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30 Jun 2016
Sprint king Usain Bolt has praised efforts by athletics chiefs to clamp down on doping in the build-up to August's Olympic Games, saying that "most athletes are clean".
30 Jun 2016
It remains to be seen whether a legitimate 100 meter challenger to Usain Bolt will emerge from the US Olympics trials as injuries and mediocre results have hampered the men's sprint team this season.
30 Jun 2016
After finishing third at the just concluded African Senior Athletics Championships in Durban, South Africa, the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) feels some of the nation’s athletes are not yet medal prospects...
29 Jun 2016
Usain Bolt will embark on the first major test of what he plans to be a triumphant swansong here Thursday as the Jamaican Olympic athletics trials get under way.
29 Jun 2016
The Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) has said it has no plan to drop Commonwealth track queen, Blessing Okagbare-Ighoteguenor, from the Rio Olympics team following her failure to join Team Nigeria to the just concluded CAA African Senior Athletics Championships in Durban, South Africa.
29 Jun 2016
Former African track queen, Endurance Ojokolo, is unhappy with Nigerians carpeting the nation’s team for finishing third at the just concluded African Senior Athletics Championships in Durban, South Africa.
23 Jun 2016
Okagbare, who was Nigeria’s most celebrated athlete in 2014, following her performance at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow and the African Athletics Championship in Marrakech, Morocco.
22 Jun 2016
Double Olympic champion Dame Kelly Holmes has welcomed the IAAF’s decision to uphold Russia’s ban from international competition.
22 Jun 2016
The coach of the women’s 1,500m world record holder and reigning world champion has been arrested in Spain as part of an anti-doping operation.
17 Jun 2016
The IAAF voted unanimously Friday to extend the ban on the doping-tainted Russian federation, but left the door ajar for some track and field stars to compete at the Rio Olympics as neutrals.
15 Jun 2016
Ethiopian running great Kenenisa Bekele has railed against his "unfair" exclusion from the country's marathon team for the Rio Olympics, adding to the growing discontent at the athletics federation's management.
14 Jun 2016
World and Olympic sprint king Usain Bolt will warm up for his defence of the 100 metres and 200m Olympic titles at the London Anniversary Games in July he confirmed on Tuesday.

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