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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 […]

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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. […]