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Man charged with giving Olympic athletes performance drugs

Man charged with giving Olympic athletes performance drugs

New York, United States (AP) — U.S. prosecutors charged a Texas man on Wednesday with providing performance-enhancing drugs to athletes…
Ekiden: Revered Japan distance race relays peace message to world

Ekiden: Revered Japan distance race relays peace message to world

Tokyo, Japan: The long-distance road-running relay sport of ekiden is a national institution in Japan, where New Year’s races command massive…
Coe calls Olympics social media survey results ‘disturbing’

Coe calls Olympics social media survey results ‘disturbing’

Paris, France: World Athletics president Sebastian Coe described as “disturbing” the results of a study conducted during the Tokyo Olympics…
Jacobs challenges Bolt to charity ‘capture the flag’

Jacobs challenges Bolt to charity ‘capture the flag’

Rome, Italy: Italy’s Olympic 100m champion Lamont Marcell Jacobs has challenged Usain Bolt to a charity team sprinting contest after…
Kenyan athlete Agnes Tirop found dead with stab wounds

Kenyan athlete Agnes Tirop found dead with stab wounds

Nairobi, Kenya: Record-breaking Kenyan distance runner Agnes Tirop was found dead Wednesday with stab wounds to her stomach in a…
Aspire Academy starts pre-academy athletics trials for clubs

Aspire Academy starts pre-academy athletics trials for clubs

DOHA: Aspire Academy kicked off early last week athletics trials for its pre-academy program for young athletes. The program, which…
Two-time winner Desisa, Kipruto headline Boston Marathon

Two-time winner Desisa, Kipruto headline Boston Marathon

New York, USA: After being canceled last year due to Covid-19 and postponed six months this year, the 125th edition of…
Kenya confirms bid for 2025 world athletics championships

Kenya confirms bid for 2025 world athletics championships

Nairobi, Kenya: Kenya on Tuesday confirmed its bid to host the 2025 athletics world championships, which if accepted, would bring the event…
World Athletics open probe into Belarus athlete incident

World Athletics open probe into Belarus athlete incident

Paris, France: World Athletics said on Thursday it was opening an investigation into the circumstances surrounding Krystsina Tsimanouskaya, the Belarus…
Gebreslase leads sweep for Ethiopia in women’s Berlin Marathon

Gebreslase leads sweep for Ethiopia in women’s Berlin Marathon

Berlin, Germany: Ethiopia’s Gotytom Gebreslase won the women’s Berlin Marathon on Sunday on her debut over the distance after compatriot Guye…
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