London withdraws interest in staging 2022 Commonwealth GamesLondon withdraws its interest in hosting the 2022 Commonwealth Games, leaving Birmingham and Liverpool as the potential host cities should England's bid be successful.
May 18, 12:24
England confirmed as possible hosts for 2022 Commonwealth GamesEngland is up against Australia, Canada and Malaysia to stage the 2022 Commonwealth Games after Durban was stripped of its host-city status.
Apr 29, 10:10
Olympic pole vaulter Shawn Barber comes outWorld champion pole vaulter Shawn Barber comes out in a post on Facebook.
Apr 27, 07:29
Kelly Sotherton to be upgraded to Beijing bronze medalGreat Britain heptathlete Kelly Sotherton will be upgraded to a bronze medal from the 2008 Olympics after Russian Tatyana Chernova is disqualified for doping.
Apr 24, 16:05
Kenya's Mary Keitany wins London MarathonKenya's Mary Keitany wins the women's-only London Marathon with a time of two hours, 17 minutes and one second.
Apr 23, 12:15
UK cities asked to submit 2022 Commonwealth Games plansThe UK government asks British cities interested in hosting the 2022 Commonwealth Games to submit proposals for staging the event.
Apr 21, 11:34
GB Olympic high jump medallist Germaine Mason killed in motorbike crashGermaine Mason, a high jump silver medallist for Great Britain in the 2008 Olympic Games, dies at the age of 34 following a motorbike accident in Jamaica.
Apr 20, 14:49
Olympic marathon champion Jemima Sumgong tests positive for EPOReigning Olympic and London marathon champion Jemima Sumgong tests positive for the blood booster EPO in an out-of-competition test in her home country of Kenya.
Apr 7, 10:50
London 'will not bid' for 2022 CommonwealthsThe Mayor of London says that the capital is unlikely to bid to host the 2022 edition of the Commonwealth Games.
Mar 16, 13:20
Manchester joins Birmingham, Liverpool in running for 2022 Commonwealth GamesManchester is confirmed as a potential host city for the 2022 Commonwealth Games, rivalling both Birmingham and Liverpool after Durban was stripped of its status.
Mar 15, 14:12
Durban out of running for 2022 Commonwealth GamesDurban, South Africa will no longer host the 2022 Commonwealth Games, confirms chief executive of the Commonwealth Games Federation David Grevemberg.
Mar 13, 17:47
WADA chief questions speed of Russia doping reformsThe Russian Federation must act quicker to solve the country's doping issues, according to World Anti-Doping Agency director general Olivier Niggli.
Mar 8, 21:57
Greg Rutherford conned out of £48,000 by former managerGreat Britain long jumper Greg Rutherford was left "feeling sick" when he discovered that his former manager cheated him out of tens of thousands of pounds.
Mar 6, 18:21
Budapest withdraws from 2024 OlympicsHungarian capital Budapest officially withdraws from the race to host the 2024 Olympics.
Mar 1, 13:19
Durban 'unable to host Commonwealth Games 2022'South Africa's sports minister says that Durban may not be able to host the Commonwealth Games.
Feb 28, 19:24
Alberto Salazar refutes fresh anti-doping allegationsAlberto Salazar, the coach of Olympic champion Sir Mo Farah, hits back at claims that he broke anti-doping rules by giving athletes a banned substance.
Feb 26, 21:12
Report: Alberto Salazar accused of using prohibited drugs to boost athlete performanceA leaked report allegedly suggests that Alberto Salazar has given his athletes prohibited drug infusions and prescription medication to boost their performance.
Feb 26, 11:21
Hungary 'withdrawing bid to host 2024 Olympics'Hungary reportedly announces that Budapest is withdrawing from the running for the 2024 Olympics.
Feb 22, 19:28
Budapest has "no chance" of 2024 OlympicsThe chief organiser of Budapest's bid to host the 2020 Olympics has said that the city has "no chance" of succeeding.
Feb 20, 11:44
Sir Mo Farah, Laura Muir star at Indoor Grand Prix in BirminghamSir Mo Farah breaks his own 5,000m European record in his final ever indoor race, while Laura Muir sets a record of her own at the Indoor Grand Prix in Birmingham.
Feb 18, 22:16
Ban on Russian athletes extended until November by IAAFThe International Association of Athletics Federations rules that Russian Federation athletes will be unable to compete in international competition until November.
Feb 6, 22:16
Usain Bolt loses Olympic gold from 2008 GamesUsain Bolt loses his Olympic gold relay medal from the 2008 Games after Jamaican teammate Nesta Carter tests positive for a banned substance.
Jan 25, 14:55
Olympic sprinter James Ellington 'truly blessed to be alive'James Ellington vows to bounce back from his "horrific accident", which left him with a suspected broken leg in two places and teammate Nigel Levine with a broken pelvis.
Jan 18, 21:04
Yuliya Stepanova's former coach banned for 10 yearsVladimir Mokhnev, the former athletics coach of Russian whistleblower Yuliya Stepanova, is banned for 10 years by the Court of Arbitration for Sport.
Dec 23, 21:46
International Olympic Committee extends doping sanctions against RussiaDoping sanctions against Russia are extended until further notice by the International Olympic Committee.
Dec 7, 22:26
Jessica Ennis-Hill "so happy" to be awarded 2011 World heptathlon gold medalJessica Ennis-Hill says that she is "so happy" at being awarded her third World Championship heptathlon gold medal, after Tatyana Chernova was stripped of the 2011 title.
Nov 29, 21:36
BBC Sports Personality of the Year contenders announcedSixteen British competitors are in the running to be crowned as BBC's Sports Personality of the Year, including Andy Murray who has won the award twice in three years.
Nov 28, 21:22
Twelve London 2012 athletes disqualified after retestsTwelve athletes who competed in the 2012 Olympics are handed retroactive disqualifications after failing drug tests during the London Games.
Nov 21, 20:24
Usain Bolt to train with Borussia DortmundBorussia Dortmund confirm that nine-time Olympic gold medallist Usain Bolt will train with the team.
Nov 13, 16:01
Six Beijing medallists test positive for banned substancesNine Beijing medallists are among the latest athletes to fail drug retests.
Oct 26, 20:47
Jessica Ennis-Hill: 'Fear of injury behind retirement call'Great Britain's Jessica Ennis-Hill opens up on her decision to retire from athletics, which she claims was largely down to niggling injury problems.
Oct 17, 19:50
Daughter of Olympic sprinter Tyson Gay killed in shootingTrinity Gay, the 15-year-old daughter of Olympic sprinter Tyson Gay, has been fatally shot in Kentucky, the athlete's agent and authorities said on Sunday.
Oct 16, 19:09
Jessica Ennis-Hill's coach Toni Minichello pays tribute to retired starJessica Ennis-Hill's coach Toni Minichello pays tribute to the former Olympic champion following her retirement announcement.
Oct 13, 12:11
Former Olympic champion Jessica Ennis-Hill announces retirement from athleticsFormer Olympic champion Jessica Ennis-Hill announces her retirement from athletics.
Oct 13, 09:21
Tatyana Lysenko stripped of London 2012 hammer gold after drug retestRussian hammer thrower Tatyana Lysenko is stripped of her London 2012 gold medal following a positive drug test.
Oct 11, 19:31
Tokyo 2020 venue changes proposedJapanese authorities are reportedly preparing to propose changes to three more venues due to host the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo.
Sep 28, 19:59
Mo Farah has "no problem" with release of medical fileA spokesperson for Mo Farah says that the British athlete has 'nothing to hide' after his medical files were released by hacking group Fancy Bears.
Sep 19, 18:56
Russian hackers leak confidential files of United States athletesTennis stars Venus and Serena Williams are among those to have had their personal data leaked by Russian hackers, in a possible revenge attack.
Sep 13, 23:14
Goldie Sayers, men's 4x400m relay team to receive Beijing bronzeJavelin thrower Goldie Sayers and Team GB's 4x400m relay team are to receive bronze medals from the 2008 Olympic Games after failed drugs tests from Russian athletes.
Sep 13, 18:26
Jonnie Peacock: 'Paralympic title defence is unbelievable'Great Britain's Jonnie Peacock describes his successful 100m Paralympic title defence as "unbelievable" following a convincing victory in Rio.
Sep 10, 04:35