Tandoh joins 2018 Access Bank Lagos City Marathon organising committee The Organising Committee of the 2018 Access Bank Lagos City Marathon has been boosted by the inclusion of the newly appointed Executive Chairman of the Lagos State Sports Commission, Dr. Kwenku...... Read more Coleman breaks 60m indoor world record American world 100m silver medallist Christian Coleman broke the 60m indoor world record, clocking 6.37 seconds at a meeting in Clemson, South Carolina. Coleman's mark beat the previous record of 6.39...... Read more Djokovic extends comeback after injury setback Former world number one Novak Djokovic has postponed his long-awaited comeback because of an elbow injury. The 12-time Grand Slam winner has not played since July's Wimbledon quarter-final and was expected...... Read more Doping: 11 Olympic athletes banned for life Eleven Russian athletes have been banned from the Olympics for life after committing doping offences at the 2014 Sochi Winter Games. Silver medal-winning lugers Tatyana Ivanova and Albert Demchenko are among...... Read more Doping: Gatlin fires coach The world 100-metres champion Justin Gatlin has fired his coach, the Olympic gold medallist Dennis Mitchell, for telling undercover reporters athletes can dope without being caught. An investigation published by Britain’s...... Read more Justin Gatlin's coach & athletics agent under investigation Athletics anti-doping officials have launched an investigation into what IAAF president Lord Coe called "serious allegations" about world champion sprinter Justin Gatlin's coach and an agent. The Daily Telegraph said an...... Read more Ronnie O'Sullivan grabs sixth title Ronnie O'Sullivan equalled Steve Davis' haul of six UK Championship titles by beating Shaun Murphy 10-5 in a high-quality final in York. O'Sullivan also drew level with Stephen Hendry's 18 'Triple...... Read more Ronnie O'Sullivan to face Shaun Murphy in final Five-time winner Ronnie O'Sullivan set up an intriguing contest against Shaun Murphy by reaching his seventh UK Championship final. The two Englishmen have not seen eye-to-eye during their careers and Murphy...... Read more About 70 athletes warm up for Access Bank/Lagos Marathon AS much as 70,000  athletes and keep fit enthusiasts have registered to run in the 2018 Access Bank/Lagos City Marathon billed for February 10, 2018. The race organisers disclosed on Saturday...... Read more Olympic doctor bag 60 years jail term A former Team USA Olympic gymnastics sports doctor has been sentenced to 60 years in jail for three counts relating to child sex abuse images on his computer. Larry Nassar agreed...... Read more Teenage athlete dies after race crash German teenage skier Max Burkhart has died after suffering injuries in a crash in a race in Canada on Tuesday. The 17-year-old was airlifted to hospital in Calgary after he careered...... Read more Russian athletes to decide on Olympics boycott A final decision on whether Russian athletes will compete under a neutral flag at the 2018 Winter Olympics will be made next week. The International Olympic Committee says Russian sports federations...... Read more IOC bans Russia from 2018 Winter Olympics The International Olympic Committee on Tuesday placed a ban on Russia from competing at next year's Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang. But Russian athletes who can prove they are clean would be...... Read more 2018 Olympics: IOC to decide on Russia ban today International Olympics Committee (IOC) will today (Tuesday) evening decide whether Russia will be banned from the 2018 Winter Olympics.IOC president, Thomas Bach will meet with his board members at the organisation’s...... Read more Olympian shot dead Olympic weightlifter Edwin Mosquera Roa has died after being shot in the Colombian city of Palmira.Colombia's Olympic Committee described Mosquera Roa as "one of the most prominent Colombian weightlifters of recent...... Read more 6,500 athletes for FEPSGA 2017 About 6,500 participants are expected to be in Bauchi for the Federation of Public Service Games (FEPSGA).The 36th edition of the Games which will be hosted by Bauchi State is expected...... Read more O'Sullivan cruises into round two Five-time champion Ronnie O'Sullivan moved into the second round of the UK Snooker Championship with a 6-3 win over Welsh schoolboy Jackson Page. O'Sullivan rattled off breaks of 80 and 117...... Read more Doping whistleblower accused of supplying drugs A Russian whistleblower who reported an alleged state doping cover-up at Sochi Olympics has been accused of personally supplying drugs, according to a Russian inquiry. The government investigations unit says athletes...... Read more Life Ban: IOC joins five more Russian athletes to the list Five more Russian athletes have been banned from the Olympics for life as a result of the International Olympic Committee's investigations into the country's doping scandal. Sergei Chudinov, Aleksei Negodailo, Dmitry...... Read more Russia athletes remain suspended- IAAF The world athletics ruling body, IAAF has maintained that Russian athletes will remain banned from international competition as the country has not done enough to clamp down on doping. IAAF banned...... Read more IOC bans four athletes for life, strips them of Olympic medals Four Russian athletes have been stripped of two golds and a silver from the 2014 Winter Olympics and subsequently banned for life from any future Olympics after doping violations. Sochi 2014...... Read more Cricket Federation to host national championship The newly elected Board of the Nigeria Cricket Federation (NCF) will host the 2017 National Women’s and Men’s Championship across 5 Geo-Political zones of the country with 26 states participating. President...... Read more Athelete aunctions medal for earthquake victims An Iranian weightlifter has put his Rio 2016 gold medal up for auction to raise money for the victims of last week's deadly 7.3-magnitude earthquake near the Iran-Iraq border. Kianoush Rostami,...... Read more Lewis Hamilton’s team robbed in Brazil Some members of Mercedes Benz team working for Formula I champion Lewis Hamilton have been robbed at gun point in São Paulo, Brazil. Hamilton himself announced the robbery on Twitter. He...... Read more Hamilton says 'Paradise Papers' will not distract him Lewis Hamilton says he will not let the controversy over his tax affairs "distract" him as he heads into the final two races of this season. 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