Botswana’s Nijel Amos to shine in men’s 800m at London 2017

Sponsored by Ethiopian Airlines, London 2017 David Rudisha produced one of the most incredible displays of middle-distance running to claim the Olympic title five years ago in a world record of 1:40.91. The Kenyan was aiming to return to the scene...

Caster Semenya is the athlete to beat in the women’s 800m at London 2017

Sponsored by Ethiopian  Airlines, London 2017 on Liquid Sports Ghana. The last time Caster Semenya was beaten over 800m was almost two years ago, as she was eliminated at the semifinal stage of the IAAF World Championships in Beijing. In...

Neymar pays £200m buyout clause to Barcelona ahead of Paris Saint-Germain transfer

Barcelona forward Neymar has paid his buyout clause of 222m euros (£200m), the Spanish club say. Neymar, 25, is set to sign for Paris St-Germain for a world record fee, after telling Barca he wanted to leave on Wednesday. The Brazil...

Genzebe Dibaba, Faith Kipyegon and Sifan Hassan to battle for women’s 1500m crown at...

With six women having run faster than four minutes in 2017, the 1500m could prove to be one of the most competitive events of the championships. Although far from clear cut, perhaps the three favourites come in the form of...

London 2017: South Africa’s Luvo Manyonga aims for gold at the Worlds after missing...

Sponsored by Ethiopian Airlines, London 2017 Having taken the silver medal at last year’s Olympic Games, missing out on gold by just one centimetre, South Africa’s Luvo Manyonga should be heading to this year’s World Championships with high hopes of...

London 2017: Shaunae Miller aims for the double

Sponsored by Ethiopian Airlines, London 2017. Shaunae Miller-Uibo was still a teenager when she first challenged for a medal at the IAAF World Championships, finishing fourth in the 200m final in Moscow in 2013. Now 23, the Bahamian is the Olympic...

Bright future predicted for the golf course of the Olympic Games Rio 2016 one...

RIO 2016 MARKED A MOMENTOUS OCCASION FOR THE GOLFING WORLD, AS IT MARKED THE RETURN OF THE SPORT TO THE SENIOR OLYMPIC STAGE FOR THE FIRST TIME IN OVER A CENTURY. WITH A STATE-OF-THE-ART COURSE, DESIGNED BY ONE OF...

Futsal: A whole different ball game

WITH FUTSAL SET TO FEATURE AT THE YOUTH OLYMPIC GAMES (YOG) BUENOS AIRES 2018, OLYMPIC.ORG TAKES A CLOSER LOOK AT THE HUGELY POPULAR FIVE-A-SIDE FOOTBALL FORMAT. THE GREAT INDOORS Futsal is an exciting, small-sided football game that is mostly played indoors....

London 2017: Murielle & Ta Lou lead Africa’s quest for medals in women’s 100m

The Ivorian pair of Murielle Ahoure and Marie-Josee Ta Lou and Nigeria’s Blessing Okagbare will lead Africa’s charge for medals in the women’s 100m at the IAAF World Championships-London 2017. Murielle Ahoure, who is currently ranked third in the world...

London 2017: Botswana’s Isaac Makwala chases history in men’s 200m

Sponsored by Ethiopian Airlines, London 2017 One way or another, history will be made in the men’s 200m as the winning sequence established by Usain Bolt in 2009 – when he set his current world record of 19.19 in Berlin...