Zero tolerance for dopers, warns `honest` Sergey Bubka
Zero tolerance for dopers, warns `honest` Sergey Bubka

There should be zero tolerance for athletes who use banned drugs, according to the IAAF`s Sergey Bubka, who will call for a review of doping rules should he be elected president of track and field`s governing body next month.

Double Jamaican sprint delight, but Dibaba misses world record
Double Jamaican sprint delight, but Dibaba misses world record

Jamaican sprinters Asafa Powell and Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce made up for the absence of injured Usain Bolt by storming to double 100m glory in the Diamond League meet in Paris on Saturday.

France finally reap Olympic reward for Tyson Gay doping
France finally reap Olympic reward for Tyson Gay doping

France were on Saturday belatedly awarded bronze medals for the men`s 4x100m relay at the 2012 Olympics after the United States were disqualified due to Tyson Gay`s doping ban.

`Street` track and field crucial for future of athletics: Sergey Bubka
`Street` track and field crucial for future of athletics: Sergey Bubka

Track and field events staged outside stadiums in street situations are crucial to attract interest in and increase popularity of athletics, IAAF presidential candidate Sergey Bubka said Saturday.

400m champion Francis pulls out of Diamond League

Jamaica's 400 metres national champion Javon Francis has withdrawn from the Paris Diamond League meet which is being held at the Stade de France here.

12,000 people to carry Olympic torch in Brazil
12,000 people to carry Olympic torch in Brazil

About 12,000 people will be chosen to carry the Olympic torch around Brazil in the three months leading up to next year`s Games in Rio de Janeiro, organisers announced on Friday.

Fraser-Pryce opts not to defend world 200m title in Beijing
Fraser-Pryce opts not to defend world 200m title in Beijing

Jamaican sprint star Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce said Friday she will not defend her world 200 metres title in Beijing next month and will just race the 100m.

But the 28-year-old track star insisted that she will defend both gold medals at the Rio Olympics next year.

Powell, Lavillenie and Dibaba hope to star in Bolt`s absence
Powell, Lavillenie and Dibaba hope to star in Bolt`s absence

Jamaican sprinter Asafa Powell, pole vault king Renaud Lavillenie and Ethiopian middle distance star Genzebe Dibaba are set to light up Paris` Diamond League meet on Saturday in the absence of injured Usain Bolt.

Asafa Powell fills Usain Bolt`s shoes and targets personal best
Asafa Powell fills Usain Bolt`s shoes and targets personal best

Asafa Powell will attempt to fill the sizeable shoes of injured Jamaican compatriot Usain Bolt in the 100m at Saturday`s Diamond League meet in Paris, still keen on lowering his personal best of 9.72 seconds -- the fifth fastest time ever.

Injury rules Germany`s Sebastian Bayer out of Beijing World Champs
Injury rules Germany`s Sebastian Bayer out of Beijing World Champs

Germany`s former European long-jump champion Sebastian Bayer has been ruled out of August`s world athletics championships in Beijing with a foot injury.

Injured Usain Bolt heads to see 'world`s best doctor'
Injured Usain Bolt heads to see 'world`s best doctor'

Sprint star Usain Bolt is in Munich on Wednesday, seeking treatment from famous doctor Hans-Wilhelm Mueller-Wohlfahrt in a bid to cure his problematic pelvis injury before August`s world athletic championships.

Bondarenko out of Paris meet, Dibaba targets record
Bondarenko out of Paris meet, Dibaba targets record

Ukrainian high jumper Bohdan Bondarenko on Monday pulled out of this weekend`s Paris Diamond League meet where organisers say Genzebe Dibaba is aiming to lower the women`s 5000m world record.

Elaine Thompson upsets Veronica Campbell-Brown for Jamaica's 200m title

Birthday girl Elaine Thompson upset two-time Olympic and world champion Veronica Campell-Brown to win the 200 metres title at Jamaica`s national trials on Sunday.

US athletics championships: Justin Gatlin wins 200 m in 19.57sec
US athletics championships: Justin Gatlin wins 200 m in 19.57sec

Controversial US sprinter Justin Gatlin clocked a world leading 19.57sec to win the 200m at the US athletics championships on Sunday, lining up a double World Championship challenge in Beijing.

Justin Gatlin powers into 200m final at US championships
Justin Gatlin powers into 200m final at US championships

Justin Gatlin made it look easy Sunday, powering into the final of the 200m at the US championships in 19.90sec.

Usain Bolt withdraws from Jamaican national championship
Usain Bolt withdraws from Jamaican national championship

 Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt is not participating in the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association National Senior Championship.

Justin Gatlin eyes double as 400m win leaves Allyson Felix facing choice
Justin Gatlin eyes double as 400m win leaves Allyson Felix facing choice

Justin Gatlin stayed on course for a sprint double World Championships challenge on Saturday, while Allyson Felix has a choice to make after a storming 400m triumph at the US athletics championships.

Trayvon Bromell poised to take sprint world by storm
Trayvon Bromell poised to take sprint world by storm

The rise of teenaged sprint sensation Trayvon Bromell means US team-mates Justin Gatlin and Tyson Gay have more to worry about at the World Championships than Usain Bolt-led Jamaica.

Azerbaijan steeplechase winner fails dope test

Azerbaijani Chaltu Beji`s joy at winning the women`s 3,000 metres steeplechase in the team event at the European Games turned to shame on Saturday after the European Olympic Committees (EOC) announced she had failed a dope test.

Fraser-Pryce, Powell cruise to 100m wins
Fraser-Pryce, Powell cruise to 100m wins

Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce ran a world leading time of 10.79 seconds and Asafa Powell equalled his season`s best at 9.84 seconds to win the 100 metre titles at the Jamaica national trials.