Jonnie Peacock of Great Britain celebrates after winning mens 100m T44 final during day one of the IPC Athletics European Championships at Swansea University Sports Village on August 19, 2014
ParalympicsGB add 41 track and field athletes to lineup in Rio
ParalympicsGB add 41 track and field athletes to the lineup for the upcoming Games in Rio de Janeiro.
Jul 26, 12:13
Runners make their way through Canary Wharf during the Virgin Money London Marathon on April 26, 2015
Doping whistleblower Yuliya Stepanova asks IOC to review Rio Olympics ban
Russian 800m runner and doping whistleblower Yuliya Stepanova asks the International Olympic Committee to review its decision to ban her from competing at the Rio Games.
Jul 25, 20:09
Rio 2016
Australia team refusing to move into Athletes' Village ahead of Rio Games
Australia's chef de mission for the 2016 Olympic Games describes the full extent of the poor conditions waiting to greet hopefuls to the Athletes' Village in Rio.
Jul 24, 16:24
A general view of the IOC Anti-Doping Laboratory based at the Richmond Olympic Oval on February 9, 2010 in Vancouver, Canada
Russia avoid Rio 2016 blanket ban despite widespread doping
Russia avoid a blanket ban that would have prevented all of the nation's athletes from competing at the 2016 Olympic Games.
Jul 24, 15:10
Britain's Mo Farah celebrates with a 'mobot' pose after winning the final of the men's 5000 metres athletics event at the 2015 IAAF World Championships at the 'Bird's Nest' National Stadium in Beijing on August 29, 2015
Result: Mo Farah dominates 5,000m race at Anniversary Games
Mo Farah storms to victory in the men's 5,000m race at the Anniversary Games in London, finishing a full 15 seconds ahead of closest challenger Andrew Butchart.
Jul 23, 18:05
'Big' Usain Bolt celebrates on his knees after winning gold in the men's 200m at the World Championships on August 27, 2015
Usain Bolt wins men's 200m at Anniversary Games
Usain Bolt wins the men's 200m at the London Anniversary Games in a time of 19.84s, while Team GB's Adam Gemili finishes third.
Jul 22, 22:01
Jamaica's Usain Bolt smiles as he crosses the finish line to win gold in the Men's 4x100 metres at the World Championships in Moscow on August 18, 2013
Usain Bolt eyes 200m world record in Rio
Six-time Olympic champion Usain Bolt sets his sights on breaking his own 200m world record at this summer's Games in Rio.
Jul 21, 19:51
'Big' Usain Bolt celebrates on his knees after winning gold in the men's 200m at the World Championships on August 27, 2015
Usain Bolt backs decision to ban Russian athletes from Rio Olympics
Six-time Olympic champion Usain Bolt backs the decision to ban Russia's track and field stars from the Rio Games due to allegations of widespread doping.
Jul 21, 14:41
Runners make their way through Canary Wharf during the Virgin Money London Marathon on April 26, 2015
CAS upholds Russian athlete ban
The Court of Arbitration for Sport upholds the IAAF's decision to ban Russian track and field athletes from competing at the Rio Olympics.
Jul 21, 10:42
Runners make their way through Canary Wharf during the Virgin Money London Marathon on April 26, 2015
IOC decision on Russia's Olympics participation 'within a week'
The IOC reveals that it will make a decision on a blanket ban on Russian athletes competing at the Rio Olympics in the next seven days.
Jul 20, 14:28
A general view of the IOC Anti-Doping Laboratory based at the Richmond Olympic Oval on February 9, 2010 in Vancouver, Canada
Russian deputy sports minister suspended over doping allegations
Russian sports minister Yurfy Nagornykh is suspended until after a full investigation into alleged state-sponsored doping among Russian athletes is conducted.
Jul 19, 10:01
A general view of the IOC Anti-Doping Laboratory based at the Richmond Olympic Oval on February 9, 2010 in Vancouver, Canada
WADA wants all Russian athletes banned from Rio 2016 Olympics
The World Anti-Doping Agency recommends banning all Russian athletes from the Rio 2016 Olympics following accusations of 'state-sponsored doping'
Jul 18, 17:37
Mo Farah of Great Britain celebrates after winning the Mens 3000m Final during day one of the Sainsbury's Anniversary Games at The Stadium - Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park on July 24, 2015
Team GB set record overseas medal target of 48 for Rio 2016
Great Britain will have to make Rio 2016 their most successful overseas Olympic Games ever if they are to hit the target of 48 medals set by UK Sport.
Jul 14, 14:23
Jessica Ennis-Hill of Great Britain celebrates after winning the Women's Heptathlon 800 metres and the overall Heptathlon gold during day two of the 15th IAAF World Athletics Championships Beijing 2015 at Beijing National Stadium on August 23, 2015
Jessica Ennis-Hill eyes "greatest achievement"
Reigning Olympic heptathlon champion Jessica Ennis-Hill believes that successfully defending her title in Rio this summer would be one of her "greatest achievements".
Jul 13, 15:58
Mo Farah of Great Britain celebrates after winning the Mens 3000m Final during day one of the Sainsbury's Anniversary Games at The Stadium - Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park on July 24, 2015
Mo Farah, Jessica Ennis-HIll, Greg Rutherford named in Team GB athletics squad
Team GB announce an 80-strong athletics squad for the Rio Olympics, headed by 'Super Saturday' trio Mo Farah, Jessica Ennis-Hill and Greg Rutherford.
Jul 13, 15:18
'Big' Usain Bolt celebrates on his knees after winning gold in the men's 200m at the World Championships on August 27, 2015
Usain Bolt passed fit for Olympics
Six-time Olympic champion Usain Bolt is named in the Jamaica squad for the 100m, 200m and 4x100m relay despite concerns over a hamstring injury.
Jul 11, 19:32
Runners make their way through Canary Wharf during the Virgin Money London Marathon on April 26, 2015
Paralympic long jumper Markus Rehm pulls out of Rio Olympics
Paralympic long jumper Markus Rehm will not compete at August's Rio Olympics after failing to prove that his prosthetic leg does not give an unfair advantage.
Jul 2, 14:31
Usain Bolt of Jamaica crosses the finish line to win gold in the Men's 4x100 Metres Relay final ahead of Mike Rodgers of the United States during day eight of the 15th IAAF World Athletics Championships Beijing 2015 at Beijing National Stadium on August 2
Usain Bolt suffers hamstring tear at Olympic trials
Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt was forced to withdraw from the Olympic trials after suffering a hamstring tear during his first-round race.
Jul 2, 09:46
Jessica Ennis-Hill of Great Britain celebrates after winning the Women's Heptathlon 800 metres and the overall Heptathlon gold during day two of the 15th IAAF World Athletics Championships Beijing 2015 at Beijing National Stadium on August 23, 2015
Jessica Ennis-Hill wins IAAF Combined Challenge
Great Britain's Jessica Ennis-Hill wins the IAAF Combined Challenge in Germany, her first heptathlon victory since the 2015 World Championships.
Jun 26, 17:37
Kemar Bailey-Cole wins gold in the men's 100m on July 28, 2014
Commonwealth 100m champion Kemar Bailey-Cole 'has Zika virus'
Reigning Commonwealth 100m champion Kemar Bailey-Cole tells Jamaican media that he has contracted the Zika virus.
Jun 25, 18:25