athletics

Bolt departure great for rivals, bad for athletics

Usain Bolt's rivals will, for once, be glad to see the back of a man who has dominated global sprinting for the last decade but the sport of athletics will be far less enthusiastic about bidding a final farewell to the charismatic Jamaican.

June 12, 2022
June 12, 2022

Golden Bangladeshi athletes tie the knot

Four-time fastest man of Bangladesh Mohammad Ismail got married to gold-winning hurdler Tamanna Akhtar on Friday.

July 31, 2017
July 31, 2017

Bolt departure great for rivals, bad for athletics

Usain Bolt's rivals will, for once, be glad to see the back of a man who has dominated global sprinting for the last decade but the sport of athletics will be far less enthusiastic about bidding a final farewell to the charismatic Jamaican.

July 22, 2017
July 22, 2017

Mezbah, Shirin fastest again

Mezbahuddin Ahmed and Shirin Akter retain the titles for the fastest man and woman of the country on Saturday.

July 10, 2017
July 10, 2017

Farah eases to victory, Thompson edges Schippers

British athletics great Mo Farah insists off the track matters didn't concern him after he eased to victory in the 3000 metres at the Diamond League meet in the London Stadium.

June 29, 2017
June 29, 2017

Bolt fires to win as Van Niekerk stars

Usain Bolt racks up a straightforward 100m victory on the European bow of his farewell season, but likely successor Wayde van Niekerk steals the headlines in Ostrava with a world record in the little-run 300m.

June 22, 2017
June 22, 2017

Bolt to run in Monaco before world championships

Eight-time Olympic champion Usain Bolt will run the 100 metres at the Diamond League meeting in Monaco on July 21, organisers announce.

May 21, 2017
May 21, 2017

Thompson stars at international athletics meet

Hometown hero Elaine Thompson puts on an impressive show against a strong field and Canada's Andre De Grasse win his first race on Jamaican soil at an international track meet in Kingston on Saturday.

May 6, 2017
May 6, 2017

Kipchoge misses two-hour mark

Reigning Olympic marathon champion Eliud Kipchoge from Kenya narrowly fails in his attempt to complete the distance under the previously insurmountable two-hour mark, finishing in a time of 2hr 00min 24sec on Saturday.

March 11, 2017
March 11, 2017

IAAF suspends fund for BAF

The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) suspended its annual allocation to the Bangladesh Athletics Federation (BAF) due to non-submission of BAF's annual reports to the sport's world governing body, confirmed BAF president Ali Kabir.

February 7, 2017
February 7, 2017

Russia banned from London meet

Russia will miss August's World Athletics Championships in London after their doping ban was extended on Monday, world governing body president Sebastien Coe said.