Kenya eyes jail for athletes caught doping
Kenyan athletes are known especially for their long- and middle-distance running prowess, but the East African nation has been caught up in a string of doping scandals over the past five years.
Yohan Blake lashes out at World Athletics Chief Sebastian Coe, says "he is killing the sport"
Blake lashed out at World Athletics chief Sebastian Coe for removing four events, including the 200m race from next year's Diamond League.
Cheptegei breaks world record in 10K race
Joshua Cheptegei has broken the world record in a 10,000-meter road race in Valencia on Sunday.
UK Athletics to review probe into Oregon Project
UK Athletics (UKA) has commissioned an independent review into the way an investigation looking at body's relationship with the Nike Oregon Project (NOP) was handled
UK Athletics chief dismissed before starting role
The new chief executive of UK Athletics, Zara Hyde Peters, has been dismissed before beginning her role after reports she allowed her husband to continue coaching athletes despite his ban from teaching.
U.S. hurdler Muhammad, Kipchoge earn honors
U.S. hurdler Dalilah Muhammad and pioneering marathon runner Eliud Kipchoge were named the world athletes of the year in track and field on Saturday. Muhammad won the world championship 400-meter hurdles in world record time.
World Athletics to consider expulsion of Russia
The governing body for track and field will consider expelling Russia from membership following new charges that senior officials faked medical records.
High jumper blasts Russia's 'doping nightmare'
Three-time world high jump champion Mariya Lasitskene assailed Russian track leaders Friday after they were charged with using fake medical documents during an investigation, saying they have made a "doping nightmare" even worse.
Top Russian track official given obstruction ban
The president of Russia's track and field federation has been suspended on suspicion of obstructing an anti-doping investigation in a blow to the country's preparations for the 2020 Olympics.
Dillard, dual Olympic track champion, dies at 96
Harrison Dillard, the only Olympic runner to win gold medals in both the sprints and high hurdles, has died. He was 96.
Fentanyl overdose killed Olympic discus thrower
Washington state medical examiners have confirmed that an Olympic discus thrower found dead in his hotel room in September died from a fentanyl overdose.
Alberto Salazar files doping case appeal at CAS
The Court of Arbitration for Sport says it has registered an appeal by track coach Alberto Salazar against his ban for doping violations, though a hearing will take several months to prepare.
Veteran Kenyan Komen wins Athens Marathon
John Kipkorir Komen of Kenya held on to narrowly win the 37th Athens Marathon on Sunday.
Abuse claims push runners to share Nike stories
Former teen running star Mary Cain's account this week of body-shaming and alleged psychological abuse at the recently disbanded Nike Oregon Project is prompting other top athletes to come forward.
Nike to investigate runner's claims of abuse
Nike is investigating allegations by former middle-distance runner Mary Cain that she suffered physical and mental abuse as a member of the Nike Oregon Project.
Dutee Chand's 60m plan for 100m boost
The past few months have turned her life on its head, but she wants her identity as an athlete to overshadow everything else.
Sprinter Ghafoor jailed in drug smuggling case
The Dutch Olympic sprinter Madiea Ghafoor was sentenced to 8 1/2 years in prison on drug charges in Germany on Monday.
Jepkosgei wins marathon debut in New York City
Joyciline Jepkosgei powered away from four-time winner Mary Keitany to win the women's title at the New York City Marathon in her first race ever at 26.2 miles.
High jumper suspended for doping after worlds
The Athletics Integrity Unit says Belarusian high jumper Dzmitry Nabokau has been provisionally suspended after testing positive for a diuretic that helps hide the use of other drugs.
Tokyo upset as '20 marathon moved to Sapporo
The IOC has decided to move the 2020 Olympic marathon from Tokyo to Sapporo, a decision Tokyo governor Yuriko Koike called "a painful decision, not an agreement," according to a Japanese news report.
Tokyo, IOC feud over moving Olympic marathon
Tokyo city officials are in a public feud with the International Olympic Committee over IOC plans -- made without consulting the city or local organizers -- to move next year's Tokyo Olympic marathons 500 miles north to Sapporo.
Schwartz: I am the fastest man in college football
Anthony Schwartz, a wide receiver and a track and field athlete at Auburn, makes his case for fastest man in college football.
Mississippi State stakes its claim as JAV-U
SEC Nation's Jordan Rodgers talks with Mississippi State's Tyriq Horsford and Anderson Peters, current javelin throw world champion.
Concerns over shoe tech grow after recent feats
Some people in the track and field world are calling for the IAAF to regulate running shoes with the emergence of shoes with spring-like mechanisms.
African champion Tsegu suspended for doping
The 10,000-meter champion at the African Games, Berehanu Tsegu of Ethiopia, has been provisionally suspended in a doping case.
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.