World Athletics Championships: Five things to follow in the Men's events

World Athletics Championships: Five things to follow in the Men's events

By Oliver Dickson Jefford
Stars such as Usain Bolt, Wayde Van Niekerk, and Christian Taylor will be amongst those to keep an eye on when action begins in London in a few days time....
David Rudisha out of World Athletics Championships with injury

David Rudisha out of World Athletics Championships with injury

By Oliver Dickson Jefford
Rudisha, the world record hold and the double-defending champion in the 800 metres, has been forced out of the Championships in London due to a quad strain....
Donovan Bailey and Ato Boldon back Usain Bolt for 100m title in London

Donovan Bailey and Ato Boldon back Usain Bolt for 100m title in London

By Oliver Dickson Jefford
Both Bailey and Bolden, two of the best sprinters of the 1990’s, said that it would be unwise to not back the world record holder to finish his career on a high at the World Athletics Championships....

Mo Farah delays track retirement until after World Athletics Championships

Mo Farah has delayed his retirement from track athletes to compete at Diamond League events in Birmingham and Zurich, it has been announced. A four-time Olympic and five-time World Champion in the long distance events, the Brit was previously expected to bid a fond farewell to track athletics at the World Athletics Championships, which start this Friday, though will now race in the 3,000 meters in Birmingham and the 5,000 meters in Zurich, in what will be his final Diamond League appearance. Farah won two gold medals at the European Championships in Zurich three years ago (Getty/Ian Walton) Farah, the dominant force in both 5,000 and 10,000 meters over the past seven years, will be the heavy favorite for both events at the World Championships, which are being held in his home nation. He will be looking for his first gold in the 10,000 meters in the opening night of action, with the 5,000...
Defending long jump champion Greg Rutherford out of World Athletics Championships

Defending long jump champion Greg Rutherford out of World Athletics Championships ByOliver Dickson Jefford

The Brit, the current world and former Olympic champion, has been forced to withdraw from his home championships with an ankle injury....
Amateur runner Joshua Griffiths makes surprise inclusion into Great Britain's team for the upcoming World Championships

Amateur runner Joshua Griffiths makes surprise inclusion into Great Britain's team for the upcoming World Championships ByPathik Gamana

In his first Marathon, Joshua Griffiths of Wales beat some of the best Elite runners as he was named to the Great British team....
Brianna Rollins suspended for one year after missing three drugs tests

Brianna Rollins suspended for one year after missing three drugs tests ByOliver Dickson Jefford

The 100-meter hurdler, one of the most successful in her field of all time, will not be allowed to compete until December following the violation....
NCAA Gymnastics Semifinal 2 Recap

NCAA Gymnastics Semifinal 2 Recap ByJohn Lupo

LSU put on a record-setting performance in what was a close meet to decide the final half of the Super Six....
Evgenia Medvedeva sets World Record, wins second ISU World Championship

Evgenia Medvedeva sets World Record, wins second ISU World Championship

By Anthony Distler
The 17 year old Russian became the first woman to pass 230 points in competition....
WOGA Classic Preview

WOGA Classic Preview

By Thomas Cluck
Serving as the first major international elite competition of the year, the WOGA Classic plays host to some of the best world-wide elite gymnasts from the US, Russia, China, Canada, and more....
Jamaica stripped of Beijing relay gold after Nesta Carter's failed drugs test

Jamaica stripped of Beijing relay gold after Nesta Carter's failed drugs test

By Oliver Dickson Jefford
Carter, Michael Frater, Asafa Powell and Usain Bolt have all been stripped of the gold medal after Carter’s drugs test was found to be positive earlier this year....
NCAA Gymnastics: LSU secure close fought win at Alabama

NCAA Gymnastics: LSU secure close fought win at Alabama ByGlenys Furness

The second meet of the early season saw LSU pushed close at Alabama...
Floyd Mayweather Jr reveals offer to fight Conor McGregor

Floyd Mayweather Jr reveals offer to fight Conor McGregor ByDavid Nunn

Talk of a crossover super fight between unbeaten boxing star Mayweather and UFC phenomenon McGregor continues to be rumoured....
Table Tennis: ITTF Star Awards

Table Tennis: ITTF Star Awards

The ITTF (International Table Tennis Federation) World Tour Grand Finals was held in Doha for the first time in its 21 years history. Since the Grand Finals were held in Doha, the ITTF...
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