Man runs marathon in backyard for charity
Former professional javelin thrower James Campbell ran a marathon in his backyard on Wednesday for Britain's National Health Service, raising over £26,000.
Diamond League postpones three more events
Diamond League events in Stockholm, Naples and Rabat that were scheduled for late May have been postponed amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Wayde van Niekerk to use Olympics delay to continue knee rehab
South Africa's 400m Olympic champion Wayde van Niekerk had only started his competitive comeback in the last few months, giving him little time to prepare for Tokyo, so he's seeing the delay as a silver lining.
UKAD criticises UK Athletics for Salazar report
Britain's Anti-Doping body UKAD has criticised an independent review into the way UK Athletics handled issues surrounding its relationship with disgraced running coach Alberto Salazar.
IOC: Olympics to happen, no need to be 'drastic'
The International Olympic Committee does not plan any "drastic" decisions about the Tokyo 2020 Games, saying on Tuesday it remains fully committed to the event being staged in four months time despite the global spread of the coronavirus.
London Marathon off until Oct. 4 due to virus
The London Marathon has been rescheduled until Oct. 4 amid concerns surrounding the coronavirus outbreak, organisers announced on Friday.
Olympic torch relay suspended over coronavirus
The Hellenic Olympic Committee (HOC) decided to suspend the remainder of the Olympic Torch relay through the country to avoid attracting crowds because of coronavirus.
Kenya bars athletes from global travel
Kenya's athletics authority said on Thursday it had barred its athletes from travelling to international events due to concerns over the coronavirus outbreak.
Barcelona marathon postponed due to coronavirus
The Barcelona marathon scheduled for next weekend has been postponed until October to stop the spread of the coronavirus.
Virus forces Tokyo to downsize torch arrival plan
The head of the Tokyo Olympics on Friday said organizers are downsizing the arrival ceremony in Japan for the Olympic torch on March 20 because of the spreading coronavirus.
Yeshaneh world record set with disputed shoes
Ababel Yeshaneh set a world record in the women's half marathon on Friday in the latest breakthrough by athletes wearing high-tech Nike shoes.
Tokyo tries to quell fear of Olympic cancellation
Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic organizers again tried on Thursday to allay fears that the 2020 Games could be postponed or canceled by the fast-spreading virus from China.
Farah happy for WADA to re-test samples
Mo Farah said he would gladly have any of his previous blood or urine samples re-tested as part of WADA's investigation into the Nike Oregon Project.
Russia confirms it will appeal 4-year Olympic ban
Russia has confirmed that it will appeal its four-year Olympic ban for manipulating doping data. The case will now go before the Court of Arbitration for Sport.
WADA lacks resources to investigate doping
The World Anti-Doping Agency said Thursday more athletes are being caught cheating, but WADA often lacks the resources to investigate.
German doc charged with bodily harm via doping
A German doctor and four "helpers" have been charged with causing serious bodily harm by administering blood transfusions and growth hormone to elite athletes in sports including cycling and various winter events.
WADA chairman defends partial ban on Russians
Expelling all Russians from the Olympics would have been disproportionate and risked being overturned in court, according to the lawyer facing criticism for overseeing a World Anti-Doping Agency decision not to impose a total ban on Russia for a cover-up.
WADA imposes four-year ban on Russia
The World Anti-Doping Agency has imposed a four-year ban on Russia using its flag, anthem and team names at Olympic and sports events.
UKAD call for 'strongest possible sanctions' from WADA on Russia
The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) must impose the "strongest possible sanctions" on Russia for its state-sponsored doping, the UK Anti-Doping (UKAD) agency said on Friday.
Radiation hot spots found at Tokyo 2020 facility
Greenpeace Japan has confirmed radiation hot spots have been found where the Tokyo 2020 Olympic torch relay will begin.
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