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Alleged doping cover-up: Athletics officials have life bans upheld by Cas

Three athletics officials have had their life bans over an alleged doping cover-up upheld by the Court of Arbitration for Sport. Papa Massata Diack, son of ex-IAAF president Lamine Diack, and Russians Valentin Balakhnichev and Alexei Melnikov had their appeals ...

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World Athletics Championships: People try running at Mo Farah's 5000m pace

[unable to retrieve full-text content] BBC Sport, with the help of Liverpool John Moores University, asks members of the public to try running at Mo Farah’s 5,000m pace. How long could you last? BBC Sport – Athletics

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Farah wins final track race in Britain – highlights & report

Media playback is not supported on this device British distance great Mo Farah sprinted clear to win the 3000m at the Birmingham Diamond League meeting in his final track meeting on home soil. The 34-year-old, who is switching to road ...

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Hatti Archer: GB steeplechaser in line for second 2010 European medal upgrade

Britain’s 2010 European steeplechase bronze medallist Hatti Archer is in line to be upgraded again after Russian silver medallist Lyubov Kharlamova was found guilty of doping. Archer, who competed as Hatti Dean, was promoted to bronze in 2015 after Marta ...

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Mo Farah 'more relaxed' for switch to road

Media playback is not supported on this device Birmingham Diamond League Date: 20 August Venue: Alexander Stadium, Birmingham Coverage: Live coverage on BBC Two (13:30-14:50 BST) and BBC One (14:50-17:10), plus text commentary and online clips Mo Farah says he ...

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#TeamParkRun: Katherine Grainger's five steps to smashing your first parkrun

Saturday, 09:00am, and the country’s parks are bursting. But why are so many people awake this early on a Saturday morning? For parkrun, of course! It’s really easy to get involved, and here’s Team GB rowing legend Katherine Grainger to ...

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Marquise Goodwin: San Francisco 49ers player free to play despite athletics anti-doping ban

United States long jumper Marquise Goodwin has accepted a one-year ban from the US Anti-Doping Agency but is free to play for the San Francisco 49ers in the NFL this season. Former Olympian Goodwin, 26, says he quit athletics “more ...

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Olympic medals: The tricky job of reallocating – and getting them back

Media playback is not supported on this device Gone are the days of Olympians receiving their medals in an airport food court, or having to hold their own medal ceremony. Britain’s 4x400m relay squad from the 2008 Beijing Games got ...

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I had no way out – homeless World medallist Bartoletta

Media playback is not supported on this device The sight of an athlete in tears on a podium is not a rare one in sport. But Tianna Bartoletta has said the World Championship long jump bronze that she won in ...

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Pavey aims to defend European title at age of 44

Jo Pavey is aiming to defend her 10,000m title at the European Championships in Germany in 2018 – a month before her 45th birthday. Pavey became the oldest woman to claim European gold when she won the 10,000m in Zurich ...

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