Kenya's Beatrice Chepkoech shattered the women's 3,000 metres steeplechase world record during a stupendous, steamy night of action at the International Association of Athletics Federations Diamond League meeting here.
London's Olympic Stadium, the host last week to the new-style Athletics World Cup, will reverberate to the sound of track and field again this weekend as the 11th of the International Association of Athletics Federations Diamond League meetings of the season takes place tomorrow and Sunday (July 22).
Olympic steeplechase champion Jebet among hundreds of athletes subject to doping disciplinary proceedings
The Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) has today announced that Olympic 3,000 metres steeplechase champion Ruth Jebet is among more than 100 track and field athletes and officials who are subject to disciplinary proceedings for doping offences.
Top DJ Martin Solveig will be in residence at the Louis II Stadium tomorrow night as the IAAF Diamond League circuit reaches Monaco - and if the sets he plans to mix are anything like as compelling as the mix of top class action on show in the Principality, he will be doing very well.
Chilean shot putter Natalia Duco has been provisionally suspended having tested positive for a banned substance in April, the country's athletics federation has confirmed.
IAAF defend controversial new female classification rule after Women's Sports Foundation launch scathing attack
The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) have once again been forced to defend its proposed new rules on female classification - widely believed to be aimed at Olympic and World Championship 800 metres gold medallist Caster Semenya - after the influential United States-based Women’s Sports Foundation (WSF) claimed it “undermines the spirit of sport”.
More than a quarter-of-a-million tickets have been sold for next month's European Athletics Championships in Berlin, German organisers have announced.
Reserve mix-up mars Britain's Athletics World Cup finish as Manyonga excels and the United States win Platinum Trophy
The first version of a newly established Athletics World Cup finished in some disarray at London's Olympic Stadium as the host nation, in with a chance of finishing second overall from the eight countries involved, failed to start the concluding men's 4x400 metres.
Kenya's Solomon Lekuta took gold in the men's 800 metres on the final day of the International Association of Athletics Federations World Under-20 Championships in Tampere, Finland to seal his team's position at the top of the medals table with six golds.
The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) today released the results of, what they claim, is the largest biomechanical study in the sport’s history.
Poland's world and Olympic hammer throw champion Anita Wlodarczyk offered the inaugural Athletics World Cup event at London's Olympic Stadium some serious statistical credibility on the first of two evenings of competition as she produced a winning effort of 78.74 metres, the farthest thrown this year.
Sixteen-year-old Briana Williams, the surprise women's 100 metres champion at the World Under-20 Championships in Tampere, today became an even more unlikely double champion as she set a Championship record of 22.50sec in the 200m.
The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) has approved applications from a further five Russian athletes to compete neutrally in 2018.
Britain earned three of the seven golds on offer during the fourth day of the International Association of Athletics Federations World Under-20 Championships in the Finnish city of Tampere.
World 60 metres record holder Christian Coleman, back after a month's injury lay-off, re-staked his claim to be considered the fastest new sprinter on the block as he won the men's 100m in Rabat in a season's best time of 9.98sec that equalled the meeting record.