Usain Bolt competes in the Men's 4x100 metres relay heats at Hampden Park during day nine of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games on August 1, 2014
Usain Bolt: 'Talk of scrapping 200m is ridiculous'
Olympic champion Usain Bolt slams a report that suggests that the 200m is one of five track-and-field events at risk of being scrapped at the Olympic Games.
Dec 18, 13:10
Jon Drummond poses for a portrait at the Westin Hotel prior to the Adidas Track Classic on May 16, 2008
Jon Drummond given eight-year ban for breaking anti-doping rules
Former American sprinter and coach Jon Drummond is banned for eight years for breaking anti-doping rules.
Dec 18, 02:52
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USA to lodge bid for 2024 Olympic Games
The United States Olympic Committee will launch a bid for one of four cities to host the Olympic Games in 2024.
Dec 17, 14:27
Kenya's Wilson Kipsang celebrates after his win at the Berlin Marathon on September 29, 2013
Kenyan marathon runner Wilson Kipsang defends missing doping test
Wilson Kipsang hits out at Athletics Kenya for revealing that the 2014 New York Marathon champion missed an out-of-competition doping test in November.
Dec 17, 14:10
Dai Greene of Wales compete in Men's 400 metres hurdles heats at Hampden Park during day seven of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games on July 30, 2014
British 400m hurdler Dai Greene brands Rio 2016 schedule a "joke"
British hurdler Dai Greene describes the Rio 2016 scheduling as a "joke" after it was revealed that the 400m hurdles final will take place at midday.
Dec 16, 10:04
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Two Kenyan runners banned for two years for failing drug tests
Athletics Kenya confirms that two of its runners have been banned for two years after failing drug tests.
Dec 16, 09:43
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Rome launch 2024 Olympic bid
The Italian Prime Minister confirms that Rome is putting together a bid to host the 2024 Olympic Games.
Dec 15, 14:53
Jo Pavey wins the women's 10,000m gold at the European Championships in Zurich on August 12, 2014
Jo Pavey named British Athletics Athlete of the Year
Jo Pavey wins the British Athletics Athlete of the Year Award, having claimed 10,000m gold at the 2014 European Championships.
Dec 12, 19:31
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World Anti-Doping Agency to investigate doping allegations
The World Anti-Doping Agency reveals that it will launch an investigation into the allegations made during a German television documentary regarding doping.
Dec 11, 15:58
GB athlete Jessica Ennis-Hill at the Diamond League meeting on July 27, 2013
Jessica Ennis-Hill: 'Doping allegations are frustrating'
British heptathlete Jessica Ennis-Hill admits that the recent doping allegations made during a German television documentary are frustrating to everyone involved in the sport.
Dec 11, 15:40
GB athlete Jessica Ennis-Hill at the Diamond League meeting on July 27, 2013
Jessica Ennis-Hill motivated to win gold in Rio de Janeiro
British heptathlete Jessica Ennis-Hill admits that the possibility of winning a second Olympic gold medal is her motivation after returning to training after giving birth.
Dec 11, 15:25
Rhys Williams of Wales competing on June 27, 2014
Welsh duo Rhys Williams, Gareth Warburton to face anti-doping hearing on Monday
Welsh athletes Rhys Williams and Gareth Warburton will face an anti-doping hearing on Monday after both failed drugs tests before the Commonwealth Games.
Dec 10, 14:08
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Paula Radcliffe: 'Nations should be banned for frequent doping offences'
British distance runner Paula Radcliffe believes that nations should face sanctions if found to have persistently broken doping rules.
Dec 10, 11:35
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British athlete escaped doping inquiry?
A German television documentary alleges that an unnamed British athlete escaped an investigation for possibly doping during 2006 and 2008.
Dec 10, 11:13
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Kosovo to compete in Olympics
Kosovo will compete as a nation at Rio 2016 following confirmation that they are now a full member of the International Olympic Committee.
Dec 9, 15:15
Eilidh Child of Scotland celebrates winning silver in the Women's 400 metres hurdles final at Hampden Park during day eight of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games on July 31, 2014
Eilidh Child targeting improvement ahead of World Championships
400m hurdler Eilidh Child reveals that she is focused on making improvements to her running ahead of next year's World Championships in Beijing.
Dec 4, 19:28
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IAAF to investigate Russian doping allegations
The IAAF announces that it is investigating allegations made by a German television documentary that doping and corruption is present in Russian sport.
Dec 4, 19:11
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Commonwealth Games England appoint Nigel Walker to board
Nigel Walker is appointed to the Commonwealth Games England board with immediate effect.
Dec 4, 14:59
Members of Great Britain's Olympic and Paralympic teams enter Trafalgar Square during the London 2012 Victory Parade for Team GB and Paralympic GB athletes on September 10, 2012
Team GB add DFS to list of sponsors for Rio 2016 Olympics
Team GB will have the support of new sponsors UK sofa manufacturers DFS at the Rio 2016 Olympics.
Dec 4, 11:46
British Olympic Association chairman Lord Sebastian Coe attends a press conference ahead of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at the Main Press Center (MPC) on February 6, 2014
Lord Coe proposes to make changes to athletics calendar
Lord Coe says in his IAAF presidency election manifesto that changes to the athletics calendar need to be made.
Dec 3, 12:18