Hugues Fabrice Zango has set a new indoor triple jump world record and become just the seventh man in history to clear the 18-metre barrier.
Turkish marathon runners and steeplechasers who achieve the qualifying time for this year's Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games are set to train in Ethiopia in the lead-up to the event.
The United States' Olympic women's 100 metres hurdles champion, Brianna Rollins-McNeal, has been provisionally suspended by the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) for alleged tampering of doping control.
Athletics South Africa President Aleck Skhosana is confident world champion long jumper Luvo Manyonga can clear his name before the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games after he was provisionally suspended for missing three tests in a 12-month period.
Kenya's half marathon world record holder, Kibiwott Kandie, has announced his intention to compete in the 10,000 metres at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, eyeing a medal.
World Athletics has invited expressions of interest for the 2023 World Athletics Road Running Championships, the 2023 World Athletics Relays and the 2025 World Athletics Championships.
Tributes have poured in from across British athletics following the death of coach Lloyd Cowan, who guided Christine Ohuruogu to world and Olympic 400 metres titles and Andy Turner to European and Commonwealth 110m hurdles gold medals.
London 2012 Olympic high jump champion and convicted drugs cheat Anna Chicherova has reversed her decision to retire for a second time.
Former world junior 800 metres champion Alfred Kipketer of Kenya has been banned for two years after he missed four drugs tests within a 12-month period.
Organisers of the postponed Los Angeles Marathon, The McCourt Foundation, has given guidelines for its running festival to prevent the spread of COVID-19 during the pandemic.
South Africa's Olympic and World Championships silver medallist Luvo Manyonga is the latest high-profile athlete who could face a suspension following an anti-doping violation for missing three tests in a year.
The 1980 Olympic shot put champion Vladimir Kiselyov has died at the age of 65 in Ukraine, it has been announced.
World Athletics President Sebastian Coe has claimed curbing the development of high-tech footwear would only "suffocate innovation" after a number of world records were broken last year by athletes wearing Nike's new track spikes.
Uganda's Joshua Cheptegei could be set to contest the 5,000 metres and the 10,000m on the track at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, with the new world record holder in both events fancied to do the double.
Olympic race walking medallist Paul Nihill has died at the age of 81 after falling ill with COVID-19.