The Straight Report

The Straight Report with Dick Straight

BMW BERLIN-MARATHON on 16th September: Eliud Kipchoge and Wilson Kipsang return

BMW Berlin Marathon Eliud Kipchoge’s aim at the BMW BERLIN-MARATHON on September 16 this year is clear cut: to break his personal best. Given that...

Sir Craig Reedie awarded Knight Grand Cross award in Queen’s birthday honours

From Inside the Games World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) President Sir Craig Reedie has been awarded the Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the British...

WADA and IOC athlete representatives clash over participants at Global Athlete Forum

From Inside the Games A schism between athlete representatives from the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has deepened after the...

Controversial Kenyan athletics coach Rotich charged with alleged involvement in doping conspiracy

From Inside the Games Michael Rotich, Kenya's athletics team manager at the 2016 Olympic Games, has been charged with alleged involvement in a doping conspiracy...

A new start for the FBK Games in Hengelo

Sunday, June 3rd will mark the day of a new start for the FBK Games in Hengelo. The IAAF World Challenge event and most...

DOSB Athletes’ Commission chair suggests all Olympians be paid participation grant

From Inside the Games A lump participation sum granted to all athletes appearing at the Olympic Games has been proposed as one idea by the...

Blaut Punches Ticket to NCAA Finals in High Jump for Bearcats

With three, first-attempt clearances in the women’s high jump, University of Cincinnati track and field standout Loretta Blaut punched her ticket to the NCAA...

German panel urge Bach to change Rule 40 and give athletes more money

From Inside the Games A strongly-worded letter has been sent by a group of German athletes to International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach, calling...

Meeting de Paris 2018: In the name of Speed

Good old habits die hard. True to form, on Saturday, 30 June 2018 at the Charléty Stadium, the MEETING de PARIS will offer a...

Lyles and Coleman Ready to Clash in Pre Classic 200

Prefontaine Classic Noah Lyles and Christian Coleman are ready for a fantastic 200 duel at the Prefontaine Classic. The 20-year-old Lyles has never lost an IAAF Diamond League race,...