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Sprinter Baker has Olympics on his mind as he runs indoors

13 Feb 2020

American world indoor 60 metres bronze medallist Ronnie Baker is finally healthy and hopes to keep his comeback going when he faces British speedsters Richard Kilty and CJ Ujah at Glasgow's World Athletics Indoor Tour stop on Saturday.

Duplantis can soar higher, says former pole vault record holder

09 Feb 2020

World silver medallist Mondo Duplantis who soared to a pole vault world record 6.17 metres on Saturday can reach even higher heights, said Frenchman Renaud Lavillenie, whose mark the Swede shattered by a centimetre.

Bolt says no way speedy receiver Hill will make Olympic team

08 Feb 2020

Usain Bolt has some advice for speedy Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill: Forget trying to make the U.S. team for the Tokyo Olympics.

Lyles, many top sprinters skipping indoor season

20 Jan 2020

Even with outstanding hurdles races at U.S. indoor meetings and talented field event competitions in Europe, international athletics is continuing to be impacted by the long 2019 outdoor season.

Kaepernick ready to play for any team after tryout

17 Nov 2019

A spirited Colin Kaepernick said he was ready to play anywhere in the National Football League after a long awaited tryout at an Atlanta area high school on Saturday. | Video

Triple jumper Edwards critical of Diamond League cuts

10 Nov 2019

Triple jump world record holder Jonathan Edwards has strongly criticized the IAAF's Diamond League for cutting his event from the circuit's 2020 programme.

Hurdler Harper Nelson ends retirement to chase Olympic gold

05 Nov 2019

American hurdler Dawn Harper Nelson is coming out of retirement to chase more Olympic gold, the 35-year-old has said.

Athletics: Johnson urges quick return to training for Tokyo aspirants

28 Oct 2019

As athletics' elite rest up from the latest world championships on record, 12 times global gold medallist Michael Johnson has some advice for Tokyo medal seekers: don't stray too far from the track or exercise room.

Coleman, Lyles help U.S. end relay gold drought

06 Oct 2019

DOHA A United States quartet led by Christian Coleman blazed to the 4x100 metres relay title at the world athletics championships on Saturday, clocking the second fastest time ever at 37.10 seconds to end a 12-year gold medal drought.

Athletics: Leading coach Salazar gets four-year ban for doping violations

02 Oct 2019

DOHA American Alberto Salazar, who has coached some of the world's top distance runners, including Olympic and world champion Mo Farah, has been banned for four years for doping violations.

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