Athletics

Tobi Amusan nominated for Laureus Sports Award

Oluwatobiloba Amusan, the reigning track queen of Nigeria, has been nominated for the Laureus World Breakthrough of the Year honor.…

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Nigerian sprinter, Divine Oduduru suspended over doping allegations

Divine Oduduru, a Nigerian sprinter, has been suspended indefinitely by the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU). According to the AIU, Oduduru,…

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‘No war in Ukraine’ – Ukrainian athlete holds up anti-war sign at Winter Olympics in Beijing

Ukrainian athlete displayed an anti-war sign during the men’s skeleton event at the Beijing Winter Games amid increasing tensions on…

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World Para Athletics Championships in Japan postponed

The 2022 World Para Athletics Championships, which were due to be held in August in Kobe, Japan, have been postponed.…

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British coach banned for life for misconduct, including sexual touching

A former athletics coach has been handed a lifetime ban from the sport for misconduct towards athletes. John Lees, who…

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Kenyan court says husband of late Tirop must take mental health test

A Kenyan court has ordered the husband of slain Kenyan Olympian Agnes Tirop, who has been arraigned on suspicion of…

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Jamaican Olympic Champ Fraser-Pryce looking forward to 2024 Paris Games

Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce says she is still “on top of the game” at the age of 34 and after running the…

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Ecuador sprinter Quiñónez shot dead

Alex Quiñónez, one of Ecuador’s best-known athletes, has been shot dead. He was 32. He was shot along with another…

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Agnes Tirop’s husband arrested in Kenya after athlete’s death

Police in Kenya have arrested the husband of record-breaking long-distance runner Agnes Tirop who was stabbed to death at her…

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Tirop’s husband a suspect after athlete was found dead

Kenyan world record holder Agnes Tirop has been found stabbed to death at her home in the western town of…

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