A campaign backed by a coalition of former competitors, sports scientists and doctors has called on World Athletics to reverse its decision to ban Caster Semenya and other female athletes with naturally high levels of testosterone from competing in certain events unless they take medication.
Eliud Kipchoge, the current men's marathon world record holder, says he is hopeful of competing at the rearranged Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
The Vienna City Marathon has been pushed back from April to September 2021, with organisers claiming this will provide an "improved overall COVID-19 situation".
The ashes of 1952 Olympic javelin champion Dana Zátopková have been laid to rest alongside her husband Emil Zátopek at a folk park close to St Anne’s Church in Czech town Rožnov pod Radhoštěm.
European Athletics has ruled out Hungary’s offer to stage the 2020 European Cross Country Championships following the event's cancellation, citing a lack of time for preparation.
Armand Duplantis, who began this troubled season with two pole vault world records, will end it with the additional distinction of producing a world-best clearance outdoors as he achieved 6.15 metres at tonight’s penultimate Diamond League meeting in Rome.
Former Russian Athletics Federation (RusAF) President Valentin Balakhnichev has said he will appeal against a three-year prison sentence after he was among the officials found guilty in France yesterday at the conclusion of a long-running investigation into corruption in athletics.
Bahrain’s Hassan Chani is set to be stripped of the gold medal he won in the 10,000 metres at the 2018 Asian Games in Jakarta after being banned by the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) for doping.
Former International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) President Lamine Diack has been sentenced to two years in prison after being found guilty of corruption by a French court.
Tomorrow's penultimate Diamond League meeting of the season in Rome's Stadio Olimpico offers Armand Duplantis and Karsten Warholm one of their last likely opportunities in 2020 of attaining the new world record marks to which they have come so tantalisingly close in recent months.
Britain’s newly established 800 metres champion Daniel Rowden set a personal best of 1min 44.09sec to win a hugely competitive race at the World Athletics Continental Tour Gold meeting in Zagreb, where local heroine Sandra Perkovic delivered another home discus victory with 64.67 metres.
Britain’s Sir Mo Farah is set to compete in just one event at Tokyo 2020 after confirming he will not defend his 5,000-metre title.
Nielsen Sports has pledged to provide World Athletics with a "better understanding of their fans and spectators" after securing a four-year partnership.
Hungary looks set to make a late bid to stage the 2020 European Cross Country Championships following its cancellation.
Papa Massata Diack claimed himself and father Lamine Diack are the victims of an "Anglo-Saxon conspiracy" as he criticised the French authorities prior to the verdict in their corruption trial.