Bolt wins Monaco Diamond League 100m in 9.95 secs

Eight-time Olympic champion Usain Bolt ran his first sub-10-second time of the year to win the 100m at the Diamond League in Monaco. The 30-year-old Jamaican clocked 9.95 in his final Diamond League race to beat America's Isiah Young (9.98)...

Chris Froome set to clinch fourth Tour de France glory

Chris Froome effectively clinched his fourth Tour de France title after finishing third on the penultimate stage of the race in Marseille. Briton Froome finished six seconds behind stage winner Maciej Bodnar. The 32-year-old took time out of all his major...

Mo Farah says ‘sick’ of doping allegations

British Olympic champion Mo Farah is "sick" of his name being dragged into doping controversies, the 34-year-old said after winning the 3,000 metres at the Anniversary Games in London on Sunday. Russian hackers leaked documents last week showing Farah was...

Wayde van Niekerk runs fastest 400m of 2017

World record holder Wayde van Niekerk ran the fastest 400m time of the year on his return to action at the Diamond League meeting in Lausanne. In his first international 400m since breaking the world record in the 2016 Olympic final, the...

2017 IAAF World Championships: Doyle expecting ‘tough’ hurdles in London

Eilidh Doyle says she will have to be at her best in every heat to have a chance of reaching the 400m hurdles final at the 2017 World Championships. The Scot qualified for the London event by winning the 400m hurdles at...

Shehu Gusau elected AFN President

Shehu Gusau and George Olamide were on Tuesday in Abuja elected as President and Vice-President of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) respectively. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the elections, which were held at the National Stadium involved...

Usain Bolt serves as pallbearer for best friend

Distraught Usain Bolt served as a pallbearer as his best friend Germaine Mason was laid to rest on Sunday in Jamaica. Family and friends, including a host of star athletes, of the beloved Great Britain high jumper gathered in Kingston...

Still much to do by Russia on doping: IAAF

There will be no quick return for Russia to the international athletics stage - and certainly not for the world championships in August in London. That emerged from an IAAF Council meeting in London on Thursday, when president Sebastian Coe...

AAF clears seven Russians to compete as neutral athletes

Seven more Russian athletes have been cleared to compete as neutrals while their country remains suspended from international athletics. The doping review board of the IAAF - athletics' governing body - agreed the seven athletes had met "exceptional eligibility criteria". The...

Winners emerge at Ibadan City Marathon Race

Philibus Sharabutu and Hudung Stephen on Sunday emerged the male and female champions of the ninth edition of the Splash FM Ibadan City Marathon Race. Sharabutu was the winner of the male category in the 2011 edition and runner-up in...