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Mo Farah: Olympic and world champion to compete at the Chicago Marathon

Britain’s Mo Farah will compete at the Chicago Marathon in October, his third race over the distance and his first in the US. The four-time Olympic gold medallist finished third at the London Marathon in April, in a new British ...

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Asbel Kiprop: Former Olympic champion gives up fight to prove innocence

Former Olympic 1500m champion Asbel Kiprop says he has given up trying to prove there was tampering with his positive doping sample. Kenya’s three-time world champion was found to have traces of erythropoietin (EPO) after a test in November 2017. ...

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Rutherford to try track cycling after retiring from athletics

Greg Rutherford plans to switch to track cycling after he retires from athletics this summer. The London 2012 long jump champion announced his retirement from the sport due to persistent injuries, but says he still has the “power” for cycling. ...

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London 2012 gold medallist Rutherford to retire at end of season

Media playback is not supported on this device Greg Rutherford, who won long jump gold at the London 2012 Olympics, will retire at the end of the season. Rutherford, 31, went on to claim bronze at the Rio Games in ...

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World Para-athletics Championships: Dubai to host ninth edition in November 2019

Dubai will host the 2019 World Para-athletics Championships, marking the first time the event has taken place in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The ninth edition of the Championships will be staged from 7-15 November. London considered making a bid ...

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Zharnel Hughes: Briton sets world leading 100m time and PB of 9.91secs in Jamaica

Britain’s Zharnel Hughes ran 9.91 seconds – the fastest 100m time in the world this year – as he went under 10 seconds for the first time in Jamaica. The 22-year-old did not start as well as home sprinter Yohan ...

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Stockholm Diamond League: Dina Asher-Smith dips under 11 seconds to win 100m

Dina Asher-Smith stormed to victory in the 100m at the Stockholm Diamond League meet, clocking just 0.01 seconds outside her new British record. Asher-Smith, 22, clocked 10.92 in Oslo on Thursday, and followed it up on Sunday with victory in ...

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Asher-Smith sets new British 100m record in Oslo

Dina Asher-Smith broke her own British 100m record with a run of 10.92 seconds at the Diamond League meeting in Oslo. The 22-year-old, who set the previous national mark of 10.99 as a teenager in 2015, was narrowly denied victory ...

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Runners flock to Snowdonia for the 48th Welsh Peaks race

Founded in 1971, the Welsh Peaks race is an annual event that covers the five 1,000m peaks of Snowdonia. This year more than 150 competitors took part in the 48th annual race which starts on the coast of Abergwyngregyn and ...

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Bolt record remains at eight golds after Carter fails doping ban appeal

Media playback is not supported on this device Nesta Carter has lost his appeal against the decision to strip him and a Jamaica team including Usain Bolt of Olympic gold after a positive drugs test. A sample taken from Carter ...

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