the past week will no longer be going to world relays. Canada now joins Trinidad and Tobago, Jamaica, Australia and US in missing the event. Athletics Canada made the decision in the light of the COVID-19 situation in […]

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Multiple World Record Holder John Cheptegei Was Beaten By Ronald Musagala In Kampala

On Saturday (24) at a local meet in Kampala capital of Uganda, the precious Jewels of Uganda locked horn over 1500m. It was fight of a pride of specialty more than anything. The new world athletics sensation, multiple world record holder John Cheptegei stepped down to 1500m to try to cause some damage and to […]

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Olympics Champion Kirani James And Olympics Medalist Botswana Nijel Amos Impressive Over 400m

At the Canyon Invitational in Pheonix, Arizona on Saturday (24) night, it was the 400m that had world class athlete on parade. But when the curtain was brought down on 400m men, the best result of the meet was from 400m. The 2012 Olympics Champion in 400m, Granadian Kirani James locked horn with 2012 Olympics […]

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Pan American Games Medalist Keturah Orji Breaks Again American Record

The Pan American Games triple jump silver medalist, American Keturah Orji has snatched back her American triple jump record. The 25 years old American Champion Orji reclaimed the record by jumping massive 14.92m world leading jump at the Chula Vista High Performance Meet on Sunday (25). A graduate of Mount Olive High in 2014 and […]

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Struggling World Champion Yohan Blake In Kingston

It seems Covid-19 sports restrictions has taken it’s rustiness result toll on the world champion, Jamaica Yohan Blake. In Kingston Jamaica Meet yesterday, Blake was seriously letargic in the 100m as he struggled to win his heat in 10.27s. Oblique Seville was adjudged first after winning his heat in a faster 10.24s. In 200m, Akeem […]

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World Champion Johannes Vetter Reigns Supreme With Leading Throw In Offenburg

The second longest javelin world all-time thrower and World Champion, German Johannes Vetter has snatched the world leading throw from India’s Neeraj Chopra ( 88.07m). At his Offenburg training base on Saturday (24), Vetter regained the lead by throwing a huge 91.50m. Vetter thus became the first thrower to eclipse the 90 metre-line this season […]

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Olympics Champion Shaunae Miller-Uibo In Another WL Run As African Champion Blessing Okagbare Was Impressive

At USAF Meet today, Olympics Champion Shaunae Miller-Uibo churned out another stellar performance as she smashed facility record and become the fastest over 400m this season in 49.08s win. Now the world leader in both 200m and 400m. Africa Champion, Blessing Okagbare looked sharp as she scotched out 10.97s run to win 100m. In the […]

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World Leading Performances From JuVaughn Harrison, Noah Williams As Deborah Acquah Breaks Fourteen Years Old National Record

At the LSU Alumni Gold Meet in Baton Rouge some minutes ago, the Ghanian Deborah Acquah was in the best form of her life as she jumped smashed Ghana 6.70m fourteen years old long jump record held by Ruky Abdulai. Acquah jumped 6.81m to win. NCAA double champion, JuVaughn Harrison shot to the top in […]

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Fred Kerley 400m US Champion Ran The WL 100m As Jamaica Morrison Burns The Burner

The 2019 world 400m bronze medalist and the eighth fastest man in history over 400m, Fred Kerley has broken loose over 100m. On Saturday (24) in Miami at TruFit meet, Kerley dazed all and sundry as he busted to a world leading legal 9.91s to win in classical fashion. In the same vein, Jamaica Natasha […]

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Reigning World Champion Salwa Eid Naser To Face New Appeal Hearing

The reigning Champion and four-time Asian champion, Bahrain Salwa Eid Naser to face appeal to decide whether she will go to Tokyo Olympics or not. Naser is set to attend a two-day appeal hearing at the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) which could result in her being banned from this year’s Tokyo 2020 Olympics. […]

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Athletics

Eric Avila And Rachel Schneider Became A Surprised US Road Mile Champion

Despite tough windy cold weather on Wednesday (21) for 2021 USATF 1 Mile Road Championships in Des Moines, two veterans surprised all to win for the first time. Eric Avila, who won the top section of the 3000m at the 2019 US indoor champs, but was denied a national title because Drew Hunter ran faster in the […]

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Athletics

Why US Is Not Sending Team To World Relays

Just after two strong athletics nation, Australia and Jamaica withdrew from World Relays who could have thought the US will follow suit. At the last edition held in Yokohama, Japan, in 2019, the US won five of the nine events contested, with stars such as Donavan Brazier, Noah Lyles, and Justin Gatlin all competing. But as it is now, […]

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Jamaica Joined Australia To Withdraw From World Relays

Just few days ago when Australia withdrew from World Relays because of Covid-19 travel restrictions, Jamaica team has also throw up a surprise by announcing their withdrawal. In a press release yesterday by Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA) has decided to withdrawn the Jamaican team from the World Relays despite naming it’s 39-member team few […]

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Fifteen Track And Field Athletes Added To Australia Team To Tokyo Olympics

Following recent impressive performance by Australia track and field athletes, the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) has formally added 15 members to its athletics team for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. The athletes are speed star Rohan Browning in the men’s 100m, Riley Day in the women’s 200m, Bendere Oboya in the women’s 400m, Jye Edwards in […]

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Leandro Ramos Breaks Portuguese National Record As South Africa Maswanganyi And Terrance Laird Shine

The fastest man in the world this season in 200m, Terrance Laird continues his total transformation as he notched another personal best over 100m on Saturday (17) at Boots Gayland Invitation. He clocked 10.06s to beat in-form South Africa Shaun Maswanganyi who finished in cool 10.18s. Elsewhere in Portugal, Leandro Ramos busted into a new […]

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Africa Champion Isaac Makwala Looking Sharp As He Impressed In Gaborone

The All African Games Champion, Botswana Isaac Makwala who has been struggling after recovered from an injury looks to have fixed himself up. On Saturday (17) at Gaborone stadium Makwala stormed to victory over 200m in 20.33s; with 2.4m/s wind. Despite the wind slightly above legal ‘the bad man of athletics’ will be more satisfied […]

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Athing Mu, Cooper Teare Break NCAA Record As Liberia Emmanuel Matadi Spackles

Athing Mu, a freshman of Texas A&M, demolished the US collegiate (NCAA) outdoor record in the Women’s 800 Meters on Saturday (17). Mu, clocked a sensational 1:57.73 at the Michael Johnson Invitational in Baylor, Texas shaving 1.37 seconds from the previous NCAA record held by Raevyn Rogers from 2017. She also shattered American U20 record […]

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Reigning Olympics Champion Wayde Van Niekerk Won 200m SA Championship In Style

On the finally day of South Africa Athletics Championship (Saturday 17), 400m world record holder and reigning Olympics Champion Wayde Van Niekerk got his wish fully by beating who is who as regard 200m in South Africa; including the national record holder Clarence Munyai. Niekerk displayed a new confident by winning in 20.38s after easing […]

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Velocity Fest #9: Rashee Broadbell World Lead Run Fraser-Pryce Shines

At the Velocity Fest Meet in Kingston earlier today, it was Rashee Broadbell who stole the show as he shot to the world lead in the 110 hurdle to win in 13.15s and Levy Ronald was second, even his time of 13.43s also beat meet record. In the 200m, multiple Olympics Gold Medalists, Shelly Fraser-Pryce […]

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Another Blast From Richardson As Okagbare Shines

The sixth woman fastest ever, Sha’Carri Richardson was on a blast on Friday at Tom Jones Memorial as she blasted 22.11s win on a rain soaked track over the 200m, which is the second fastest of the season behind Shaunae Miller-Uibo. Nigeria Africa Champion, Blessing Okagbare was also awesome in coming third in 22.66s for […]

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South Africa Championship: Clarence Munyai Scrambled To Final, Simbine Win Good And Van Niekerk Impressed

On the second day of South Africa Athletics Championship in Tshwane, a little drama ensured as South Africa 200m record holder Clarence Munyai almost not qualify for the final. In the semifinal in which 400m world record holder Van Nierkerk shone like a star he is after running 20.38s fastest semi; Munyai came third in […]

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Reigning World Champion Christian Coleman Got A Reduced Sentences

Reigning World 100m champion Christian Coleman’s pleading could only get six months reprieve as his two-year ban for missing three drug tests was reduced following his appeal as Court of Arbitration for Sport (Cas) reduced his two-year ban for missing three drug tests after his appeal. The 25-year-old American will still miss the Tokyo Olympics […]

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Double Olympics Champion Caster Semenya Wins 5000m South Africa Championship

In a bid to find a suitable event to feature in the Tokyo Olympics, the Double Olympics Champion; Caster Semenya has switched to 5000m. Earlier today at the South Africa Championship, Semenya won the 5000m by trimming nearly 15 seconds off her personal best after crossing the line in 15 minutes 52.28 sec — 42.28 […]

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Swimming

Double Olympics Medalist Duncan Scott Breaks British Record As Adam Peaty Looks Awesome At British Trial

Double Olympic medallist Duncan Scott was impressive on the first of four days of the trials as he went under the British record with a time of 1:55.90 in the 200m individual medley. Scott now hold British record in three events; in addition to 200m and 100m freestyle. Olympic 100m breaststroke champion Adam Peaty sent an ominous […]