You are here
Home > Posts tagged "Athletics"

Oscar Pistorius hurt in prison fight in South Africa

Former South African athlete Oscar Pistorius has been hurt in a prison brawl, less than two weeks after his sentence for the killing of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp was more than doubled. The disgraced Paralympian was allegedly involved in a fight over the use of a public phone, a prison department spokesman

Usain Bolt gets stone statue in native of Jamaica

Jamaica Prime Minister Andrew Holness on Sunday unveiled the Usain Bolt statue at Independence Park as a tribute to the world’s greatest sprinter. According to a report on Jamaica-Gleaner, the unveiling of his statue was scheduled to be followed by a reception where Jamaica’s track and field athletes who participated in this

Mo Farah retains UK Sport funding after marathon switch

Distance great Mo Farah will continue to get UK Sport's top level of funding despite uncertainty as to whether he will represent Great Britain again. The 34-year-old four-time Olympic champion will concentrate on marathon full-time for the first time next year. But he admitted in August that it was "not easy" to reach the