The familiar Lightning Bolt salute took place on the podium in Nassau after the second day of the International Association of Athletics Federations’ (IAAF) World Relays - but in the form of a tribute from his Jamaican colleagues after their victory in a 4x200m from which the world record holder had withdrawn late as a precaution.
Usain Bolt suffered the unfamiliar feeling of defeat at the International Association of Athletics Federation’s (IAAF) World Relays in Nassau as a United States 4x100 metres team boosted by an inspired second leg from the controversial figure of Justin Gatlin won the event in 37.38 seconds, beating the Championship record set by Jamaica in last year’s inaugural running.
Usain Bolt and Justin Gatlin are among more than 600 athletes who have converged on Nassau, in The Bahamas, for this weekend’s second running of the International Association of Athletics Federation’s (IAAF) World Relays. And if the Jamaican world 100 and 200m record holder ends up running head-to-head with the man who has served two doping bans, it will, he says, not be an issue.
European Athletics has announced the creation of a “European Athletics Marketing” company to boost its revenues.
British sprinting star Adam Gemili admits he is “saddened” when people associate athletics with doping, but insists he is unaffected when racing those who have previously failed tests.
Kenya's Eliud Kipchoge surprised the rest of the field by storming to a confident victory in the men’s elite race here at the London Marathon, while Ethiopia's Tigist Tufa took the women’s honours today.
Svein Arne Hansen, the newly-elected President of European Athletics, has claimed he is fully supportive of the model for the 2018 European Sports Championships, which will be held in Glasgow and Berlin.
Defending champion Wilson Kipsang of Kenya insists his focus is on retaining his title rather than setting a world record at this weekend’s eagerly-anticipated Virgin Money London Marathon.
Radcliffe to be awarded inaugural John Disley London Marathon Lifetime Achievement Award to mark last race
Women’s marathon world record holder Paula Radcliffe is set to receive the inaugural John Disley London Marathon Lifetime Achievement Award after the 2015 Virgin Money London Marathon it was announced here today.
The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) has hosted a high profile two-hour demonstration of its Nestlé Kids’ Athletics grassroots development programme, one of the biggest of its kind in the world of sport, here.
UK Athletics announces head of marketing and communications and legal adviser for 2017 IAAF World Championships
UK Athletics have today announced Chris Denny and Michael Beloff as the latest appointments for the 2017 World Athletics Championships in London.
The Council of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) voted overwhelmingly in favour of the recent decision to bypass normal procedure and award the 2021 Athletics World Championships to the city of Eugene in the United States, Lamine Diack, the body’s President, has told insidethegames.
Lelisa Desisa of Ethiopia won his second Boston Marathon today in 2hours 9min 17sec - and this time the race favourite will be happy to keep his medal.
Keflezighi "honoured" to endorse Boston 2024 Olympic bid as he prepares Boston Marathon title defence
Meb Keflezighi is far from certain about being able to defend his Boston Marathon title tomorrow, but the Eritrean-born United States runner is definite about the benefits of the city hosting the Olympics and Paralympics in 2024.
Single entry standards for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games have been approved by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) at the world governing body’s Council meeting in Beijing.