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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 […]

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Athletics

Scottish Eilish McColgan Breaks European Record

This is a blissful year for Scottish runner Eilish McColgan as she has broken another record again. Just few months ago she broke half marathon national record, but earlier today she went big by broken European 10km record after taking 2nd place at the Great Manchester Run on Sunday, May 22. The 31-year-old McColgan coached […]

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Athletics

EPO Doping Ethiopian Runner Who Alleged He Was Injected By Colleague Banned For Six Years

The 31 years old Ethiopian marathon runner, Getaye Fisseha Gelaw has been banned for six years for taking ban substance erythropoietin (EPO); Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) has announced. AIU did not buy into Getaye colourful submittion. The Ethiopian distance runner argued that following a September 2021 injury, colleagues had advised him to use painkillers which […]

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Athletics

Ofili Stunned Steiner As Another Nigerian Ashe Stopped Boiling In Sec Championship

Multiple talented Nigeria youth Olympics Champion, Favour Ofili maintained her awesome class of form earlier today at Sec Championship in 100m final by completely stunned the new American shinning face of the track Abby Steiner. Ofili finished strongly in 10.93s (-0.7) to Steiner 11.02s. In the 100m men, the young Nigeria bullet, Favour Ashe showed […]

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Athletics

SA Championship:Van Niekerk, Viwe Jingqi And Ruswahl Samaai Withdraw As Simbine Won His Sixth Title

Day one of South Africa Athletics Senior Championship was followed with some interesting intrigues. First it was the news of withdrawal of 400m world record holder, Wayde van Niekerk because of injury, and then in the opening heat the favourite in the women’s 100m, Viwe Jingqi, pulled out after tweaking her hamstring on the warm-up […]

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Athletics

Smoking Rosemary And Alaba Ran Personal Best As Godson, Nwokocha Impressed

Olympics 100m Youth Champion, Nigeria Rosemary Chukwuma landed her personal best at Tom Jones Invitation on Saturday with legal scintillating 11.05s. She place second behind Melissa Jeffersson who won with 11.00s flat. In the second heat Olympics semifinalist Grace Nwokocha won in 11.13s but place third overall. In the same invitation, Godson Oghenebrume was fifth […]

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Athletics

Ofili Breaks Nigeria Record Again As Nwokocha Discovered Her Form

The new favorite of Nigeria athletics, Favour Ofili has again confirm her total dominance of 200m after her annexation of Nigeria 200m out door record on Friday (15) at Tom Jones invitation. Ofili ran a scotching 21.96s to add to her indoor national record; her time also obliterated collegiate record. Her compatriot Grace Nwokocha was […]

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Athletics

Omanyala Too Strong For Simbine

In what look like former Africa record holder against the current holder at the fourth meet of the Grand Prix series in Germiston on Wednesday night between Kenyan sprinter Ferdinand Omanyala and local hero Akani Simbine. But Kenya Omanyala had the upper hand after beaten Simbine to win in 9.98s to Simbine 10.11s. Fourie, whose […]

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Athletics

South African School Boy Shines in Potchefstroom Meet, Simbine Beaten As Omanyala Impressed

The third meet of Potchefstroom on Wednesday night produced some stunning result with one of the best performances coming from pre-programme, where schoolboy Brian Raats won the men’s high jump in 2.26m, placing him tied seventh on SA’s all-time list. Then came Botswana’s Bayapo Ndori, a member of the Olympic silver medal-winning 4x400m relay team […]

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Weight Lifting

Six Kazakhstan Weightlifters Tested Positive To Prohibited Substance

Despite Kazakhstan restrictions to only two athletes at last Tokyo Olympics after their historic of losing six gold medalist in the past Olympics due to doping; six of their weightlifters have now been found to have tested positive to prohibited substances. The banned six weightlifters include the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games bronze medallist Igor Son […]

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Athletics

Mujinga Kambundjisui Shocked Ewa To Win World Indoor

It all went against prediction at the final of women 60m at world indoor championship on Friday (18). Ewa Swoboda the world leader and pre-championship favourite was dazed as Switzerland Mujinga Kambundjisui got her life time best of 6.96s to win while American Mikiah Briscousa was second in 6.99s and her fellow American Marybeth Sant-Priceusa […]

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Athletics

Colourful Outing For South African Athletes With Mboma, Maslingi Impressive Showing

Namibia’s Olympic 200m silver medallist Christine Mboma coming from 11.01s she ran two days ago, won the 100m at the first meet of the newly launched grand prix in Bloemfontein on Wednesday (16) in 11.15s while her compatriot Beatrice Masilingi was second in 11.24s. Marione Fourie led in the good showing of South African athletes. […]

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Athletics

Kenyan Chepngetich Richer By $250,000 After Winning Nagoya Marathon

Kenya’s Ruth Chepngetich ran the second ever fastest marathon time to defeat hard fighting Kenya-Isreal runner Chemtai Salpeter to win the Nagoya Women’s Marathon in a new race-record time on Sunday, thereby pushing Japan’s Yuka Ando to third place. The prize money for first place at the 2022 race was increased to $250,000, making it […]

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Athletics

South African 200m Record Holder, Munyai Runs Personal Best In 100m

Is Clarence Munyai back to form? That was the question on everybody’s lip on Saturday after the 200m South African record holder, Munyai clocked a 10.04s personal best in the 100m heat before winning the event at the final of North Gauteng championships in Pretoria with 10.14s. Clarence’s best of 10.10s was achieved in 2018 […]

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Athletics

Matthew Boling: How multiple Events Backfire

It’s not arrogant that Matthew Boling expects a lot from NCAA 2022 indoor championship, even a lot of people shared in that notion. But the NCAA 2022 indoor did not go according to plan for the multiple talented Boling. First, he entered for triple events. On the first event; long jump which he was his […]

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Athletics

Nigeria Favour Ashe Shines In NCAA Final With Vernon Turner Facility Record

A Tennessee fresh man, Nigeria young star Favour Ashe shine in 60m at his first NCAA division 1 indoor championship on Saturday (12) despite the incident of gun mis firing initially which necessitated re-run after few minutes. Ashe who started the season with 6.58s before hitting 6.51s personal best yesterday did not disappoint by taking […]

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Sports News

Ukrainian Athletes On Best Ever Medal Haul At Winter Paralympics

As a Ukrainian athlete succinctly put it; ‘war motivated us to put in our best’. And that’s what really happened as Ukrainian Paralympics was second behind China the host in medal table at ongoing winter Paralympics. They are second on the overall medal tally, behind China, with a 25 medal haul including a record nine […]

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Athletics

South African Four-Time University Games Medalists Breaks World Record

In a surprising magnificent fashion, Africa champion and four-time World University Games medalist, South African Stephen Mokoka breaks 50km World record in his debut at the distance. The 37-year-old won the Nedbank Runified 50km (31 miles) in Gqeberha in two hours 40 minutes 13 seconds, beating the time of 2:42:07 set by Ethiopia’s Ketema Negasa […]

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Athletics

Two -Time Olympic Champion Retired At 37

The first athlete to have ever feature in five Olympics shot put finals and two-time shot put Olympic Champion, New Zealand’s Valerie Adams, has decided to hang her throwing by going retirement at the age of 37. Adams was the Olympic champion in 2008 and 2012, won silver in 2016 and bronze in Tokyo “My […]

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Athletics

Coleman, Crouser Win US Indoor Championship

The World 60m record holder, Christian Coleman was in mesmerizing form on Sunday (27) as he beat stiff opposition to win 60m US Indoor in world leading time of 6.45s. Marvin Brace was second in a personal best of 6.48s while Demek Kemb was fifth in a season best of 6.62s and Ronnie Baker sixth […]

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Again Ofili Lower African Record, Steiner Breaks American Record

A new American star has been truly born, Abby Steiner has obliterated American indoor 200m record after running a blistering 22.09s at Sec US Championship few minutes ago. Nigeria 200m sensational, Favour Ofili kicked into a new gear behind Steiner to break again her own African record for umpteenth time finishing second in 22.46s. In […]

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Athletics

Fast Adam Thomas Win British Indoor Championship As Evan Gray Followed Suit

Adam Thomas raised his level to surprise many to win 60m at the British Indoor Championship currently going on. In the semifinal, Jeremiah Azu ran the fastest in 6.56s personal best and was followed by experienced Andrew Robertson who returned season best of 6.59s. But Adam had the third fastest time 6.61s (personal best) going […]