The Jamaican government needs to establish an accredited anti-doping laboratory to protect its world-class athletes from taking contaminated substances, the coach of world record holder and Olympic champion Usain Bolt says.
Usain Bolt dispelled any concerns over his early-season form by blasting to a convincing victory in the 200m at the Bislett Games.
Piqued by suggestions of a possible decline, Usain Bolt responded with a blistering season debut at 200 meters and a new track record at the Bislett Games yesterday.
Usain Bolt will have to qualify for the 100 metres at this year's world championships after Jamaican officials decided the country's automatic entry into the race should go to his training partner Yohan Blake.
Pune will host the Asian Athletics Championships, beginning July 3.
Legendary pole vaulter Sergei Bubka, currently president of Ukraine's National Olympic Committee, announced Tuesday his candidacy to succeed Jacques Rogge as president of the International Olympic Committee (IOC).
Oscar Pistorius was audited and fined for unpaid taxes after having to declare his assets during his bail hearing, a South African newspaper reported on Sunday as the Olympian prepares for his first court appearance in nearly four months.
The Vijender Singh story still fresh in mind, Indian sport was hit by another embarrassment as six junior wrestlers fled a tournament here over the weekend to avoid a dope test.
Jason Collins decision to come out as an openly gay male athlete will serve as a test case for US sports leagues, his future teammates and fans. Not to mention Madison Avenue.
The joint meeting called by the International Olympic Committee (IOC), at its headquarters in Lausanne, Switzerland, is just 20 days away, but the deadlock between the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) acting president, VK Malhotra, and the sports ministry persists.
The Athletics Federation of India’s (AFI) plan to utilise the services of the women 400m runners, whose two-year suspension ends in June-July, for the Asian Athletics Championships, may not take off.
The country's top-four male runners broke the 14-minute barrier in the 5,000m track event on the opening day of the 17th Federation Cup Senior Athletics Championships in Patiala.
Kenya’s Priscah Jeptoo surged clear to win a sombre London Marathon on Sunday, as runners paid tribute to the victims of the bomb attacks at the Boston Marathon.
Reigning world 100m champion Yohan Blake could be out up to six weeks after suffering a right hamstring injury during the UTech Classic track and field meet in Kingston on the weekend.
Yesterday’s Boston marathon was rocked by two explosions that killed three and injured over 100 near the finish line. HT takes a look at similar attacks: