Michael Johnson believes that Usain Bolt’s world 100 and 200 metre records will not be beaten for at least another decade – and that Wayde Van Niekerk will struggle to match his own unique feat of winning global men’s world 200 and 400m titles at the same championships.
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.
Former Olympic champion and world record holder Michael Johnson claims there are "big problems" to address in athletics as fallout continues over Justin Gatlin's World Championship 100 metres victory here.
British sprinter Dwain Chambers, who received a two-year ban in 2004 after being embroiled in the BALCO doping scandal, has announced his retirement at the age of 39.
Eight days after eclipsing Usain Bolt’s official world best time for the 300 metres in Ostrava, Wayde van Niekerk will take to the track at the Stade olympique de la Pontaise for the annual Athletissima meeting in Lausanne tomorrow.
Athletics has always been at the forefront of tackling doping, American sprinting legend Michael Johnson has claimed despite the multitude of issues the sport has faced in recent years.
Mike Rowbottom: When it comes to speaking his mind on Michael Johnson or anti-doping, Donovan Bailey is no faker - and no chicken
The current blizzard of retrospective doping bans being meted out by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) is making the process of clarifying who ends up with what at recent Games resemble studying the Premier League table on a Saturday evening - or of course a Sunday, Monday, or any other evening and what a shame for the TV marketing men that there are only seven of them in each week…
A stupendous night of athletics here produced the result that most people wanted to see as Usain Bolt beat Justin Gatlin to earn a third consecutive Olympic 100 metres title in 9.80sec, but even that huge feat was overshadowed by the performance of South Africa’s Wayde van Niekerk as he won 400m gold from lane eight in a world record of 43.03, breaking Michael Johnson’s 17-year-old mark.
Financial giant Visa, a member of The Olympic Partner (TOP) sponsorship programme, have signed on as a supporting partner of Paralympics New Zealand (PNZ) ahead of Rio 2016.
Michael Johnson launches global charity Positive Track to help young leaders fulfill potential through sport
Four-time Olympic gold medallist Michael Johnson has launched a global charity Positive Track, which aims to provide young people from around the world with the tools they need to fulfil their potential through sport.
Bridgestone Americas, a subsidiary of the world’s largest tyre and rubber company and a top-tier worldwide sponsor of the Olympic Games, has teamed up with track and field legend Michael Johnson to conduct a new internal training and sales incentive programme in the countdown to Rio 2016.
Rome 2024's #WeWantRoma Twitter campaign has been described as misleading by Bart Conner, the manager and husband of Nadia Comăneci, after the five-time Olympic gold medal-winning gymnast was used in a promotional tweet.
International Association of Athletics Fedeations (IAAF) President Sebastian Coe needs to start introducing new policies to deal with doping and corruption as soon as possible to start restoring everyone's trust in the sport, four-time Olympic gold medallist Michael Johnson warned today.
World Rugby chief executive Brett Gosper believes it is important that rugby sevens puts on a “big show” when it makes its Olympic debut at Rio 2016 in order to further its case to become a core sport on the Games programme.
Paralympics New Zealand has announced their team to compete at the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Shooting World Cup in Sydney.