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Jamaica changes encourage WADA chief

Last Updated: Thursday, March 20, 2014, 10:32

World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) chief executive David Howman said Wednesday that Jamaica`s testing system was now "back in place" following the controversial case of Veronica Campbell-Brown.

Fraser-Pryce, Campbell-Brown in sprint semis at World Indoor Championships

Last Updated: Sunday, March 09, 2014, 09:04

Reigning World and Olympic 100 metres champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce stormed into Sunday’s semi-finals of the women’s 60m sprint, when she won her heat at the World Indoor Championships here.

Anju Bobby George elated as nine-year wait ends with gold

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 14, 2014, 20:30

Long jumper Anju Booby George on Tuesday expressed happiness after her second place finish at the 2005 Monaco World Athletics Final was upgraded to a gold medal, saying the frustrating time she endured for last nine years was worth the wait.

Oscar Pistorius` girlfriend`s murder case cop quits

Last Updated: Monday, December 16, 2013, 13:31

The head of police who took charge of the crime scene after Paralympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius shot dead his model girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, has resigned.

10,000 run in Bangalore midnight marathon

Last Updated: Sunday, December 15, 2013, 21:55

Around 10,000 men and women participated in the "Bhaag Bengaluru Bhaag" marathon held from Saturday midnight into the early hours of Sunday in the city`s upscale eastern suburb of Whitefield.

Ethiopians win international half marathon in Vadodara

Last Updated: Sunday, December 15, 2013, 21:18

Ethiopians walked away with the top prizes in the elite category in the international half marathon flagged off by BJP`s Prime Ministerial candidate and Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi here on sunday.

Hammer record holder Heidler to skip Beijing Worlds

Last Updated: Sunday, November 24, 2013, 15:47

Three months after failing to qualify for world championship final in Moscow, Betty Heidler, world record holder for women`s hammer throw, said she`ll not attend the 2015 Worlds in Beijing.

Usain Bolt and Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce win 2013 World Athlete awards

Last Updated: Sunday, November 17, 2013, 10:59

Jamaican sprinters Usain Bolt and Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce were crowned male and female World Athletes of the Year for 2013 by the sport`s governing IAAF at a ceremony in Monaco on Saturday.

Senior drug tester says Jamaican doping scandals `tip of iceberg`

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 12, 2013, 14:36

Jamaica`s most senior drug tester has claimed that the recent rash of failed tests point to a more serious problem, further deepening the doping crisis in the country`s athletics.

WADA due in Jamaica next week for doping audit

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 23, 2013, 13:11

A World Anti-Doping Agency team is slated to visit Jamaica on Monday amid reports the country`s athletes could face an Olympic ban over the handling of recent drug scandals.

Jamaica`s Veronica Campbell-Brown escapes ban for positive dope test

Last Updated: Thursday, October 03, 2013, 09:16

Jamaica`s twice 200 metres Olympic champion Veronica Campbell-Brown has escaped with a public warning by the Jamaica Athletics Administration Association for her use of a banned substance.

Usain Bolt to race 100 metres on major Buenos Aires avenue

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 02, 2013, 09:09

Olympic champion Usain Bolt will run a 100 metres exhibition race on a track laid down on the iconic 9 de Julio Avenue in central Buenos Aires in December, local media reported on Tuesday.