Sebastian Coe, in India as part of his first official visit to a member country since assuming the Presidency of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) last month, has backed the idea of an athletics league in the style of cricket's Indian Premier League (IPL) where athletes such as Usain Bolt and David Rudisha could represent some of the world's major cities.
President Svein Arne Hansen’s new vision for European Athletics (EA) has been sharpened by the creation of the EA Strategic Communications Commission, which has had its first meeting in Velenje, Slovenia.
Meseret Mengistu Biru, the winner of the Paris Marathon in April, will head a strong Ethiopian women’s quartet at this month’s Frankfurt Marathon.
Athletics Kenya has suspended Josephine Jepkoech Jepkorir and Agatha Jeruto Kimaswai for two and four years respectively after they tested positive for the banned anabolic agent norandrosterone.
Distance running great Haile Gebrselassie has pulled out of this weekend’s Bank of Scotland Great Scottish Run to be with his eldest sister who is seriously ill.
The decision taken by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) not to add thyroid hormone to its list of banned substances for 2016 has angered doping authorities in Britain and United States.
USA Track and Field (USATF) has revealed its revenue distribution plan which is set to deliver an additional $9 million (£5.9 million/€8 million) to athletes over the next five years.
Tokyo Marathon winner Birhane Dibaba has been added to the women’s field for this year’s Chicago Marathon, which is due to take place on October 11.
UK Athletics have announced that Jason Gardener will become the next President of the national governing body after their Annual General Meeting on December 4.
Eliud Kipchoge overcame footwear problems to produce a world leading time to win the men’s title at the Berlin Marathon, with Gladys Cherono taking the women’s title to secure a Kenyan double.
The future shape of one-day meetings on the international athletics calendar will be analysed by a new working group of key directors, administrators and athletes’ agents, the newly-elected President of the International Association of Athletics Associations (IAAF) Sebastian Coe has announced.
European Athletics (EA) has taken an important step to creating a rewarding synergy with the Euorpean Commission to promote and enhance grassroots running.
Reigning European champion Elmira Alembekova is among six more Russian race-walkers to have been suspended for failing doping tests, the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) has revealed, meaning virtually all members of the country's notorious national squad have now been implemented.
The Usain Bolt Foundation will become part of the International Association of Athletics Federations' (IAAF) Athletes for a Better World programme, the Jamaican multiple-Olympic sprinting champion has announced.