Campbell-Brown pulls out of Lausanne meet with injury

A sore hamstring has forced sprint star Veronica Campbell-Brown out of the Athletissima Lausanne Diamond League.

Neena improved national record in National Youth Athletics

Kerala race walker, K T Neena proved her mettle once again as she improved her national record and defended her title in 5,000m race walk at the 11th National Youth Athletics here today.

Sally Pearson eyes 100m double at Glasgow Games

Sally Pearson said Sunday she is keen to take on many of the world`s fastest women when she doubles up at this year`s Glasgow Commonwealth Games.

Combined king Eaton left gasping in title defence

US combined events master Ashton Eaton was left gasping for air after cruelly failing to better his own world record when retaining his world indoor heptathlon title on Saturday.

Over 700 to take part in first Lavasa Hill Run

The inaugural Lavasa Hill Run, to be held in this hill-city near Pune tomorrow, carrying a total prize money of Rs 8 lakh, has attracted athletes from Kenya and Ethiopia, besides Indian runners.

Lacklustre field for Kolkata Marathon

The seventh edition of the Kolkata Marathon here tomorrow will have a depleted field as India`s top two long distance runners, Preeja Sridharan and Kavita Raut, along with defending champion Binning Lyngkhoi pulled out of the meet.

Omar Farah doing all he can to make Mo proud again

Brother of Olympic hero Mo, Omar Farah has vowed to keep his troubled past behind and improve his relationship with his US-based half brother and make him proud again.

Bolt, Fraser-Pryce named top sports personalities

Jamaicans Usain Bolt and Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce have been voted top sporting personalities in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Bahamas to install new track for World Relays

The Bahamas government plans to install a new track at the Thomas A. Robinson Stadium for the inaugural 2014 World Relays.

World’s best to lead Cochin International Half Marathon

Kenyans Emmanuel Mutai and Helah Kiprop will lead the international men’s and women’s fields, respectively, in the Cochin International Half Marathon which will flag off from the Maharaja College Ground here on Dec 29.

Delhi Half Marathon route map unveiled wednesday

Airtel Delhi Half Marathon promoters Procam International today announced the route map for the event, besides outlining medical and other facilities that will be put in place for the 31,000 participants expected to run on the race day on December 15.

Athletics will never be drug free, says Michael Johnson

Athletics will never be free of drug cheats and, without the Olympics, the sport would be dead, American four-time Olympic champion Michael Johnson told a packed Doha Goals Forum here Wednesday.

Four national junior records fall on 3rd day

Four national records and three meet marks were, thursday bettered on an eventful third day of the 29th National Junior Athletics Championships at Sree Kanteerava Stadium here.

World`s best Elite field to target course records

The Airtel Delhi Half Marathon is all set to witness world`s best ever elite athlete field and the most competitive ever, which will include four men and women out of the top 10 of 2013 rankings, here on December 15.

1,800 athletes for junior National Athletics Championship

Some 1,800 athletes are expected to participate in the five-day 29th Junior National Athletics Championships commencing at the Sree Kanteerava Stadium here Tuesday though the conditions are far from ideal.

IAAF to build blood centre in Kenya

World athletics governing body IAAF and the Kenyan government are to build a blood centre to hold and test blood and urine samples from regional athletes in Nairobi starting January.