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Meldonium (Mildronate) inventor shocked about WADA's Ban; expects more athletes deaths
08 March 2016
Meldonium (Mildronate) inventor shocked about WADA's Ban; expects more athletes deaths
World Anti Doping Agency (WADA) decided to ban Melodium (Mildronate) since January 1, 2016. The Latvian doctor, Ivars Kalvins, who invented Meldonium says that the prohibition of
Turkey's Gamze Bulut fails drugs test
08 March 2016
Turkey's Gamze Bulut fails drugs test
Turkey's Gamze Bulut, who finished in second place behind banned teammate Aslı Çakır Alptekin at the London Olympics women's 1500m final has failed a drugs
19 Y/O New Zealander sets Oceania pole vault record of  4.80m; Perkovich opens with 70.59m
07 March 2016
19 Y/O New Zealander sets Oceania pole vault record of 4.80m; Perkovich opens with 70.59m
 New Zealand's pole avult sensation Eliza McCartney entertained the public once a again as she broke the Oceania record by clearing 4.80m on Saturday afternoon at
Lavillenie flies 6.03m in Jablonec
06 March 2016
Lavillenie flies 6.03m in Jablonec
Pole vault Olympic champion Renaud Lavillenie (FRA) cleared an impressive 6.03m at the Jablonec Indoor Gala the European Indoor Permit meet on Saturday, March 5. Lavillenie
Rudisha wins 800m in Melbourne
05 March 2016
Rudisha wins 800m in Melbourne
Defending Olympic 800m champion David Rudisha kicked off his 2016 campaign with a win over 800m at the IAAF World Challenge meet in Melbourne. Rudisha in his first race this
Rudisha set to open 2016 campaign in Melbourne
04 March 2016
Rudisha set to open 2016 campaign in Melbourne
 World 800m record holder David Rudisha (KEN) will open his Olympic season on Saturday, March 5 at the opening IAAF World Challenge meeting in Melbourne.   The Olympic
Defending champion Meseret Hailu to lead Haspa Marathon Hamburg
03 March 2016
Defending champion Meseret Hailu to lead Haspa Marathon Hamburg
Meseret Hailu heads the elite women’s field: defending champion puts course record in her sights as part of tough challenge for Ethiopian Olympic selection. Ethiopia’s
Spanovic leaps 6.85m in Belgrade
03 March 2016
Spanovic leaps 6.85m in Belgrade
World championships long jump bronze medalist Ivana Spanovic of Serbia set 2016 #3 mark in the world at the Serbian Open Indoor Meet on Tuesday, March 1. Spanovic opened the
Lavillenie to star Jablonec Indoor Gala
03 March 2016
Lavillenie to star Jablonec Indoor Gala
Pole vault world record holder Renaud Lavillenie will headline the final European Athletics Indoor Permit indoor meet the Jablonec Indoor Gala on Saturday, March 5. The
Tokyo Champ Negesse Fails Drugs Test
02 March 2016
Tokyo Champ Negesse Fails Drugs Test
Last year's Tokyo Marathon champion Endeshaw Negesse of Ethiopia has failed drugs test. The Ethiopian marathoner  Negesse is the first athlete revealed  in connection
Levy Omari intends to return to winning ways in Vienna
02 March 2016
Levy Omari intends to return to winning ways in Vienna
Levy Omari has chosen Vienna as his next destination for a marathon. The Kenyan finally aims to return to winning ways in the Austrian capital on 10th April since his last
Britain names its Portland IAAF World Indoor Championships Team
01 March 2016
Britain names its Portland IAAF World Indoor Championships Team
Greg rutherford will lead a strong British team at this month's IAAF World Indoor Championships in Portland.   Other high caliber athletes and a potential medal
Abeba Aregawi tests positive for doping
29 February 2016
Abeba Aregawi tests positive for doping
The 2013 women's 1500m world champion Abeba Aregawi has tested positive for doping, the Swedish athletics officials announced on Monday.   Aregawi who took the women's 1500m
Kilty decides to skip world 60m title defence after being offered a spot on British team
29 February 2016
Kilty decides to skip world 60m title defence after being offered a spot on British team
 According to Guardian world 60m champion Richard Kilty will not defend his world 60m title in Portland in March after he declined an offer to run for British team on
Martinot-Lagarde posts 7.47 in Aubeire
29 February 2016
Martinot-Lagarde posts 7.47 in Aubeire
Hurdler Pascal Martinot-Lagarde highlighted the second day of the French athletics indoor championships after his 7.47 in the 60m hurdles final on Sunday, Feb 28. The world
Watch: Justin Gatlin runs 9.45 seconds in 100m in Japan with a help of wind generator
29 February 2016
Watch: Justin Gatlin runs 9.45 seconds in 100m in Japan with a help of wind generator
 American sprinter Justin Gatlin who has been banned for doping twice ran 100m faster than Usain Bolt's world record in Japan using massive wind generators.  The wind
Dasaolu wins as world indoor champ Kilty gets DQ in the 60m at British Indoor championhips
28 February 2016
Dasaolu wins as world indoor champ Kilty gets DQ in the 60m at British Indoor championhips
Defending world indoor champion Richard Kilty may not be able to defend his world indoor crown as he was disqualified in the men's 60m semi finals at the British indoor
Lilesa and Kiprop take Tokyo titles
28 February 2016
Lilesa and Kiprop take Tokyo titles
Ethiopia's Feyisa Lilesa passed by race favorite Kenya's Dickson Chumba to win the Tokyo Marathon on Sunday and to claim his first victory at the Abbott World Marathon Majors.
Felicia Brown (22.45) clocks 11th fastest indoor 200m in history at SEC championships
28 February 2016
Felicia Brown (22.45) clocks 11th fastest indoor 200m in history at SEC championships
Felicia Brown of University of Tennessee ran history's 11th fastest 200m during the SEC indoor championships.  University of Tennessee senior Felicia Brown clocked an
Dafne Schippers takes Dutch indoor 60m title in 7.03
28 February 2016
Dafne Schippers takes Dutch indoor 60m title in 7.03
World 200m champion Dafne Schippers clocked 7.03 seconds to win 60m at the Dutch Athletics indoor championships on Saturday in Amsterdam.   Schippers, who holds the fastest
Lavillenie clears 5.93m in Aubiere
28 February 2016
Lavillenie clears 5.93m in Aubiere
Pole vault world record holder Renaud Lavillenie set the top mark at the French Indoor championships day 1 in Aubiere on Saturday, Feb. 27. The Olympic pole vault champion
Tamgho to compete at French Indoors
26 February 2016
Tamgho to compete at French Indoors
The 2013 world triple jump champion, Teddy Tamgho, will return to action this Sunday after nearly one-year absence.   Haven't competed for almost one year Tamgho will
Kamworor and Cherono to defend world half marathon titles
25 February 2016
Kamworor and Cherono to defend world half marathon titles
Athletics Kenya has named its team for the 2016 IAAF/Cardiff University World Half Marathon Championships.   In the list there are both champions, Geoffrey Kamworor and
Tokyo Marathon Men's and Women's Elite Field
22 February 2016
Tokyo Marathon Men's and Women's Elite Field
The 2016 Tokyo Marathon will be held on Sunday, February 28.    Olympic marathon champion Stephen Kiprotich of Uganda and Kenyan's the 2014 winner
World Indoor Tour winners gain wildcards to World Indoor Championships
22 February 2016
World Indoor Tour winners gain wildcards to World Indoor Championships
Total of six men and five women athletes who won this year's IAAF World Indoor Tour series got wild cards to the IAAF World Indoor Championships in Portland.   This year the
Lavillenie clears huge 6.02m
21 February 2016
Lavillenie clears huge 6.02m
Pole vault world record holder Renaud Lavillenie moved to #1 spot in the world this season as he cleared 6.02m at the All Star Pole Vault meet in Clermont Ferrand, France on Sunday
Farah wins opening race of 2016
21 February 2016
Farah wins opening race of 2016
Double Olympic champion Mo Farah successfully started his 2016 campaign as he won the 3000m at the Glasgow Indoor Grand Prix on Saturday Jan. 20.  Farah, who suffered a cut
Live: Glasgow Indoor Grand Prix
20 February 2016
Live: Glasgow Indoor Grand Prix
Live stream, results, videos : Glasgow Indoor Grand Prix - IAAF World Indoor Tour Meet. Event scheduled for Saturday, Feb 20 at 2:00pm Central European Time. Watch Live
David Rudisha to start his 2016 campaign with two meets in Australia in March
18 February 2016
David Rudisha to start his 2016 campaign with two meets in Australia in March
David Rudisha is set to compete in two Australian Athletics Tour (AAT) meets in March as he continues to prepare for the Rio Olympics.    World record holder in 800m
Results: Globen Galan 2016
17 February 2016
Results: Globen Galan 2016
Results: Globen Galan 2016 - Wednesday, February 17 Stockholm Sweden.  M 60 m Heat 1 World Indoor Tour event
Dibaba smashes world mile record
17 February 2016
Dibaba smashes world mile record
Ethiopian superstar Genzebe Diaba broke the world indoor mile record at the Globen Galan meeting at Ericsson Globe indoor arena in Stockholm. Dibaba crossed the line in a
19-YO Abdalelah Haroun becomes first man to run 500m under 60 seconds
17 February 2016
19-YO Abdalelah Haroun becomes first man to run 500m under 60 seconds
Qatar's Abdalelah Haroun set a new world's best time in 500m at the Globen Galan indoor meeting in Stockholm, (SWE) on Wedesday (17).  Haroun won his heat in a new world's
Ayanleh Souleiman breaks 1000m world record in Stockholm
17 February 2016
Ayanleh Souleiman breaks 1000m world record in Stockholm
 Ayanleh Souleiman  (DJI) broke the 1000m indoor world record on Wednesday, February 17 at the 2016 Globn Gala meet in Stockholm, Sweden. The 24-year-old Souleiman ran
Live: Globen Galan 2016
17 February 2016
Live: Globen Galan 2016
 Live Stream, Results, Videos: IAAF World Indoor Tour meet Globen Galan 2016. Event scheduled for Wednesday, Feb. 17 at 7:30pm central european time. Watch Live
Start Lists: Globen Galan 2016
16 February 2016
Start Lists: Globen Galan 2016
 Start Lists: Globen Galan 2016 an IAAF World Indoor Tour Meet.  Event scheduled for Wednesday, February 17 at 7:30pm central European time. M 60 m 2 heats+final
Asafa Powell Runs 60m in 6.49; sets new personal best and world lead
15 February 2016
Asafa Powell Runs 60m in 6.49; sets new personal best and world lead
Former world record holder over 100m Asafa Powell of Jamaica set a new personal best and new world indoor lead in the 60m dash at the Howie Ryan Indoor invitational in Houston
Gianmarc Tamberi 2.38m breaks Italian High Jump Record in Hustopece
15 February 2016
Gianmarc Tamberi 2.38m breaks Italian High Jump Record in Hustopece
Gianmarco Tamberi set a new Italian high jump record of 2.38m at the international high jump meeting in Hustopece, Czech republic on Saturday (13). Last week in Banska Bystrica
Genzebe Dibaba to chase world indoor mile record in Stockholm
07 February 2016
Genzebe Dibaba to chase world indoor mile record in Stockholm
World champion Genzebe Dibaba of Ethiopia will attempt to break world indoor mile record on February 17 at the at the Globen Galan in Stockholm. Dibaba will be joined by the
Ennis Hill decides to skip indoor season after having pains in achilles
07 February 2016
Ennis Hill decides to skip indoor season after having pains in achilles
The Olympic and world heptathlon champion Jessica Ennis Hill has decided to not compete indoors after having some pains in her achilles.   Ennis Hill says she has a soar
Greg Rutherford sets new British indoor record in Long Jump 8.26m
07 February 2016
Greg Rutherford sets new British indoor record in Long Jump 8.26m
Olympic and world champion Greg Rutheford set a new British long jump indoor record of 8.26m in Albuquerque, NM on Friday, Feb 5.    Rutherford on his 5th attempt
Schippers sets 60m world lead in Karlsruhe
07 February 2016
Schippers sets 60m world lead in Karlsruhe
World 200m champion Dafne Schippers proved she is in great form as she opened her season with a 60m win with a new world leading time at the IAAF world indoor tour meet in
Results: Karlsruhe indoor Meet 2016
06 February 2016
Results: Karlsruhe indoor Meet 2016
Results: Karlsruhe Indoors 2016 - Saturday Feb. 6 Full Results here>> Results Women 60m 
Live: Indoor Meeting Karlsruhe 2016
06 February 2016
Live: Indoor Meeting Karlsruhe 2016
 Live Stream, Results, Entry Lists: IAAF Indoor tour meeting Karlsruhe 2016. Event scheduled for Saturday Feb. 6 at 8:15pm Central European time. Watch Live
Tamberi and Fassinotti clear 2.35m
05 February 2016
Tamberi and Fassinotti clear 2.35m
Italian high jumpers Gianmarco Tamberi and Marco Fassinotti set a new Italian indoor record and world leading mark at the International high jump meet in Banska Bystrica,
Collins wins 60m in Dusseldorf
03 February 2016
Collins wins 60m in Dusseldorf
Defending world indoor champion Kim Collins of Saint Kitt and Navis won the 60m dash in a world leading time at the IAAF PSD Bank Meeting in Dusseldorf on Wednesday, Feb.
Live Stream: PSD Bank Meeting Dusseldorf 2016
03 February 2016
Live Stream: PSD Bank Meeting Dusseldorf 2016
 Live Stream, Results, Videos: PSD Bank Meeting Dusseldorf 2016. Event scheduled for Wednesday, Feb. 3 at 7:00pm Central European. Watch Live
Suhr Breaks World Indoor Pole Vault Record
01 February 2016
Suhr Breaks World Indoor Pole Vault Record
The Olympic pole vault champion Jenn Suhr set a new world indoor pole vault record of 5.03m in Brockport, New York on Saturday, Jan 30.   The London 2012 Olympic champion
Dibaba can run 3:47-3:48 says coach;  she ran 4x1500m (4:06, 4:04, 4:03, 4:02) in training before Worlds
29 January 2016
Dibaba can run 3:47-3:48 says coach; she ran 4x1500m (4:06, 4:04, 4:03, 4:02) in training before Worlds
World 1500m champion Ethiopia's super-star Genzebe Dibaba's coach Jama Aden says that she is ready to run faster as she is preparing to break more world records and win Olypics in
Felix to Open Season at Milrose Games
28 January 2016
Felix to Open Season at Milrose Games
Olympic champion Allyson Felix of the United States will kick off her 2016 season at the 2016 Millrose Games in New York on February 20, the meet organizers announced on
Russia bans 4 athletes; among them is 2012 European silver medalist Irina Maracheva
26 January 2016
Russia bans 4 athletes; among them is 2012 European silver medalist Irina Maracheva
Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) has banned four athletes for doping.   The ROC said that among the banned  athletes are the 2012 European silver medalist in the 800m
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