Belgian sprinter Fatmata Bangura will miss next weekend’s world indoor championships after she was provisionally suspended because of a positive doping test. Sierra Leone-born Bangura was tested at her first Belgian championships last month and anti-doping officials found traces of the steroids clembuterol and stanozolol. Belgian athletics official Tille Scheerlinck told Belgian media that the […]
Valerie Vili will defend her world indoor shot put title at the World Indoor Championships in Doha Qatar in March, Athletics New Zealand (ANZ) said. The Olympic and World outdoor champion won the indoor title in Valencia in 2008 with a New Zealand and Oceania record of 20.19m, beating Nadzeya Ostapchuk of Belarus by 45 […]
KINGSTON — Former world record holder Asafa Powell says he is close to full recovery from an ankle injury and is looking forward to running faster times this season.
KINGSTON — Former 100m world record holder Asafa Powell is likely to miss the 2009 Reebok Grand Prix meeting at the end of month, his coach Stephen Francis said.
Here is out calender of the meetings that will be going on throughout the 2009 season. If we got something wrong please don’t hesitate to shoot us an email for us to make the necessary adjustments.
LOS ANGELES — Universal Sports and NBC Sports today announced a long-term partnership with the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF), the world’s governing body for track & field, and their commercial partner’s, Dentsu Inc. for broadcast rights to all major IAAF World Athletics Series events from 2010-2015, including the IAAF World Championships in Athletics, 2011, 2013 and 2015. The agreement extends the existing relationship between Universal Sports, NBC Sports, the IAAF and Dentsu already in place that covers this year’s IAAF World Championships in Athletics in Berlin.