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Athletics

Hobbs Breaks Oceania Record And Kerley In Scintillating Run In Sydney

The Stratford born 25-years-old Zoe Hobbs has again for umpteenth time breaks her own New Zealand national record and also in the process break Oceania record in Sydney Track Classic on Saturday (13th). Hobbs destroyed the field in 100m in 10.97s. In men Australia Browning Rohan came top in 10.14s. In the 400m, the world […]

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Athletics

Alfred, Jasmine, Nugent With Collegiate Record As Ofili Flew Into New African Record.

The first day of NCAA division 1 championship in New Mexico on Friday (10th) sparked up with a lot of records. It was the long jump that first threw the record salvo when Jasmine Moore leaped into a new collegiate record of 7.03m to win and thereby erased Tara Davis 6.93m collegiate record. Then in […]

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Athletics

Italian Ceccarelli Stunned European’s Best To Become 60m Champion

When the 23 years old Italian Ceccarelli Samuele upset the World Indoor and Olympics Champion, Jacobs Marcell Lamont at Italian indoor championship in February to win his first national champion in 6.54s, most people called it a flash in the pan. Ceccarelli with a best of 10.45s in the 100m (2021) showed is a man […]

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Athletics

Adeleke And Juliet Alfred Break National Record Again

Breaking national record seem now become a bit a cake as duo national record breaker Rashidat Adeleke and Juliet Alfred have done that again at Big 12 on Saturday 25th). The Dublin twenty years old Rashidat Adeleke again for the second time this season lower the Irish national 400m indoor record to an impressive 50.33s, […]

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Athletics

Hodgkinson, Dina Smith, Neil Gourley Lowered British Record In Birmingham

The Birmingham World Indoor Tour on Saturday (25th) was first set alight in the 60m female heat as Asher- Smith Dina breaks her own British record after qualified for final in 7.03s. She then later won the final in 7.05s. In the 1500m men, the Scottish Neil Gourley who seems to have adapted well to […]

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Athletics

Olympics Sprint Coach Received Life Ban

The Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) announced on Wednesday (22nd) its big hammer of life ban on Iraqi national sprint coach Karokh Salih Mohammed for giving an athlete the prohibited substances stanozolol and clenbuterol without the athlete’s knowledge. In what looks like a bizarre story the athlete in question, Danah Hussein was still ban for three years. Hussein is a two-time […]

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Athletics

At Last Femke Bol Cracked World 400m Indoor Record

After digging under 50s in the indoor 400m this season, Femke Bol knew it’s just a matter of time before she cracks the world record. But on Sunday (19th) at the Netherlands indoor championship, a confident Bol took the first curve by storm and keep her momentum speed to finish the home straight in an […]

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Athletics

How Aleia Hobbs Shattered American Record

At last after a remarkable life best indoor performance, Aleia Hobbs finally put an ice on her cake of 2023 indoor outing by shattered an American indoor 60m record on Saturday (18th) at US indoor championship. Hobbs won the final in cool 6.94s to Marybeth Sant Price 7.09s and Destiny Smith-Barnet in 7.11s. In the […]

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Athletics

Omanyala Shocked Olympics Champion Marcell As Ingebrigtsen Narrowly Missed World Record In Lieven

Kenyan arrow head in the sprint who is daily towering in sprinting world, Omanyala Ferdinand shocked the Olympics Champion Jacobs Lamont Marcell in 60m in Lieven meet some minutes ago. In the process, Omanyala again lowered the Kenya national record to 6.54s to Marcell 6.57s while Arthur Cisse was third in 6.59s. In the 1500m, […]

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Athletics

Bromell Hit Life best In Tiger Paw Invitation

In a surprise moved after he was beaten in 60m last week by Noah Lyle, Trayvon Bromell set a new personal best and iadditional icing on cake with NCAA record at Tiger Paw invitation on Friday (10th). In the heat, he started with a time of 6.54s against Nigeria Favour Ashe 6.59s. Then strolled into […]

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Athletics

Nigeria Divine Oduduru Provisional Suspended

In a strange and unusual methodology by Athletics Integrity Unit, the organization on Thursday (9th) announced the provisional suspension of Nigerian and NCAA champion, Divine Oduduru on doping infringement article 2:2. In the released letter of suspension, Athletics Integrity Unit claimed that Divine has never really fail any doping test but he will be suspended […]

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Athletics

Abby, Hobbs In Stunning Run At Razor Invitation

A mercurial Abby Steiner leave up to her name as she stunned the world earlier today at Razor Back Invitation as she coasted to 50.59s wins in open women 400m. She was keenly followed by Shamier Little who finished 50.64s. In open female 60m, Aleia Hobbs was in different class of her own; breathing in […]

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Athletics

Chukwuma, Micah And Ashe Shined At Texas

It was Ghana Benjamin Azamati that first started the good outing for African sprinters on the Friday night (28) display at Taxas open by taking home Olympics developmental 60m invitation in 6.64s. The smoking Nigerian Rosemary Chukwuma continued her surge of form by winning the 60m in 7.09s, beating Kalic Jackson who returned 7.16s. In […]

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Athletics

Coleman’s Terrific Run At Razor Invitation

Former World champion Christian Coleman was in an impressive start of the season opener at Razor Invitation in Arkansas track on Friday (28). Coleman took the shine of the day in open 200m invitation by winning by a mile in 20.64s to second place Jaheel Hyde 21.40s. In the 200m, Kennedy Lightner continue his impressive […]

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Athletics

Nigeria Rosemary And Jamaica Grant Went On Broke At Raiders Open

Basking in a new confident after running 7.11s last week, diminutive Nigeria sensation Rosemary Chukwuma just ran a scotching 22.99s in the 200m, the fastest in the world to win convincingly at Raiders Open while in men, Kennedy Lightner won in 20.64s. Kiara Grant was over the moon earlier today after a sublime performance at […]

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Athletics

Andre de Grasse Dumps His Controversial Coach

Like a bolt from the blues, six times Olympics medalist Andre de Grasse has taken a surprise move by dumping his controversial coach Rana Reina after his announcement on Wednesday (28). “I’ve been with Rana for the last three years and I just felt like I wanted a change mentally,” De Grasse said. “I just […]

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Athletics

Another New Three Kenyan Ban For Doping

Just in a single day another three (3) Kenyan athletes were added to the ban lists of athletes banned for doping. This came when everyone thought the string of ban on Kenyan will be abated. Athletics integrity unit ( AIU) announced the ban yesterday. Purity Cherotich got the highest with five years slammed on her […]

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Athletics

Japanese Rising Star Dazzles With World Class Time At Tokyo Meet

A Japanese sprint sensation, twenty three years old Taju Hongo has finally proven to all and sundry that he has finally matured after returning a heart warming world class time. A man who his surname Hongo; bear the same name of a distrct of Tokyo ( home of Tokyo University) could not believe his new […]

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Athletics

Brazilian Santos In Stunning Display As South African Walt Also Impressed

The rising sprint star of Brazil, Felipe Bardi des Santos churned out a stunning performance again on Saturday 22nd at Sao Paulo championship. The lanky Brazilian speed star who is basking in a new confident won the 100m in an impressive 10.15s (-0.7). Was even faster in the heat with 10.09s (0.0) run. His compatriot […]

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Sports Volleyball

Racism:How Italia Prime Minister Stopped Nigerian Descent Egonu From Quiting Italian National Team

A bronze medalist at just concluded 2022 World Volleyball Championship, Paola Egonu was near of quiting Italian Volleyball National team over incessant slur remark but has now changed her mind after intervention of Italian Prime Minister. Outgoing prime minister, Mario Draghi on Sunday offered his full support after calling her on phone. Draghi said she’s […]

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Athletics

Kenya Star Athlete And Indian Record Holder Banned Three Years For Doping

The latest Kenyan athlete to be banned for doping is mountain runner Mark Kangogo; making him the 21 Kenyan athlete to be sanctioned for doping infraction just this year. The AIU said in a statement on Tuesday that Kangogo had been banned for three years after tests showed the presence of two prohibited substances in […]

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Athletics

At Last European Champion Dasaolu Retired

The 2014 European 100m Champion, James Dasaolu who suffered a serious Achilles tendon in 2018 has finally given up on athletics career after unsuccessful attempt to rediscover his form. He announced his retirement earlier today. After the his injury in 2018 A GoFundMe page was subsequently set-up for the £25,000 in costs that was needed […]

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Physiotherapy Corner

World Physiotherapy Day: Can Elite Athletes Get Osteoarthritis?

There is no a better day to answer this persistent question than today which is World Physiotherapy Day; with a theme of “Role of Physiotherapists in Prevention and Management of Osteoarthritis”. Osteoarthritis condition is generally called ‘wear and tear arthritis’ which occurs when cartilage cushioning the joints wears down there by allowing bones to rub […]

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Weight Lifting

Tough Out-Of-Competition Testing For Weightlifters

Stringent new rules on out-of-competition testing are being planned by the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) – and those who fail the test will face exclusion from the Olympic Games. “If we can’t get in to test, you’re out – that’s what is needed,” said Antonio Urso, the newly elected general secretary of the IWF. “That’s […]

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Athletics

AIU Shocked US And Kenya Camp As Ross And Cherono Sanctioned For Doping

In what looks like a detective night raid on the two best athletics nation camp, on the second day of World Athletics Championship; the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) came out with a shocking suspension. AIU hammer landed on the Kenyan marathon runner Lawrence Cherono and American 400 metres runner Randolph Ross as both were provisionally […]

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Athletics

Sha’Carri Out Of World Championship

Sha’Carri Richardson was dazed again on Thursday (23) as she inexplicable flopped at preliminary of women 100m US Athletics Championship. Sha’Carri who missed last Olympics Games because of doping infraction will again miss the main Athletics Championship for this year. In heat three won by Tamara Davis in 11.04s(0.4), Sha’Carri came fifth in 11.31s. Earlier […]

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Athletics

Steiner Stunned Ofili Into WL And Collegiate Record

In what looks like a woman from another planet running a flawless 200m NCAA final, Abby Steiner has submerged Nigeria fast feet Favour Ofili NCAA record to win the epic final in a scotching 21.80s world leading time to second place Ofili who came in 22.05s. Earlier in 100m final, Steiner was third in 11.08s […]

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Athletics

World Record Holder Van Niekerk Injuried Again

The Olympics champion and 400m record holder, South African Warde Van Niekerk seems to have been caged by injuries since his surprised move into United States of America. Thought he has recovered from an injury shake up at South African trials; but that seem not to be. Few minutes ago in Italy, Niekerk pulled up […]

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Athletics

Micah And Randolph Ross Take Collegiate Lead, Udodi Onwuzurike Shined

A twenty years old Micah Williams has again proved that he’s has come of age by comfortable taking collegiate 100m lead in a facility record and personal record of 9.86s (0.7) to win his quarter final few minutes ago at NCAA West preliminary. Then Nigeria World 200m Junior Champion, Udodi Onwuzurike followed suit in a […]