Wilson Kipsang of Kenya won the men's elite race at the Tokyo Marathon today but narrowly missed out on the world record that was firmly in his sights.
Four-time Olympic gold medallist Sir Mo Farah has reiterated he is "clean" following the leaking of a United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) report that suggested coach Alberto Salazar may have broken anti-doping rules to boost the performance of some of his athletes.
Kenya's Wilson Kipsang is expecting to target the world record at the Tokyo Marathon, an International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) gold label road race, tomorrow.
The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) has appointed three independent persons to its inaugural Vetting Panel, including Mark Pieth, the chair of the Independence Governance Committee that oversaw the reform process within FIFA between 2011 and 2013.
Legendary British middle-distance runner and former mile world record holder Derek Ibbotson has died at the age of 84.
The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) has cleared three Russian athletes to compete as neutral competitors.
Russian middle-distance runner Yelena Korobkina has claimed she will not participate at next month's European Indoor Championships as she has "no plans" to compete as a neutral athlete.
Russian athlete Alexsandra Fedoriva has returned the 4x100 metres relay gold medal she won at Beijing 2008 to the International Olympic Committee (IOC), it has been reported.
Mariya Savinova could be stripped of her 2011 European Athlete of the Year award after her four-year ban for doping.
Britain's four-time Olympic gold medallist Sir Mo Farah set a European record on his way to claiming 5,000 metres victory at the season-ending International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Indoor Tour meeting at the Genting Arena in Birmingham today.
Russian athlete Alexandra Fedoriva is set to return the the 4x100 metres relay gold medal from the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games that she was stripped of back in August, her mother told Russian news agency TASS earlier today.
Four-time Olympic gold medallist Sir Mo Farah has again criticised American President Donald Trump's executive order on immigration as he prepares to race on home soil at tomorrow's International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Indoor Tour event in Birmingham.
The organisers of the London 2017 World Para Athletics Championships and International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Championships have unveiled separate digital platforms to "identify the unique qualities of both events".
American decathlete Ashton Eaton, who won his second consecutive Olympic decathlon gold medal at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, has been awarded the 2016 Jim Thorpe All-Around Award from the United States Sports Academy (USSA).
The Russian Athletics Federation (RusAF) has confirmed that any athletes who have failed to return medals after being disqualified following the retesting of samples from the Beijing 2008 and London 2012 Olympic Games will not be selected for the national team.