Caster Semenya launched her appeal saying she just wants to run "the way I was born" ©Getty Images

The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) has released a statement attacking the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) after it passed a resolution warning a new female classification ruling could break international rules on human rights.

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Awardees pose for a photo during Frist Citizens 2018 Sports Awards at Queen Hall St.Anns. PHOTO. BY, KERWIN PIERRE.

NATIONAL sprinters Jereem Richards and Michelle-Lee Ahye were crowned 2018 Sportsman and Sportswoman of the Year respectively at the First Citizens Sports Foundation's 56th awards ceremony, held at Queen's Hall, St Ann's, Saturday evening.

Read more: Richards, Ahye top First Citizens awards

Four-time Olympian Cleopatra Borel,right, demonstrates shot put technique to participants at the Cleopatra Borel Foundation Throws Meet, yesterday, at the Hasely Crawford Stadium,Port of Spain.

TT women’s shot put athlete Cleopatra Borel, through her foundation, plans to increase the number of events for field athletes in this country in an effort to give them more opportunities to compete in preparation for regional and international meets.

Read more: Cleo gives field athletes avenue to compete

Primary school children display a cheque for $150,000 issued by title sponsor of the 32nd Kelvin Nancoo Games 2019. At right stands chair of the Milo West Games Kelvin Nancoo.

THE FUTURE of TT track and field will be in action next week when the 32nd annual Kelvin Nancoo Primary School Games takes place at the Hasely Crawford Stadium in Port of Spain.

Read more: Future stars to feature at 32nd Kelvin Nancoo Games

Members of Cougars Track and Field Club, who dominated the Barbados Relay Fair at the National Stadium in St Michael on Saturday.

Cougars Track and Field club made a tri­umphant re­turn to Bar­ba­dos last Sat­ur­day when it dom­i­nat­ed the Bar­ba­dos Re­lay Fair which was staged at the Na­tion­al Sta­di­um in St Michael.

Read more: Cougars impress at Bajan Relay Fair

IAAF President Sebastian Coe speaking at the Sport Business Summit in Abu Dhabi (Leaders) © Copyright

IAAF President Sebastian Coe has encouraged the world’s track and field athletes to express their personalities, inside and outside the stadium, to better promote the sport to new audiences.

Read more: ATHLETES’ PERSONALITIES AND CONNECTION TO FANS IS KEY TO FUTURE SUCCESS OF ATHLETICS, SAYS COE

Header image by Bruce Klemens.

There are seemingly countless athletic qualities that enable sprinters to run fast, but one that is often not considered is the contribution of elastic strength.

Read more: What Sprinters Must Know About Elastic Strength

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