Zharnel Hughes on piloting and Usain Bolt’s career advice
Zharnel Hughes is addicted to speed. That may come as little surprise given he is the European 100m champion, but while his rivals focus strictly on earthbound feats, Hughes’ “obsession” has taken him to literal new heights. Last year, the man nicknamed ‘Captain’ by former training partner Usain Bolt... Read more
Aiyabei, Barsoton Win Kabarak University Half Marathon
Little-known Leonard Barsoton and Valary Aiyabei are the 2019 Kabarak University Half Marathon champions. Barsoton dominated the field to win the men’s race in one hour, five minutes and 26 seconds while Aiyabei clinched the women’s crown in one hour, 15 minutes and one second. Barsoton, who was running... Read more
American sprinter says he will never fail a drug test
American sprinter Christian Coleman has defended himself and said he has “never failed a drug test and never will”. Coleman, 23, had been charged with missing three drugs tests and was facing an automatic one-year ban. But the US Anti-Doping Agency (Usada) withdrew the charge earlier this month after... Read more
Dibaba Pulls Out of 2019 Athletics World Championships
Genzebe Dibaba, the world record holder in the women’s 1500 metres, on Thursday withdrew from the 2019 athletics world championships in Doha due to a heel injury. Dibaba, 28, won gold over the distance at the 2015 event in Beijing but was unable to defend her title in London... Read more
Winner of African Triathlon Sprint Cup to take home $3,000
The winner of the maiden edition of the 2019 African Triathlon Sprint Cup scheduled for the Labadi Beach Hotel, Accra, will take home a mouthwatering cash prize of $3,000. The event fixed for Sunday June 9, would also serve as a qualifier for the 2020 Olympic Summer Games and... Read more