Abraham Kiptum of Kenya wins 2nd Access Bank Lagos City Marathon
Abraham Kiptum of Kenya has won the international category of the 2nd Access Bank Lagos City Marathon, defending his title. Meanwhile, Philip Sharabutu also defended the first Nigerian male title and Emmanuel Gyang came second in the Nigerian male category
55,000 athletes to run at 2nd Access Bank Lagos City Marathon
No fewer than 55,000 athletes will run at the 2nd Access Bank Lagos City Marathon on Saturday, Yusuf Alli, General Manager of the race said on Friday.
Russian runner banned, loses Olympic gold for doping
The international sports tribunal on Friday stripped Russian runner Mariya Savinova-Farnosova of the London Olympics 800 metres gold medal and banned her for four years for doping.
Ex-Olympic champion Harper-Nelson banned
Former Olympic champion Dawn Harper-Nelson has been banned for three months after testing positive for a banned diuretic.The American, 32, said she was given hydrochlorothiazide for high blood.....
IAAF bars athletes from national switch
World athletics governing body, IAAF, yesterday decreed an end to nationality changes by athletes, saying the system has become open to abuse and that rules are being manipulated.
Bolt leads his All Stars to victory in Nitro meet
The world's fastest man Usain Bolt led his Bolt All-Stars to victory on the opening night of the inaugural Nitro Athletics teams event in Melbourne on Saturday.
Ohuruogu leads England against Bolt’s World All-Stars in Australia
Christine Ohuruogu will lead England in a contest against a Usain Bolt-led All-Stars in a new athletics event in Melbourne, which begins at the weekend, reports dailymail.co.uk.
Prize money for Access Bank Lagos City Marathon already secured, says Olopade
Project Consultant, Bukola Olopade, who made the disclosure in a chat with The Guardian yesterday also revealed that all physically challenged runners participating in the second edition of the Marathon would get appearance fee.