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Sebastian Coe says Russia must not be banned over doping
Sebastian Coe says Russia must not be banned over doping

Track legend Sebastian Coe, campaigning for the presidency of world athletics, said Wednesday that Russia should not be kicked out of sport because of its doping scandal.

Oscar Pistorius lawyers to challenge appeal ruling
Oscar Pistorius lawyers to challenge appeal ruling

Oscar Pistorius' lawyers will challenge a judge's decision to allow an appeal against his negligent killing conviction by prosecutors, who want the Olympic runner convicted of murder.

Bubka, El-Moutawakel in master class for Brazil youngsters
Bubka, El-Moutawakel in master class for Brazil youngsters

Olympic champions Sergei Bubka and Nawal el-Moutawakel took time out from the Olympic co-ordination committee`s eighth inspection visit to Rio de Janeiro to coach Brazilian youngsters.

Olympic champ Jason Kenny`s worlds end in more misery

Olympic champion Jason Kenny`s Parisian nightmare ended in abject failure on Saturday as the Briton was knocked out in the first round of the men`s sprint.

Having finished 10th in qualifying, he was then beaten by Hersony Canelon of Venezuela.

Mo Farah sets new indoor two-mile world record
Mo Farah sets new indoor two-mile world record

Mo Farah set the first world record of his glittering distance running career on Saturday when he established a new indoor two-mile mark in Birmingham.

Mo Farah upset with British teammate Andy Vernon questioning his nationality
Mo Farah upset with British teammate Andy Vernon questioning his nationality

Double Olympic and World champion Mo Farah has claimed that after winning the European 10,000-metre gold, his Great Britainteammate Andy Vernon questioned his nationality.

Olympic champ Stephen Kiprotich wary of fame game
Olympic champ Stephen Kiprotich wary of fame game

Reigning Olympic champion Stephen Kiprotich believes the marathon world record could soon dip under an eye-popping two hours and two minutes -- but insisted he was not the man to do it.

AFI finalises athletics calendar

Athletics Federation of India on Thursday finalised the calendar of events this year with new places like Mangalore and Sangrur in Punjab getting important meets.

Dutch runner Adrienne Herzog banned for doping

Dutch cross-country female runner Adrienne Herzog has been banned for two years after testing positive in the US last year. 

Usain Bolt opts out of Camperdown Classic
Usain Bolt opts out of Camperdown Classic

Six-time Olympic champion Usain Bolt opted out of the Camperdown Classic athletics meeting on Saturday after toying with the idea of launching his 2015 season with a 400m there.

Renaud Lavillenie fails again in pole vault world record bid
Renaud Lavillenie fails again in pole vault world record bid

France`s pole-vault star Renaud Lavillenie again narrowly failed in his bid to improve his own world record on Saturday, but insists he is getting closer.

Sajan Prakash, Akanksha Vora named best athletes, National Games end with cultural show
Sajan Prakash, Akanksha Vora named best athletes, National Games end with cultural show

 Swimming sensations Sajan Prakash and Akanksha Vora were declared the best athletes as curtains were drawn to the 35th National Games with a colourful closing ceremony, here. Prakash was adjudged the best male athlete of the Games for winning an astonishing six gold and three silver medals with four new meet records.

Usain Bolt plans 2017 World Championships swansong
Usain Bolt plans 2017 World Championships swansong

Jamaican sprint sensation Usain Bolt plans to bow out in glory after the 2017 World Championships in London, he said in a British newspaper interview published on Saturday.

Kenya warn doping cheats belong in `dustbin`
Kenya warn doping cheats belong in `dustbin`

Kenya`s sports minister warned Friday that athletes caught doping would be consigned to the "dustbin of history", in a bid to repair the reputation of the east African country`s fabled distance runners.

David Rudisha to run in Australian meets next month
David Rudisha to run in Australian meets next month

Kenyan world record holder David Rudisha will compete in two track meets in Australia next month, Athletics Australia said Friday.

National Games: Tintu Luka shines on final day, SSCB emerge champions
National Games: Tintu Luka shines on final day, SSCB emerge champions

Asian Games medallist Tintu Luka ruled the track on the final day of competitions as she smashed an 18-year-old meet record to win 800m gold before inspiring Kerala to 4x400m top spot in the 35th National Games on Friday, with Services Sports Control Board (SSCB) notching up a hat-trick of overall titles by finishing atop medals table.

Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce aims to go faster this season
Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce aims to go faster this season

Jamaica’s history-making sprint sensation Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce has declared that she wants to lower her personal best and national 100 metres record of 10.70 seconds this year.

Yelena Isinbayeva dreams of new world record in Rio Olympics
Yelena Isinbayeva dreams of new world record in Rio Olympics

Russian pole vault star Yelena Isinbayeva said on Thursday she has been dreaming about setting a new world record at the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

Renjith Maheswary to retire after Rio Olympics
Renjith Maheswary to retire after Rio Olympics

Former Commonwealth Games bronze-medallist triple jumper Renjith Maheswary on Thursday declared that he would bid adieu to the track after the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

Usain Bolt signs up for Paris meet
Usain Bolt signs up for Paris meet

 Jamaica sprint star Usain Bolt will run the 100 metres for the first time in five years here after confirming his appearance at the Areva Diamond League meet in July.