Wayde blasts to 100m personal best

2017-06-21 08:34

Olympic champion Wayde van Niekerk set a new 100m personal best at the International Athletics Meeting in Velenje, Slovenia.

Ethiopia carries out mass doping tests

2017-05-23 15:29

Ethiopia has conducted doping tests on more than 350 athletes, the vast majority of them track and field competitors.

Felix rejects proposal to erase track records

2017-05-05 11:13

American track star Allyson Felix says she does not support a move by international athletic chiefs to erase long-standing world records.

Mixed-gender relays could be Olympic sport

2017-05-04 18:06

Mixed-gender relays are being considered as an Olympic event to ramp up interest in athletics, said a senior member of the sport's governing body.

Long jump great Powell slams record rewrite plans

2017-05-03 14:00

Long jump world record holder Mike Powell said plans to rewrite world records set before 2005 are "a slap in the face" and vowed to fight the move.

Plan revealed to reset existing European records

2017-05-02 13:25

A radical plan that would wipe out existing European and world records and set a clean slate as part of the fight against doping has been proposed.

5 Russians voluntarily admit doping

2017-04-19 14:21

Five Russian athletes have voluntary admitted doping code violations, the country's track and field athletics federation has said.

Wayde to break another Johnson record?

2017-04-11 19:32

Olympic gold medalist Wayde van Niekerk will compete in the rarely-run 300m at the IAAF World Challenge meeting in Ostrava in June.

Russians to compete as neutrals

2017-04-11 14:15

Hurdler Sergey Shubenkov and high-jumper Maria Kuchina are among seven Russian athletes granted permission to compete as neutrals.

Coe apologises after IAAF suffers cyber attack

2017-04-03 15:46

The governing body of global athletics has suffered a cyber attack which it believes has compromised information about athletes' medical records.


Farah prepares for final US race

2017-05-27 07:49

Mo Farah remains dogged by doping allegations surrounding his team as he prepares for what could be his final track race on U.S. soil.

Simbine’s career-defining win in Doha

2017-05-07 08:45

Akani Simbine’s coach Werner Prinsloo celebrated the greatest result in his charge’s career with a quiet beer somewhere in Springs.

Wiping world records 'not cowardly' - IAAF

2017-05-04 22:25

The radical plan to wipe out athletics' world records set before 2005 was not a cowardly proposal, said a senior member of the IAAF.

Three more Russians admit doping

2017-05-03 14:00

Three more Russian athletes including a sprinter stripped of Olympic gold have admitted doping.

Joyner: Wiping records 'dishonors' Flo-Jo

2017-05-03 07:01

The husband of late sprint queen Florence Griffith Joyner has vowed to fight moves to erase her long-standing world records from history.

Another Kenyan fails doping test

2017-04-28 13:44

The chairperson of Athletics Kenya has revealed that another "high-profile athlete" has failed a doping test.

IAAF 'disappointed' by Russian doping efforts

2017-04-13 21:19

Athletics world governing body the IAAF is "disappointed" with the efforts being made to improve anti-doping practices in Russian sport.

Two champions among Russians cleared for worlds

2017-04-11 18:06

World champions Sergey Shubenkov and Maria Kuchina are among seven more Russian athletes cleared to compete as neutrals by the IAAF.

Kenyan Olympic marathon champ fails drugs test

2017-04-07 14:35

Jemima Sumgong, the first Kenyan woman to win an Olympic gold in the marathon, has failed an out-of-competition dope test.

IAAF says it has been hacked by Russian group

2017-04-03 10:48

The IAAF says it has been hacked by Fancy Bears, the Russian hacking group that previously attacked the WADA.

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