Athletics

Korir proud to replicate Rudisha feat after gold medal in Tokyo

The new champion says he felt obligated to follow in the footsteps of David Rudisha who clinched gold in 2012 and 2016 ...

Belarus sprinter leaves Tokyo for Vienna after refusing to go home

Krystsina Tsimanouskaya caused a diplomatic incident on Sunday when she said her coaches had taken her to the airport ...

Japan fans eager for marathon but rue spectator ban

The country's Japan's 2000 marathon gold medallist Naoko Takahashi says the race holds a strong appeal among citizens ...

We still need you, Kiyeng pleads with Kenyans despite subpar results

The newly crowned Olympic bronze medalist said the team need all Kenyans' support at this difficult time now more than ...

Korir wins Kenya's first gold in Tokyo

The African silver medalist surged forward past Poland's Patryk Dobek and Australian Peter Bol.

Kenyan hopes for gold fade as Ugandan Chemutai wins women's steeplechase

The country will now await the outcome of the men's 800m final where world bronze medalist Ferguson Rotich and African ...

Kipyegon in 1500m final as Chebet, Jebitok fall by wayside

Olympic 5000m champion Sifan Hassan of the Netherlands is chasing treble of medals at the games

Kageha grateful to grandmother for success in discus throw

Africa Under 18 400m silver medalist says Kerina Mudhilwa, a former discus athlete, was the first to notice her talent ...

Kiyeng, Chepkoech brace for tough steeplechase final

The 2015 world champion said nothing would complete her joy than to go a step farther than five years ago when she ...

Teenager Mu ends long American wait for 800m gold

She dominated the race, leading almost from the start and crossing the line clear of her rivals in a time of 1:55.21

Post-Bolt generation of sprinters kick off hunt for 200m crown

Bolt, who won 200m golds at three consecutive Olympics, retired in 2017 and the United States are bidding to reclaim ...

Namibian sprinters resurrect 'paradox' of DSD rules

The two 18-year-olds are the latest to fall foul of the rules regarding female athletes with Differences of Sexual ...

Mixed feelings as Kenya loses steeplechase crown

With the exception of the 1976 and 1980 Olympics in Moscow and Montreal respectively, Kenya has always clinched Olympic ...

Cheruiyot begins chase for Olympic gold

The world champion was a late inclusion after Kamar Etyang was barred from the championships due to failure to meet ...

Kenyan trio hit semis slated for Wednesday

Impressive Kipyegon  made light work of her rivals with a time of 4:01.40 to win the third Heat.

Hassan brilliantly recovers from fall to win 1,500m Heat

At the start of the last lap of her 1,500m run, she got tangled up with Kenya's Edinah Jebitok

Without coffee, I wouldn’t be champion, says Hassan

The Dutchwoman is bidding for a historic treble of 1500m, 5,000m and 10,000m.