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Harper-Nelson Eyes DL Three Peat
20 August 2014
Harper-Nelson Eyes DL Three Peat
Coming off of a long season break, Olympian Dawn Harper Nelson has her eyes on winning the IAAF Diamond League trophy  for a third time in a row. “When I started the
'My focus is to Break the Record Again':  Says Former Marathon Record Holder Makau
19 August 2014
'My focus is to Break the Record Again': Says Former Marathon Record Holder Makau
Former marathon world record holder, Patrick Makau, has recovered fully from long knee injury and says he is fit and ready to recapture the world marathon record he lost to Wilson
European Athletics Championships - Best Moments in Pictures
19 August 2014
European Athletics Championships - Best Moments in Pictures
1. Men's Marathon Koen Raymaekers of Netherlands in action during the men's marathon. Image Source: LINK   2. Women's Long Jump Final   Eloyse Leuser of
Entry Lists: Diamond League Stockholm
19 August 2014
Entry Lists: Diamond League Stockholm
Provisional Entry lists of the IAAF Diamond League meet DN Galan in Stocholm scheduled for Thursday, August 21. Entry Lists: Diamond League Stockholm - August 21,
Stunning Pole Vault Performance by European Championships Mascot Berlino
18 August 2014
Stunning Pole Vault Performance by European Championships Mascot Berlino
Berlino is the best sports mascot ever as he took on pola vault in style at the European track and field championships in Zurich.
Stellar Line Up Set for Eberstadt Meeting
18 August 2014
Stellar Line Up Set for Eberstadt Meeting
Planets top high jumpers will clash at the 36th International High Jump meeting in Eberstadt, Germany on Friday, August 22.   World's season leader, Essa Barshim Moataz
Best Photos of Usain Bolt's 'Mano a Mano' 100m Challenge in Rio de Janeiro
18 August 2014
Best Photos of Usain Bolt's 'Mano a Mano' 100m Challenge in Rio de Janeiro
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Results Day 6: European Track and Field Championships Zurich
17 August 2014
Results Day 6: European Track and Field Championships Zurich
Results: European Track and Field Championships Zurich, Switzerland - August 12 to 17, 2014 Results, Aug 12 Results, Aug 13 Results, Aug14 Results, Aug
Usain Bolt Wins 100m at the Beach in Rio De Janero
17 August 2014
Usain Bolt Wins 100m at the Beach in Rio De Janero
World's fastest man Usain Bolt won a 100-meter race on a specially built track at the beach in  Rio de Janeiro  with a time of 10.06 seconds on Sunday
Live: European Athletics Championships
17 August 2014
Live: European Athletics Championships
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Results Day 5: European Track and Field Championships
16 August 2014
Results Day 5: European Track and Field Championships
Results: European Track and Field Championships Zurich, Switzerland - August 12 to 17, 2014 Results, Aug 12 Results, Aug 13 Results, Aug14 Results, Aug
Usain Bolt Plans to Run Sub 10.00 at  'Mano a Mano' challenge in Rio de Janeiro
16 August 2014
Usain Bolt Plans to Run Sub 10.00 at 'Mano a Mano' challenge in Rio de Janeiro
World's Fastest  man Usain Bolt expects to break 10.00 second barrier in 100m on Sunday, August 17 at the promotional 'Mano a Mano' challenge in Rio de Janeiro,
Live: European Athletics Championships
16 August 2014
Live: European Athletics Championships
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ShippersTakes Sprint Double, Gemili Defeats Lemaitre in 200m Final
15 August 2014
ShippersTakes Sprint Double, Gemili Defeats Lemaitre in 200m Final
Netherlands,  Dafne Schippers, added her second gold at the European track and field championships in Zurich with a massive win in the 200m final on Friday evening. Running
Mehkissi-Benabbad Stripped of Steeple Gold
15 August 2014
Mehkissi-Benabbad Stripped of Steeple Gold
Mahiedine Mehkissi-Benabbad of France was removed his gold medal in the 3 000m steeplechase on Thursday after stripping off  at the European athletics championships in
Results Day 3: European Track and Field Championships
15 August 2014
Results Day 3: European Track and Field Championships
Results: European Track and Field Championships Zurich, Switzerland - August 12 to 17, 2014 Results, Aug 12 Results, Aug 13 Results, Aug14 Results, Aug
Results Day 2: European Track and Field Championships
14 August 2014
Results Day 2: European Track and Field Championships
Results: European Track and Field Championships Zurich, Switzerland - August 12 to 17, 2014 Results, Aug 12 Results, Aug 13 Results, Aug14 Results, Aug
Farah Defends Europeaen 10k Title
14 August 2014
Farah Defends Europeaen 10k Title
Great Britain's Mo Farah after overcoming health and fitness problems claimed his fourth European gold by winning the 10 000 metres final on Wednesday night. The
Live: European Athletics Championships Zurich Day 2
13 August 2014
Live: European Athletics Championships Zurich Day 2
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Jo Pavey Claims 10k Gold in Zurich
12 August 2014
Jo Pavey Claims 10k Gold in Zurich
Great Britain's Jo Pavey at age of 40 took gold medal in the women´s 10,000m final at the European athletics Championships in Zurich. Pavey who won a surprise bronze
Results: European Track and Field Championships Day 1
12 August 2014
Results: European Track and Field Championships Day 1
Results: European Track and Field Championships Zurich, Switzerland - August 12 to 17, 2014 Results, Aug 12 Results, Aug 13 Results, Aug14 Results, Aug
Start Lists Day 1: European Track and Field Championships Zurich
11 August 2014
Start Lists Day 1: European Track and Field Championships Zurich
Start Lists Day 1: Eurpean Track and Field Championships Zurich August 12, 2014 Morning Session Shot Put Men Qualifying Rounds Startlist
Powell Takes 100m in Brazil
10 August 2014
Powell Takes 100m in Brazil
Former world-record holder Asafa Powell won a 100-metre race in 10.02 seconds on Sunday at the IAAF World Challenge meet in Belem, Brasil.  The Jamaican sprinter beat
Farah to Run Great North Half Marathon
07 August 2014
Farah to Run Great North Half Marathon
Double Olympic champion, Mo Farah, will race at the Great North Run on 7 September. Farah, who will try to defend his European crowns in the 5000m and in the 10000m at European
Farah's Participation in Zurich Unclear
06 August 2014
Farah's Participation in Zurich Unclear
Double Olympic Champion's , Mo Farah's, participation at next week's European Championships in Zurich is still at stake. Farah, pulled out of the Glasgow Commonwealth Games at the
Bolt Wants to Retire After 2017 Season
05 August 2014
Bolt Wants to Retire After 2017 Season
History's fastest man, Usain Bolt, plans to retire from sport after 2017 London world championships. Usain Bolt in the past already indicated that he woulds hang up his spikes
Meet the World's Oldest Marathoner
05 August 2014
Meet the World's Oldest Marathoner
He started walking at 5 due to weak legs. And at 90, he started running marathons. Meet the braveheart Fauja Singh. An inspiration for people of all ages, this turbaned tornado is
Schedule: European Track and Field Championships Zurich
05 August 2014
Schedule: European Track and Field Championships Zurich
Schedule: European Track and Field Championships Zurich - August 12 to 17, 2014 Time Local - Zurich, Switzerland  Day 1 Morning: August 12 Watch
Bolt Wants to Focus on 200m
04 August 2014
Bolt Wants to Focus on 200m
World's greatest athlete, Usain Bolt, who with a blast helped Jamaican team to win 4x100m gold at the Commonwealth games says his focus from now on will be the 200m. It's
Best of Saturday's Commonwealth Games
03 August 2014
Best of Saturday's Commonwealth Games
The track and field competition concluded with a spectacular showdown on Saturday night where three meeting records went down in nine exciting commonwealth games finals in Hampden
Jamaicans Smash 4x100m Relay Records
02 August 2014
Jamaicans Smash 4x100m Relay Records
It was a great display of sprinting tonight from Usain Bolt and Jamaica as the small Caribbean nation´s men´s and women´s teams smashed the Commonwealth games 4x100m relay
Montsho Tests Positive at Commonwealth Games
02 August 2014
Montsho Tests Positive at Commonwealth Games
Former world 400m champion Amantle Montsho of Botswana has failed a doping test at the 2014  Glasgow commonwealth games.   Montsho three days ago finished fourth
Live: Commonwealth Games Glasgow
02 August 2014
Live: Commonwealth Games Glasgow
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Bolt Anchors Jamaica to 4x100m Relay Final
01 August 2014
Bolt Anchors Jamaica to 4x100m Relay Final
The Friday's late evening was the night that many sports fans from many parts of the world were waiting, the return of the world's greatest athlete, Usain Bolt. The fully
Usain Bolt and Jamaica Set For Friday's 4x100m Preliminary Round
01 August 2014
Usain Bolt and Jamaica Set For Friday's 4x100m Preliminary Round
Planet's fastest man alive, Usain Bolt, will be in action for the first time this season as he will run the 4x100m relay on Friday night (August 1)  at the Commonwealth games
Okakbare Takes Second Gold by Winning 200m
01 August 2014
Okakbare Takes Second Gold by Winning 200m
Nigeria's Blessing Okakbare, who won 100m with a blistering 10.85 seconds on Wednesday, added her second Commonwealth Games gold after she won the 200m final in Hampden park on
Nijel Amos Defeats Rudisha to Win Gold
31 July 2014
Nijel Amos Defeats Rudisha to Win Gold
A surprise caused Botswana's 20-year-old Nijel Amos, who defeated world record holder David Rudisha in the 800m final at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow on Thursday
Russia´s Yekaterina Kostetskaya Fails Doping Test from 2011 Daegu World Championships
31 July 2014
Russia´s Yekaterina Kostetskaya Fails Doping Test from 2011 Daegu World Championships
The IAAF announced on Tuesday that the Russia´s one of the most talented mid-distance runners Yekaterina Kostetskaya´s  doping sample retest from the 2011 Daegu World
James Sets CWG Record and Wins Gold
30 July 2014
James Sets CWG Record and Wins Gold
The 21-year-old reigning Olympic champion, Kirani James of Grenada won the Commonwealth games 400m gold by braking the 16 year old meet record in fully packed Hampden park stadium
Jamaican Women Sweep 400m  Podium
29 July 2014
Jamaican Women Sweep 400m Podium
Day three of the track and field competition of the Glasgow commonwealth games saw Jamaican women sweeping the 400m podium, while Kenyan women took top three spots in the 10000m
Best of Commonwealth Games Track and Field Day 2
29 July 2014
Best of Commonwealth Games Track and Field Day 2
Top action from Monday´s Commonwealth Games track and field competition. 1. Nigeria´s Blessing Okakbare Sets New Commonwealth Games 100m Record of 10.85 to win the Gold. Image
Rudisha´s CWG Gold Conquest Starts Today
29 July 2014
Rudisha´s CWG Gold Conquest Starts Today
Olympic Champion and World record holder in 800m, Kenyan David Rudisha will start his mission to win his first Commonwealth gold as he is set to run at the preliminary rounds on
Baley-Cole and Okakbare Win 100m Golds
28 July 2014
Baley-Cole and Okakbare Win 100m Golds
Jamaica's Kemar Bailey-Cole and Nigeria's Blessing Okakbare were crowned Commonwealth Games 100m champions on Monday night in Hantington Park in Glasgow. the 22-year-old
Richards Sets Record and Wins Gold in Shot Put for Jamaica in Glasgow
28 July 2014
Richards Sets Record and Wins Gold in Shot Put for Jamaica in Glasgow
The two time world university games champion O'Dayne Richards of Jamaica won the first Commonwealth Games gold medal for the Jamaican team after he won the men's shot put contest
Live: Commonwealth Games Glasgow Day 2
28 July 2014
Live: Commonwealth Games Glasgow Day 2
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LIVE: World Junior Championships Day 6
27 July 2014
LIVE: World Junior Championships Day 6
Follow All the Action of the IAAF World Junior Championships Eugene, Oregon Live Day 6.   WATCH LIVE>>| LIVE
Ndiku Takes Takes 5000m Gold in Glasgow
27 July 2014
Ndiku Takes Takes 5000m Gold in Glasgow
Caleb Ndiku, the world indoor 3000m champion, in front of 40000 spectators won the men´s 5000m final at the Glasgow Commonwealth games on Sunday evening. The leading pack
Shelly Takes Historic Win For Austraia in Marathon in Commonwealth Games
27 July 2014
Shelly Takes Historic Win For Austraia in Marathon in Commonwealth Games
  Australian marathoner Michael Shelley shocked East African runners and the whole distance running world by winning the marathon at the Glasgow Commonwealth games on Sunday
LIVE: World Junior Championships Day 6
27 July 2014
LIVE: World Junior Championships Day 6
Follow All the Action of the IAAF World Junior Championships Eugene, Oregon Live Day 6. WATCH LIVE>>| LIVE RESULTS>>| SCHEDULE>>| EVENT
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