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Sebastian Coe advises kids to take up sports to fight coronavirus

Published May 30, 2020, 3:56 PM By Agence France-Presse World Athletics chief Sebastian Coe called on children to take up sports to combat “shocks” like the coronavirus as his sport was bracing for a restart at a Czech event next week. Britain’s Sebastian Coe (Photo by Giuseppe CACACE / AFP) On Monday, “Back on Track”…

Long-distance runner Kiranjeet Kaur prohibited for 4 years by World Sports’ anti-doping body

Home / Other Sports / Long-distance runner Kiranjeet Kaur banned for 4 years by World Athletics’ anti-doping body Long-distance runner Kiranjeet Kaur, who won the Tata Steel Kolkata 25K among the Indians last year, has been handed a four-year ban by World Athletics’ anti-doping body for returning positive for a banned substance in a test…

Long-distance runner Kiranjeet Kaur banned for 4 years by World Sports’ anti-doping body

NEW DELHI: Long-distance runner Kiranjeet Kaur, who won the Tata Steel Kolkata 25K among the Indians last year, has been handed a four-year ban by World Athletics' anti-doping body for returning positive for a banned substance in a test conducted in Doha. The National Dope Testing Laboratory has been under suspension from the World Anti-Doping…

‘All-time low’: Eddie McGuire goes nuclear in athletics feud

exchanged accusations of conflicts of interest between himself and Geelong counterpart Colin Carter, Manou suggested it was the Magpies boss’ whose own compromised position had set Australian Athletics back." data-reactid="33" type="text">Discussing McGuire’s war of words and exchanged accusations of conflicts of interest between himself and Geelong counterpart Colin Carter, Manou suggested it was the Magpies…

Oakland Athletics to stop paying minor leaguers after May 31, report says

The Oakland Athletics will be the latest MLB team to furlough employees and cut salaries during the COVID-19 pandemic. According to ESPN's Jeff Passan and Alden Gonzalez, the A's will furlough much of their baseball operations department and those that remain are facing pay cuts. The club will also stop playing minor leaguers their $400…

Eddie McGuire hits back at claims he is accountable for sports’ demise

Collingwood president Eddie McGuire has thrown a jab at athletics officials, hitting out at claims that moving the sport's training facilities has seen it "slowly die".Olympian and Commonwealth Games gold medallist Tamsyn Manou (nee Lewis) told the Herald Sun McGuire was a member of the Athletics Australia board that oversaw their base shift from Olympic…

PH athletics national open to serve as Olympic qualifier

The country's top track and field athletes get a chance to make their Tokyo 2020 Olympic cuts in December 2020 Published 11:32 AM, May 26, 2020 Updated 11:32 AM, May 26, 2020 OLYMPIC HOPEFUL. Sprinter Kristina Knott vies for a maiden Olympic berth in the 2020 edition. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler MANILA, Philippines – The…

Patafa’s brand-new guidelines intend to keep professional athletes safe

posted May 25, 2020 at 09:10 pm by  Peter Atencio Policies that will embrace the new normal will be adopted by the Philippine Athletics Track and Field Association when it begins resuming activities and competitions in the last quarter of 2020. Athletics' chief Philip Ella Juico With the 2020 Philippine national athletics championships most likely to…