Kenya's athletics chief on Thursday announced plans to set up national training camps to nurture young talent and increase the country's medal haul in future world championships and Olympic Games. SuperSport
Manchester gives a colourful parade for 400 of Britain's hugely successful Olympic and Paralympics athletes, including recently retired athletics great Jessica Ennis-Hill. Source: news across the world -
Gay competing at the Rio Olympics in August. US Olympic sprinter Tyson Gay’s 15-year-old daughter was killed during a drive-by shooting in Lexington, Kentucky, on early Sunday, police said. Trinity.. Source: Wochit News -
The teenage daughter of former U.S. Olympian Tyson Gay was killed in a shooting early Sunday morning, according to Lexington, Kentucky police. Trinity Gay was injured in a shootout between two vehicles.. Source: Wochit News -
Jessica Ennis-Hill has announced her retirement from athletics. The 30-year-old won Olympic gold in the heptathlon at London 2012 and silver at Rio 2016, and is a two-time world champion.
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Mark Arbib's meteoric rise in sport continues. Athletics Australia president for just under a year, the former federal minister has been appointed to the Australian Olympic Committee's executive. Brisbane Times Also reported by •Sydney Morning Herald •The Age
TORONTO (Reuters) - Canadian world champion pole vaulter Shawn Barber was at the Rio Olympics despite earlier testing positive for cocaine but the decision to allow him to compete was the right one,.. SBS