The Straight Report

The Straight Report with Dick Straight

Meeting de Paris 2018

The curtain fell on the indoor season on Sunday, March 4 on the evening of the Worlds in Birmingham. Already though, all eyes are...

Dallas Half Crouser vs Walsh vs the World in Epic Pre Classic Shot...

A field featuring every medalist from the last three global championships will set the stage for another epic shot put competition at the 2018...

Gilbert Kirwa and defending champion Fate Tola will run Hannover Marathon

Gilbert Kirwa of Kenya and Germany’s defending champion Fate Tola will compete at the HAJ Hannover Marathon on 8th April. Kirwa has a strong...

Coe criticised in British Parliamentary report for infamous “declaration of war” speech after claims...

From Inside the Games A British Parliamentary report into doping in sport has heavily criticised International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) President Sebastian Coe after...

Dick Pound attacked by IOC colleague

From Inside the Games Richard Pound has accused his International Olympic Committee (IOC) colleague Gerardo Werthein of an "extraordinary attack" in a fiery exchange which...

Russian athletes cleared by CAS remain barred from Pyeongchang 2018

Although at this time none of the sports that are part of the Olympic Winter Games are governed under the definition of what the...

Birmingham awarded 2022 Commonwealth Games

Birmingham were today officially awarded the 2022 Commonwealth Games to replace the original host Durban, stripped of the event nine months ago. The decision was...

Classic Ultra Distance Race in historic Greek setting from 27th to 29th April, 2018;...

Any runner with a desire to run a long distance race in Greece has a range of choices, all with historic roots. The Athens...

Bekele set to chase Kimetto’s 25km world record at Tata Steel Kolkata 25K 2017

Mutliple world champion and world record holder Kenenisa Bekele will be looking to add to his list of record performances at the TataSteel Kolkata 25K on...

International Federations told names of 300 Russian athletes on Rodchenkov list

From Inside the Games Names of around 300 Russian athletes have been given to International Federations by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) in Lausanne today...