Van Niekerk ends season early
World 400m champion Wayde van Niekerk has withdrawn from the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Zurich, Switzerland on August 24, due to a recurring back injury -- bringing an early end to his season.
Cheptegei aims to fill Farah's spikes
Joshua Kiprui Cheptegei, Uganda's 10 000m silver medalist at the recently concluded IAAF World Championships in London, says his target is to become a triple international title holder.
Commonwealth Games baton reaches Britain.
The Queens Baton Relay for the 2018 Commonwealth Games in the Gold Coast reached Great Britain and will travel 388 days until it reaches Australia.
Catch up with inspiring Olympians one year later
Get reacquainted with runners Abbey D'Agostino and Nikki Hamblin one year after their graceful determination in the face of adversity at the Rio Games made them global icons of sportsmanship.
Claye and Taylor eyeing Triple Jump World Record.
USA's Christian Taylor and Will Claye believe Jonathan Edwards has held the Triple Jump World Record for too long and that it belongs to an American.
ESPN's 8 for 80: Asha Roka
Though 18-year-old Asha Roka only made the switch from boxing a year ago, she has successfully transformed herself into a mixed martial artist. Now she wants to be the best in the sport.
USADA bans Goodwin; WR says he quit track
USADA suspended Marquise Goodwin for one year for failing to provide his whereabouts for drug testing, but the 49ers wide receiver says he gave up track and field more than a year ago.
Running a different course: Embracing failure as a means to success (Week 2).
A weekly series from the sprinter on how she balances sports, school and life
Kenya bid to bring World Championships to Africa for first time
On the back of another successful IAAF World Championships for their athletes, the Kenyan government are talking up a bid to host the event in 2023.
ESPN's 8 for 80: Neeraj Chopra
Neeraj Chopra may have failed to make the javelin final at the recent World Athletics Championships, but his graph is only set to rise.
Bolt urges next generation to chase greatness
Usain Bolt has warned the next generation of Jamaican sprinters they have to display the same insatiable desire for greatness he did if they are to follow in his footsteps.
Watch: Emma Coburn's sister reacts to her win
Move over, Lynn and Rick Raisman. There's a new world-class athlete family member who has the best reactions around.
Rutherford calls for coaching improvements
Greg Rutherford has backed the next generation of British athletes to deliver but echoed calls to improve the standard of coaching.
Doyle delighted at GB medal tally.
Great Britian's team captain Eilidh Doyle was satisfied that GB hit their medal target for the World Championships.
Rooney hails British athletics fans 'best in the world.'
Great Britain's Martyn Rooney believes British athletics fans are unrivaled after a successful World Championship in London.
Pearson 'emotional' after 100m hurdle gold.
Australia's Sally Pearson admits her emotions after her 100m hurdles victory were a build up of feelings she had felt over a long period of time through injury.
Bolt: World Championships didn't tarnish my legacy.
Olympic champion Usain Bolt believes that failure to win his last race in athletics did not tarnish his many other championship victories.
Why we'll never see another sprinter like Usain Bolt
When you break down Usain Bolt's dominance and examine the details of what he did and how he did it, it becomes clear why we might never see an athlete like him again.
Bolt has no plans to comeback.
Usain Bolts explains the legacy he leaves behind to the sport of track and field and why he does not plan to come out of retirement.
Aussie Stevens wins silver in women's discus
Dani Stevens has smashed the longstanding Australian women's discus record to claim world championships silver in London.
Felix adds another gold to record worlds total
Allyson Felix earned a second gold medal on Sunday in the 4x400-meter relay, adding to her world championship record for medals. The U.S. finished the 10-day event with a team-record 30 medals, 10 of them gold.
IAAF president: Gatlin win won't define worlds
IAAF president Sebastian Coe said he'd rather not see athletes like Justin Gatlin, who have tested positive in the past, win titles in some of the biggest moments in the sport of track and field.
Bolt's farewell spells out athletics' major challenge
The IAAF World Athletics Championships have been stunning in their upsets, controversies and sheer athletic achievement, but the departure of the sport's leading light means it must build a new generation of stars and idols.
ICYMI at Worlds: No more Hero anymore
The iconic and energetic mascot of the World Athletics Championships bows out in fine style, Caster Semenya leads a brilliant night for African athletics, and Jamaican relay's injury curse strikes again.
Race walker Bosworth DQ'd at World Champs
Great Britain's Tom Bosworth was disqualified from the Men's 20km at the World Athletics Championships in London for three red cards.
Olympic athletes take their best guess as to what they'd be doing if they weren't in their sport.
John Brewin reviews the eight matches that ultimately doomed Louis van Gaal's tenure as manager at Manchester United.
South African fast bowler Kyle Abbott brags about his angling skills, and confesses to bullying Australians in the Kings XI dressing room.
Is Beyonce an athlete, too? Joy Priest explores the musician's roots as a young runner in the South and examines how the musician trains like a competitive sportswoman.