Kenya’s world 800m record holder David Rudisha, who has targeted winning a third consecutive Olympic title at that distance in Tokyo, today underwent surgery for a fractured ankle.
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Double Paralympic 100 metres champion Martina Caironi is among Italian athletes training on sections of track sent to them during lockdown by Mondo, the company which has supplied track and field surfaces for the last 10 Olympic Games.
Paris 2024 President Tony Estanguet has outlined key areas where savings can be made in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, while defending the core "DNA" of a project labelled "obsolete" last month by former French Sports Minister Guy Drut.
Katerina Stefanidi, Greece’s reigning Olympic pole vault champion, won the second of the World Athletics Ultimate Garden Clash events today as she managed 34 clearances of 4.00 metres in the space of half an hour in exhausting heat at her local track in Athens.
World Athletics President Sebastian Coe says meetings may have to take place in empty stadiums as the sport attempts to return to normality in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.
World pole vault record holder Mondo Duplantis and London 2012 Olympic champion Renaud Lavillenie finished dead level in today’s self-styled Ultimate Garden Clash as athletics found a novel way to break free of COVID-19 lockdown.
Argentina’s former scrumhalf and captain Agustín Pichot, who is running to be World Rugby chairman against the incumbent Sir Bill Beaumont in a vote that starts tomorrow, has acknowledged a late report of a possible split in the expected Six Nations bloc vote for his English rival.
The Euromeetings group, representing European one-day meetings, has added its voice to those calling on World Athletics to reverse this year’s freeze of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic qualifying window.
Exclusive: Olympian Wickenheiser reveals how she was criticised by IOC over comments calling for Tokyo 2020 postponement
Four-time Olympic ice hockey gold medallist Hayley Wickenheiser has spoken out over how she was criticised by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) after she called the governing body "irresponsible" last month over its handling of the process to postpone Tokyo 2020.
World Athletics President Coe warns Tokyo 2020 over "perfect storm" of exhaustion and disappointment
World Athletics President Sebastian Coe has warned the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee against what could be a "perfect storm" of exhaustion and disappointment following the postponement of the Games until next summer.
The World Athletics Championships could be moved from next year to 2022 to accommodate the rearranged Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics, according to World Athletics President Sebastian Coe.
Canada's Mark McMorris made sporting history tonight at the Winter X Games in Norway’s Hafjell Resort as he beat the record of 18 winter discipline medals he shared with Shaun White by winning the men’s Snowboard Big Air gold.
Norway’s Olympic and World Cup champion Maren Lundby topped qualifying today for tomorrow’s final of the women's International Ski Federation (FIS) Ski Jumping World Cup Raw Air Tournament in her native Oslo.
India’s world number one, world silver medallist and Asian champion Amit Panghal narrowly escaped an upset today as he reached the men’s flyweight 51 kilogrammes quarter-finals of the Asia-Oceania Olympic boxing qualifier in Amman.