Jamaican sprint legend Usain Bolt has donated to the Jamaica Together We Stand telethon to help fight the spread of COVID-19 in his home nation.
Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA) President Christopher Samuda has called for athletes to take advantage of back-to-back major competitions in 2022, with the World Athletics Championships and Commonwealth Games due to be held within one month.
Sweden's Simon Pettersson set a European lead in men's discus after competing in a rare local meeting in Vaxjo during the coronavirus pandemic.
An independent track and field body, the Athletics Association, has extended an invitation to World Athletics to discuss the current qualification system for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
Svein Arne Hansen, the President of European Athletics, has tweeted from hospital to thank those who have wished him well.
Some of the world's most recognised athletes have responded to World Athletics' new Tokyo 2020 Olympic qualification system, which prevents competitors from securing a qualifying time before December 2020.
World Athletics has postponed the bidding process for two major events in 2023 because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Organisers of the United States Olympic trials for athletics are working with partners to refine the dates for the event, following the postponement of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics to 2021.
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.