Birmingham 2022 CG bid backed by governmentThe UK government announces that it will officially back Birmingham's bid to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games.
Birmingham chosen for 2022 Commonwealth bidResult: Farah bows out with victory in BirminghamGatlin: 'Usain Bolt is an inspiration'Bolt content with "wonderful" farewellResult: Usain Bolt beaten to gold in final 100mUK cities get Commonwealth Games boostRutherford withdraws from World ChampionshipsCoe 'cannot guarantee' drug-free ChampionshipsBolt "not happy" despite Golden Spike winUsain Bolt wins final 100m race in JamaicaLondon withdraws Commonwealth Games interestEngland confirmed as possible Commonwealth Games hostsOlympic pole vaulter Barber comes outSotherton to be upgraded to Beijing bronze
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Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games bid backed by UK governmentThe UK government announces that it will officially back Birmingham's bid to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games.
Sep 29, 21:11
Paris, Los Angeles to host 2024 and 2028 Olympics respectivelyThe International Olympic Committee announces that Paris will host the 2024 Olympics, while Los Angeles will host the 2028 summer Games.
Sep 13, 22:54
Birmingham chosen for 2022 Commonwealth Games bidThe Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport reportedly choose Birmingham - instead of Liverpool - as its preferred bid to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games.
Sep 7, 11:17
Result: Mo Farah bows out with victory at Birmingham Diamond League meetingMo Farah wins the men's 3000m at the Birmingham Diamond League meeting in his final track event on British soil.
Aug 20, 18:26
Justin Gatlin: 'Usain Bolt is an inspiration'World 100m champion Justin Gatlin hails Usain Bolt as an "inspiration" after beating him in the Jamaican's final 100m race.
Aug 5, 22:34
Usain Bolt content with "wonderful" farewellSprinting legend Usain Bolt insists that he is content with his "wonderful" farewell despite missing out on gold at the World Athletics Championships in London.
Aug 5, 22:25
Result: Usain Bolt beaten to gold by Justin Gatlin in final 100mUsain Bolt is beaten to the gold medal by Justin Gatlin in the final 100m race of his career at the World Athletics Championships in London.
Aug 5, 21:48
Birmingham, Liverpool make final phase of Commonwealth Games selection processBirmingham's and Liverpool's plans to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games are approved for the final phases of the selection process.
Jul 29, 12:37
Greg Rutherford withdraws from World Athletics ChampionshipsGreg Rutherford will not get the chance to add to his medal collection at the 2017 World Athletics Championships after being forced to withdraw through injury.
Jul 25, 11:40
Sebastian Coe 'cannot guarantee' drug-free World Athletics ChampionshipsLord Sebastian Coe claims that certain athletes "will always seek to cheat", but believes that it is now a lot easier to spot those who benefit from doping.
Jul 23, 12:59
Usain Bolt "not happy" despite Golden Spike victoryUsain Bolt says that he is "not happy" after clocking a time of over 10 seconds for the second 100m event in succession - the first time that has happened in his career.
Jun 28, 22:09
Usain Bolt wins final 100m race in JamaicaEight-time Olympic gold medallist Usain Bolt wins his last ever 100m race in front of a home crowd in Jamaica.
Jun 11, 20:15
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