Papa Massata Diack has requested the postponement of a trial where he and his father Lamine - the ex-President of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) - are among the defendants, as two of his regular lawyers are unable to travel to Paris for the case.
Figures detailing the financial performance of World Athletics have at long last emerged, showing that the body made hefty deficits in both 2017 and 2018.
The women's 400 metres world champion, Bahrain's Salwa Eid Naser, has been provisionally suspended by the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) for whereabouts failures.
The three top-ranked decathletes of the moment will step up to action on Sunday (June 7) in the third of the Ultimate Garden Clash events staged by World Athletics.
World Athletics’ new strategic plan includes support campaign after research shows 88 per cent exercise boom in lockdown
World Athletics will launch a new campaign to support those who have discovered the sport in lockdown, during which research indicates that exercise has increased by 88 per cent.
Canadian sprinter Graeme Thompson has been suspended for two years after the Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) ruled he had ingested banned substances unintentionally.
Banned athletics coach Alberto Salazar's appeal against his four-year suspension will be heard by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) in November.
American hammer thrower Gwen Berry has demanded a public apology from the United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee (USOPC) in light of the organisation's response to nationwide protests following the death of George Floyd.
The Czech Athletics Federation has held the first of its Back on the Track athletics meets, with double Olympic javelin champion Barbora Spotakova among the winners.
Chinese long jumper Shi Yuhao believes the postponement of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics due to coronavirus will give him time to return to his best form.
Organisers of the Nairobi World Athletics Continental Tour event had announced the competition will be known as Kipchoge Keino Classic.
World long jump champion Malaika Mihambo of Germany is set to move to the United States to be trained by legendary athlete Carl Lewis in the build-up to the postponed Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
Sprinting great Bobby Joe Morrow, who won three gold medals at the Melbourne 1956 Olympic Games, has passed away at the age of 84.
The Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) has banned three athletes after they were found to have used prohibited substances.
Danil Lysenko could be banned for up to eight years after several former Russian Athletics Federation (RusAF) officials obstructed an investigation into the world indoor high jump champion, according to Russian Anti-Doping Agency director general Yury Ganus.