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Russia's suspended federation names new president

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia’s suspended athletics federation named a new head on Friday seeking to lift itself from a years-long doping crisis. ...

Daley Thompson: 'I'd love to help British athletes. I'd be over...

“Not a smidgeon,” Daley Thompson exclaims when asked if he ever felt any doubt while becoming arguably the greatest British athlete in history. Thompson...

Duplantis fails to break own pole vault world record

Athletics - World Athletics Indoor Tour - Hauts-de-France Pas-de-Calais - Stade Couvert Regional, Lievin, France - February 19, 2020 Sweden's Armand Duplantis...

Duplantis soars again to break own pole vault world record

(Reuters) - American-born Swede Armand “Mondo” Duplantis soared to another pole vault world record on Saturday as he easily cleared 6.18 meters at the...

Coleman looking to post fast time in 60m at U.S. championships

FILE PHOTO: Athletics - IAAF World Indoor Championships 2018 - Arena Birmingham, Birmingham, Britain - March 3, 2018 Christian Coleman of the...

Jeptoo urges athletes to take responsibility after serving doping ban

ELDORET, Kenya (Reuters) - Disgraced marathon champion Rita Jeptoo has resumed training after serving a four-year doping ban and urged fellow Kenyan athletes to...

Felix sets sights on fifth Olympics after year of change

NEW YORK (Reuters) - With a possible fifth Olympics in her sights, Allyson Felix faces a year unlike any other - yet the goal...

Nike Varporfly: World Athletics set to rule on running shoe range

Eliud Kipchoge was wearing Nike Vaporfly...

Russian federation at risk of expulsion over doping offences

(Reuters) - The Athletics Integrity Unit Board on Wednesday called for the expulsion of Russia’s suspended athletics federation (RUSAF) after what it described as...

Athletics body to tighten rules after Nike's Vaporfly helps records tumble:...

LONDON (Reuters) - Athletics’ ruling body will tighten regulations governing shoe technology, two sources familiar with the matter said, after Nike’s popular Vaporfly brand...

Banned Russian race walking coach still working with athletes, official says

MOSCOW (Reuters) - A Russian anti-doping agency official said on Friday that Viktor Chegin, a prominent race walking coach serving a lifetime doping ban,...

UK agency wants ‘credible evidence’ before handing over Mo Farah samples

The UK Anti-Doping Agency has said it will not hand over Sir Mo Farah’s blood and urine samples to any investigation into the Nike...

Kenyan athletics authority says top athlete escaped from anti-doping testers

NAIROBI (Reuters) - A top Kenyan athlete ran away from anti-doping testers who had visited their training camp unannounced to take samples, a senior...

Trial of Lamine Diack put back after presentation of new documents

The long-awaited corruption trial of the former IAAF president Lamine Diack has been delayed until June after new documents were presented at the last...

Cash for doping cover-up: trial of former athletics chief Diack to...

PARIS (Reuters) - Lamine Diack, the disgraced former head of athletics’ governing body IAAF, goes on trial in Paris on Monday on charges of...

Athletics: Rupp picks college coach to replace banned Salazar

FILE PHOTO: Galen Rupp of the U.S. looks at the scoreboard after his men's 5000 metres heat at the IAAF World Championships at the...

Twenty athletes set to light up the Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Dina Asher-SmithGreat BritainAthletics, 100m, 200m, 4x100m Seb Coe, who knows a thing or two about winning Olympic titles, believes Asher-Smith will be Team GB’s “poster...

Russian track and field athletes could be at 2020 Olympics as...

FILE PHOTO: Photographer takes a picture of logo of Russia's Olympic Committee in Moscow, Russia November 23, 2019. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov/File PhotoMOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian...

Russia banned from Olympics but door open to Tokyo Games

(Reuters) - Russia may be banned from the next two Olympics but the door is open for Russian participation at the 2020 Tokyo Summer...

Timeline of the Russia doping case

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (Reuters) - The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) will on Monday consider a recommendation from its compliance committee to hand Russia a four-year...

Russian anti-doping chief calls for reform of federation

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia’s anti-doping chief has called for the dismissal of all national team athletics coaches and the creation of an international working...

Too many heads remain in the sand when it comes to...

Two scenes. Two British sporting icons. Variations on a theme. Scene one: a supremely jet-lagged Anthony Joshua in a Heathrow hotel in September. After...

As coronavirus slams Italy, paralysis and anxiety spread

MILAN (Reuters) - At the epicenter of Europe’s worst outbreak of coronavirus to date, daily lives have taken on an eerie, aimless calm. It’s...
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