Athletics

Athletics: New-look Lovelock relay team strong

A strong Hill City-University team will line up in a new-look Lovelock Relays event in Dunedin today.

Athletics: Administrator retiring

Athletics: Administrator retiring

Athletics Otago remains in good shape but needs to work harder to maintain volunteer and membership numbers in the future, a departing administrator says.

Athletics: 'Onwards and upwards' after fourth

Athletics: 'Onwards and upwards' after fourth

Dunedin runner Mel Aitken was "a little bit disappointed'' but had no regrets after finishing fourth in the Rotorua Marathon at the weekend.

Athletics: Changes to Uni Oval means no relay records this year

Athletics: Changes to Uni Oval means no  relay records this year

No records will be broken at the Athletics Otago Lovelock Relays next weekend.

Athletics: Aitken title contender in Rotorua

Athletics: Aitken title contender in Rotorua

Dunedin runner Mel Aitken hopes to continue her rapid rise in marathon running when she lines up in the New Zealand Marathon Championships in Rotorua tomorrow.

Athletics: NZ names strong Rio team

Athletics: NZ names strong Rio team

Ten New Zealand athletes have been named in the initial selection for the Athletics team for the Rio Olympic Games, announced today at the AUT Millennium track by the New Zealand Olympic Committee.

Athletics: Bolt aiming for third sweep in Rio

Athletics: Bolt aiming for third sweep in Rio

Sprint king Usain Bolt aims to crown his legacy with an unprecedented Olympic threepeat at the Rio Games, and to top that off by running the first ever sub-19 seconds 200m.

Kenya passes anti-doping bill

Kenya's parliament has passed an anti-doping bill, required to avoid a possible ban from the Rio Olympics, and President Uhuru Kenyatta is expected to sign it into law this week, officials said.

Ethiopians sweep Boston Marathon

Ethiopians sweep Boston Marathon

Ethiopian runners vying for a place in the summer Olympics have dominated the Boston Marathon, taking the top three spots in the men's division and the top two among the women.

Athletics: Sutton targets non-stop run of 301km

Athletics: Sutton targets non-stop run of 301km

There seems to be almost no limit to how far Dunedin endurance runner Glenn Sutton is willing to push himself.

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