The track and field record book in Europe is being reviewed to see if it can still be believed to be clean of doping. European Athletics said Thursday it has…
Britain's Jo Pavey will run the London Marathon in April, organisers announced on Tuesday, with the five-time Olympian aiming to set a personal best as well as qualify for the…
British sprinters James Ellington and Nigel Levine have been seriously injured in a road traffic accident in Tenerife, British Athletics said on Wednesday. The incident, which occurred on Tuesday evening,…
Portugal's Ines Henriques in last week set a first-ever world record in the newly-recognised women's 50km race walking event. Henriques, who finished 12th in the 20km race walk at last…
IAAF President Sebastian Coe has been asked to appear for a second time before British legislators looking into corruption in athletics, following fresh evidence regarding his knowledge of a Russian…
Mo Farah has unfinished business with the marathon but accepts it will take time to master the distance when he steps away from the track after next season's world championships.…
Whistleblower Yulia Stepanova has denied being a traitor and said being banned for two years was the turning-point that led her to expose Russia's state-backed and systematic doping program. Stepanova…
The Diamond League will have two end-of-season finals with a prize pool of $3.2 million following changes to the structure of the competition announced by the International Association of Athletics'…
Japanese sportswear giant Asics Corp will take over from Adidas as the official sponsor of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF), a source with knowledge of the deal told…
Russia's athletics ban will run into 2017 and may include the August world championships after a Task Force monitoring the nation's anti-doping programme refused on Thursday to put any dates…
Russian heptathlete Tatyana Chernova was stripped of her 2011 world title on Tuesday for a doping violation, with Britain's Jessica Ennis-Hill set to be awarded the gold medal. The Court…
Russia's Yuliya Zaripova has been stripped of the gold medal she won in the women's 3,000 meters steeplechase at the 2012 London Olympics, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) said on…
Two-time Olympic pole vault champion Yelena Isinbayeva is among four candidates to register for an election to choose a new president of the All-Russian Athletics Federation (ARAF), the organisation said…
Athletics' world body has decided not to investigate bribery claims against Qatar after a preliminary probe failed to find anything more than "rumours" surrounding bidding for the 2017 world championships.…
World athletics boss Sebastian Coe admitted reports from the World Anti-Doping Agency alleging serious drug testing failings at the Rio Olympics made for "uncomfortable reading". But speaking in Qatar --…
The IAAF's Ethics Board has backed Sebastian Coe after the president of athletics' governing body denied discussing rumours that Qatari officials had been paying bribes in a bid to secure…
Mo Farah has been nominated in the IAAF World Athleteof the Year awards. Farah, who successfully defended his 5,000m and 10,000m titles at Rio 2016, is the only Briton on…
Five Russian race walkers have been handed four year bans by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) after testing positive for the banned blood booster EPO in June 2015,…
British athletics great Jessica Ennis-Hill, who won heptathlon gold at the 2012 Olympics, announced her retirement from athletics on Thursday. In a post on social media the 30-year-old reigning world…
Russian hammer thrower Tatyana Lysenko was stripped of her gold medal from the 2012 London Olympics on Tuesday, the latest athlete sanctioned after being caught in the retesting of stored…
Olympic triathlon champion Alistair Brownlee became the latest star to have his medical data leaked by Russian computer hackers. Therapeutic use exemption's (TUE) are effectively a doctor's note enabling athletes…
Polish runner Andrzej Radzikowski won the 245.3km historic Spartathlon race, clocking 23 hours, 1 minute and 13 seconds. Radzikowski, 35, was 18th last year and two years ago finished third.…
"The sport of athletics will be witness a 20% rise in television viewing figures at the first multi-sports European Championships in 2018" Svein Arne Hansen said. The new European Championships…
Two-time Olympic pole vault champion Yelena Isinbayeva, who retired last month after the blanket ban on Russian athletes from the Rio Games, said Thursday she expects to be elected head…
Greek triple jumper Hrysopiyi Devetzi is set to lose her bronze medal from the 2008 Olympics after failing a drug test. The IAAF says a sample Devetzi gave at the…
The IAAF has ratified a series of world records, including three marks set at the Rio Olympics last month. Track and field's governing body ratified Ethiopian Almaz Ayana's world record…
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