Around 10 Russian athletes have sent individual applications to the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) to be allowed to compete in this year's Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, it has been reported today.
British sprinter Dina Asher-Smith and Paralympic gold medallist Richard Whitehead have helped to launch a volunteering programme for the World Athletics Championships here next year.
Dutee Chand has become the first Indian women’s 100 metres runner to qualify for the Olympic Games since Moscow 1980.
Wayde Van Niekerk and Caster Semenya provided the expected victories at the African Athletics Championships in Durban to underline their soaring Rio 2016 ambitions and help the host nation to its eighth overall medal table victory and a share with Nigeria of the best ever record.
Alice Aprot lived up to her position as favourite for the 10,000 metres title on the fourth day of the African Athletics Championships in Durban, leading home a Kenyan clean sweep in 30min 26.94sec, the fastest time so far this season.
Italian Olympic Committee President (CONI) Giovanni Malagò has urged the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) to speed up its procedures for the testing of Alex Schwazer's B-sample.
The Ivory Coast earned a sprint double on the second day of the African Athletics Championships at Kings Park Athletics Stadium in Durban as Youssef Ben Meite denied home hope Akani Simbine 100 meres gold in the men’s race and African record holder Murielle Ahoure won the women’s event in 10.99sec.
A set of guidelines for Russian athletes seeking exceptional eligibility to compete in international competitions, including this year's Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, have been published today by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF).
Coach of world 1500m champion arrested as part of EPO probe released but forfeits passport as investigation continues
Somalian coach Jama Aden and two other detainees has been instructed to report to court once a month and have had their passports forfeited after being released by police as an investigation into the alleged doping of athletes continues in Spain.
Russian athletes and the All-Russian Athletics Federation (ARAF) will file appeals with Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) in Lausanne next week against the decision of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) to ban them from this year's Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.
Hosts South Africa enjoyed a golden start to the 20th African Athletics Championships on a chilly day at Kings Park Athletics Stadium in Durban as Stephen Mokoka and Jaco Engelbrecht won the 10,000 metres and shot put respectively.
WADA President Sir Craig Reedie backs IAAF ahead of IOC in row over Russian participation at Rio 2016
World Anti-Doping Agency President Sir Craig Reedie has backed the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) stance that any Russian athletes allowed to compete in this year's Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro should do so only under a neutral flag.
Pole vaulter Yelena Isinbayeva admits she has been given new hope by the ruling of International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach that Russian athletes would be able to compete under their own flag should they be deemed eligible to compete at Rio 2016.
Beijing 2008 race walking champion Alex Schwazer has failed another drugs test just weeks after he returned from a three year and nine month doping suspension.