European Athletics (EA) President Svein Arne Hansen says he is keen to strengthen relations in the Baltic countries after a visit to Lithuania.
Dickson Chumba led a Kenyan clean sweep of the podium as he won the elite men's race at the Chicago Marathon today, while his compatriot Florence Kiplagat took the women's honours.
Copenhagen proposes three-day running festival as part of 2018 World Half Marathon Championships bid
Danish capital Copenhagen has proposed a three-day running festival as part of its bid to host the 2018 World Half Marathon Championships.
This year’s World Athlete of the Year award will not be open to athletes who have had serious doping suspensions, such as Justin Gatlin, the twice-sanctioned US sprinter whose shortlisting last year caused a huge outcry and prompted a boycott from another nominated athlete, Germany’s Olympic discus champion Robert Harting.
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.