Houlihan Still Banned After CAS Ruling

US pro-athlete Shelby Houlihan will not get to blame a failed drug test on a contaminated pork burrito, the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has ruled. Houlihan failed a drug test in June, after which she was banned from competing in professional sports for four years. The pro-athlete went ….

Coach Brown’s Advice For Eddie Osei-Nketia

Kiwi sprinter Eddie Osei-Nketia has been looking into changing his career in rugby. Reports have been doing the rounds and in response to this, Canterbury coach Mark Brown has stepped in to offer the player some much-needed advice. After playing at Scots College in Wellington, Kiwi sprinter Osei-Nketia was not ….

Camryn Smart Chasing The Olympic Dream

It could be said that champion 400m Kiwi runner Camryn Smart was born and bred for Olympic greatness. The daughter of 1996 Olympic 800m finalist Toni Hodgkinson and champion national decathlete and 400m hurdler Alistair Smart, the 19-year-old has all the support in the world to make it to the ….

Dina Asher-Smith Wins 200m Gold

Dina Asher-Smith has become the first British woman to win a major global sprint tile after she claimed victory at the 200m World Championships. The 23 year old, who also took silver for the 100m, was the favourite of the event, and took the field to give her home country ….

Allyson Felix Selected For Record Ninth Time

For a record Ninth consecutive time, six-time Olympic champion Allyson Felix was chosen for the World Athletics Championships in the U.S. squad. Felix, 33, only returned to competitive riding at last week’s Great North City Games, just 10 months after she gave birth to her first child, which required an ….

Christian Cole Comes Under Investigation

American sprinter Christian Coleman has recently had a new investigation opened against him after he allegedly missed three separate drug tests.  If the athlete is found guilty, he’ll receive a one-year instant ban and miss next year’s World Championships in Qatar and the Tokyo Olympic Games. It’s been reported that ….

Caster Semenya Added to World Champions Squad

Olympic 800m winner Caster Semenya has been officially added to South Africa’s preliminary squad that will be heading to the World Championship in Qatar later in the year. Her participation long term in the squad is currently being determined by an appeal with the Switzerland Federal Supreme Court against a ….

Dina Asher-Smith Comes First In Diamond League 200m

British Dina Asher-Smith has beaten world champion Dafne Schippers and Olympic champion Elaine Thompson to come first for the Diamond League 200m. European champion Asher-Smith, who is 23 years old, posted a world lead-time of 22.18 seconds, despite having to race in windy conditions in Stockholm. Scotland’s European indoor champion ….

Mo Farah and Steph Twell Win London 10000

Mo Farah, British four time Olympic champion has won the Vitality London 10000 for the seventh time in her career as compatriot Steph Twell also claimed her own title. 36-year-old Farah finished the event in 28 minutes and 14 seconds as fellow British runners Andrew Butchart and Nick Goolab took ….

Tokyo 2020 Marathons Gets Earlier Start

Organisers of the Tokyo Olympic marathons that are set to take place in 2020 have recently confirmed a schedule that shows the races will start at 06:00 local time to avoid the extreme heat that officials are expecting. Japanese medics have warned that running too late in the morning could ….