Athletics

Sprinter De Grasse peaking right on time for Paris Olympics

Canadian sprinter Andre De Grasse thrives on sport’s biggest stages – the brighter the lights, the better for the six-times Olympic medallist.

July 12, 2024 5:54 am
 

Athletics

Kenya's Cherono gets seven-year ban for doping violation

Kenyan marathoner Lawrence Cherono receives a seven-year ban for anti-doping violations, according to the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU).

July 11, 2024 5:54 am
 

Athletics

France's Frere handed two-year ban over anti-doping offence

French marathon runner Mehdi Frere looks set to miss out on the Olympics after he was handed a two-year ban by World Athletics over a doping offence, his lawyer said on Tuesday.

July 10, 2024 5:34 am
 

Athletics

Duplantis misses record, aims for Olympic title

Olympic pole vault champion Armand Duplantis secured victory at the Paris Diamond League meet with his first attempt on Sunday and while he failed to break his own world record he said his preparations for the Paris Games are on the right track.

July 9, 2024 5:54 am
 

Athletics

Another record for Karan

Fiji’s long distance champion Yeshnil Karan continues to impress in Australia.

July 7, 2024 12:49 pm
 

Athletics

McLaughlin-Levrone breaks 400m hurdles world record

Sydney McLaughlin-Levrone broke the women’s 400 metres hurdles world record for the fifth time on Sunday after crossing the line in 50.65 seconds at the U.S. Olympic trials in Eugene, Oregon.

July 1, 2024 11:36 am
 

Athletics

Lyles wins 200m in world lead, setting up Olympic double bid

Noah Lyles will pursue the Olympic sprint double in Paris after he won the men’s 200 metres at the U.S. trials in 19.53 seconds, the fastest time of the year, as Gabby Thomas put on another flawless performance to win the women’s race.

June 30, 2024 4:38 pm
 

Athletics

Double sprint champion Thompson-Herah to miss Paris Games

Double Olympic sprint champion Elaine Thompson-Herah has withdrawn from the Jamaican trials due to an Achilles injury and will not defend her 100m and 200m titles at the Paris Games in August.

June 28, 2024 6:12 am
 

Athletics

Mu Falls, Norman qualifies for Paris

Athing Mu lost the chance to defend her Olympic 800m title in Paris after crashing to the ground and trailing home last at the U.S. trials yesterday, while Quincy Hall upstaged Michael Norman to win the men’s 400m in Eugene, Oregon.

June 26, 2024 11:44 am
 

Athletics

Lyles wins 100m at US trials, secures Paris spot

Noah Lyles chased down his rivals to win the 100m final at the U.S. Olympic trials in 9.83 seconds in Eugene, Oregon to book a spot at the Paris Games.

June 25, 2024 5:43 am
 

Athletics

Richardson punches ticket to Paris Olympics

Sha’Carri Richardson earned her Olympic redemption, winning the 100 metres final at the U.S. trials to punch her ticket to Paris, as Noah Lyles cruised through the opening heats on the men’s side.

June 23, 2024 3:54 pm
 

Athletics

Knighton avoids ban ahead of US trials

American sprinter Erriyon Knighton will not be suspended for testing positive for a banned substance, the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency said, after an arbitrator found the result was likely caused by contaminated meat.

June 20, 2024 4:16 pm

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