By Duncan MackaySergey Bubka today officially confirmed that he will stand to replace Lamine Diack as President of the International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF), pitting him against Britain's Sebastian Coe.
By Nick ButlerA high-profile Russian athlete has been embroiled in yet another doping crisis, with 3,000 meters steeplechase champion Yulia Zaripova having been absent from competition since 2013 over irregularities in her biological passport.
By Nick ButlerLemi Berhanu and Aselefech Mergia secured an Ethiopian double at the Dubai Marathon, but compatriot Kenenisa Bekele's bid to continue his road running rise faltered after he failed to finish the gruelling 26.2 mile tester.
By Paul OsborneValentin Maslakov, head coach of the Russian athletics team, has resigned from his role amid a series of doping scandals that have plagued the world's largest country over recent years.
By Nick ButlerA new Government ministerial position is to be introduced specifically to combat doping in Russia, as crisis levels deepened even further today following accusations a race walker serving a life ban is being employed as a national coach.
By Mike RowbottomAustralia's double Olympic walking silver medallist Jared Tallent has called for Russian athletes to be banned from competition this year as the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) has expressed "major concern" over the recent spate of Russian doping cases.
By Mike RowbottomRussia's race walking programme is now in complete disarray following a ban imposed by the national anti-doping agency on five athletes, of whom three are past or present Olympic champions.
By Mike RowbottomGustav Schwenk, one of the most highly regarded athletics journalists of all time - and the man who played a key part in the setting of a 100 metres world record - has died in Düsseldorf aged 91.
By Liam Morgan
British athletes Rhys Williams and Gareth Warburton are now free to resume their careers after serving doping bans, with both having been cleared of deliberately trying to cheat by the UK Anti-Doping Agency (UKAD), it has been officially confirmed today.
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