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.
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.
Belgrade 2022 has launched the official logo for the World Athletics Indoor Championships at a ceremony at the Serbian capital’s City Hall.
Belarusian high jumper Dzmitry Nabokau has been banned for two years following his positive test for furosemide last year.
British race walker Tom Bosworth has ruled himself out of competing for the remainder of the season following recovery from the effects of coronavirus.
Kenya's Peres Jepchirchir has broken the women-only race world record for the half marathon in Prague today by over half a minute.
Athletics Australia is seeking a new head of high performance and coaching less than a year before the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, following the departure of ex-sprinter Christian Malcolm.
The organisers of the London Marathon have announced that there will be a bubble system for the elite race at this year's event, to safeguard athletes and staff from COVID-19.
Former Welsh sprinter Christian Malcolm has been appointed as the new Olympic programme head coach for UK Athletics (UKA), ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
A mass-participation race that was set to accompany the 2020 World Athletics Half Marathon Championships in Gdynia has been cancelled, with organisers admitting "now it is time to accept the reality" of the coronavirus pandemic.
The Wanda Diamond League has cancelled its second Chinese meeting, further reducing this year's calendar.
Twelve-time world champion Hannah Cockroft has said the postponement of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games was a "knock" but has looked forward to the resumption of competition.
Jamaican sprint great Usain Bolt has tested positive for coronavirus, with police in Jamaica now investigating the circumstances around his birthday party held last week.
Japan National Stadium, which will stage athletics and the Opening and Closing Ceremonies at Tokyo 2020, has held its first event since the COVID-19 pandemic, with Japan's top athletes competing at the Seiko Golden Grand Prix yesterday.