Tagged With Athletics

A 21-year-old man made history as the first ever athlete with Down syndrome to complete an Ironman triathlon


The fastest marathon runner of all time blamed a blocked ear for a below-par London Marathon, where he finished 8th, a whole minute behind the winner


A Spanish triathlete stopped at the finish line to let another runner take his 3rd-place finish after seeing him take a wrong turn



A stray cat caused chaos during an elite 100-metre race by sprinting across the finish line and almost colliding with the runners


A young American sprinter smashed Usain Bolt's 200m world record — then immediately found out he'd only run 185m


A 20-year-old USA-born Swede just broke the pole-vaulting world record, and said he wanted to do it since he was 3 years old



A controversial Nike sneaker worn by 2 record-breaking marathon champions is at risk of being banned. A decision may come within weeks.


A 16-year-old high school runner was disqualified from a 5k race for wearing a hijab: 'I was sobbing … it broke my heart'


A 9-year-old boy won a 10k race in Minnesota that he didn't even know he was competing in


LSU's football team has a new $28 million locker room — complete with sleep pods, a pool, and a mini theatre


A 19-year-old college sprinter ran backwards onto a javelin and was sent to hospital with part of it still in his chest


The highest court in athletics told her she was no longer allowed to compete because her body produced too much testosterone. Caster Semenya responded: 'No man, or any other human, can stop me from running.'



A teenager from Texas nicknamed 'The Boogie Man' just ran 100 meters in 9.98 seconds, a time that would be good enough for an Olympic final


Colleges spend more money on coaches than scholarships for student-athletes


The Silicon Valley startup behind bottled human 'superfuel' is launching an updated line of 'smart drugs'


3 Australian runners delivered a masterclass in sportsmanship at the Commonwealth Games



Thousands of visitors to next month's Commonwealth Games could have their Facebook data mined in exchange for fast WiFi


4-time Olympic gold medalist Mo Farah says he was 'racially harassed' at Munich Airport -- but police told us he got upset over a standard passenger security check


Here's why Olympic athletes are wearing strange tape that looks like a tattoo -- and what we know about how it works


Olympians are using camouflage and the colour blue to get ahead in the winter games