Historic Hayward Field - soon to be ambitiously redeveloped - hosted its last big night of athletics as the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Diamond League meeting concluded in Eugene, Oregon with a series of sprinting performances that also offered the promise of breath-taking spectacles in the near future.
Rohler rises to the occasion as Germany’s javelin aces give historic Hayward Field a final Diamond League flourish
Germany’s Olympic javelin champion Thomas Rohler produced a meeting record of 89.88 metres to finish clear of his two home rivals - world champion Johannes Vetter and Andreas Hofmann - on the opening night of the International Association of Athletics Federations Diamond League event in Eugene, Oregon.
The field for this weekend's 44th edition of the Prefontaine Classic in Eugene, Oregon - the third stop in the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Diamond League series - promises suitably memorable action for what will be the last major meeting in the venerable surrounds of Hayward Field.
A meeting between past and present International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Presidents Lamine Diack and Sebastian Coe, due to take place in Paris on Friday (May 25), has been cancelled.
Denmark's Crown Prince Frederik, an International Olympic Committee member, ran in five cities in a day to celebrate his 50th birthday.
Two Russian athletes who refused to undergo drug tests earlier this year are among four more competitors from the country to have been sanctioned for doping.
Former UK Athletics chairman Ed Warner has been appointed interim chair of British Basketball in an attempt to lead the organisation out of a financial crisis.
Scotland's Laura Muir has been confirmed as the first official ambassador for the 2019 European Athletics Indoor Championships in Glasgow.
Two-time Olympic shot put champion Valerie Adams will serve as the official starter for the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Run 24:1, which is taking place as part of Global Running Day on June 6.
Spain's Ilias Fifa has been handed a four-year ban by the Spanish Agency for Health Protection in Sport (AEPSAD).
A former Indian Olympic sprinter has called for the country to do more to eradicate doping in the build-up to this year's Asian Games in Jakarta and Palembang.
USA Track and Field (USATF) have reopened the bidding process to host their Tokyo 2020 Olympic Team Trials.
British sprinter Reece Prescod produced the biggest surprise of the second International Association of Athletics Federations Diamond League meeting of the season as he won the concluding men’s 100 metres in a rainy Shanghai Stadium.
Miller-Uibo faces Schippers and Ta Lou as she defends IAAF Diamond League 200 metres crown in Shanghai
Shaunae Miller-Uibo will start the defence of her International Association of Athletics Federations Diamond League 200 metres title in Shanghai tomorrow against a field that includes the world champion, Dafne Schippers, and silver medallist Marie-Jose Ta Lou.
The South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (SASCOC) has begun its groundwork to challenge the International Association of Athletics Federations' (IAAF) rules on testoterone, in defence of star athlete Caster Semenya.