The Diamond League today confirmed that the British venue of Gateshead has stepped in to host the opening event of the 2021 programme on May 23 in place of Rabat.
World Athletics President Sebastian Coe has warned Italy to not be on the "wrong side of history" after a court cleared Olympic race walking champion Alex Schwazer of doping in a criminal case.
Coe calls for Rio 2016 hammer champion Nazarov to quit as Tajikistan Federation President after doping ban
Tajikistan’s Rio 2016 hammer throw champion Dilshod Nazarov has received a retrospective two-year doping ban - and World Athletics President Sebastian Coe has called for him to step down from his position as President of his country’s athletics federation.
World Athletics President Sebastian Coe has said that the creation of the fully independent Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) is one of his proudest achievements, adding that devolving rather than hugging power is the way forward for all sporting organisations.
World Athletics President Sebastian Coe has expressed his desire to see overseas fans permitted at this year’s Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games despite the coronavirus pandemic.
World Athletics President Sebastian Coe has acknowledged that innovations in shoe design may lead to numerous world records at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, scheduled to take place later this year.
A final plan for the reinstatement of the Russian Athletics Federation (RusAF) has been approved by the World Athletics Council.
World Athletics President Sebastian Coe has attempted to rally the Japanese public behind the postponed Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games amid waning support for the event in the host country.
World Athletics President Sebastian Coe has said he was concerned athletes hoping to compete at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics might be "swept along from rumour to rumour".
World Athletics President Sebastian Coe has claimed curbing the development of high-tech footwear would only "suffocate innovation" after a number of world records were broken last year by athletes wearing Nike's new track spikes.
Coe claims doping athletes have a "greater chance of being caught" at Tokyo 2020 than any other Games
World Athletics President Sebastian Coe has claimed track and field athletes who are doping have a "greater chance of being caught" at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics than at any other Games.
Mike Rowbottom: The sound of history - Norman's wife recalls what was heard as well as seen during Mexico 1968 podium protest
The image of the black-gloved, raised fists protest by 200 metres medallists Tommie Smith, Peter Norman and John Carlos at the 1968 Mexico Olympics has assumed iconic status.
And so, after much palaver, the main takeaways regarding the Paris 2024 sports programme boil down to this: breakdancing is in; cross-country running isn't.
Tension has surfaced between Thomas Bach and Sebastian Coe over athlete protests at the Olympic Games, after the International Olympic Committee (IOC) President implicitly criticised his World Athletics counterpart for giving an award to the trio who famously demonstrated on the podium at Mexico City 1968.
World Athletics President Sebastian Coe underlined his support for athletes taking a knee at next year's postponed Olympic Games by giving the annual President’s Award to the trio who famously protested on the podium at the 1968 Mexico Olympics - Tommie Smith, Peter Norman and John Carlos.