UK Athletics (UKA) and the Diamond League maintain that the Anniversary Games will take place as planned at the London Stadium on July 13 despite a proposal to relocate it because of a likely staging cost of £3million ($4.2million/€3.5million).
The Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) has formally added 15 members to its athletics team for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, including middle-distance stars Linden Hall and Catriona Bisset and discus world champion Dani Stevens.
Eliud Kipchoge got back to business as usual at the NN Mission Marathon in Enschede, in The Netherlands, winning his last race before the planned defence of his Olympic title in Tokyo this summer in 2 hours 4min 30sec.
The Diamond League today confirmed that the British venue of Gateshead has stepped in to host the opening event of the 2021 programme on May 23 in place of Rabat.
The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has reduced Christian Coleman's doping ban to 18 months on appeal, but the 100 metres world champion will still miss the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
Racewalker Priyanka Goswami, who is set to compete at Tokyo 2020, is reportedly among five Indian track and field athletes that have tested positive for coronavirus.
The NN Mission Marathon, involving Kenya’s world record holder Eliud Kipchoge and more than 70 other athletes seeking either to secure their Tokyo 2020 place or prepare for the Olympic event, will go ahead this Sunday (April 18) at Enschede in The Netherlands.
Athletics Australia has withdrawn its team from the 2021 World Athletics Relays in Poland in May because of coronavirus concerns.
The Bislett Games in Oslo on June 10 - the fourth event in this year’s World Athletics Wanda Diamond League programme - has been postponed.
Obi Igbokwe, who helped the United States win a 400 metres mixed relay gold medal at the 2019 World Athletics Championships, has been banned for 30 months over steroid use.
Former Olympic champions Natalya Antyukh and Andrei Silnov are among four Russian athletes who have been given doping bans by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) after being named in the McLaren Report, but they will not lose their medals.
The Organising Committee of the 2022 World Athletics Championships in Eugene in Oregon has announced the addition of Trace Skopil as its chief of finance.
London Marathon Events (LME) is set to host the Reunion 10K as the UK Government aims to gather scientific data on holding mass participation events during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Kenya's Ruth Chepngetich smashed the world record for the women's half marathon in Istanbul, taking a massive 29 seconds off the previous time.
Evygeny Zagorulko, who coached a number of Olympic high jump champions in Russia including Anna Chicherova, has died at the age of 78 after contracting COVID-19.