A petition has been launched to urge Nike to redesign the Kenya Olympic kit after backlash over the design that was described as "tasteless" and "inspired by bees" by critics.
One of the most significant moments in the build-up to last year’s FIFA Women’s World Cup was from a rather unexpected quarter.
Olympic marathon champion Eliud Kipchoge has called Kenya's team kit for Tokyo 2020 "unique and awesome", despite mixed opinion from fellow sports stars in the nation.
The London Marathon, first run in 1981, will mark its landmark edition this year by branding itself as “The 40th Race.”
World record holders Eliud Kipchoge and Brigid Kosgei have both been named in an all-star Kenyan line-up for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic marathons.
World Athletics has stopped short of a blanket ban on the controversial Nike Vaporfly shoe but has approved a series of rule changes to avoid confusion in the build-up to this year's Olympic Games in Tokyo.
A star-studded nomination list has been released for the seven categories of the 2020 Laureus World Sports Awards.
Eliud Kipchoge has chosen the 2020 Virgin Money London Marathon as his first race since becoming the first human to run a sub-two hour marathon in Vienna in October, it was announced today.
Eliud Kipchoge, the first man to run the marathon in under two hours, and Dalilah Muhammad, who twice broke the world 400 metres hurdles record in a year that saw her become world champion, have been named the respective male and female athletes of the year at the World Athletics Awards here.
Eliud Kipchoge, who became the first man to run a marathon in under two hours last month, is among five finalists for the 2019 Male World Athlete of the Year award.
Mike Rowbottom: Kipchoge's marathon challenge was misguided, but he still deserves to be IAAF World Athlete of the Year
If the law of averages is anything to go by, the male winner of the World Athlete of the Year award later this month will be from the United States, given that it has five of the ten nominees.
How will the first man to run a sub two-hour marathon in a normal race feel, I wonder? Will they be glad that Eliud Kipchoge, with a little help from his friends. broke that landmark time? Or will they feel strangely robbed? Will their moment of foot-racing history become, effectively, a footnote?
Eliud Kipchoge achieved a historic breakthrough today - although not an official world record – as he became the first man to better two hours for the marathon distance, clocking a time of 1 hour 59min 40.2sec.
Kenya's Eliud Kipchoge, who is seeking to run the first sub-two-hour marathon tomorrow in Vienna, has likened his quest to becoming "the first man on the moon".
National Olympic Committee of Kenya secretary general Francis Mutuku has praised marathon runner Eliud Kipchoge, ahead of his attempt to run a sub-two hour marathon in Vienna this weekend.