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…
Briton Katarina Johnson-Thompson has split with coach Mike Holmes after she failed to turn her potential into a heptathlon medal at last month's Rio Olympics, according to the Times. Widely…
Olympic champions Mo Farah, was among athlete targeted on Monday in the latest leak of confidential medical documents that the world anti-doping agency (WADA) says was hacked by a Russian…
World athletics chief Sebastian Coe has defended the system of "therapeutic use exemptions" (TUEs) after medical data involving dozens of top sportsmen was leaked by a cyber hacking group. Many…
Mo Farah should be respected for winning two golds at the Rio Olympics despite his coach Alberto Salazar being under investigation by the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA), IAAF President…
Spanish athlete Bruno Hortelano has suffered a serious hand injury in a car accident in Madrid and undergone an operation, his agent said on Monday. Hortelano holds the Spanish record…
Results from the World Challenge Men/Women on Saturday Men's 100m 1. Kim Collins (St Kitts and Nevis) 10.07 2. Joel Fearon (Britain) 10.16 3. Christophe Lemaitre (France) 10.19 Men's 800m…
More than a million people have applied for tickets for next year's world athletics championships in London where greats Usain Bolt and Mo Farah will compete for the final time…
Briton Holly Bradshaw on Thursday won the women's pole vault at the Zurich Diamond League, held a day ahead of the main meet in the Swiss city's central train station.…
Poland's Olympic champion Anita Wlodarczyk broke her own world record in the hammer on Sunday with a throw of 82.98 metres in Warsaw. Wlodarczyk set the new mark at the…
Britain's Mo Farah became the first man since Finland's Lasse Viren in 1976 to retain two Olympic distance titles when he won the 5000m on Saturday. After retaining the 10,000m…
World champion Anita Wlodarczyk of Poland broke her own world record with her third attempt in the Olympic women's hammer throw final. Wlodarczyk, who was a silver medalist at the…
Britain's Mo Farah stormed to the gold medal in the Olympic 10,000 metres final on Saturday, recovering from an early fall to retain his title with a blistering final lap.…
When Robert was forced to stop, Christoph got going. Now the Harting brothers have an Olympic discus title each. As different as they are, gold now unites them. Defending champion…
EILIDH DOYLE – Athletics, 400m hurdles and 4x400 relay Age: 29 From: Kinross Starts: 16 August The former Miss Child has been like a kid in a sweetie shop in…
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