Athletics

Jamaicans can arouse global passion for athletics: Gatlin

Jamaicans can arouse global passion for athletics: GatlinKingston (Jamaica), May 7 - American sprinter Justin Gatlin, who won the 100-metre race at the Jamaican Invitational Saturday, said athletic fans in this Caribbean island are capable of arousing global passion for athletics.

Dominique Blake's six-year doping ban reduced

Dominique Blake's six-year doping ban reducedKingston (Jamaica), May 7 - Jamaican 400-metre runner Dominique Blake's six-year ban for a second doping offence has been reduced to four-and-a-half years, the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has announced.

Pistorius' neighbours say heard no gunshots from Paralympian's house on V-Day

Johannesburg, May 7 - The neighbours on either side of Paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius' house at Pretoria has reportedly testified that they did not hear any gunshots on the early morning of Valentine's Day last year.

Pistorius denies trying to intimidate Reeva's friend with 'sinister' remark in court

Oscar PistoriusLondon, May 7 - Paralympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius has reportedly denied trying to intimidate a friend of his slain girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp by making a 'sinister remark' to her during the murder trial at Pretoria.

Dominique Blake's six-year ban for 'second' doping reduced on appeal

Dominique Blake's six-year ban for 'second' doping reduced on appealLondon, May 6 : The six-year ban on Jamaican runner Dominique Blake for a second doping offence has reportedly been cut to four-and-a-half years on appeal.

Pistorius` defence using witness accounts to prove Paralympian shot Reeva in `error of judgement`

Oscar PistoriusSydney, May 6 : The defence team of Oscar Pistorius is reportedly trying to reinforce its case that the Paralympic sprinter fatally shot his girlfriend in a tragic error of judgment by using witness

Injured Rudisha to skip Doha Diamond League meet

David-RudishaNairobi, May 5 : Kenya's David Rudisha will not be returning to the track in Doha, Qatar May 9 for the first leg of the 2014 Diamond League series.

USADA bans Tyson Gay for one year

Tyson-GayWashington, May 3 : The United States Anti-Doping Association (USADA) banned star sprinter Tyson Gay for one year and urged him to return his 2012 Olympic silver medal to the US Olympic Committee.

American sprinter Tyson Gay gets banned for one-year for failing drugs test

Tyson GayLondon, May 03 - American track and field sprinter Tyson Gay has got banned for a year after failing drugs test.

The former 100-metre and 200-metre world champion got suspended after he tested positive for a banned anabolic steroid.

Pistorius' family denies SA journo's 'acting lesson before trial' claims

Oscar PistoriusJohannesburg, Apr 22  : The family of Paralympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius has rubbished claims that the athlete had taken acting lessons in preparation for his trial for the murder of his model girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine's Day last year.



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