FIFA 2022 World Cup: After IAAF World Championships, visitors wonder if Qatar can keep fans entertained at mega football event
Qatar’s hosting of the world athletics championships brought criticism for poor attendances and hot conditions for road events but there was something else which struck many visitors about 2022 World Cup host nation — a lack of things to do.
World Athletics Championships 2019: Qatar showpiece event highlights track's multiple cases of nationality switches
In a country where native Qataris are vastly outnumbered by migrant workers, relying on imported talent is nothing new. But sometimes Qatar and other nations seem to behave like professional football clubs rather than national teams.
Nike comes out in support of tainted athletics coach Alberto Salazar despite USADA's four-year doping ban
US sportswear giant Nike on Tuesday gave its backing to athletics coach Alberto Salazar after he was banned for four years for doping.
World Athletics Championships 2019: Haile Gebrselassie says marathon runners could have died from the heat at Doha
Distance-running great Haile Gebrselassie said, "It was a mistake to conduct the championship in such hot weather in Doha, especially the marathon race. As someone who has been in the sport for many years, I've found it unacceptable."
Hima Das has been suffering from a lower back pain after competing at the Asian Games last year.
IAAF World Championships could provide much-needed reality check to claims of Indians touching world standards
Saritaben Gayakwad’s exclusion from India's squad for the World Championships is as mysterious as the six-month old back injury of Hima Das who, according to AFI chief Adille Sumariwalla, is unable to speed up since the pain shoots up in the process.
Two-time Olympic gold medallist Caster Semenya joins South African football club JVW in bid to revive sporting career
Semenya is training with the Johannesburg-based JVW club, but cannot play until next year because the registration deadline for this season has closed.
Tokyo Olympics 2020: IAAF president Sebastian Coe more worried by heat at Tokyo Olympics than Doha World Championships
Fears over intense heat and humidity in the Tokyo summer, however, have crystallised at several Olympic test events in recent weeks, with some competitors and spectators taken ill and other events curtailed.
Christian Coleman posted a time of 9.99 seconds in 100 metres at the US Championships. He joins fellow Justin Gatlin in qualifying for the World Championships.
Triple jumper Arpinder Singh had sent a proposal to train under Jeremy Fischer in USA under the TOP Scheme. But when he didn't hear back on it for many weeks, he moved to IIS to train under Antony Yaich.
Star Indian javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra has undergone elbow surgery, raising doubts over his participation in the IAAF World Championships.
Gomathi Marimuthu eyes Tokyo Olympics 2020 berth after impressing at Asian Athletics Championships 2019
"My next aim is to perform well in the World Athletics Championship later this year," said Gomathi. "I also want to run in the Olympics and am preparing for it. I want to do everything possible to qualify for the Games in Tokyo."
Asian Athletics Championships 2019: With World Championships, Tokyo 2020 on the horizon, India fail to improve on Asiad showing
If you were to look at the long-term prospects of Indian athletics or the expectations raised post the Asian Games, India's performance in Doha was poor.
Asian Athletics Championships 2019: India's 4x400m relay teams' showing fails to inspire confidence for Tokyo Olympics 2020
It can be said that the Athletics Federation of India's dream of the relay teams making a mark in the Olympic Games in Tokyo next year is some distance away.
Indian track and field stars’ decision to train at home instead of international stints suggests they are giving up global dreams
It is important for all Indian track and field athletes to develop an attitude that can enable them to aim higher. For, they find it hard to adapt to a new mindset that requires them to be away from familiar environment. They seem okay to be training in national camps, but fight shy of being overseas.
WADA Athletes Committee calls for fresh sanctions on Russia after it misses deadline to provide data from Moscow laboratory
The World Anti-Doping Agency's Athletes Committee on Wednesday demanded Russia be hit with new sanctions over its failure to meet a crucial deadline to hand over data from its drug-tainted Moscow laboratory.
In a survey of the 18 coaches in Germany's top flight, the overwhelming consensus is that Carlo Ancelotti's Bayern will claim a sixth straight league crown.
Usain Bolt’s complete domination of sprint events for almost a decade speaks volumes for his dedication, his fitness and his work ethic
Highlights, IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017, Results, Day 8 in London: Dafne Schippers defends 200m title, Fajdek wins gold
Catch all the live updates from the Day 8 of the 2017 IAAF World Athletics Championships as Tianna Bartoletta sets her sight on the gold medal in Women's long jump final.