Asian 800 metre champion Gomathi Marimuthu has received a four-year ban after testing positive for the anabolic steroid nandrolone in four separate samples and has been stripped of that title.
World Athletics has published guidelines for competition organisers to prevent coronavirus outbreaks during the pandemic.
Former International Amateur Athletic Federation (IAAF) President Lamine Diack has criticised his son at his corruption trial in Paris, branding him "a thug."
Karsten Warholm achieved his mission at the Impossible Games in Oslo tonight as, running alone in a largely empty stadium – but watched worldwide via a live TV link – he marked the sport’s first big break-out from coronavirus lockdown with a world best for the 300 metres hurdles of 33.78sec.
The largest and most significant athletics meeting of the pandemic-blighted year will take place with Oslo’s Bislett Stadium at its centre tomorrow night – the self-styled Impossible Games – with another similar event, the Inspiration Games, based in Zurich set to take place on July 9.
Olympic long jump bronze medallist Ödön Földessy has died at the age of 90, the Hungarian Olympic Committee has announced.
Alexander Shustov, the European men's high jump champion in 2010, has been handed a four-year ban for a breach of anti-doping rules.
British Athletics has set-up a development partnership with London Marathon Events, with the aim of creating talent hubs for promising athletes aged between 16 and 21.
A request from Papa Massata Diack to postpone the trial where he and his father Lamine stand accused of corruption and money laundering linked to the Russian doping scandal has been rejected as six days of hearings began in Paris today.
France’s world decathlon record holder Kevin Mayer won the third and latest of the World Athletics Ultimate Garden Clash events involving pole vault, shot put and a gruelling shuttle run.
Salwa Eid Naser of Bahrain was under investigation for whereabouts failures when she stormed to a shock gold medal in the 400 metres at last year's World Athletics Championships in Doha, the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) said today.
Salwa Eid Naser, the women's 400 metres world champion who was given a provisional ban for whereabouts failures, said she had "never been a cheat" during an Instagram live video.
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.