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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 […]

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Athletics

Ewa Beats Olympics Champion Elaine Thompson As Mihaljevic Filip Breaks National Record

The 60m world leader, Swoboda Ewa showed why she cannot be toy with this season. In the final of today Copernicus world tour in Torun, Ewa confidently beat Elaine Thompson to recorded an impressive 7.03s to 7.04s Elaine. The World indoor shot put bronze medalist and Croatian discus and shot put record holder Mihaljevic Filip […]

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Athletics

Scotching Alaba Akintola Wins Sprint Double

Olympics Youth Olympics silver medalist, Nigeria Alaba Akintola produced a performance he has always yearning for on Sunday (20) at US conference indoor championship in the city of Birmingham. In the heat of 60m on Saturday, Alaba was the fastest with 6.71s win but was able to maintain his momentum to win the final in […]

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Athletics

Cisse And Ewa Too Strong In Germany

The world leader in 60m, Ewa Swoboda confirmed her improved form this season as she coasted another stellar performance early on Sunday (20) Düsseldorf World Athletics indoor meet. After her easy surge to 7.12s in the heat, Ewa then exploded in the final to win in 7.10s. Another emerging force in Africa sprint, Ivorian Arthur […]

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Athletics

Irish Olympian Reid Sentenced

Yesterday Friday was a bad Friday for Leon Reid, an Irish sprinter who competed at Tokyo Olympics. At Bristol Crown Court yesterday, Reid was given 21 months sentence including 18 months work suspension and 220 unpaid hours work for allowing his flat to be used to produce crack cocaine. Reid represented Ireland in the 200m […]

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Athletics

At Last Jakob Ingebrigtsen Breaks World Record

The Olympics Champion and Norwegian 1500m record holder, Jakob Ingebrigtsen could not believe his form as he shattered 1500m indoor record in Lievin some minutes ago. Jakob ran a blistering 3:30.60 to finally got his wish. Jamaica Natoya GOULE was excusite in 800m to land a world lead of 1:58.46s.

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Athletics

Cuba Martinez Discovered His Old Form A World Lead In Lievin

Earlier today at the Lievin indoor, the former World Youth Champion, Cuban Lazaro Martinez hit his cherished form. The giant man, son of a quarter miller, Martinez flew 17.21m in his second jump to win gallantly. Martínez came into limelight in 2014 when he jumped a world youth best of 17.24 m in front of a home […]

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Athletics

A new Nigeria Star On A 60m Prowl

All eyes was raised when a Nigerian prodigy, Favour Ashe ran 6.58s last two weeks. But the nickname ‘speedstar’ , 19 years old Favour proved his time was not a flash in the pan as he raced to an astonishing 6.52s win in the heat yesterday at Tyson invitations to qualified as fastest. But sadly […]

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Athletics

Polish Ewa Storms To National Record And World Lead In Orlen Cup

European 60m indoor champion, Swoboda Ewa gave a sublime performance today at the Orlen Lodz Cup. Diminutive powerful Ewa first shattered her own Polish record in the heat after qualified with 7.04s and few minutes be later lowered it further to a world leading 7.00s to carry the day. In the men, Olympics Champion, Italian […]

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Athletics

Polish National Record And World Record (40) At Spala Indoor Open

The twenty four years old member of Polish Olympics mixed relay, Natalia Kaczmarek open this season up on a spectacular fashion by easily broken Polish 300m national indoor record by finishing in 36.20s and was followed by King Gacka 37.22s. World record was recorded in over 40 years masters as Aneta Lemiesz ran 54.63s in […]