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Mo Farah Targeting Track Return At Tokyo 2020 Olympics

The Briton has won double gold at each of the last two Olympics, taking the 5,000m and 10,000m crowns in London and Rio, but switched to the marathon in 2017 ...

Olympics Chief Vows To Do All He Can For Russia To Participate In Tokyo 2020

Olympics Chief Vows To Do All He Can For Russia To Participate In Tokyo 2020

He said there were no "objective obstacles" to the "vast majority" of Russian athletes fully participating in the Olympics ...

World Anti-Doping Agency Seeks To Ban Russia For Four Years

World Anti-Doping Agency Seeks To Ban Russia For Four Years

In a bombshell statement, WADA's Compliance Review Committee (CRC) called for the sanctions, which would see Russia banned from next year's Tokyo Olympics, to be approved at a meeting in Paris on December 9 ...

Russia Tokyo 2020 Olympic Ban Looms After WADA Panel Ruling

Russia Tokyo 2020 Olympic Ban Looms After WADA Panel Ruling

WADA had previously warned Russia would face the "most stringent sanctions" if any of the data handed over was found to have been tampered with ...

Kenya's Paul Lonyangata Reclaims Shanghai International Marathon

Kenya's Paul Lonyangata Reclaims Shanghai International Marathon

A group of 12 runners led the race to a fast pace in the early stages, reaching 5km in 14:57 and 10km in 29:58. ...

Former World Record Holder Kiptum Handed Four-Year Athletics Ban

Former World Record Holder Kiptum Handed Four-Year Athletics Ban

The Tribunal suspects the 30-year-old Kiptumhas of blood doping, but the athlete has denied any form of doping or blood manipulation ...

Tokyo 2020 Olympics Organisers To Put A Million Tickets On Sale This Month

Tokyo 2020 Olympics Organisers To Put A Million Tickets On Sale This Month

But tickets for the Olympic marathon, which is controversially being shifted from Tokyo to the northern city of Sapporo over heat fears, will not be on offer ...

Olympic Marathon To Be Moved To Northern Japan As Tokyo Gives Grudging Support

Olympic Marathon To Be Moved To Northern Japan As Tokyo Gives Grudging Support

The IOC announced last month that it wanted to move the events to Sapporo, citing concerns about the hot and humid conditions of the capital ...

Campaccio Cross-Country Champion James Kibet Favourite For Rome 10km Race

Campaccio Cross-Country Champion James Kibet Favourite For Rome 10km Race

The Kenyan women contingent is led by Ivyne Lagat and Lenah Jerotich ...

Chemutai, Chelimo Targeting Half Marathon World Record In Valencia

Chemutai, Chelimo Targeting Half Marathon World Record In Valencia

The two fastest women will be up in arms against Dutch star Sifan Hassan who is also mounting an assault on the 1:04:51 mark set by Kenya’s Joyciline Jepkosgei at the venue two years ago ...

Kenyan Duo Kimutai, Cherop Favourites For Venice Marathon

Kenyan Duo Kimutai, Cherop Favourites For Venice Marathon

The men’s line-up also features Moses Mengich of Kenya, who was second at the Treviso Marathon in 2019 and Ethiopians Asefa Habtamu (2:08:32 in Dubai 2013) and Tsegaye Hiluf (PB 2:12:30 in Barcelona 2018) ...

Athletics World Body Introduces New Transgender Rules

Athletics World Body Introduces New Transgender Rules

Under the new eligibility rules announced this week, transgender athletes are no longer required to be recognised by law in their new gender but only need to provide a "signed declaration" that they identify as female ...

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