Geoffrey Mutai eyes missing London title, Paula Radcliffe says farewell
Geoffrey Mutai eyes missing London title, Paula Radcliffe says farewell

Kenya`s Geoffrey Mutai has vowed to finally add the London Marathon title to his honours on Sunday, while three-time winner Paula Radcliffe prepares to bid a tearful farewell to the event.

Para-Olympian H N Girisha offered SAI coach's job

Para-Olympian H N Girisha was on Friday offered by the Sports Authority of India to become a SAI coach in recognition of his achievement of winning a silver medal in the 2012 London Paralympics.

Tyson Gay's reduced ban sends wrong message, says Usain Bolt
Tyson Gay's reduced ban sends wrong message, says Usain Bolt

The world`s fastest man, Usain Bolt, has criticised the "stupid" deal under which American sprinter Tyson Gay was given a reduced ban of only one year after failing three drugs tests in 2013.

IAAF wants Jeptoo ban doubled to four years
IAAF wants Jeptoo ban doubled to four years

Athletics` world governing body has asked the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) to double the two-year doping ban handed out to Kenya`s Boston and Chicago marathon winner Rita Jeptoo, CAS said on its website (www.tas-cas.org) on Tuesday.

Lalit Bhanot set to contest election for Asian athletics body

Former IOA Secretary General Lalit Bhanot is set to contest for the post of vice president of the Asian Athletics Association (AAA) when the elections for the continental body are held in China in June.

Russia`s doping no worse than Europe, says minister
Russia`s doping no worse than Europe, says minister

Russia`s sports doping rate is no worse than in other European countries and it has made a "colossal" effort to catch cheats, the country`s sports minister said Tuesday.

Kenya`s Edna Kiplagat welcomes tougher drug tests

London marathon women`s defending champion Edna Kiplagat said Monday she supported increased drug testing for elite marathon runners as a way of eliminating doping.

Usain Bolt clocks 10.12sec in Rio 100m exhibition
Usain Bolt clocks 10.12sec in Rio 100m exhibition

Jamaican sprint legend Usain Bolt clocked 10.12 seconds to win an exhibition 100m race in Rio de Janeiro on Sunday.

Usain Bolt aiming to double up at World Relays
Usain Bolt aiming to double up at World Relays

Six-time Olympic gold track medallist Usain Bolt said Saturday he was hoping to compete for Jamaica in both the 4x100 and 4x200m at next month`s IAAF World Relays in the Bahamas.

Usain Bolt targeting 200m world record, third golden triple
Usain Bolt targeting 200m world record, third golden triple

Jamaican sprint legend Usain Bolt insisted Friday his sights were set on an unprecedented "triple-triple" at next year`s Rio Olympics, with a new world record in the 200m also a major goal.

Injury free season priority for Usain Bolt
Injury free season priority for Usain Bolt

Usain Bolt declared himself virtually unbeatable on Friday but downplayed expectations for 2015, saying his main priority was staying injury free ahead of next year`s Rio de Janeiro Olympics.

Govt-backed international Para Games to be postponed

With just a fortnight left, India's first Open Para Games proposed next month in Delhi has been postponed in the wake of the infighting between Executive Committee members of the suspended Paralympics Committee of India (PCI).

Haile Gebrselassie aiming for sixth Manchester win
Haile Gebrselassie aiming for sixth Manchester win

Haile Gebrselassie, one of the all-time great distance runners, will be aiming to win the 10,000 metres Great Manchester Run road race for a sixth time when he competes at this year`s event on Sunday, May 10.

International Paralympic committee suspends Indian body for infighting
International Paralympic committee suspends Indian body for infighting

The International Paralympic committee on Friday decided to derecognise the Indian body due to infighting, claimed sources.

Top South African sprinter Simon Magakwe banned
Top South African sprinter Simon Magakwe banned

Leading South African sprinter Simon Magakwe will miss the 2016 Olympic Games after refusing to take an out-of-competition doping test, the national association announced Wednesday.

French champion questioned over burglaries

French 400m indoor champion Toumany Coulibaly has been remanded in custody by police and questioned about a series of burglaries, a French radio station reported Tuesday.

Kenyan athletes furious over top agents` ban

Elite Kenyan athletes on Tuesday slammed as "malicious and personal" the national federation`s decision to suspend two top agents for six months in the run-up to the world championships.

Kenya`s Mark Korir wins Paris Marathon
Kenya`s Mark Korir wins Paris Marathon

Mark Korir of Kenya won the Paris Marathon on Sunday, his first career victory in a prestigious international race.

Usain Bolt wins in 200m return at UTech Classic, asks for Justin Gatlin showdown
Usain Bolt wins in 200m return at UTech Classic, asks for Justin Gatlin showdown

Usain Bolt kicked off his campaign to win sprint honours at Beijing`s World Championships later this year on Saturday and said he would be willing to face American rival Justin Gatlin at any time.

Svein Arne Hansen elected new European Athletics Association president
Svein Arne Hansen elected new European Athletics Association president

Norway`s Svein Arne Hansen was elected the new president of the European Athletics Association at the body`s congress in Bled, Slovenia, on Saturday.