What time is 100m Final at London 2017 (Usain Bolt’s last ever race)?

Usain Bolt will line up with 7 other fastest men in the world over 100 metres in the final of the men’s 100m at the 2017 IAAF World Championships in London. Lots of viewers will be looking to tune in to see the popular World Record holder bow out in his final ever race – … Read more What time is 100m Final at London 2017 (Usain Bolt’s last ever race)?

Tamgho Takes Gold After Breaking 18m in Final Jump

Teddy Tamgho took Gold in the Men’s Triple Jump Final at the IAAF World Championships in Moscow after breaking the 18 metre mark in his final jump. The Frenchmen had been dogged by a set of fouls and it looked as though Cuba’s Pedro Pechardo might be in with a chance of winning as the … Read more Tamgho Takes Gold After Breaking 18m in Final Jump

Asbel Kiprop Claims Gold in Men’s 1500M Final at Moscow

Asbel Kiprop claimed a gold medal for Kenya in the final of the Men’s 1500m race at the World Championships in Moscow. Running a confident and dominant race, the 24 year-old defending champion (and 2008 Olympic champion) completed the course in 3:36.28. Kiprop’s team mate Mixon Kiplimo Chepseba led the pack for much of the … Read more Asbel Kiprop Claims Gold in Men’s 1500M Final at Moscow

Bolt Takes Third Gold Medal at Moscow World Championships

Usain Bolt is officially the world’s greatest sprinter after taking his third gold at the Moscow World Championships. Having run into first place in both the 100m and 200m Men’s Finals, Bolt rounded off a successful championship with a third gold in the Men’s 4x100m Final on Sunday. The Jamaican Men’s team took gold in … Read more Bolt Takes Third Gold Medal at Moscow World Championships

Jamaican Women’s 4x100m Team Set New Championship Record

The Jamaican team in the Women’s 4x100m Final at the World Championships in Moscow not only took gold, but also set a new championship record of 41.29. Carrie Russell, Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, Schillonie Calvert and Nickiesha Wilson posed next to their record time on the clock at the Luzhniki Stadium on August 18, 2013. The team … Read more Jamaican Women’s 4x100m Team Set New Championship Record

Tirunesh Dibaba Rounds Off Moscow 10,000m in Style

Tirunesh Dibaba played an old hand at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow when she tucked in with the pack until the final two laps of the women’s 10,000m final. Dibaba put on a top-class performance, watching the screen as she rounded the final bend for a smooth sprint victory, claiming the 2013 World Championship in … Read more Tirunesh Dibaba Rounds Off Moscow 10,000m in Style

Bolt Takes World 100m Title in 9.77 Seconds

Usain Bolt has claimed the World Championship in the 100m sprint, beating Justin Gatlin and Nesta Carter. At the 14th IAAF World Athletics Championships in Moscow, Bolt was the star of the show – miming the opening of an umbrella as the line-up was announced ahead of the starting gun. After a typically slow start … Read more Bolt Takes World 100m Title in 9.77 Seconds

Tom Humphries Sprints to Victory in Great Edinburgh 10K, Scotland

Tom Humphries sprinted to victory in the Great Edinburgh 10K at Holyrood Park on a bright and crisp morning, October 7th, 2012. He beat Andrew Lemoncello, the Olympian tipped to clinch the win after a top performance at the Denver Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon, which marked his return after an injury. The pair were … Read more Tom Humphries Sprints to Victory in Great Edinburgh 10K, Scotland

Jamaica Wins 1,2,3, and Bolt Takes Double Gold

Usain bolt has claimed his second gold medal in the London 2012 Olympics with another seemingly easy victory. The hugely popular athlete beat his training partner, Yohan Blake, who had previously pipped Bolt to the line much earlier in the season. Warren Weir cruised into third to give Jamaica the first three places in the … Read more Jamaica Wins 1,2,3, and Bolt Takes Double Gold

Norway to Host 2016 Youth Winter Olympic Games

Norway will host the 2016 Youth Winter Olympic Games at Lillehammer. The inaugural Youth Winter Olympics will be held in 2012 at Innsbruck in Austria, making the Norwegian event the 2nd ever Youth Winter Olympics. The bid from Norway was uncontended and received a majority vote. The city of Lillehammer hosted the 1994 Winter Olympics … Read more Norway to Host 2016 Youth Winter Olympic Games

Leonard Komon Continues Assault on 10 Mile World Record

Leonard Komon will continue his efforts to beat the world record for 10 miles, currently held by Haile Gebrselassie. The 23-year old Kenyan made an attempt on the record on Sunday 30th October 2011 at the Bupa Great South Run in Portsmouth, starting well with a blistering mile in just 4:12 through the old dockyards … Read more Leonard Komon Continues Assault on 10 Mile World Record

Martin Mathathi Wins Great North Run 2011

Martin Mathathi of Kenya has won the Great North Run 2011 along with fellow countrywoman Lucy Karbu. He finished the course in a record time of 00:58.56 ahead of Emmanuel Mutai and Jonathan Maiyo. Lucy Karbuu won the women’s race in 01:07.06. Over 50,000 people took part in the half marathon including X Factor star … Read more Martin Mathathi Wins Great North Run 2011

Albert Matebor Wins GöteborgsVarvet 21km in 1 Hour 52 Seconds

Kenyan athlete, Albert Kiplagat Matebor, has triumphed in the GöteborgsVarvet Half Marathon in 01:00:52 followed by Kiplimo Kimutai and Paul Kimugui Kimaiyo. Matebor’s performance follows a win in February at the Verona Marathon in a time of 02:09:16. In the women’s race, Joyce Chepkirui took the top spot with a time of 01:09:04 after leading … Read more Albert Matebor Wins GöteborgsVarvet 21km in 1 Hour 52 Seconds

Athletics: Nader al-Misri Wins Gaza Marathon

Nader al-Misri, who competed in the 5000 metres at the Beijing Olympic Games, won the Gaza Marathon on 5th May 2011 in a time of 02:42:47. The UN Agency for Palestinian Refugees organised the race to raise money for the children’s Summer Games in the territory. Their efforts were successful – US $1 million has … Read more Athletics: Nader al-Misri Wins Gaza Marathon

Athletics: Marathon Champion Živilė Balčiūnaitė Banned for 2 Years

The 2010 European Marathon Champion, Živilė Balčiūnaitė, has been banned from competition by the Lithuanian Athletics Federation. She will be stripped of her 2010 European Championships medal earned in Barcelona. The decision was handed down on 5th April 2011 by the LLAF disciplinary commission and ruled that Balčiūnaitė had violated IAAF anti-doping rule, Article 32.2, … Read more Athletics: Marathon Champion Živilė Balčiūnaitė Banned for 2 Years