Allyson Felix

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It has been a remarkable year for women’s sport, domestically and internationally. Here we recount 20 highlights from 2019.   March 15th, (...)

Mary Cain told the New York Times she was “emotionally and physically abused by a system designed by Alberto [Salazar] and endorsed by Nike”. Photograph:  Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images

What more can one say about Nike except that in a hotly contested field it once again leads the way in being the biggest hypocrite in global sport? I(...)

Allyson Felix: When she went on maternity leave from the track, Nike wanted to pay her 70 per cent less than before. Photograph: Ezra Shaw/Getty

Here’s the thing with Nike: it is most comfortable when there is discomfort. The company doesn’t care what the public thinks, they don’t care what the(...)

Isaac Makwala celebrates his second place finish in his 200m semi-final in London. Photograph: Adrian Dennis/AFP

There was no stopping him this time. After squeezing two qualifying rounds into the one night, Isaac Makwala is through to the final of the 200 metres(...)

Ethiopian distance runner Kenenisa Bekele, centre,  always stands in good balance and alignment. Photograph: AP Photo/Scott Heppell

“Sitting is the new smoking,” is a catchphrase designed to strike fear into the hearts of office workers everywhere – and with good reason. Accumulat(...)

Mo Farah: hasn’t lost a 10,000m race since the 2011 World Championships. Photograph: Mike Egerton/PA

(all times Irish) 1 Men’s 10,000 metres. Final, Saturday, 1:50pm: The longest race on the track, and trust me, right now impossibly close to ca(...)

Tyson Gay was one of 10 Americans to run sub-10 seconds in one night. Photograph: Al Bello/Getty Images

Tyson Gay found his road to the 100 metres final will not be an easy one at the US world championships trials on Thursday. Gay was among 10 Americans (...)

 Usain Bolt of Jamaica (C) crosses the line first to win a third gold medal this time in the Men’s 4x100 metres final during Day Nine of the 14th IAAF World Athletics Championships in Moscow. Photograph:  Jamie Squire/Getty Images

Usain Bolt and Shelly-Ann Fraser Pryce secured their third gold medals of the Moscow world championships when the two 100m and 200m sprint champions (...)

(l-r) Anaso Jobodwana of South Africa, Nickel Ashmeade of Jamaica, Adam Gemili of Great Britain, Usain Bolt of Jamaica and Curtis Mitchell of the United States compete in the Men’s 200m final in Moscow. Photograph:  Jamie Squire/Getty Images

Usain Bolt stormed to 200 metres glory this evening to rack up an incredible 13th global gold medal — not that the Jamaican is counting. Six days afte(...)

Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce of Jamaica celebrates winning gold in the Women’s 200 metres final in Moscow. Photograph: Jamie Squire/Getty Images

Jamaica’s Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce completed a remarkable sprint double on Friday as she added the 200 metres world championship gold to the 100 she w(...)