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Asafa Powell tells panel he `forgot` supplement names

Last Updated: Thursday, January 16, 2014, 00:33

Jamaican sprinter Asafa Powell, who tested positive for a banned substance last year, told a disciplinary panel on Tuesday he did not list the supplements he was taking because he could not remember their names.

Bolt shortlisted for 'Athlete of the Year' award

Last Updated: Monday, November 04, 2013, 23:44

Usain Bolt, the world`s fastest man, joined world high jump champion Bohdan Bondarenko and double Olympic and world 10,000 and 5,000 metres champion Mo Farah on the shortlist for the male Athlete of the Year award announced on Monday.

Puma renews sponsorship deal with sprint champion Bolt

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 24, 2013, 15:41

Olympic sprint champion Usain Bolt has renewed his sponsorship deal with Puma (PUMG.DE) until after the 2016 Games in Rio, the German sportswear company said on Tuesday.

Tap into rural talent for athletics: Milkha Singh

Last Updated: Monday, July 22, 2013, 14:56

Legendary sprinter Milkha Singh who infamously lost the Rome Olympics says tapping into rural talent can lead the country to excellence in athletics.

Powell’s sponsorship woes

Last Updated: Thursday, July 18, 2013, 11:18

Jamaican sprinter Asafa Powell has started facing the side effects of being trapped into the doping net.

Asafa Powell's physio hits back over doping blame

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 17, 2013, 18:04

Asafa Powell`s physiotherapist on Wednesday hit back at claims from the Jamaican sprinter that he was to blame for a positive dope test, maintaining that he did not provide him or compatriot Sherone Simpson with banned drugs.

Italian police find stash of pills, medicine in Powell’s room

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 16, 2013, 14:35

Italian police have said they discovered a stash of unidentified pills and medicines in the hotel room of Asafa Powell, the Jamaican sprinter accused of doping.

British sprinter goes faster than Bolt this year

Last Updated: Sunday, July 14, 2013, 14:33

British sprinter James Dasaolu clocked 9.91 seconds at the Sainsbury`s British Championships here, going faster than world record holder Usain Bolt who ran 9.94 sec in this year’s world 100-metre rankings.

Jamaica leads medal tally at World Youth Championships

Last Updated: Sunday, July 14, 2013, 12:51

Jamaica continued its domination of the sprint hurdles as Marvin Williams clocked a new World Youth leading time of 50.39 seconds to win the Boys` 400 metres Hurdles at the 8th IAAF World Youth Championship.

Sprinter Campbell-Brown may get away lightly

Last Updated: Thursday, July 04, 2013, 10:49

Jamaican sprinter Veronica Campbell-Brown, who tested positive for a banned substance in May, is unlikely to receive the standard two-year ban.

Pistorius `forgets` pin to unlock iPhone he used on girlfriend`s murder night

Last Updated: Monday, June 24, 2013, 15:07

Paralympian sprint star Oscar Pistorius has `forgotten` the four-digit pin needed to unlock a cell phone he was using on the night his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, was shot dead in his house.

Bolt says `eyes still on prize` at Moscow Championships despite `early indifferent form`

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 12, 2013, 11:12

Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt has challenged potential rivals at August`s World Athletics Championships, saying that his `eyes are on the prize` despite an indifferent form early this season.