The course due to be used for the marathon discipline at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games is set to be officially measured later this year.
Moroccan marathon runner El Mahjoub Dazza has been banned by the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) for four years after testing positive for a prohibited substance.
Jess Trengove is the latest athlete to speak about her Olympic experience with schoolchildren as part of the Australian Olympic Committee's (AOC) Olympics Unleashed programme.
A display of prizes presented to the first Olympic marathon champion have finally been put on public display at the Museum of the History of the Olympic Games in Antiquity in Ancient Olympia.
Ethiopian long-distance runner Etaferahu Temesgen Wodaj has been handed a 12-year ban for doping, tampering with evidence and non-compliance.
New Zealand marathon runner Daniel Jones has said he wants to extend his stay in Kenya during the lockdown period, to help with preparations for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
British long-distance runner Eilish McColgan has said she will look to move up to the marathon distance for the Paris 2024 Olympics in her aim to become the first Scottish woman in athletics to compete at four Games.
Italian long-distance runner Francesco Perrone, known for competing in the marathon at the Rome 1960 Olympics, has died at the age of 89 due to COVID-19.
Wheelchair athlete David Weir is set to complete his own marathon for charity in the absence of the London Marathon, which has been postponed until October due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Kenyan Daniel Wanjiru, who won the London marathon in 2017, has been suspended following an alleged anti-doing violation.
The Japanese city of Sapporo, which is set to host the marathon and race walking events at next year's Tokyo 2020 Olympics, has returned to a state of emergency as issued by the Hokkaido Government due to the ongoing COVID-19 spread.
Peter Radcliffe, father of former marathon world record holder Paula, has passed away in hospital.
The London and Boston Marathons have been rescheduled until later in the year due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Mao Ichiyama and Suguru Osako have been named as the final members of Japan's marathon team for their home Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
Galen Rupp and Aliphine Tuliamuk won their races at the US Olympic Marathon Trials in Atlanta as six athletes qualified to race at Tokyo 2020.