Home Latest News OLYMPICS


With the Summer Olympics on the horizon, a recent government directive advising Parisians to work from home during the event has sparked a spectrum of reactions among residents. This measure, designed to alleviate potential overcrowding on public transportation, has triggered varied responses, with some expressing reservations reminiscent of the Covid lockdowns.
With the Olympic Games in Paris drawing closer, Kenyan athlete Benson Kipruto is preparing to pay tribute to his late friend and world record holder, Kevin Kiptum. Kiptum, once a hopeful contender for the Games, tragically lost his life earlier this year in a devastating accident near Kaptagat.
Now we have three men with a great opportunity. Jeff Riseley has, at the age of 34, come into form at just the right time to qualify, after years of injury and indifferent form. He ran well for 4th in his heat in 1.45.41, coming home hard and passing a former world champ, Pierre-Ambroise Bosse. 
  NB: The world’s most eco-friendly running shoe company is coming. Sign-up to follow their story HERE….   An article by Brett Davies The Olympics at Los Angeles in 1984 saw Britain 's 'big three' - Sebastian Coe, Steve Ovett and Steve Cram - compete at the Games in the 800m & 1500m. World record-holder Coe &...
Just 24 hours after a historic race in the men’s 400m hurdles, the women’s final on Wednesday (4) resulted in a similarly mind-boggling outcome as Sydney McLaughlin broke her own world record* to take gold in 51.46. Mirroring what happened in the men’s event, Dalilah Muhammad finished second in 51.58,...
Recently, World Athletics, the regulatory body of the sport, has announced a new rule that prohibits transgender women from participating in top-tier female competitions if they have experienced male puberty. The council has also reinforced its regulations for athletes with differences in sex development (DSD) by reducing the maximum amount of plasma testosterone by half, from five to 2.5 nanomoles per litre.
World Athletics has made a bold step by announcing its innovative plan to award prize money during the Olympic Games, signaling a major change in how the world recognizes athletes' achievements. Athletes will be rewarded with US$50,000 if they win the gold medal in any of the 48 athletics events starting with the next Olympic Games in Paris.
Italy's Olympic sprint champion Lamont Marcell Jacobs didn't hide his delight and said that he smiled when he learned that British sprinter CJ Ujah had been provisionally suspended for violating the anti-doping rule.
In a much-anticipated race at last Friday's Monaco Diamond League, Sifan Hassan took on Faith Kipyegon over 1500m. Hassan, the 2019 world 1500m champ, had recently announced she would concentrate on the 5000m and 10,000 at the Olympics.  Kipyegon, the 2016 Olympic 1500m champ, is all about the 1500m and will look to defend her title come Tokyo:
As the Paris 2024 Olympic Games draw near, transgender athletes are encountering heightened barriers to participation due to revised regulations. A recent decision stipulates that individuals must complete their gender transition before the age of 12 to ensure fair competition.