Justin Gatlin dumped from top athlete shortlist
Justin Gatlin dumped from top athlete shortlist

US sprinter Justin Gatlin has been ditched from the final shortlist for World Athlete of the Year, the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) revealed on Friday.

Indian sprinter Dutee Chand fights `cruel` gender rules

A teenage Indian sprinter who was banned from international competition for failing a "gender test" is hoping her fight against rules on sexual identity will spare others the same fate.

US confirms Eugene bid to host 2019 World Championships
US confirms Eugene bid to host 2019 World Championships

USA Track and Field submitted its official bid to host the 2019 athletics World Championships in Eugene, Oregon, the federation said Thursday.

Thousands sign up for 2015 Dubai Marathon
Thousands sign up for 2015 Dubai Marathon

Regarded as one of the world’s leading marathons, the Dubai Marathon looks set to underline its position as the Arab world’s biggest mass participation event following the launch of online runner registration for the 2015 race.

Kenya`s Kipketer pursues World Junior glory

The moment of reckoning for Kenya`s Alfred Kipketer comes Friday when he lines-up for the heats of the men 800m at the 10th IAAF World Junior Championships in Eugene, Oregon.

Coe curious about banned Gay`s ``significant assistance``

Athletics` world governing body (IAAF) wants to know what "significant assistance" Tyson Gay has provided to the American anti-doping authorities who handed him a shorter one-year ban, its vice president Sebastian Coe said on Monday.

Campbell-Brown makes Diamond return after doping row

Veronica Campbell-Brown will take on world and Olympic 200m champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce in Shanghai Sunday as she returns to the Diamond League circuit after her doping controversy.

Gatlin wins back-to-back IAAF 100m races

Former Olympic champion Justin Gatlin overcame strong headwinds to sprint to his second 100m victory in as many weeks at an IAAF World Challenge meeting in Tokyo on Sunday.

Fraser-Pryce, Dibaba kick off Diamond League in Doha

Jamaican sprinting starlet Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce will headline an impressive line-up at the opening Diamond League meet in Doha on Friday, with unstoppable Ethiopian Genzebe Dibaba also going in the women`s 3,000m.

Olympic relay medals in jeopardy after Tyson Gay`s ban

The International Olympics Committee (IOC) will have the final say on whether Tyson Gay`s 4x100 metres relay team mates will be stripped of their London Games medals in the wake of the sprinter`s doping ban, the IAAF told Reuters.

Irfan finishes 26th in men`s 20km the World Race Walking Cup

National record holder Kolothum Thodi Irfan finished 26th in the men`s 20km event at the IAAF World Race Walking Cup at Taicang, China today.

IOC welcomes Gay doping ban

US sprint star Tyson Gay`s one-year doping ban has been welcomed by the International Olympic Committee.

10-member Indian team for IAAF World Race Walking Cup

National record holder K T Irfan and Khushbir Kaur will spearhead the Indian challenge at the IAAF World Race Walking Cup, to be held in Taicang, China on May 3-4.

12 Indians qualify for prestigious IAAF World Race Walking Cup

In a record of sorts, 12 Indian athletes have qualified for the prestigious World Race Walking Cup to be held on May 3-4 in Taicang, China.

Carl Lewis named Event Ambassador for Bangalore 10K run

Legendary athlete Carl Lewis has been confirmed as the Event Ambassador for the World 10K Bangalore to be run here May 18.

Doping notice failures bring Davis one-year ban

Former world indoor and outdoor triple jump champion Walter Davis was issued a one-year ban Monday by an arbitrator for repeatedly failing to file his location with anti-doping officials.

JADCO admit to errors in Campbell-Brown case

The Jamaica Anti-Doping Commission (JADCO) has admitted to procedural breaches during its collecting of a sample from two-time 200 metres Olympic champion Veronica Campbell-Brown in 2013.

Bolt planning to smash his world records

Sprint superstar Usain Bolt says he is confident he can smash two records he set five years ago at the World Championships in Berlin.

Asafa Powell fails drug test, banned for 18 months

Jamaica’s former world 100m record holder Asafa Powell has been slapped an 18-month ban for failing a dope test.

IAAF ratifies Dibaba`s 3,000m indoor record

Ethiopian Genzebe Dibaba`s 3,000 metres women`s indoor record set in early February has been ratified by IAAF, the world athletics governing body announced on its website.