Kenya's Olympic champion Eliud Kipchoge, the favourite to win the Berlin Marathon, duly did so today in wet conditions that effectively ruled out a world record in the German capital.
British athletics star Dame Kelly Holmes has revealed she self-harmed while struggling with injuries which she feared would end her career.
Dennis Kimetto’s men’s world marathon record of 2 hours 02min 57sec will be under extreme pressure with the convergence of three huge athletics talents in tomorrow’s Berlin Marathon - Olympic champion Eliud Kipchoge, former world record holder Wilson Kipsang and the man with the second fastest marathon, plus a mountain of global track golds, to his name, Kenenisa Bekele.
Turkey's Aslı Çakır Alptekin, stripped of the Olympic 1500 metres gold medal she won at London 2012, has been banned for life after a third doping offence only six months after she returned to the sport, it has been revealed.
Bubka claims payments made to disgraced former IAAF treasurer were to develop pole vault series but investigation launched
Ukraine's International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board member Sergey Bubka has "completely denied any wrongdoing" after reports of links of a financial relationship with officials at the centre of doping and corruption scandals.
India's Asian Games gold medallist Priyanka Pawar has been banned for eight-years following a second positive drugs test.
Asian shot put champion Manpreet Kaur has once again tested positive for the banned stimulant dimethylbutylamine.
An appeal by Jamaican sprinter Nesta Carter to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) against the ruling that saw his country's 4x100 metres relay team stripped of their Olympic gold medals at Beijing 2008 will be heard on November 15.
Sir Mo Farah became the first athlete to win four Great North Run titles in a row today as he overtook Jake Robertson with 400 metres remaining to sprint home in 60min 06sec, with the New Zealander, who had tried to get away over the final mile, second in 60:12 and Ethiopia’s Olympic marathon silver medallist Feyisa Lilesa third in 61:32.
Sir Mo Farah’s dedicated road-running career starts tomorrow as he seeks a fourth consecutive win at the Simplyhealth Great North Run - but this will be no victory parade for the 34-year-old Briton given the recent addition to the field of Olympic marathon silver medallist Feyisa Lilesa.
Britain's double Olympian shot putter Paul Edwards, banned for life in 1997 after a second positive doping test, has launched a Facebook page as part of his longstanding efforts to be cleared from charges that took place long before social media existed.
Europe should be chosen ahead of Africa for the 2023 International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Championships, it was claimed today.
UK Athletics has announced plans for an exhibition next month in celebration of Black History Month.
On a night when a major power cut in northern Brussels affected operations at the second International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Diamond League final of the season at the King Baudouin Stadium, world 1,500 metres champion Faith Kipyegon and Sifan Hassan of The Netherlands lit up the evening with an all-out surge around the final lap that eventually saw the Kenyan edge ahead to claim her first Diamond Trophy.
France’s world 800 metres champion Pierre-Ambroise Bosse has revealed he has sustained "multiple facial fractures" in a "violent assault" by three individuals which has ended his season.