Olympic Champion Wanjiru Charged With Threatening To Kill His Wife

Samuel Wanjiru, the Olympic marathon gold medallist on Thursday was charged with threatening to kill his wife, with an illegal firearm, reports claimed. The Daily Nation reports that Wanjiru, who threatened his wife Tereza Njeri, was also charged with threatening to kill house keeper, Nancy Njoki. He reportedly wounded a security guard as well. But […]

Ariane Friedrich To Miss 2011 Season With Achilles Injury

German high jump star Ariane Friedrich will likely miss the 2011 season because of an Achilles tendon rupture that is preventing her from training. The IAAF World Championships bronze medallist suffered the injury during a training session last week, which forced her to underwent surgery in a Frankfurt hospital. And it is now believed that […]

Laverne Jones-Ferrette Loses Medal After Getting Six-months Ban

Laverne Jones-Ferrette, who won a silver medal at the IAAF World Indoor Championships in Doha earlier this year as tested positive for a banned substance and serves a six-month suspension, reports are claiming. The US Virgin Islands was impressive this past season – after clocking a sizzling 6.97seconds to become the fastest women over the […]

Gunther Weidlinger Already Committed To BMW Frankfurt Marathon

PRESS RELEASE: BMW FRANKFURT MARATHON ON 30th OCTOBER 2011 Günther Weidlinger commits early to BMW Frankfurt Marathon 2011, an IAAF Gold Label race once again Little more than six weeks after a phenomenal event organisers of the BMW Frankfurt Marathon have already made a major signing for their next race: Austria’s Günther Weidlinger, one of […]