Without wishing to sound perverse, I really hope this Sunday's (September 24) men's Berlin Marathon, which promises to be of historic quality, does not produce a world record.
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.
Justin Gatlin has offered an "official apology" to those who booed him at this month's International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Championships at the Olympic Stadium in London.
Bolt reveals hamstring tear after hitting out at critics who claimed he faked injury at World Championships
Usain Bolt has hit back at critics who claimed he had faked an injury during the 4x100 metres relay at the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Championships in London by revealing he has torn his hamstring.
Alan Hubbard: Should Britain’s athletes have had a better London 2017 medal return? That’s the £27 million question
The ever-estimable Michael Johnson has raised the pertinent question - while making it clear it was a question and not an indictment - as to whether six medals and sixth place in an International Association of Athletics Federations World Championships on home territory was a reasonable return for the £27 million ($35 million/€30 million) lobbed in the direction British Athletics by UK Sport.
Usain Bolt insisted he had no regrets over his decision to prolong his career beyond last year's Olympic games and stressed his legacy would not be tarnished by his failure to win a gold medal at the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Championships, which finished here tonight.
Bolt pulls up injured in final race as Britain take stunning 4x100 metres relay gold at IAAF World Championships
Usain Bolt endured a desperately disappointing ending to his glittering career as he sustained an injury during the final leg while Britain powered through to secure a shock 4x100 metres relay victory in a dramatic race at the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Championships here tonight.
Liam Morgan: Time to discover whether athletics will pass the Coe "remaining relevant" test in the post-Bolt era
International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) President Sebastian Coe would have hoped for a deluge of eyebrow-raising moments at these World Championships.
If I might coin a phrase, there have been too many losers at the World Athletics Championships - for some people.
Within the space of a few days sport has lost a couple of its biggest contemporary superstars - two-of-a-kind whose legendary status is unquestioned and whose careers have been unblemished by sleaze or scandal.
There is an infamous moment in television show Game of Thrones where numerous members of the much-loved Stark family have taken a break from their ongoing war against the hated Lannisters to celebrate a wedding.
Justin Gatlin picked up the script, ripped it in half and then tore it into shreds by stunning Usain Bolt to win the men's 100 metres crown at the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Championships here tonight.
Usain Bolt offered evidence here tonight that he can finish his career at the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Championships on the gold standard.