As dawn breaks on a weekend morning over in Thailand's southwestern Samut Songkhram province, 102-year-old Sawang Janpram gears up in his running shoes for a race he has been looking forward to throughout the past week.
6 Aug 2021
In a dramatic series of events, Krystsina Tsimanouskaya arrived in Poland after she said Belarus team officials tried to force her to leave the Tokyo Olympics.
3 Aug 2021
Krystsina Tsimanouskaya lost a legal bid to continue running in Tokyo 2020 after what she described as a "kidnapping" attempt by Belarusian authorities.
3 Jul 2021
American sprinter Sha'Carri Richardson has tested positive for cannabis, sources have told Reuters, and she is unlikely to get the chance to challenge for the Olympic 100 metres title in Tokyo later this month.
22 Apr 2020
Divine Oduduru is a Nigerian track and field sprinter specializing in the 100-meter dash and 200-meter dash. He spoke with GuardianTV's Solomon Fowowe about the postponement of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic games, Coronavirus, the Athletics Federation of Nigeria, and his future goals.
20 May 2019
Top Indian sprinter Dutee Chand reveals that she is gay, becoming the first athlete from the socially conservative country to do so.
1 May 2019
Champion sprinter Caster Semenya has lost her appeal against regulations limiting testosterone levels in certain women's athletic events. The judges found the rule "discriminatory" but also said limits were necessary.