Russian Doping Update: WADA Clears 95 Athletes

Russian Doping Update: WADA Clears 95 Athletes

Earlier this month, the World Anti-Doping Agency cleared 95 Russian athletes whose cases were being reviewed following the “Russian doping scandal”. Speaking on the recent developments, WADA’s director general Olivier Niggli told The New York Times: “The available evidence was insufficient to support the assertion of an antidoping rule violation against these 95 athletes. The system […]

Usain Bolt departure great for rivals, bad for athletics

Usain Bolt's rivals will, for once, be glad to see the back of a man who has dominated global sprinting for the last decade but the sport of athletics will be far less enthusiastic about bidding a final farewell to the charismatic Jamaican.

Usain Bolt departure great for rivals, bad for athletics

By Brian Homewood ZURICH (Reuters) – Usain Bolt’s rivals will, for once, be glad to see the back of a man who has dominated global sprinting for the last decade but the sport of athletics will be far less enthusiastic about bidding a final farewell to the charismatic Jamaican. Bolt has completed the sprint double […]

Bolt, Thompson lead Jamaica’s world championships charge

Usain Bolt is among three Olympic champions leading a strong Jamaican team at the athletics world championships in London next month.

Bolt, Thompson lead Jamaica’s world championships charge

KINGSTON (Reuters) – Usain Bolt is among three Olympic champions leading a strong Jamaican team at the athletics world championships in London next month. Bolt will chase his fourth successive 100 metres world title and a fifth consecutive 4x100m relay gold at the Aug. 4-14 meeting, his last international competition. Olympic double sprint champion Elaine […]

Athletics: Olympic champions lead powerful U.S. world team

With eight Olympic gold medalists on its 132-member roster, the United States are ready to be the powerhouse team at next month's athletics world championships.

Athletics: Olympic champions lead powerful U.S. world team

By Gene Cherry (Reuters) – With eight Olympic gold medalists on its 132-member roster, the United States are ready to be the powerhouse team at next month’s athletics world championships. Triple jumper Christian Taylor, shot putters Ryan Crouser and Michelle Carter, long jumpers Tianna Bartoletta and Jeff Henderson, 400 meters hurdlers Dalilah Muhammad and Kerron […]

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