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Bolt and Fraser-Pryce head Jamaica’s team for the IAAF/BTC World Relays, Bahamas 2015

IAAF News - April 25, 2015 - 11:15
Sprint superstars Usain Bolt and Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce head Jamaica’s 44-strong squad that will go across the Caribbean to the IAAF/BTC World Relays, Bahamas 2015, which will be staged in Nassau on 2-3 May.
Categories: World Athletics News

Kirani James flies to 44.22 at the Drake Relays!

IAAF News - April 25, 2015 - 10:20
Grenada’s London 2012 Olympic Games 400m gold medallist Kirani James showed stunning early season form when he flew around the track at the Drake Relays to win in 44.22 in Des Moines, USA, on Friday night (24).
Categories: World Athletics News

Cheserek the star at the Penn Relays' penultimate day

IAAF News - April 25, 2015 - 09:11
University of Oregon’s Edward Cheserek played a starring role at the Penn Relays in Philadelphia, the 21-year-old Kenyan running a composed mile leg in the distance medley relay, at the end of which he kicked away from Villanova’s Jordan Williamsz to give Oregon their second consecutive title on Friday (24).
Categories: World Athletics News

Weir aiming to overcome rival Hug and seal record seventh London Marathon crown

Inside the Games - April 24, 2015 - 20:01
Britain's David Weir is hoping he will prove to be the “fresher” athlete as the six-time Paralym
Categories: Olympics News

Can Kiptoo Chebii strike again at the Madrid Marathon?

IAAF News - April 24, 2015 - 19:16
No fewer than 15,000 runners will gather in the Spanish capital to take part in the 38th Rock ’n’ Roll Madrid Marathon, an IAAF Silver Label Road Race, on Sunday (26).
Categories: World Athletics News

Paralympic Committee of India to hold Annual General Meeting next month following IPC suspension

Inside the Games - April 24, 2015 - 18:57
The Paralympic Committee of India (PCI) have announced they will hold their next Annual General
Categories: Olympics News

Swimming and gymnastics vault ahead as rate of increase slows in IOC revenue distributions to summer sports

Inside the Games - April 24, 2015 - 18:53
Swimming and gymnastics are the biggest winners and modern pentathlon the biggest loser in the n
Categories: Olympics News

Iranian women's belt wrestling showcased at SportAccord Convention

Inside the Games - April 24, 2015 - 16:14
The first-ever international display of Iranian women’s belt wrestling has been hosted here by Un
Categories: Olympics News

South Africa: President's Voice - Gideon Sam

All-Africa News - April 24, 2015 - 15:59
[SASCOC] This update comes to you from a very cold Sochi in Russia where we are at the Sportaccord Convention World Sport & Business Summit.
Categories: Africa News

South Africa: SA's Hayes Hurtles to World Best in Brazil

All-Africa News - April 24, 2015 - 15:58
[SASCOC] Three-time Paralympic sprinter Ilse Hayes continued her dream season with a world record in the 100-metre dash in Brazil on Thursday.
Categories: Africa News

Ethiopia’s Geneti and Lemi Berhanu head the field at the Warsaw Marathon

IAAF News - April 24, 2015 - 15:27
Ethiopia’s sub-2:05 man Markos Geneti and Hayle Lemi Berhanu, the latter the fastest marathoner in the world this year, head the field at the Orlen Warsaw Marathon, an IAAF Silver Label Road Race, on Sunday (26).
Categories: World Athletics News

World Anti-Doping Agency announce agreement with Partnership for Clean Competition

Inside the Games - April 24, 2015 - 13:47
The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) have announced a multi-year agreement with the Partnership f
Categories: Olympics News

New SportAccord Council member seeking to represent Russian interests and "keep peace" with IOC

Inside the Games - April 24, 2015 - 13:36
International Chess Federation (FIDE) Pres
Categories: Olympics News

Nigeria: Ngerem Heads Okpekpe Race LOC

All-Africa News - April 24, 2015 - 13:21
[Independent (Lagos)] Former President of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria, Dan Ngerem, has been appointed the Chairman of the Organising Committee of the Okpekpe 10 km Road Race holding May I6 in Okpekpe, Edo State.
Categories: Africa News

Nigeria: Lagos Athletics Relays Begin

All-Africa News - April 24, 2015 - 13:14
[Independent (Lagos)] The maiden Lagos Athletics Relays Championships holding at theTeslim Balogun Stadium begin today with over N8m at stake at the two-day event.
Categories: Africa News

Exclusive: Hamburg Senator sees 2024 Olympic bid as means to present "new" Germany

Inside the Games - April 24, 2015 - 13:00
Hamburg's Senator for the Interior and Sport, Michael Neumann, believes his city's bid for the 20
Categories: Olympics News

South Africa: Du Preez On Song With Track Records and Marathon Triumph

All-Africa News - April 24, 2015 - 12:32
[SASCOC] Hard on the heels of new African 400 and 1500-metre track records in the T51 wheelchair division, 2012 Paralympian Pieter du Preez has won the Padova Marathon in Italy.
Categories: Africa News

Exclusive: Thobois gets chief executive role in Paris 2024 bid

Inside the Games - April 24, 2015 - 12:16
Etienne Thobois is to be chief executive
Categories: Olympics News

Tanzania: National Athletics Team Enter Camp

All-Africa News - April 24, 2015 - 11:38
[Daily News] THE provisional national athletics team for the All-Africa Games and the IAAF World Athletics Championships start residential training in Mbulu, Manyara region on Friday.
Categories: Africa News

Mauritius: Yakmut Boosts Cash-Strapped Nigerian Athletes in Mauritius

All-Africa News - April 24, 2015 - 11:29
[Guardian] Yakmut Acting Director General of the National Sports Commission (NSC), Alhassan Yakmut, has boosted the morale of Team Nigeria athletes currently campaigning in the 2015 African Youths Athletics Championship in Mauritius.
Categories: Africa News

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