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'Sluggish' Bolt does enough in 100m...

'Sluggish' Bolt does enough in 100m...

Athletics

Sun, Aug 14 2016

Bolt qualified in a leisurely 10.07 seconds, picking up the pace after lumbering from the blocks and...

Mezbah ousted from Rio Olympics

Mezbah ousted from Rio Olympics

Athletics

Sat, Aug 13 2016

Mezbah, who clocked 11.34 seconds, ended at 14th place among 21 athletes in the overall standings

Shirin, Sonia bow out of Rio...

Shirin, Sonia bow out of Rio...

Athletics

Fri, Aug 12 2016

Even though Sonia exited in the heats of the women's 50m freestyle event, the Jhenaidah swimmer recorded...

Coronation complete as Biles wins all...

Coronation complete as Biles wins all...

Athletics

Fri, Aug 12 2016

Many reigning world champions before Biles have tried to conquer the Olympics, only to crumble under...

Sagor, Shirin exit 2016 Rio...

Sagor, Shirin exit 2016 Rio...

Athletics

Fri, Aug 12 2016

Siddikur began his second round mission on Friday with the aim of rectifying the mistakes from the opening...

Doping questions raised as record-breaker...

Doping questions raised as record-breaker...

Athletics

Thu, Aug 11 2016

Rahimov had to lift 214kg to win, 4kg more than Lu's clean and jerk world record, which he set three...

Sara Ahmed earns landmark podium for...

Sara Ahmed earns landmark podium for...

Athletics

Thu, Aug 11 2016

Jubilant teenager Sara Ahmed became the first Egyptian woman to stand on an Olympic podium when she finished...

Track star Pistorius treated in hospital...

Track star Pistorius treated in hospital...

Athletics

Sun, Aug 7 2016

Oscar Pistorius reached the pinnacle of his fame in 2012 when he became the first double amputee to run...

IOC clears about 270 Russian athletes...

IOC clears about 270 Russian athletes...

Athletics

Fri, Aug 5 2016

Russia, which narrowly avoided a complete ban from the Rio Olympics, had hoped to have between 272 and...

American rivals to feel 'full wrath'...

American rivals to feel 'full wrath'...

Athletics

Thu, Aug 4 2016

Bolt's world record for the 100 is 9.58 seconds. He ran 9.79 in clinching his third world championships...

Australia demand smoking ban be enforced...

Australia demand smoking ban be enforced...

Athletics

Sun, Jul 31 2016

The incident, which filled the stairwells with smoke on Friday, came after the Australians and other...

IOC panel to have final say on Russian...

IOC panel to have final say on Russian...

Athletics

Sun, Jul 31 2016

The IOC panel consists of Ugur Erdener, Claudia Bokel, head of the athletes commission and fellow IOC...

Mezbah, Shirin's dejection turns into...

Mezbah, Shirin's dejection turns into...

Athletics

Sat, Jul 30 2016

The athletics pair's Olympics targets are also similar. Both are aiming to record their personal best...

The never-ending curse that is...

The never-ending curse that is...

Athletics

Fri, Jul 29 2016

While hundreds of clean Russian Olympians are expected in Rio, the majority of the 387-strong contingent...

Puma expects even closer ties if Usain...

Puma expects even closer ties if Usain...

Athletics

Wed, Jul 27 2016

Bolt has been at the centre of a push by Gulden to put more emphasis on sport performance gear rather...

Russia escapes IOC blanket ban for Rio...

Russia escapes IOC blanket ban for Rio...

Athletics

Sun, Jul 24 2016

WADA and 14 national anti-doping organisations had urged IOC to impose a blanket ban on Russia from Rio...

Bolt wins but hurdler Harrison takes...

Bolt wins but hurdler Harrison takes...

Athletics

Sat, Jul 23 2016

Bolt struggled for his usual rhythm as he laboured to victory in 19.89 seconds

Russia's Rio Olympics ban will scare...

Russia's Rio Olympics ban will scare...

Athletics

Fri, Jul 22 2016

The decision by the CAS, sport's highest tribunal, increases the possibility that the IOC will now exclude...

Rudisha struggling for form, gunning...

Rudisha struggling for form, gunning...

Athletics

Thu, Jul 21 2016

Few expect Rudisha, who hails from Africa's Maasai tribe, to dent the world record of 1:40.91 set in...

Transition puts Schippers on double...

Transition puts Schippers on double...

Athletics

Thu, Jul 21 2016

Schippers surprised many with winning times of 11.12 in 100m and 22.03 in 200m- the second fastest time...

Mezbah, Shirin will go to Rio...

Mezbah, Shirin will go to Rio...

Athletics

Tue, Jul 19 2016

Bangladesh now have a total of seven athletes in their contingent but only golfer Siddikur Rahman has...