Athletics

Banned from 400m, Mboma takes silver in 200m, Thompson-Herah gold

Banned from running the 400 metres, Namibian sprinter Christine Mboma stormed home to take silver in the women’s 200 metres Olympic final. Elaine Thompson-Herah won the 100-metre and 200-metre gold double, running 21.53 seconds to hold out Mboma and American Gabrielle Thomas in bronze. Elaine Thompson-Herah (centre) celebrates gold in the 200m alongside Gabrielle Thomas […]

Athletics

A new Day dawns in Australian athletics

First came Rohan Browning. Then came Riley Day. A new generation of world-class Australian sprint stars has announced itself in Tokyo in the space of a day. A night after 23-year-old Browning raced in the Olympic 100 metres semi-final, 21-year-old Day ran a big personal best in her 200 metres semi final to just miss […]