A TV ad for a gambling company that features disgraced sprinter Ben Johnson making light of doping has sparked outrage in Australia, with politicians and sports officials demanding it be…
TORRIE Lewis only took up athletics at the start of last year. Since then she has been diagnosed with Coeliac disease. And now the Gateshead 12-year-old is the proud owner…
Alicia Barrett ROGER NORTON 12:17Monday 15 May 2017 0 HAVE YOUR SAY Alicia Barrett smashed the championship record to win the junior 100m hurdles at the Yorkshire Track and Field…
Queen's athlete Emma Mitchell broke Teresa Duffy's 21-year-old Northern Ireland 5,000m record at a meeting in Solihull on Saturday night. The 23-year-old from Banbridge clocked 15 minutes, 50.55 seconds to…
Great Britain's Adam Gemili claimed third place in men's 200m at the Diamond League event in Shanghai. American Noah Lyles, 19, equalled the world-leading time of Wayde van Niekerk by…
Organisers of Paris' 2024 Olympics bid are cheering the election victory of Emmanuel Macron, optimistic that his youthful appeal and his internationalist outlook will be a boost to the French…
Three Russian Olympic medalists have appeal hearings in doping cases at the Court of Arbitration for Sport this month. CAS says high jumper Anna Chicherova's appeal is May 30-31 to…
The chairman of UK Athletics has admitted having to work “extremely hard” to attract sponsors for this summer’s World Championship following the crises that has engulfed the sport. Ed Warner…
European athletics president Svein Arne Hansen accepted Tuesday reaction to the radical plan to wipe out existing European and world records has been "mixed". Under the proposal put forward to…
European Athletics proposes rewriting all world records set before 2005 after the credibility of records was thrown into doubt by the sport's doping scandal. Since then athletics' world governing body,…
Athletics authorities were left embarrassed on Friday night when a high-profile coach arrested in a drugs raid was allowed trackside at the Doha Diamond League and socialised with officials in…
Germany's Thomas Rohler moved up to second in the all-time list of longest javelin throwers on the opening night of the 2017 Diamond League. The 25-year-old recorded a distance of…
Sprinter Adam Gemili insists he would have no problem spoiling Usain Bolt's farewell party at the World Championships. The 23-year-old is out to make up for last year's Olympic disappointment…
The radical plan to wipe out athletics' world records set before 2005 was not a cowardly proposal, a senior member of the sport's governing body said Thursday. Olivier Gers was…
European Athletics threw its weight behind the Paris 2024 Olympics bid, saying on Wednesday the French capital was the best possible candidacy for the Games' showcase sport. Paris will host…
Laura Muir admits she was "in awe" while watching Super Saturday five years ago but is determined to make her own memories in London's Olympic Stadium. The venue hosts the…
European Athletics' proposal to rewrite majority of the pre-2005 world records would be for the "greater good", British former Olympic gold medallist Darren Campbell has said. The organisation called for…
Three more Russian athletes including a sprinter stripped of Olympic gold have admitted doping, the country's tainted track and field body (RusAF) said on Wednesday. RusAF's anti-doping coordinator said she…
Goldie Sayers had held off her retirement as she waited to receive her Olympic bronze medal, but must continue to be patient after ending her career. The 34-year-old Newmarket javelin…
As Colin Jackson and Jonathan Edwards both vented their fury on Tuesday about the prospect of losing their world records under draconian anti-doping reforms, the man advocating the changes described…
A list of notable men's marathon milestones ahead of Nike's "Breaking-2" attempt to produce a sub-two hour marathon in Italy this weekend:
2:55.18. Johnny Hayes, London Olympics, July…
Innocent athletes worried that their world and European records will be struck off received an apology on Tuesday from the official who proposed the radical anti-doping plan. European Athletics' taskforce…
BOSTON -- New Balance and the London Marathon are renewing their relationship. The Boston, Massachusetts-based athletic apparel company announced Monday it has reached a long-term agreement to become the marathon's…
The two-time Olympic champion Dame Valerie Adams could become the women's shot put world record holder, under proposals being considered by the athletics international governing body the IAAF. The recommendation…
This weekend, aided by a host of technological and environmental advances, three carefully-selected elite African athletes will attempt to run the first sub-two hour marathon. The 'Breaking2' project is the…
Laura Muir has revealed she finally feels like she belongs at the highest level as she announced her intention to continue her assault on the British record books by breaking…
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