The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has reduced Christian Coleman's doping ban to 18 months on appeal, but the 100 metres world champion will still miss the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
Athletics Australia has withdrawn its team from the 2021 World Athletics Relays in Poland in May because of coronavirus concerns.
Obi Igbokwe, who helped the United States win a 400 metres mixed relay gold medal at the 2019 World Athletics Championships, has been banned for 30 months over steroid use.
Former Olympic champions Natalya Antyukh and Andrei Silnov are among four Russian athletes who have been given doping bans by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) after being named in the McLaren Report, but they will not lose their medals.
The Organising Committee of the 2022 World Athletics Championships in Eugene in Oregon has announced the addition of Trace Skopil as its chief of finance.
Poland has been named as the host of the 2021 Virtus World Athletics Championships.
Kenya's Ruth Chepngetich smashed the world record for the women's half marathon in Istanbul, taking a massive 29 seconds off the previous time.
UK Anti-Doping (UKAD) is facing further criticism for reportedly accepting evidence from two British runners who tested positive for a banned steroid in 2014, after allowing them to arrange their own private testing.
Evygeny Zagorulko, who coached a number of Olympic high jump champions in Russia including Anna Chicherova, has died at the age of 78 after contracting COVID-19.
French Paralympic and Sports Committee (CPSF) President Marie-Amélie Le Fur has been appointed to the French Economic, Social and Environmental Council (CESE) as a representative of the sports movement.
Hayward Field, the venue for the 2022 World Athletics Championships in Eugene in Oregon, has reopened for track and field competition with the Hayward Premiere meet last night.
Tallent to miss chance of medal at fourth consecutive Olympics at Tokyo 2020 after injury-enforced retirement
Australia’s most successful male Olympic athlete, race walker Jared Tallent, will miss Tokyo 2020 after injury forced him to announce his retirement at the age of 36.
Organisers of the NN Mission Marathon have pushed back the event to April 18 due to COVID-19 restrictions, with a new location also being sought for the race.
The 2021 European Athletics Under-18 Championships - due to take place in Rieti in Italy - have been cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
British Athletics has confirmed the first seven members of its squad for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, following the conclusion of its marathon and race walking trials in Kew Gardens last week.