Another Kenyan athlete has been handed a doping ban after marathon runner Vincent Kipsegechi Yator was suspended for four years following positive tests for a number of banned substances.
Kenya's former world marathon record holder Wilson Kipsang was among a group arrested after breaking the curfew set by the country in its effort to slow the spread of coronavirus.
Three-time world junior cross-country silver medallist Santiago Llorente has died at the age of 61 after contracting coronavirus.
Kenyan athletes in the town of Iten have been arrested after continuing to train during the Government's ban on social gatherings and sports activities.
Australia’s four-time Olympic race walk medallist Jared Tallent has confirmed he intends to put off retirement plans to compete at the rescheduled Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games next year.
Maebashi Mayor Ryū Yamamoto has announced the Japanese city will continue to host athletes from South Sudan until July as scheduled, despite the COVID-19 crisis postponing Tokyo 2020.
Paralympic shot put champion Niko Kappel has said the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games should not go ahead if there is no cure for COVID-19.
The African Athletics Championships, set to take place in Algiers in Algeria, has been postponed until 2021 due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
Double high jump world champion Blanka Vlašić has started a fundraiser for earthquake relief in Zagreb amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Wanda Diamond League have postponed a further three events in Stockholm, Rome and Rabat due to the ongoing crisis surrounding COVID-19.
The World Para Athletics European Championships in Bydgoszcz in Poland have been postponed in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.
World Athletics' Athletes' Commission has welcomed the postponement of Tokyo 2020 by the the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and Japanese Government.
Athletics Canada have issued a lifetime ban to coach Dave Scott-Thomas after he was accused of "inappropriate relationships" with athletes.
The European Athletics Executive Board has asked organisers of this summer's European Athletics Championships to examine all scenarios for the event as a result of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
Kenya has pledged there will be more security at the World Under 20 Athletics Championships when it comes to the capital Nairobi this summer.