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
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
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
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