A mass-participation race that was set to accompany the 2020 World Athletics Half Marathon Championships in Gdynia has been cancelled, with organisers admitting "now it is time to accept the reality" of the coronavirus pandemic.
The Colombian city of Cali has been selected as the host of the 2022 World Athletics U20 Championships.
The Russian Athletics Federation (RusAF) have sent an updated roadmap, a key criteria for them being reinstated, to World Athletics.
Swedish runner Folke Alnevik, who was the world's oldest living Olympic medallist, has passed away at the age of 100.
The Wanda Diamond League has cancelled its second Chinese meeting, further reducing this year's calendar.
Hong Kong Marathon organisers have confirmed the race will not take place in January due to the uncertainty caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
This year's virtual New York City Marathon is set to feature a host of top professional athletes as well as celebrities.
Jamaican sprint great Usain Bolt has tested positive for coronavirus, with police in Jamaica now investigating the circumstances around his birthday party held last week.
Retired Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt has said he is self-quarantining as he awaits the results of a test for coronavirus.
Japan National Stadium, which will stage athletics and the Opening and Closing Ceremonies at Tokyo 2020, has held its first event since the COVID-19 pandemic, with Japan's top athletes competing at the Seiko Golden Grand Prix yesterday.
The 2020 Amsterdam Marathon has been cancelled as the coronavirus pandemic continues to shrink the athletics calendar.
Karsten Warholm came agonisingly close to breaking the world 400 metres hurdles world record of 46.78 seconds at the Wanda Diamond League meeting in Stockholm, clocking 46.87 in a race where he had done everything right apart from knocking over the last hurdle.
Cheruiyot and Ingebrigtsen converge for Stockholm Diamond League - but long jump format earns protests
Timothy Cheruiyot and Jakob Ingebrigtsen - the respective world and European 1500 metres champions - will resume their intense rivalry at the Wanda Diamond League meeting in Stockholm tomorrow following their epic race at the opening of the series in Monaco eight days ago.
World Athletics President Sebastian Coe has said the sport will need to "think outside the box" in the case of next year's Olympic Games in Tokyo being cancelled.
Full men's and women's fields for this year's London Marathon have been announced, with a showdown between long-distance legends Eliud Kipchoge and Kenenisa Bekele still poised to headline the event.