World champion sprinter Christian Coleman has been banned for two years for anti-doping offences, ruling him out of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
This month's World Half Marathon Championships is Gdynia in Poland has produced the best air quality of any major event or road race measured since the launch of the World Athletics' Air Quality Project in 2018.
Trophies and race numbers belonging to two of the greatest milers in history, Ireland’s Ron Delany, and Hungary’s late László Tábori, have been donated to the World Athletics Heritage Collection.
The 2020 World Athletics Awards, scheduled for December 5, will be a virtual event this year and streamed live on the World Athletics YouTube channel.
Paralympian Blake Leeper will not be able to compete at the postponed Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games after the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) upheld a World Athletics ban on his prosthetics.
Olympic gold medallist Taoufik Makhloufi is reportedly the subject of an investigation by French authorities to determine whether doping products found at the National Institute of Sport, Expertise and Performance (INSEP) belong to him.
Pennsylvania House of Representatives passes resolution urging IOC to recognise Thorpe as sole champion from Stockholm 1912
The state where legendary Native American athlete Jim Thorpe is buried has unanimously backed calls for him to be recognised as the sole Olympic champion in pentathlon and decathlon at the 1912 Games.
The President of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) Witold Bańka has expressed concern at the outcome of the Salwa Eid Naser whereabouts case – which cleared the Bahraini sprinter of any wrongdoing.
The World Athletics Disciplinary Tribunal has dismissed whereabouts charges brought against women's 400 metres world champion Salwa Eid Naser by the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU).
Cheptegei beaten by Kiplimo at World Half Marathon Championships after Jepchirchir breaks her own women-only world record
The men’s title at the World Half Marathon Championships in Gdynia went to Uganda today - but it was 19-year-old Jacob Kiplimo rather than the three-time 2020 world-record breaker Joshua Cheptegei who took gold, after Kenya’s Peres Jepchirchir had beaten her own women-only world record to win a dramatic women’s race.
Beijing 2008 Olympic racewalking champion Valery Borchin rejected a return to competition after serving an eight year doping ban.
With the coronavirus pandemic forcing this year’s New York City Marathon to be cancelled, all eyes will be on the virtual version of the event.
Joshua Cheptegei, whose three appearances in this COVID-disrupted year have seen him break three world records, wants to complete a special hat-trick of world titles tomorrow at the World Athletics Half Marathon Championships in Gdynia, where he will be making his debut at the distance.
European Athletics Interim President Karamarinov launches policy paper to help sport through COVID-19 crisis
European Athletics Interim President Dobromir Karamarinov launched a policy paper to help the sport through the COVID-19 pandemic.
World Athletics President Sebastian Coe has insisted that he has "no problems" with the pacing light system officially introduced this season and used to support a slew of recent track world records.