Organisers of the United States Olympic trials for athletics are working with partners to refine the dates for the event, following the postponement of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics to 2021.
UK Athletics has launched the first Athletics Pride Network to support the sport's Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans (LGBT+) community.
Another Kenyan athlete has been handed a doping ban after marathon runner Vincent Kipsegechi Yator was suspended for four years following positive tests for a number of banned substances.
The Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) have said they will only conduct their priority testing where it is deemed safe to do so with the ongoing threat of COVID-19 worldwide.
Kenya's former world marathon record holder Wilson Kipsang was among a group arrested after breaking the curfew set by the country in its effort to slow the spread of coronavirus.
The Ethiopian Athletics Federation (EAF) has approved more than ETB4 million (£97,000/$121,000/€110,000) from its savings to help active athletes overcome financial difficulties during the coronavirus pandemic.
World javelin record-holder Barbora Špotáková has said a decision on whether to postpone her retirement in order to compete at the rescheduled Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games will be taken later this year.
World Athletics has announced the launch of a new series designed to help people of all ages stay fit, active and engaged during the ongoing period of lockdown across the globe due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Three-time world junior cross-country silver medallist Santiago Llorente has died at the age of 61 after contracting coronavirus.
Kenyan athletes in the town of Iten have been arrested after continuing to train during the Government's ban on social gatherings and sports activities.
Barbadian sprinter Pearson Jordan has died at the age of 69, one of more than 37,000 victims of the coronavirus pandemic.
Australia’s four-time Olympic race walk medallist Jared Tallent has confirmed he intends to put off retirement plans to compete at the rescheduled Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games next year.
Iran's first Olympic medallist in track and field, discus thrower Ehsan Hadadi, has tested positive for COVID-19.
The African Athletics Championships, set to take place in Algiers in Algeria, has been postponed until 2021 due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
Two Olympic champions are among four Russian athletes who have been charged with doping offences by the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU).