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‘It’s within reach’ Thompson-Herah looking to break 100m world record

Elaine Thompson-Herah: Double Olympic champion feels new women’s 100m record is within reach Double Olympic champion Elaine...

265 August 26, 2021

Elaine Thompson-Herah runs second fastest time in women’s 100m history

Olympic champion Elaine Thompson-Herah ran the second fastest women’s 100m of all time at the Eugene Diamond...

290 August 22, 2021

London Marathon: October date confirmed for 2022 event

The 2022 London Marathon will take place on Sunday, 2 October as the event is moved from...

414 August 18, 2021

QATAR SPRINTER ABDALELAH HAROUN DIES AGED 24 AFTER CAR CRASH IN DOHA

Qatari sprinter Abdalelah Haroun has died after a car crash in Doha, aged 24.Haroun won the bronze...

343 June 26, 2021

Shelby Houlihan: American middle distance runner blames burrito for positive test

American middle distance runner Shelby Houlihan has been banned from athletics for four years after testing positive...

472 June 19, 2021

Luvo Manyonga: Olympic long jump silver medallist given four-year doping violation ban

Olympic long jump silver medallist Luvo Manyonga has been banned for four years after failing to meet...

375 June 19, 2021

Milkha Singh, “The Flying Sikh”, Dies At 91 Due To Post-Covid Complications

Legendary Indian sprinter Milkha Singh died on Friday due to post-Covid complications. He was being treated at...

400 June 19, 2021

How many calories do I need per day being a sports person?

Calories. We hear this word so frequently nowadays because we live in a time of close attention...

443 June 9, 2021

Suffolk Backyard Ultra: Runner completes 337 miles in 81 hours straight

An ultra-distance runner has covered four miles every hour for 81 hours straight, completing more than 337...

351 June 9, 2021

Letesenbet Gidey: Ethiopian breaks two-day-old women’s 10,000m world record

Ethiopia’s Letesenbet Gidey broke the women’s 10,000m world record by more than five seconds – just two...

466 June 9, 2021

Mo Farah Fails To Make Olympic 10k Qualifying Time

Four-time Olympic champion Mo Farah’s hopes of ending his track career at the Tokyo Games suffered a huge blow...

340 June 6, 2021

Lawrence Okoye on NFL and return to discus: ‘Physically I am superior now – American football aided me’

Lawrence Okoye speaks gently, but with certainty. Seventy metres is discus’ gold standard. Only three active have...

338 May 25, 2021

Jemma Reekie beats Laura Muir to win 800m at Golden Games

Great Britain’s Jemma Reekie ran an outdoor personal best as she won the 800m at the Golden...

319 May 11, 2021