Diamond League season to begin at Gateshead
This year's Diamond League will open in Britain for the first time, with Gateshead replacing Rabat as the season's first host city, organizers said Friday.
Ban cut, but still no Games for sprinter Coleman
American sprinter Christian Coleman will miss the Tokyo Olympics after failing Friday in an appeal to overturn his ban for missed doping tests.
Semenya pinning Games hopes on 5,000 meters
Caster Semenya won the 5,000-meter race at the South African national championships Thursday in a personal-best time and then said she is likely to focus on long-distance events for the rest of her career.
Sindhu, Neeraj and shooting stars: India's top 10 medal prospects at Tokyo
With 100 days to go to the start of the 2021 Tokyo Olympics, we list India's ten best medal prospects.
2 Russian gold medalists receive doping bans
- Russian Olympic champions Andrei Silnov and Natalya Antyukh have each been banned for four years for doping offenses, the Court of Arbitration for Sport said Wednesday.
Poor wheelchair access, no testing, venue complications mar Para Nationals
The organisers said they stepped up to conduct the event for the athletes, who, despite the challenges, were glad the event was held after being cancelled for two years.
Last-minute Nationals venue change leaves India's para athletes in the lurch
Many were already on the way to Chennai, before it was switched to Bengaluru days before the competition.
No overseas fans in Tokyo: Indian Olympic support staff become collateral damage
Vinesh, Sreeshankar might go without coaches in Tokyo after IOC bans overseas fans from Olympics and limits travelling support staff.
Olympic hammer champ Nazarov banned 2 years
2016 Olympic hammer throw champion Dilshod Nazarov has been banned for two years for doping and will not be able to defend his title at the Tokyo Games.
Emotional Sable braves Snesarev's loss to set new record
Sable broke his own national record in 3000m steeplechase at the Federation Cup in Patiala.
Mamba mentality and no parottas: Sreeshankar makes long jump to Tokyo
Long jumper Sreeshankar broke his own national record and sealed Olympic qualification with a jump of 8.26m in Patiala on Tuesday.
0-100 in 11.38: Meet Dhana Lakshmi Sekar, India's latest sprint sensation
Dhana Lakshmi Sekar's 11.38 seconds in 100m is the fastest time recorded in the women's 100m in India by anyone other than Dutee Chand.
Boston Marathon field set for 20,000 entrants
The pandemic-delayed 2021 Boston Marathon will have space for 20,000 entrants, race organizers announced Monday.
Georgia's Boling wins the 200M by .01 of a second
Georgia's Matthew Boling edges LSU's Terrance Laird by .01 of a second in the 200 meter final.
Kenyan court convicts runner for doping offense
Distance runner Florence Jepkosgei Chepsoi has become the first athlete in Kenya to be convicted of a doping offense in a criminal court.
McMullen, ex-Olympic runner, dies in ski accident
Paul McMullen, a runner who was a member of the 1996 U.S. Olympic team, died in a ski accident in northern Michigan. He was 49.
Neeraj Chopra's Nordic weapon: Breaker of storms, and national records
This was Neeraj Chopra's first tournament in 14 months, and he entered it having made a radical change.
Athletics coach Nikolai Snesarev found dead at NIS Patiala hostel room
The 72-year-old middle and long distance coach had returned to India after a gap of two years.
All eyes on Neeraj Chopra as elite athletes gear up for Indian Grand Prix III
The return to action of India's biggest athletics star will be the big attraction at IGP 3 in Patiala.
Holloway breaks indoor 60-meter hurdles record
American Grant Holloway broke the world record for the indoor 60-meter hurdles that had stood for 27 years, clocking 7.29 seconds Wednesday.
Russia out of Euro indoors after plan delayed
Russian athletes won't be able to compete at next month's European indoor track championships because a new anti-doping plan won't be approved in time.
Olympic champ Schwazer cleared in doping case
The criminal investigation into former Olympics race walking champion Alex Schwazer has been shelved with the judge citing evidence his urine samples were altered.
Ex-Olympian Mainwaring arrested on new charges
A nearly three-year ESPN investigation found more than 50 men who said they were abused as boys or young men by Mainwaring beginning in the early 1970s and up through 2016.
Russia track officials banned in doping cover-up
Five senior Russian track and field officials were banned Wednesday for obstructing an anti-doping investigation into high jumper Danil Lysenko with forged documents and fake claims.
Priyanka Goswami and Sandeep Kumar take their friendly rivalry all the way to the Olympics
Both are elite, highly-competitive sportspersons in the same event, share the same coach and also train at the same facility.
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.