Berlin's historic Olympic Stadium is playing its part this week in the staging of the first multi-event European Championships. While Glasgow is hosting aquatics, cycling, golf, gymnastics, rowing and triathlon until August 12, the athletics is about to take place in the cavernous arena originally built for the 1936 Olympics.
The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Championships in London still have four days to go but I already know my favourite moment from them – the victory of France’s Pierre-Ambroise Bosse in the men’s 800 metres final on Tuesday (August 8).
David Rudisha, the world and Olympic 800 metres champion, has pulled out of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Championships that get underway in London on Friday (August 4).
There is a gladiatorial feel to the fourth International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Diamond League meeting of the season in Rome tomorrow, as a number of the sport's Olympic champions face the fierce challenge of those seeking to overcome them.
Noah Lyles of the United States and Kenyan Kipyegon Bett produced the headline performances at the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Diamond League event in Shanghai as the teenagers claimed victories today.
Ethiopian Athletics Federation (EAF) President Haile Gebrselassie has pledged to work with Kenya in its fight against doping.
From where he was sitting in the Salle de Mer of Monaco’s Fairmont Hotel last Thursday, Haile Gebrselassie had a view clear over the Mediterranean Sea. But as his gaze fell on that mass of sun-dazzled, shifting water, his vision was of his Ethiopian homeland and what he hoped to do for those athletes following in his illustrious wake.
Kenya’s two-time Olympic champion David Rudisha has been appointed as the President of the African Athletics Confederation (AAC) Athletes' Commission.
Heavy rain delayed fourth day of evening athletics session here – but it was worth the wait as it provided the host nation, and a delirious home crowd, with one of the great Olympic shock victories as 22-year-old pole vaulter Thiago Da Silva set an Olympic Games record of 6.03 metres to defeat the defending champion and world record holder Renaud Lavillenie and secure a second gold medal for Brazil at Rio 2016.
The Olympic aspirations of David Rudisha, the defending 800 metres champion, received an unexpected jolt on a rain-swept evening in Stockholm’s 1912 Olympic Stadium as he could only finish fourth in the concluding event of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Diamond League meeting.
For some athletes, six years represents their top class career but for Susanna Kallur, Sweden’s injury-plagued former European 100 metres hurdles champion, that is the timespan since she last competed.
Mo Farah rounded off the sixth meeting in the International Association of Athletics Federations’ Diamond League series at Birmingham with the home victory that was expected over 3,000 metres in a British record of 7min 32.62sec.
Farah and Rutherford among seven Olympic champions in Birmingham Diamond League fine-tuning for Rio 2016
British Olympic champions Mo Farah and Greg Rutherford are among the home headline attractions for tomorrow’s meeting at the the Alexander Stadium in Birmingham, the sixth in the International Association of Athletics Federations’ Diamond League series.
Olympic champions David Rudisha and Renaud Lavillenie suffered unexpected defeats in a dramatic evening of action at the International Association of Athletics Federations’ second Diamond League meeting of the season in Shanghai.
Kenya has threatened to pull out of this year's Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro if the ongoing Zika virus reaches "epidemic levels".