London marathon org. still aiming for Oct. 4 race
London marathon organisers have assured runners that they are still working towards Oct. 4.
Tokyo gov. hopefuls want 2021 Games canceled
Actor-turned-politician Taro Yamamoto, who is running for governor of Tokyo, says the Olympics should be called off. Another candidate supports that idea, while two other candidates have proposed a postponement.
400-meter champion suspended for missed tests
Women's 400-meter world champion Salwa Eid Naser was provisionally suspended Friday for not making herself available for doping tests.
Coronavirus sees 2020 Comrades Marathon officially cancelled
The Comrades Marathon, the world's oldest and largest Ultramarathon, has been cancelled for 2020, Athletics South Africa announced on Thursday.
Diamond League revamp calendar due to virus
The Diamond League announced a revamped calendar of athletics meetings after the London event on July 4-5 was cancelled on Tuesday due to the coronavirus outbreak.
UK Athletics review: 'General culture of mistrust'
An independent review of Britain's track-and-field body found that UK athletics "is not (currently) in a good position" and that there was a "general culture of mistrust."
Brit. veteran, 100, honoured by F1, WWE, cricket
Capt. Tom Moore, a World War II veteran, has been honoured by sports stars across England as his fundraiser reached £30 million on the day of his 100th birthday.
Tokyo Olympic CEO vows 'transparency' on costs
With estimates on the cost of postponing the Tokyo Games between $2 billion and $6 billion, the CEO of the Tokyo Olympics vowed "transparency" with the Japanese public on the cost of the delay.
Diamond League sees changes to 3 more events
Three more Diamond League meetings will not go ahead as scheduled because of the coronavirus pandemic. The Anniversary Games in London on July 4 are now the earliest scheduled competition of the season.
Berlin Marathon will not go ahead in September
The Berlin Marathon will not go ahead as planned in September after Germany banned public gatherings of over 5,000 people until Oct. 24.
Farah: Olympics delay to help my medal chances
Olympic champion Mo Farah has said the delayed Games could work in his favour and boost his chances of winning gold in Tokyo.
Comrades Marathon postponed due to coronavirus pandemic
The 2020 Comrades Marathon, which was set to be run on June 14, has been postponed indefinitely, as South Africa continues to be on lockdown in the face of the coronavirus pandemic.
Tokyo 2021: No Plan B for more postponements
Tokyo organizers said in the event the Olympics need to be postponed again because of the coronavirus pandemic, there are no contingency efforts underway.
IOC confirms athletes will keep spots for Tokyo
About 6,500 athletes who already have earned their spots for the Tokyo Games are in for 2021 under redrawn qualifying regulations published Tuesday by the International Olympic Committee.
Man wins golden toilet roll after virtual marathon
American Michael Wardian was the last runner standing in the 'Quarantine Backyard Ultra' on Tuesday as the endurance athlete took the title after completing 422km in 63 hours.
Man runs marathon in backyard for charity
Former professional javelin thrower James Campbell ran a marathon in his backyard on Wednesday for Britain's National Health Service, raising over £26,000.
Diamond League postpones three more events
Diamond League events in Stockholm, Naples and Rabat that were scheduled for late May have been postponed amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Wayde van Niekerk to use Olympics delay to continue knee rehab
South Africa's 400m Olympic champion Wayde van Niekerk had only started his competitive comeback in the last few months, giving him little time to prepare for Tokyo, so he's seeing the delay as a silver lining.
UKAD criticises UK Athletics for Salazar report
Britain's Anti-Doping body UKAD has criticised an independent review into the way UK Athletics handled issues surrounding its relationship with disgraced running coach Alberto Salazar.
IOC: Olympics to happen, no need to be 'drastic'
The International Olympic Committee does not plan any "drastic" decisions about the Tokyo 2020 Games, saying on Tuesday it remains fully committed to the event being staged in four months time despite the global spread of the coronavirus.
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