South African sprinter Horn handed doping ban
South Africa's fastest female sprinter Carina Horn has been provisionally suspended after testing positive for a banned substance.
Kamworor breaks world half-marathon record
Kenya's Geoffrey Kamworor broke the world half-marathon record by 17 seconds in Copenhagen on Sunday when he won the IAAF Gold Label road race.
Semenya will not collect 2011 World Champ gold
Olympic 800 metres champion Caster Semenya will be officially awarded her gold medal from the 2011 world athletics championships at this year's edition in Doha, but will not be there to receive it.
U.S. sprinter Coleman demands USADA apology
U.S. sprinter Christian Coleman has said he wants an apology from the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) after the body dropped a whereabouts charge against him.
Tokyo to test snow machines for sweltering Olympics
In a bid to keep visitors cool in what are expected to be blistering temperatures at next year's Olympic and Paralympic games in Tokyo, organisers may deploy machines to sprinkle spectators with man-made snow.
Olympic champion Rudisha survives car crash
Two-time Olympic champion David Rudisha has said that he is thankful after surviving a car crash in Kenya.
Russian race walker gets 8-year doping ban
Russian race walker Sergei Bakulin, who returned to competition from his first doping ban in 2016 and won the Russian 50K title last year, has been banned again.
IAAF hails Semenya verdict as victory for 'parity'
The IAAF has hailed the Swiss court decision that ruled Caster Semenya out of its world championships as a victory for "parity and clarity."
Swiss court blocks Semenya from 800 at worlds
A Swiss court on Tuesday reversed its earlier ruling, meaning Caster Semenya is unlikely to run the 800 at the world championships in Doha, Qatar, next month.
Felix advances in 400 after 1st race as a mom
Six-time Olympic gold medalist Allyson Felix, competing in her first race in 13 months and her first as a mom, finished fourth in her heat in the 400 meters at the U.S. championships on Thursday. Her time was fast enough to advance.
Adekoya latest Bahrain runner to get doping ban
Former world indoor 400-meter champion Kemi Adekoya has been banned for four years for doping in another drug case to hit Bahrain's squad of elite African-born runners.
Women outnumber men on Team GB for 1st time
Great Britain is expected to send more athletes than ever before to next year's Olympics in Tokyo, with female competitors set to outnumber their male counterparts for the first time.
Women's mile mark broken for 1st time since '96
Sifan Hassan broke the long-standing women's mile record in 4 minutes, 12.33 seconds at the Herculis Diamond League meet. Justin Gatlin won the 100 meters in 9.91 seconds.
Russian coach admits to breaking doping ban
A top Russian track coach has admitted to breaking his life ban for doping offenses.
Semenya wins 800, wants to defend world title
Caster Semenya easily won the women's 800 at the Prefontaine Classic on Sunday, as an international court continues to debate her future in the event.
IAAF meets court deadline in Semenya case
Track and field's governing body says it met a Swiss supreme court deadline to explain why rules limiting female runners' testosterone levels should be re-imposed during Caster Semenya's appeal.
France to put ex-IAAF boss Diack, son on trial
A French judicial official says Lamine Diack will stand trial on charges of corruption, influence-trafficking and money laundering. One of his sons, Papa Massata Diack, also will stand trial.
Semenya wins in court again as IAAF appeal fails
Caster Semenya has won another court decision in her battle to get track and field's testosterone regulations thrown out.
Semenya wins again as IAAF case goes on
Caster Semenya returned to the track with victory in the 2000 metres at the Meeting de Montreuil in France as her appeal against proposed rules demanding she lower her testosterone levels continues.
Track body IAAF to rebrand as World Athletics
Track and field's world governing body is to change its name from the IAAF to World Athletics in a rebranding move that IAAF president Sebastian Coe says is part of a plan to attract a younger audience.
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