India's Neeraj Chopra secured gold in the javelin event in style at the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Under-20 Championships with a world record effort for his age group in Bydgoszcz today.
Mo Farah produced the expected winning home flourish at the end of the two-day International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Diamond League meeting in London, earning victory the hard way in a 5,000 metres where he pushed the pace from the off before crossing the line a finishing straight clear of a top class field in 12min 59.29sec, the fastest run so far this year.
Russian track and field athletes have a "less than one per cent" chance of appearing at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games and are preparing for their own competition instead, the country's Sports Minister has claimed.
Usain Bolt put his recent hamstring problems behind him as he recorded 19.89sec to win over 200 metres in his last race before Rio 2016 at the International Association of Athletics Federations’ Diamond League meeting in London – but even Bolt had to give best on the night to the performance of US 100m hurdler Kendra Harrison, who lowered one of the longest standing world records, the 1988 mark of 12.21 set by Bulgaria’s Yordanka Donkova, with a time of 12.20.
The United States' Michael Norman Jr set a Championship record time on his way to winning the men’s 200 metres title at the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Under-20 Championships in Bydgoszcz today.
Mo Farah has expressed his sympathy for any clean Russian track and field athletes who may have been caught up in the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) ban confirmed earlier this week - but he added that if National Federations are responsible for doping irregularities, they have to pay a price.
Russia's double Olympic pole vault gold medallist and world record holder Yelena Isinbayeva believes she has virtually no chance of being elected to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Athletes' Commission after she was barred from competing at Rio 2016.
Candace Hill became the first American winner of the women’s World Junior Championship 100 metre title since Jeneba Tarmoh in 2008 in Bydgoszcz in Poland today.
Usain Bolt’s last race before he defends his Olympic 100 and 200 metre titles in Rio will be the high point of interest at the two-day International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) London Diamond League meeting which starts tomorrow.
Claudio Berardelli, the former coach of banned marathon runner Rita Jeptoo, has been charged with doping offences by a court in Kenya.
Bekele “deeply disappointed” at omission from Rio team by selectors who “know nothing about athletics”
Kenenisa Bekele, Ethiopia’s triple Olympic champion, has reacted angrily to being omitted from the team for next month’s Rio Olympics, claiming that members of his National Federation “know nothing about athletics.”
Usain Bolt believes the ban on Russian track and field athletes from international competition that was upheld by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) today has sent out “a strong message”.
Russia's athletes will miss the Rio 2016 Olympics after the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) today threw out an appeal against their International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) ban.
American Noah Lyles claimed the men’s 100 metre title on day two of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Under-20 Championships in Bydgoszcz in Poland.
Kim Collins, the 40-year-old former world 100 metres champion who vowed he would never compete for St Kitts and Nevis again after being dropped before his first race at the London 2012 Games, has been cleared to compete for his country in Rio next month at what will be his fifth Olympics.