Defending Virgin London Marathon champion Mary Keitany of Kenya is targeting breaking Paula Radcliffe's longstanding world record and claimed the predicted hot weather will not hinder her chances when she competes in the race on Sunday (April 15).
Britain's Sir Mo Farah admitted he needs to improve if he is to win an Olympic medal at Tokyo 2020 as he prepares to race at the Virgin London Marathon for the first time in four years.
Desiree Linden surprisingly became the first American woman to win the Boston Marathon in 33 years today, and Japan’s Yuki Kawauchi of Japan also earned a shock win in the men’s race on a day of teeming rain and driving wind.
Callum Hawkins has been discharged from Gold Coast University Hospital following his collapse when leading the men’s marathon at the Commonwealth Games here yesterday.
Having seen Shalane Flanagan become the first home woman to win the New York City Marathon in 40 years last November, United States fans are looking forward to tomorrow’s Boston Marathon with rising hopes of a similar landmark victory.
Australia’s Mike Shelley defended his Commonwealth Games men’s marathon title in dramatic circumstances, after race leader Callum Hawkins collapsed approaching the finish.
Levern Spencer ensured there was an historic ending to the track and field events at Gold Coast 2018 as she was crowned the first Commonwealth Games champion from Saint Lucia in history with victory in the women's high jump here today.
Caster Semenya and Joshua Cheptegei each completed track doubles here tonight at the Commonwealth Games with wins in the respective women's 800 and men's 10,000 metres finals.
Richards wins men's 200m title at Gold Coast 2018 after Hughes’ disqualification as Miller-Uibo claims women's crown
Trinidad and Tobago's Jereem Richards took the men’s 200 metres title following Zharnel Hughes’ disqualification in the Commonwealth Games as Bahamas’ Shaunae Miller-Uibo won the women's title from from a high-class field here today.
Botswana's Amantle Montsho, sent home in disgrace from the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow four years ago after failing a drugs test, regained her 400 metres title here tonight.
Hungary's Olympic champion hammer thrower Krisztián Pars has been banned until June 2019 because of a doping violation, it has been announced.
Caster Semenya broke a 34-year-old national record as Botswana's Isaac Makwala also starred on a rainy third night of athletics action at the Commonwealth Games here.
Research carried out by golfsupport.com has shown that 69 per cent of fans say that drug cheats are most likely to be found in athletics.
Akani Simbine of South Africa stunned a field including Jamaica's former world champion Yohan Blake to win the men's 100 metres at the Commonwealth Games here tonight.
A mile race could be added to the programme for future editions of the Commonwealth Games as part of a broader attempt to embrace the heritage of athletics.