Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) chief executive Matt Carroll has welcomed the proposed merger between Athletics Australia and Little Athletics.
The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) will be asked by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) whether they will investigate all athletes associated with the Nike Oregon Project (NOP), following the banning of coach Alberto Salazar.
I got back this week from a punchy and entertaining Corfu Literary Festival to find the sports world once again preoccupied by the issues of empty seats and excessive heat.
Sebastian Coe has been unanimously re-elected for a second term as President of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF), with 203 votes.
Olympic hammer throw champion Dilshod Nazarov has been provisionally suspended by the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) following the retesting of samples from 2011 World Athletics Championships in Daegu.
Two athletes at the 1969 European Athletics Championships in Athens were decades ahead of their time, one for doping, the other for his diet.
Organisers of November's World Para Athletics Championships in Dubai held a first aid course for event volunteers.
American middle-distance runner Alysia Montano has thanked whistleblower Yulia Stepanova as she prepares to receive two medals retrospectively at the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Championships.
South African sprinter Carina Horn has been suspended by the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) after failing a drugs test.
David Rudisha has targeted a return to competition next year as the 800 metres world record holder attempts to bounce back from injury to earn a third Olympic title at Tokyo 2020.
Trinidad and Tobago sprinter Michelle-Lee Ahye has been provisionally suspended by the Athletics Integrity Unit for three alleged whereabouts failures.
Russia's two-time Olympic pole vault champion Yelena Isinbayeva hopes the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) will lift the country's suspension before the World Athletics Championships in Doha.
Seventeen-year-old Jamaican sprinter Briana Williams is almost certain to miss the International Association of Athletics Federations World Championships after her doping hearing was scheduled just four days before the start of the event.
Olympic gold medallists Anna Chicherova and Elena Lashmanova are among a new batch of Russian athletes denied neutral status by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) and will miss the 2019 World Championships.
Michael Pavitt: Vuelta helicopter helping police marks latest incident of inadvertent aid from sport
The Vuelta a España provided an unlikely hand to Spanish police earlier last week when the Grand Tour cycling race helped uncover cannabis plants.