Disgraced marathon champion Rita Jeptoo has resumed training after serving a four-year doping ban and urged fellow Kenyan athletes to be more vigilant about what goes into their bodies so that they avoid suffering the same fate.
South Africa’s runner Precious Mashele smashed his half marathon Personal Best (PB) by 40sec on Sunday, in the 23rd edition of Boulogne-Billancourt half-marathon, in France.
South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (SASCOC) Chief Operating Officer Patience Shikwambana says they are still hopeful that athletes participating in the IAAF world athletics championships in Doha, Qatar will still bring home medals.
South Africa’s fastest female sprinter Carina Horn has been provisionally suspended after testing positive for a banned substance, the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Athletics Integrity Unit said on Monday.
The athletics’ world governing body, IAAF, has welcomed the Swiss Federal Tribunal’s decision to revoke Caster Semenya’s rights to participate in middle distance events.