Former 800 metres world champion Marina Arzamasova has been banned for four years by the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) after failing an anti-doping test.
Human Rights Watch (HRW) has called for the end of sex testing from World Athletics, outlining how it violates the human rights of women in the Global South.
The 2021 Wanda Diamond League (WDL) series will include all the disciplines World Athletics planned to remove from its top tier programme this year before the coronavirus pandemic prompted a radically re-shaped programme.
The New York City Half Marathon has been cancelled for the second successive year as COVID-19 cases and deaths continue to hit record levels in the United States.
World Athletics President Sebastian Coe has revealed how close to the biggest event the governing body organised during the coronavirus pandemic came to being cancelled at the last minute.
Former Olympic decathlon champion Rafer Johnson - who also held the distinction of lighting the Olympic Cauldron during the Los Angeles 1984 Opening Ceremony - has passed away aged 86.
New dates have been confirmed in 2022 for the World Athletics Cross Country Championships in Bathurst in Australia, which were due to take place next year but have been postponed because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Minsk could be set to lose another major event following the controversial re-election in August of Alexander Lukashenko as Belarus President, which has sparked widespread protests across the country.
The Russian Athletics Federation (RusAF) has been given a major boost in its campaign to be readmitted to World Athletics with the new administration being told that it if fulfils its promises then the process could begin as early as next March.
A total of 16 races in eight countries will make up the 2021 World Mountain Running Association (WMRA) World Cup series, it has been announced.
Michael Capiraso has stepped down as President and chief executive of New York Road Runners following allegations of racism and sexism.
Newly elected Russian Athletics Federation (RusAF) President Peter Ivanov has held opening talks with the World Athletics Taskforce overseeing the reinstatement of the country back into international competition.
Sofia Marathon winners Youssef Sbaai of Morocco and Viktoriia Khapilina of Ukraine have received provisional suspensions from the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) for doping violations.
A tribute is set to be paid to Germany’s Frank Hensel during the two-day World Athletics Council, chaired by Sebastian Coe and which is due to take place virtually starting tomorrow.
UK Athletics (UKA) has announced the departure of its major events director, Cherry Alexander, after 29 years working with the governing body.