Diack sentenced to 2 years in prison for scheme
Former IAAF president Lamine Diack was sentenced Wednesday to two years in prison for his role in a scheme that allowed Russian athletes who paid hush money to keep competing when they should have been suspended for doping.
Van Niekerk wins on return to track in Europe
Van Niekerk beat Jochem Dobber of the Netherlands and Poland's Karol Zalewski in a low-key return after recovering from a debilitating knee injury and COVID-19.
Team GB athlete sets 4 world records in 4 hours
Team GB's Hannah Cockroft broke her own world record times at the British Wheelchair Athletic Association Grand Prix in Stoke.
Registration for '21 Boston Marathon put on hold
Boston Marathon registration, which had been scheduled for September, is on hold as organizers try to figure out how the race will need to change in the coronavirus era.
Malcolm appointed Britsh Athletics head coach
Christian Malcolm had been working as Australia Athletics' head of performance and will take up his role with the British organisation later this year.
Bolt tests positive after mask-free birthday party
World-record sprinter and eight-time Olympic gold medalist Usain Bolt has tested positive for the coronavirus, Jamaica's health ministry confirmed late Monday.
Muir sets world leading time in Stockholm
Laura Weightman and Melissa Courtney-Bryant came second and third behind Laura Muir to ensure an all-British podium in the 1500 metres.
Farah to be pacemaker at London Marathon
Olympic champion Mo Farah has announced that he will run as a pacemaker in this year's London Marathon.
Paris Marathon canceled due to travel issues
After organizers were unable to find a new date because of ongoing travel restrictions, the Paris Marathon, which had been postponed until October due to the pandemic, was canceled.
Whistleblower on Russia: They want me dead
Russian whistleblower Grigory Rodchenkov has said he has received threats on his life since exposing the country's state-sponsorship doping scheme.
Olympic champ Kipruto tests positive for COVID
Olympic 3,000m steeplechase champion Conseslus Kipruto has tested positive for coronavirus and will miss the season-opening Diamond League meeting in Monaco on Friday.
London Marathon mass race off; elite race set
The Boston, Berlin, New York and Chicago marathons have all been cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Doha Diamond League meeting brought forward
The event in Doha serves as the season opener but had to be postponed from its April 17 date due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Russia asks for decision postponement on possible expulsion
Russia's suspended athletics federation has asked World Athletics to postpone a decision on potential fresh sanctions or even expulsion.
Commonwealth Games prez off 2022 committee
Louise Martin, the president of the Commonwealth Games Federation, has resigned from her position on the 2022 games' organizing committee amid concerns about diversity on the board.
Olympic champ Taylor backs protests at Games
U.S. athlete Christian Taylor has joined calls to allow athletes to protest peacefully during the Olympic Games as anti-racism stances are increasingly seen at sports events.
Race walker loses appeal, now faces new charge
Olympic race walk silver medalist Maria Guadalupe Gonzalez lost her appeal against a four-year ban for doping and faced new charges on Tuesday for using false evidence.
Russian track president resigns amid stalemate
Yevgeny Yurchenko, the president of the Russian track federation, resigned Monday amid a stalemate with World Athletics regarding the country's long-standing doping suspension and an unpaid $5 million fine.
Tokyo governor, Abe to cooperate on Olympics
Tokyo's newly reelected governor and her political rival, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, agreed Monday to cooperate on handling the coronavirus outbreak to safely hold the Olympics next year.
Russia miss deadline to pay $6m doping fine
Russia's suspended athletics federation said on Thursday it had missed a July 1 deadline to pay $5 million of a fine to World Athletics.
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