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Russia doping: Federation bans athletes as Team GB wait on Olympic medals

russia doping: federation bans athletes as team gb wait on olympic medals
Three athletes are banned by Russia's athletics federation for doping offences dating back to the 2008 Olympics.
BBC Sport

Athletics-Three Russian runners banned for 4 years after Beijing retests

Long-distance runner Inga Abitova and 400-metre specialists Anastasia Kapachinskaya and Denis Alekseyev had already been disqualified by the International Olympic Committee last year after their..

Videos for Rio 2016 Olympics: Athletics

News video: Russian athletes to remain banned from Rio - Court of Arbitration for Sport

Russian athletes to remain banned from Rio - Court of Arbitration for Sport 12:07

Secretary-General of the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) Matthieu Reeb has announced that the CAS has declined the appeal by Russian athletes against an International Association of Athletics..
Source: RT News Channel -


Athletics-Taylor, eight others have wildcards for London

Double Olympic triple jump champion Christian Taylor and eight other U. S. athletes have already secured wildcards for August's world championships but they need to compete in an event at this week's..

FEATURE-Athletics-Olympic experience motivates Coleman to be one of the best

An opportunity to rub shoulders with the world's greatest sprinters at the Rio Olympics had a profound impact on collegiate star Christian Coleman.

Athletics-Schippers wins, disqualified and then reinstated

Canadian Olympic bronze medallist Andre De Grasse had a far more straightforward victory as he edged home to win the 100 metres with his best time of the season.

Alva's students to represent India at Asian sports meet

Fourteen students of Alva's Educational Institutions, including alumnus Olympian M R Poovamma, will represent India at the 22nd Asian Athletics Championship to be held at Kalinga Stadium, Odisha, from..
Deccan Herald

Bolt´s race for football glory begins… on Pro Evo!

Usain Bolt has made no secret of his desire to forge a football career after his glittering athletics run crosses the finish line and the Jamaican icon has taken his first step to soccer fame, by..

Final batch of London 2017 tickets set to be released

final batch of london 2017 tickets set to be released
Extra tickets for the London 2017 World Athletics Championships are set to be released on Thursday to mark 50 days until the event begins in Stratford at the former Olympic Stadium. An additional..
City A.M.

Tokyo 2020: Mixed gender events to Olympic Games

Mixed-gender events in athletics, swimming, table tennis and triathlon are approved for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
BBC Sport

Olympics--IOC approves mixed athletics, swimming relays for 2020

Mixed relays in athletics and swimming and three-a-side basketball were among new events approved on Friday by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) for inclusion in the Tokyo Games in 2020.

21st Federation Cup National Senior Athletics Championships: Sudha Singh claims gold medal

4 Jun 2017On the third day of the 21st Federation Cup National Senior Athletics Championships in Patiala today, Sudha Singh claimed a gold medal in the women's 3000 metre steeplechase. Competing in..
All India Radio

Sudha returns to action with gold medal performance

Competing in her first event since the Rio Olympics, Sudha Singh claimed a gold medal in the women's 3000m steeplechase on the third day of the 21st Federation Cup National Senior Athletics..

Chetan grabs high jump gold

Karnataka's B Chethan claimed the gold medal in men's high jump on the penultimate day of the the Federation Cup athletics championships at NIS ground here on Saturday. Chethan cleared 2.18 meters to..
Deccan Herald

INTERVIEW-Athletics-South Africa's van Niekerk jostling for Bolt's crown

Fresh off a record-breaking performance in the 400 metres at the Rio Olympics, South African sprinter Wayde van Niekerk finds himself among a crowd of athletes jostling for the mantle of the retiring..

INTERVIEW-Athletics-Gatlin still aiming for the top at U.S trials

Even at age 35, Olympic silver medallist Justin Gatlin believes he is the 100 metres favourite at next month's U. S. nationals/world championships trials.

Athletics-Farah runs year's fastest 5,000m in Oregon

British double Olympic champion Mo Farah made his last U. S. track race a special one, running the year's fastest 5,000 metres at the Prefontaine Classic Diamond League meeting on Saturday.

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