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Ryan Bailey Becomes Latest US Sprinter to Swap Track for Bobsleigh

United States sprinter Ryan Bailey has become the latest athlete to switch to winter sports following his impressive performance at a bobsleigh testing event. Bailey,...

USA’s Harrison Heading for Paris Diamond League – and Another World Record

Kendra Harrison, who broke the 28-year-old world 100 meter hurdles record last month after failing to qualify at the US Olympic track and field trials,...

Strong Opposition to Isinbayeva Joining International Olympic Committee From Current Members

New Zealand's Sarah Walker has been elected as the fifth new member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Athletes' Commission as the four individuals...

U.S. Women Dominate 100-Meter Hurdles

Over the past couple of years and leading up to the 2016 Olympic Games, the United States has produced some of the fastest female...

Bolt Hopes He Has Earned Right to be Mentioned With Muhammad Ali, Pelé After...

It is a straightforward enough template: Usain Bolt, triple Olympic 100 and 200 metres champion. For the 29-year-old Jamaican inspiration, there was just the small...

Usain Bolt Wanted to Run Faster in 200 Meter Olympic Final

Usain Bolt said he wanted to run faster in the 200m finals at the Rio Olympic Games. Bolt blew away the field with a...

74-Year-Old Coach Leads Wayde van Niekerk to Success

When Wayde van Niekerk broke the world record in the 400 meters at the Olympic Games in Rio, he did it with the help...

Kenyan Coach Expelled From Olympics for Impersonating Athlete Claims he Was Just Getting Food

A Kenyan coach expelled from the Olympic Games here for impersonating an athlete claimed he was only attempting to have a "decent and free...

Pole Vault Champion Running For Russian Athletics Federation President

Double Olympic pole vault champion Yelena Isinbayeva is to run for president of the Russian ARAF athletics federation. Announcing her candidature in an interview...

Kenyan Athletics Coach Sent Home From Rio 2016 for Impersonating an Athlete

Kenya have suffered a further blow on the eve of the Olympic athletics competition as coach John Anzrah has been sent home from Rio 2016...

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