Frankie Fredericks suspended by IOC over corruption

Four-time Olympic silver medallist Frankie Fredericks has been suspended by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) after being charged with money laundering and corruption. Fredericks, 50, was charged by the French authorities last week. He was accused of accepting a bribe of $299,300…

IAAF World Athlete of the Year 2017 Finalists announced

With just 18 days to go until the IAAF Athletics Awards 2017, the IAAF has revealed the names of the finalists for the 2017 IAAF World Athlete of the Year awards. The finalists are (in alphabetical order): Men – Mutaz Essa Barshim (QAT)…

Mo Farah splits with coach Alberto Salazar

Four-time Olympic champion Mo Farah has split with coach Alberto Salazar and will return to Britain. Farah, 34, who won 5,000m and 10,000m gold at London 2012 and Rio 2016, said his decision was based on a desire to move…

Sprint king Usain Bolt says he’s serious about a football career

Usain Bolt says he is serious about starting up a football career now he has retired from sprinting — and believes he could even be good enough to play for Jamaica. The 31-year-old eight-time Olympic gold medallist, currently recovering from…

World Athletics Championships: Bolt pulls up in final race as GB claim 4x100m gold

Great Britain’s men claimed a stunning 4x100m relay gold at the World Championships as Usain Bolt pulled up injured in his final ever race. On a febrile night of track and field, Mo Farah’s own finale ended with 5,000m silver…

SHOCKER: No money syndrome hits Second Cycle Inter-Regional Games; Students sent home a week to competition

Some students across the country have been sent packing after camping nearly two weeks in preparations for the upcoming Second Cycle Inter-Regional Games. The annual competition which is set to be hosted in Cape Coast from 16th August will have…

World Athletics Championships: Here’s why you should be hopeful of Ghana’s Janet Amponsah (200m)

Janet Amponsah (200m) takes to the track at 6:30pm tonight at the World Athletics Championships [Heat 5, Lane 3] After the disappointments of Emmanuel Dasor (400m: DNS), Alex Amankwah (800m: DNQ) and Nadia Eke (Triple Jump: DNQ); Ghanaians are not…

Justin Gatlin: Ever been in his shoes? [Feature]

I HAVE! I am a Bolt lover and fanatic. Not because he is a winner but because he came from my kind of background, an underdog. I love the showmanship, the confidence, being himself wherever, his ability to rise above…

World Championships 2017: Usain Bolt stunned by Justin Gatlin in 100m final

Justin Gatlin tore up Usain Bolt’s farewell script as he stole world 100m gold with the run of his long and controversial career. Bolt was left with only a bronze in his final individual 100m race as 21-year-old Christian Coleman…

World Athletics Championships: Mo Farah storms to another 10,000m gold

For 10 kilometres he was attacked by the best the African continent could find. On the final lap alone his heels were clipped twice. But he wouldn’t bow. Unbeaten since 2011 on the world stage, he simply refused to surrender…

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