Athletics

Athletics Australia launch inquiry as more allegations emerge against Hollingsworth

By Duncan Mackay

New allegations of misbehaviour have been made against Athletics Australia head coach Eric Hollingsworth ©Getty ImagesAthletics Australia has launched an inquiry into what happened at the Commonwealth Games as more allegations have surfaced about the behaviour of head coach Eric Hollingsworth, who was suspended and sent home from Glasgow 2014 after criticising Olympic champion Sally Pearson.

More than 1,000 hours of TV coverage set to be broadcast from Zurich European Championships

By Nick Butler

Over 1000 hours of television coverage is expected at the Zurich 2014 European Athletics Championships ©Zurich 2014More than 1,000 hours of live television coverage is expected from next week's 22nd European Athletics Championships in Zurich, with 35 international broadcasters across Europe expressing intentions to televise the biennial event.

Bolt inspires Jamaica to relay record at Glasgow 2014

By Paul Osborne at Hampden Park in Glasgow

Usain Bolt brought home gold for Jamaica in the men's 4x100m relay ©Getty ImagesUsain Bolt was the star of the show here in Glasgow today as he ensured gold for Jamaica in the 4x100 metres relay with a Commonwealth Games record of 37.58sec.

Kipsiro wins sensational 10,000m as Bolt makes Commonwealth Games debut

By Nick Butler at Hampden Park in Glasgow

Usain Bolt led Jamaica to victory in the 4 x 100m relay heat ©Getty ImagesUsain Bolt made his long awaited Commonwealth Games debut here tonight, anchoring Jamaica to victory in their 4x100 metres relay heat on an evening otherwise highlighted by a sensational 10,000m victory for Moses Kipsiro.

Revenge on Rudisha as Amos takes Commonwealth Games gold with stunning finish

By Gary Anderson at Hampden Park in Glasgow

Nijel Amos celebrates after overcoming Olympic champion and world record holder David Rudisha ©Getty Images The race that everyone who turned up here to see tonight at a wet Hampden Park did not disappoint, as Nijel Amos of Botswana gained revenge on world record holder David Rudisha to take Commonwealth Games gold in the 800 metres.

Historic wins for Rutherford and James as Kenya take another clean sweep at Hampden Park

By Paul Osborne at Hampden Park in Glasgow

Greg Rutherford sealed a historic gold at Hampden Park tonight ©Getty ImagesIt was a historic day for England's Greg Rutherford at the Commonwealth Games here today as he secured the gold medal in the men's long jump at the same Stadium his great grandfather, Jock Rutherford, played in a football match where the world-record attendance was set more than a century ago. 

Kenya and Jamaica dominate Commonwealth Games athletics at Hampden Park

By Paul Osborne at Hampden Park in Glasgow

Kenya secured a clean sweep in the women's 10,000m final at Hampden Park today ©Getty ImagesThere were no surprises on the track at the Commonwealth Games today as a Kenyan 10,000 metre clean sweep was matched by a Jamaican one, two, three in the 400m.

Bailey-Cole and Okagbare claim sprint titles at packed Hampden Park

By Nick Butler at Hampden Park in Glasgow

Kemar Bailey-Cole sprints to victory in the men's 100m final ©Getty ImagesKemar Bailey-Cole of Jamaica and Blessing Okagbare of Nigeria won the respective 100 metres finals in front of a packed crowd tonight to crown a pulsating second day of athletics action here.

Shelley shocks in marathon as Kenya take double gold on opening day of Glasgow 2014 athletics

By Paul Osborne at Hampden Park in Glasgow

Success on the first day of athletics action for Kenya as they seal two gold medals ©Getty ImagesKenya kick-started their medal haul in style today as they claimed two gold medals on day one of the athletics at the Commonwealth Games here. 

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