David Rudisha eases to 800m final at Kenyan trials
David Rudisha eases to 800m final at Kenyan trials

Olympic and world 800 metres record holder David Rudisha began his bid to qualify for next month`s world championships when he cruised to victory in the Kenya trials on Friday.

Kenya Olympics body rolls out $5.3m budget for Rio
Kenya Olympics body rolls out $5.3m budget for Rio

Kenya's national Olympics body has unveiled a $5.3 million budget to send the country's team to the 31st edition of the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro next year.

Olympic champion Fraser-Pryce fires 100m warning
Olympic champion Fraser-Pryce fires 100m warning

Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce swept to victory in the Stockholm Diamond League 100m on Thursday with a 10.93sec triumph which sent out a powerful message to her world championship rivals.

UK Athletics says no evidence of Mo Farah ''impropriety''
UK Athletics says no evidence of Mo Farah ''impropriety''

UK Athletics has found no impropriety on the part of Mo Farah after receiving the initial findings of a review into the double Olympic champion`s relationship with coach Alberto Salazar, it said on Thursday.

German Schwanitz all but seals shot put Diamond Race

Germany`s Christina Schwanitz effectively wrapped up her first Diamond Race shot put title with a winning throw of 20.13 metres on the eve of the main IAAF Diamond League meeting in Stockholm.

Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce could run both sprints at worlds
Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce could run both sprints at worlds

Jamaica`s double Olympic champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce may change her plans and defend both her 100 and 200 metres titles at next month`s world championships in Beijing.

Allyson Felix to run 400m and relays at worlds

Olympic 200 metres gold medallist Allyson Felix has chosen to run the 400 metres at next month`s world championships, her coach told Reuters on Wednesday.

Jessica Ennis-Hill to compete at world championships
Jessica Ennis-Hill to compete at world championships

Olympic heptathlon gold medallist Jessica Ennis-Hill has announced that she is to compete in the world athletics championships in Beijing next month.

Sarbananda Sonowal hails CAS decision on Dutee Chand
Sarbananda Sonowal hails CAS decision on Dutee Chand

Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Tuesday welcomed the Court of Arbitration for Sport's decision that allowed Indian sprinter Dutee Chand to resume her racing career, which was brought to a halt owing to IAAF Regulation on Hyperandrogenism.

Dutee Chand eyes Olympics after gender ruling
Dutee Chand eyes Olympics after gender ruling

Indian sprinter Dutee Chand said Tuesday she was "super excited" about returning to athletics after a landmark ruling on the validity of so-called gender tests.

Mo Farah questioned for 5 hours for doping
Mo Farah questioned for 5 hours for doping

Double Olympic champion Mo Farah was questioned by the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) as part of an investigation into claims that his coach Alberto Salazar breached anti-doping rules.

Mixed fortunes for Olympic champions at London Diamond League
Mixed fortunes for Olympic champions at London Diamond League

It was a day of mixed fortunes for reigning Olympic athletics champions on the second day of the Diamond League meeting here.

Australia demands probe of triple jump final at 1980 Games

Australia has demanded an investigation into the triple jump final at the 1980 Moscow Olympics, claiming scientific evidence that local athlete Ian Campbell was wrongly denied a gold-medal winning jump.

Victorious Mo Farah thanks fans for faith in tough times
Victorious Mo Farah thanks fans for faith in tough times

Mo Farah thanked the British public for supporting him through a difficult time after being roared to victory in the fastest 3000m time of the year at the London Diamond League meeting on Friday.

I am always number one, says defiant Usain Bolt
I am always number one, says defiant Usain Bolt

Usain Bolt insists he is still king of the sprinters after returning from injury with back-to-back 100m times of 9.87sec at the London Diamond League meeting.

Usain Bolt, Mo Farah bury troubles with London wins​
Usain Bolt, Mo Farah bury troubles with London wins​

Usain Bolt and Mo Farah put recent troubles behind them in the London Diamond League meeting with victories on the track where they won five Olympic golds between them in 2012.

WADA chief David Howman concerned about teenagers doping

Young athletes could be using performance-enhancing drugs as they try to make the breakthrough into elite sport, fears World Anti-Doping Agency director general David Howman.

Chad Le Clos begins Olympic gold bid in Kazan
Chad Le Clos begins Olympic gold bid in Kazan

Chad Le Clos knows he is under the pressure of expectation.

It happens every time he hits the pool deck. 

Australia look for the breaks to lay down a marker in Kazan

Australia head into next month`s world championships without sprint king James Magnussen leaving Cate Campbell to lead a team with some exciting young talent determined to lay down a marker for next year`s Rio de Janeiro Olympics. 

Andre De Grasse wins 100m title; St. Lucia strikes Pan Am gold
Andre De Grasse wins 100m title; St. Lucia strikes Pan Am gold

Canada`s Andre De Grasse and Jamaica`s Sherone Simpson won their respective 100 metres finals at the Pan American Games on Wednesday while St. Lucia enjoyed a landmark moment at the multi-sport competition.