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Hurdler Greene named British team captain for European Championships

Media playback is not supported on this device 2018 European Championships on the BBC Host cities: Glasgow and Berlin Dates: 2-12 August Coverage: Live across BBC TV, BBC Radio 5 live and sports extra plus the BBC Sport website with ...

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European Championships 2018: Four athletes, four challenges, four tough women

2018 European Championships Venues: Glasgow, Edinburgh and Berlin Dates: 2-12 August Coverage: Live across BBC TV, BBC Radio 5 live and sports extra plus the BBC Sport website with further coverage on BBC iPlayer, Red Button, Connected TVs and mobile ...

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What are the European Championships and who are the stars to watch?

2018 European Championships Venues: Glasgow, Edinburgh and Berlin Dates: 2-12 August Coverage: Live across BBC TV, BBC Radio 5 live and sports extra plus the BBC Sport website with further coverage on BBC iPlayer, Red Button, Connected TVs and mobile ...

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Italian discus thrower leaves hospital after 'racially motivated' attack

Italian discus-thrower Daisy Osakue has left hospital after she was hit by an egg thrown from a car, in an attack she believes was racially motivated. Police in Turin have cast doubt on a racist link, but the attack has ...

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Athletics chiefs 'must establish how big an issue abuse is in sport'

Athletics chiefs have been told to investigate how widespread the abuse and harassment of competitors is. The IAAF Council has approved a position statement on protecting athletes as part of an ongoing athlete welfare campaign. It comes after more than ...

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European Championships: Ireland pick Leon Reid pending approval from IAAF

Leon Reid has been provisionally selected to represent Ireland at next month’s European Championships. Athletics Ireland has included the sprinter, who previously represented Britain, pending the outcome of the IAAF transfer process. The governing body has said it would try ...

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Beth Dobbin: British 200m champion eyes 400m switch

Media playback is not supported on this device British 200m champion Beth Dobbin has set her sights on moving up to 400m “in a year or two”. Dobbin, 24, smashed a 34-year Scottish record to claim the 200m title at ...

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Bell 'let down' by British Athletics after not being selected for European Champs

Alexandra Bell says she has been “let down” by British Athletics after not being selected for the women’s 800m at next month’s European Championships. British Athletics has picked Lynsey Sharp, Shelayna Oskan-Clarke and Adelle Tracey, despite Bell being quicker than ...

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Reid faces wait on Irish spot at European Championships

Leon Reid faces a nervous wait to see if he can represent Ireland at next month’s European Championships. The IAAF announced new rules on Friday which will see the ending of the total bar on international transfers, which has been ...

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Russia doping: Country still suspended by IAAF despite 'improvement'

Russia remain suspended from international athletics despite making “significant” improvement in key areas, says the IAAF. Russia were first banned in November 2015 over evidence of state-sponsored doping. Although the country has “gone above and beyond what is required”, the ...

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