Japan lifter Miyake watches China but says biggest rival is herself

Published : 10:46 am  February 3, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Japan’s Hiromi Miyake knows weightlifting powerhouse China will be looking to dominate the event at the 2016 Olympics but the London Games silver medallist says her biggest rival in the run-up to Rio is herself.

Record-breaking Suhr to miss world indoor championships

Published : 10:30 am  February 3, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Olympic pole vault champion Jenn Suhr does not plan to compete in next month’s IAAF indoor championships even though she has just broken her world indoor record, the American said on Tuesday.

UCI promises tough response to motorised doping scandal

Published : 7:38 am  February 2, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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International cycling authorities have promised to step up testing for mechanical doping after an electric motor was found in an elite rider’s bike, signalling decisive action after struggling for decades to combat illegal drug use.

Track and field must be rebuilt – former world champion

Published : 9:38 am  February 1, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Athletics’ crisis-hit governing body needs to be completely restructured, but IAAF president Sebastian Coe should be given the chance to lead the reforms, former world hurdles champion David Oliver has told Reuters.

Navy win national netball title

Published : 1:51 am  February 1, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Sri Lanka Navy of the State Services Netball Association won the National Netball Championship 2016, held at North Central Sports Complex, Anuradhapura yesterday.

Brit Kennaugh wins Australian road race

Published : 11:58 am  January 31, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Current British road race champion and Olympic gold medalist Peter Kennaugh won the Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race in Australia on Sunday, as fellow countryman Mark Cavendish pulled out before the finish.

Coe denies knowledge of 2017 world championship ‘bribes’- IAAF

Published : 10:00 am  January 29, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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IAAF president Sebastian Coe has denied knowing of “bribes being offered or received” in the awarding of the 2017 world athletics championships, a spokesman for the crisis-hit governing body said on Thursday.

Britain aiming for record ‘away’ medal haul in Rio

Published : 11:13 am  January 27, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Britain could win more medals at the Rio Olympics than at any previous ‘away’ Games and possibly exceed the record haul of 65 at home in London four years ago, UK Sport said on Tuesday.

Adidas to cut short IAAF sponsor deal – BBC

Published : 9:39 am  January 25, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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German sportswear company Adidas AG is to end its 11-year sponsorship deal with the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) almost four years early, the BBC reported on Sunday.

Unbeaten Garcia outpoints Guerrero to capture crown

Published : 10:37 am  January 24, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Unbeaten Danny Garcia beat Robert Guerrero by unanimous decision Saturday to capture the World Boxing Council welterweight crown vacated by the retirement of undefeated Floyd Mayweather.

Ennis-Hill would have Olympic doubts over Russians

Published : 8:37 am  January 22, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Jessica Ennis-Hill will have doubts about Russian athletes even if they are cleared to compete at the 2016 Rio Games, the Olympic and world heptathlon champion said on Thursday.

Wilder retains WBC title with Szpilka knockout

Published : 9:43 am  January 18, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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American heavyweight world champion Deontay Wilder defended his WBC title with a knockout of Artur Szpilka at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York on Saturday.

Felix can go for Rio double after schedule change

Published : 9:40 am  January 18, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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American sprinter Allyson Felix will get a rare chance to win gold in both the 200 and 400 metres after the global athletics governing body changed the Rio Olympics competition schedule.

Heavyweights battle in Brooklyn in titles double bill

Published : 10:12 am  January 15, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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A wide-open scramble among heavyweights is underway, illustrated by a pair of world title fights in boxing’s glamour division in an historic night for the sport in Brooklyn on Saturday.

IAAF ex-chief ‘organised conspiracy and corruption’ while officials looked away – report

Published : 9:35 am  January 15, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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The former head of world athletics, Lamine Diack, ran a clique that covered up organised doping and blackmailed athletes while senior officials looked the other way, independent investigator Dick Pound said on Thursday.

UCI should standardise data release, says Sky’s Brailsford

Published : 1:13 pm  January 14, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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The sport’s world governing body (UCI) should make the release of cyclists’ power and endurance data during the Tour de France standard procedure, according to Team Sky chief Dave Brailsford.

Froome targets incredible treble as Tour and Rio loom

Published : 11:50 am  January 13, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Tour de France champion Chris Froome mapped out lofty goals for the year on Tuesday, setting his sights on a remarkable treble of double Olympic gold and another triumphant ride into Paris.

IAAF under fire as further Russian doping allegations surface

Published : 11:45 am  January 13, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Athletics’ governing body came under renewed fire on Tuesday following disclosures that top officials were aware of a potentially serious doping problem among Russian athletes as far back as 2009.

Cultural revolution needed to rebuild reputation – Hansen

Published : 11:29 am  January 13, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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European Athletics president Svein Arne Hansen believes a “cultural revolution” is needed for track and field to be cleansed in the wake of “seismic” doping and corruption allegations that have rocked the sport.

New IAAF road map includes doubling anti-doping budget

Published : 11:19 am  January 6, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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The governing body of world athletics has promised to double the anti-doping budget as part of a 10-point “road map” to restore trust in the sport.

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