Men’s pole vault world record holder Renaud Lavillenie has claimed that Russia being banned from athletics competition at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games could be a good thing to help the sport resolve its "doping mess", but admits he has sympathy for clean athletes in the country.
High ranking civil servant Sir Robin Young has been appointed co-chair of the Organising Committee for the London 2017 World Athletics Championships, it has been announced today.
London Marathon officials are continuing to take legal proceedings against Liliya Shobukhova, winner of the race in 2010 but retrospectively disqualified for doping, to recover a share of the $1.5 million (£1 million/€1.3 million) in prize money she earned.
Kenya's Eliud Kipchoge missed the world record by just eight seconds in a thrilling London Marathon here today after team-mate Jemima Sumgong recovered from a heavy fall to claim victory in the women's race.
Győr and Rieti have been awarded the 2018 and 2020 European Athletics Under-18 Championships, it has been announced.
Glasgow has been awarded the 2019 European Indoor Athletics Championships, it was announced today.
European indoor triple jump silver medallist Gabriela Petrova has had her provisional suspension for a positive test for meldonium lifted by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF).
Britain’s double former Olympic champion Dame Kelly Holmes has called on the British Government to follow Kenya in criminalising doping.
Ethiopia’s Tigist Tufa has admitted her victory at the 2015 London Marathon was an unexpected one but she is looking to prove it was not a flash in the pan when she competes at this year’s event.
European Space Agency (ESA) astronaut Tim Peake has insisted he won’t be short on sources of motivation when he aims to become the first man to run a marathon in space on Sunday (April 24).
London Marathon event director Hugh Brasher has said here today that "absolutely everything" is being done to ensure clean racing at this year’s event, which is scheduled to take place on Sunday (April 24).
A new bill which criminalises doping has been passed by Kenya's parliament - easing fears that the athletics powerhouse will be banned from the Rio 2016 Olympics.
London 2017 chief executive Niels de Vos believes that the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Championships in the British capital will be a success despite the turmoil currently enveloping the sport - and claims that nothing else on the Olympic programme can match track and field.
Lemi Berhanu Hayle won the Boston Marathon today - leading home an Ethiopian 1-2-3 to triumph in the men's race.
Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko has called for organisations, including the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF), to show the same "transparency" his country has shown in responding to doping problems here today.