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Uganda's Cheptegei smashes 5km world record

FILE PHOTO: Athletics - World Athletics Championships - Doha 2019 - Men's 10,000 Metres Final - Khalifa International Stadium, Doha, Qatar - October 6,...

Kuala Lumpur and Shenzhen events postponed due to coronavirus outbreak

(Reuters) - The Maybank Championship to be held in Kuala Lumpur and the Volvo China Open in Shenzhen that were both scheduled for April...

Rugby: Singapore, Hong Kong sevens postponed due to coronavirus

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - The Singapore and Hong Kong legs of the World Rugby Sevens Series have been postponed due to the coronavirus outbreak, World...

Rugby: Hong Kong sevens postponed due to coronavirus: report

HONG KONG (Reuters) - The Hong Kong leg of the Sevens World Series will be postponed later on Thursday due to the coronavirus outbreak...

Sweden's Duplantis soars 6.17m to break pole vault world record

(Reuters) - World silver medalist Mondo Duplantis realized a lifetime dream when he broke the pole vault world record on Saturday by soaring 6.17...

Athletics-Sweden's Duplantis soars 6.17m to break pole vault world record

(Reuters) - World silver medalist Mondo Duplantis realized a lifetime dream when he broke the pole vault world record on Saturday by soaring 6.17...

Sweden's Duplantis soars 6.17 meters to break pole vault world record

FILE PHOTO: Sweden's Armand Duplantis is seen in action in the Doha 2019 World Athletics Championships Mens Pole Vault Final in Doha, Qatar, October...

Brazier eyes NFL future — after Olympics

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Not satisfied with being an 800m world champion, Donavan Brazier is looking at life beyond the track - perhaps even...

Felix sets sights on fifth Olympics after year of change

NEW YORK (Reuters) - With a possible fifth Olympics in her sights, Allyson Felix faces a year unlike any other - yet the goal...

Athletics: Brazier romps to 600m victory at Boston Indoors

(Reuters) - World 800 meters champion Donavan Brazier outran even the pacesetter as he romped to victory in the 600m at the Boston Indoor...

Athletics body to tighten rules after Nike's Vaporfly helps records tumble:...

LONDON (Reuters) - Athletics’ ruling body will tighten regulations governing shoe technology, two sources familiar with the matter said, after Nike’s popular Vaporfly brand...

Nike's Vaporfly running shoes and tumbling records

LONDON (Reuters) - World Athletics is set to announce the findings of a review of technology in road and track shoes by the end...

South Africa's relay coach aiming for under 37.60 and podium finishes...

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa’s male quartet can improve on their fifth-place finish in the 4x100 meters relay at the world athletics championships last...

Athletics: Lyles, many top sprinters skipping indoor season

(Reuters) - Even with outstanding hurdles races at U.S. indoor meetings and talented field event competitions in Europe, international athletics is continuing to be...

Cash for doping cover-up: trial of former athletics chief Diack to...

PARIS (Reuters) - Lamine Diack, the disgraced former head of athletics’ governing body IAAF, goes on trial in Paris on Monday on charges of...

Athletics: Kipruto sets 10km road world record in Valencia

FILE PHOTO: Athletics - World Athletics Championships - Doha 2019 - Men's 10,000 Metres Final - Khalifa International Stadium, Doha, Qatar - October 6,...

Fraser-Pryce to go for sprint double at Tokyo Olympics

FILE PHOTO: Athletics - World Athletics Championships - Doha 2019 - Women's 4x100 Metres Relay Final - Khalifa International Stadium, Doha, Qatar -...

Qatar World Cup chief insists progress being made on migrant rights

The Qatari official in charge of organising the most controversial edition of the football World Cup since the tournament’s inception in 1930 has claimed...

Russian athletics champion blasts own sports authorities over Olympic ban

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian high jump world champion Maria Lasitskene on Tuesday accused her country’s own sports authorities of failing to protect athletes from...

Timeline of the Russia doping case

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (Reuters) - The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) will on Monday consider a recommendation from its compliance committee to hand Russia a four-year...

Athletics: Kenya's Chepkoech eyes fast track to Olympic gold

ELDORET, Kenya (Reuters) - Kenya’s Beatrice Chepkoech, the women’s 3,000 meters steeplechase world record holder, plans to add another major title to her first...

Too many heads remain in the sand when it comes to...

Two scenes. Two British sporting icons. Variations on a theme. Scene one: a supremely jet-lagged Anthony Joshua in a Heathrow hotel in September. After...

U.S. imposes new rules on state-owned Chinese media over propaganda concerns

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration said on Tuesday said it will begin treating five major Chinese state-run media entities with U.S. operations the...
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