Athletics

Kerley throws down World Championship challenge in 100m win at US trials

Kerley throws down World Championship challenge in 100m win at US trials

Eugene (United States) (AFP) – Fred Kerley clocked a world-leading 9.76sec in the semi-finals then followed up with a 9.77 to…
Kerley shines, Richardson stumbles at US athletics World Championship trials

Kerley shines, Richardson stumbles at US athletics World Championship trials

Eugene (United States) (AFP) – Sha’Carri Richardson crashed out of the 100m heats at the US athletics World Championship trials on…
Former Olympic pole vault champion Surh announces retirement

Former Olympic pole vault champion Surh announces retirement

Eugene (United States) (AFP) – Jenn Suhr, the 2012 Olympic women’s pole vault gold medallist, announced her retirement on Thursday as…
Diamond League: Jackson springs a surprise in women’s 200m

Diamond League: Jackson springs a surprise in women’s 200m

ROME: Shericka Jackson won the 200m title at the fifth meeting in this season’s Wanda Diamond League series while Kenya’s Nicholas Kimeli stormed…
Russian Olympic champion accuses IOC chief of creating ‘new war’

Russian Olympic champion accuses IOC chief of creating ‘new war’

Paris (AFP) – Russian Olympic high jump champion Mariya Lasitskene on Thursday accused IOC president Thomas Bach of having created a…
Italy’s Tamberi hopes to claim his first Diamond League win at home

Italy’s Tamberi hopes to claim his first Diamond League win at home

DOHA: The Wanda Diamond League returns to Europe for the fifth meeting of the season, with some of the world’s…
‘No regrets’ as Allyson Felix gets ready to retire

‘No regrets’ as Allyson Felix gets ready to retire

Ostrava (Czech Republic) (AFP) – US athletics great Allyson Felix said Monday she had “no regrets” about her medal-studded sports career…
Qatar’s Olympic champion Mutaz shares High Jump gold with compatriot Hamdi Ali

Qatar’s Olympic champion Mutaz shares High Jump gold with compatriot Hamdi Ali

DOHA: Qatar’s reigning Olympic and world champion Mutaz Barshim shared the High Jump gold with compatriot Hamdi Ali at the…
Aspire Academy students shine for Qatar at GCC Games

Aspire Academy students shine for Qatar at GCC Games

DOHA: A host of Aspire Academy student athletes churned out more success while representing Qatar in multiple disciplines at the…
3rd GCC Games: Qatari athletes dominate on second day

3rd GCC Games: Qatari athletes dominate on second day

Kuwait: Qatar won four medals including two gold and as many silver on the second day of 3rd GCC Games…
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