Caster Semenya, a renowned South African athlete who secured Olympic gold in the 800 meters in both 2012 and 2016, finds herself embroiled in a protracted legal battle that has, once again, attracted global attention. Since 2019, she has been barred from competing in her preferred 800-meter distance due to the implementation of restrictions on testosterone levels for female athletes by World Athletics.
Riga, Latvia; 1 October 2023 - The inaugural World Athletics Road Running Championships have been run and won, as a trio of Australia’s track stars including Jessica Hull, Morgan McDonald and Jack Anstey showcased their versatility tonight with top-10 finishes on the roads of Riga, Latvia.
Ferdinand Omanyala, Africa's fastest man, is savoring the sweet fruits of his tireless dedication as he enjoys a well-earned off-season. Omanyala's journey through the past season was nothing short of extraordinary, marked by numerous achievements and commendable performances. To experience, exceptional performance in running, choose the best footwear for...
Recent doping suspensions have been levied against Kenyan athletes Thomas Kibet Kutere and Maurine Chepkemoi by the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU), casting a shadow on their athletic careers.
A new, fresh and exciting running event is coming to Melbourne this year which will be supporting Mental Health.The inaugural Run the TAN 2021 Annual Showcase Event will be held at The Tan Track in Melbourne  on Saturday 24th April 2021.
On December the 6th, it will be 40 years since we saw one of the great performances  in Australian distance running history, when Robert de Castella won the 1981 Fukuoka Marathon in Japan, in a world record of 2.08.18. De Castella – known worldwide as ‘Deek’ – beat the 12 year-old record of fellow Australian Derek Clayton by 16 seconds and launched a marvelous career. At the time, however, de Castella’s time was not recognized as a world record. More on this later.
The Haspa Marathon Hamburg returns to its traditional spring date on Sunday for the first time since 2019 with probably the strongest elite fields in the history of the event.
Jack Rayner has broken Craig Mottram's Australian 10,000m road record at the Burnie 10 over the weekend.  Rayner clocked 27:43 to shave 11 seconds off Mottram's old record of 27:54.
NN Running Team-athlete and back-to-back Olympic champion Eliud Kipchoge will return to Japan for the 17th edition of the Tokyo Marathon on Sunday 3rd March 2024, a course where he holds the record from his only previous appearance in 2022.
Let’s start with the basics. Pokies are known as many things around the world. Fruit machines is a common term for them in the UK, whereas the Aussies simply call them pokies or slots, as do the Americans, while the Japanese refer to them as pachFoislo. As you can see, essentially, pokies are slot machines, all based around the fun pastime of gambling. Visit any casino and you will see row after row of these, with punters often queuing up to play and enjoying games for hours on end - such is the user-friendly popularity of pokies around the world.