October 19 - Usain Bolt, the world's fastest man, has received the Order of Jamaica, one of his country's highest honours.
October 17 - Caster Semenya (pictured), the world 800 metres champion, is set to take university exams despite the row over her gender, her father said, contradicting earlier reports she was too traumatised to study.
By Duncan Mackay
October 14 - Usain Bolt (pictured) has left a large question mark over whether the Commonwealth Games will figure in his schedule for the 2010 season by saying that he does not plan to compete in major championships because he needs an easy season to help him prepare for the London 2012 Olympics.
October 14 - George Gandy (pictured), who helped Sebastian Coe to win two Olympic gold medals and break 12 world records, has been appointed as the national event coach for endurance by UK Athletics, it was announced today.
By Mike Rowbottom
October 13 - Michael Johnson (pictured) has identified London 2012’s strategy of reducing the size of its Olympic stadium once the Games are over as being the most efficient way of ensuring the best value for money.
By Duncan Mackay
October 12 - The African National Congress (ANC), South Africa's ruling party, has said it will set up a task force to help Caster Semenya (pictured) rebuild her career following the controversy over her career.
October 11 - Eritrea's Zersenay Tadese won the World Half-Marathon Championship title for the fourth year in a row in Birmingham when he overcame wet, windy conditions in a championship record 59min 35sec.
October 10 - Liz McColgan (pictured) is confident Britain's weakened women's team will rise to the occasion and produce a positive display at the World Half Marathon Championships in Birmingham tomorrow (Sunday).
October 10 - Sally Gunnell (pictured), the 1992 Olympic 400 metres hurdles champion, today launched a £300,00 scheme designed to get more people involved in athletics in the build-up to London 2012.
October 6 - Australia's Jana Pittman (pictured) today promised that she will run in next year's Commonwealth Games in New Delhi as she aims for a third consecutive title in the 400 metres hurdles but that winning a gold medal at the London 2012 Olympics remains her top priority.
October 4 - Leonard Chuene should have continued lying knowing about controversial gender tests being carried out on world 800 metres champion Caster Semenya (pictured), African National Congress Youth League (ANCYL) President Julius Malema has claimed.
October 2 - Britain's Phillips Idowu (pictured) has been voted the 2009 winner of the men's European Athlete of the Year Award, it was announced today.
October 1 - Caster Semenya, the world 800 metres champion at the centre of a row over her gender, has been given R20,000 (£1,600) by a strip club in Johannesburg after they were reported for a giant billboard which appeared to poke fun at her expense.
September 30 - Britain's Paula Radcliffe (pictured) is to return to New York City on November 4 to run her first marathon since her victory there in last year's race, it will be officially announced tomorrow.