Iran's first Olympic medallist in track and field, discus thrower Ehsan Hadadi, has tested positive for COVID-19.
The African Athletics Championships, set to take place in Algiers in Algeria, has been postponed until 2021 due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
Two Olympic champions are among four Russian athletes who have been charged with doping offences by the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU).
Double high jump world champion Blanka Vlašić has started a fundraiser for earthquake relief in Zagreb amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Wanda Diamond League have postponed a further three events in Stockholm, Rome and Rabat due to the ongoing crisis surrounding COVID-19.
The World Athletics Championships could be moved from next year to 2022 to accommodate the rearranged Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics, according to World Athletics President Sebastian Coe.
World Athletics' Athletes' Commission has welcomed the postponement of Tokyo 2020 by the the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and Japanese Government.
European Athletics vice-president Libor Varhaník will temporarily take over from President Svein Arne Hansen as the chair of the Board for the 2022 multi-sport European Championships in Munich, insidethegames has learned.
Athletics Canada have issued a lifetime ban to coach Dave Scott-Thomas after he was accused of "inappropriate relationships" with athletes.
The European Athletics Executive Board has asked organisers of this summer's European Athletics Championships to examine all scenarios for the event as a result of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
This year's World Athletics Under-20 Championships in Kenya have been postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic.
World Athletics and the International Swimming Federation (FINA) have both revealed they are open to rescheduling their respective World Championships in 2021 following the postponement of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
The Athletics Association, a "unified voice" for professional track and field athletes, has called for this year's Olympic Games in Tokyo to be postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic.
UK Anti-Doping (UKAD) have repeated a request to UK Athletics to see a full version of the organisation's 2015 review of American coach Alberto Salazar and the Nike Oregon Project.
Berehanu Tsegu of Ethiopia has received a four-year doping ban from the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) after testing positive for the blood-boosting drug erythropoietin (EPO).