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Former Olympic champion Kiprop denies doping

Kenya’s former Olympic 1500m champion Asbel Kiprop says he will prove he is a “clean athlete” after reports he failed an out-of-competition drugs test. The 28-year-old three-time world champion reportedly tested positive for banned blood-boosting agent EPO. Kiprop finished second ...

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Sprinter involved in Black Power salute given posthumous award

Media playback is not supported on this device Peter Norman, the Australian sprinter involved in the Black Power salute at the 1968 Mexico Olympics, will be awarded an “overdue” posthumous Order of Merit. He stood alongside Americans Tommie Smith and ...

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'Testosterone rules wrong and I have offered Semenya my legal team'

The new rules for female athletes with naturally high testosterone levels are “wrong”, says sprinter Dutee Chand. It was announced on Thursday that some athletes will have to take medication to race in track events from 400m up to the ...

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IAAF testosterone rules 'like apartheid', says ANC

Athletics chiefs have been compared to apartheid-era South African leaders after announcing new rules governing testosterone levels in female athletes. The changes mean some female runners with naturally high testosterone levels will have to race against men or take medication ...

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'Take drugs or race men' – new rules for women with high testosterone levels

Some female runners with naturally high testosterone levels will have to race against men or change events unless they take medication, under new rules issued by athletics’ governing body. The rules, which start on 1 November 2018, would apply to ...

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'Did I win?' Hawkins blank on Commonwealth Games marathon fall

Media playback is not supported on this device Callum Hawkins does not recall his attempts to carry on after his fall during the Commonwealth Games marathon. The Scot’s first question for ambulance staff, who had helped the race leader off ...

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MasterChef marathon death: Pledge to finish Matt Campbell's race

Thousands of people have pledged to “finish” the London Marathon in honour of MasterChef contestant Matt Campbell who died 3.7 miles short of the finish. More than £116,000 has so far been donated to the charity the 29-year-old from Kendal ...

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Masterchef contestant dies in London Marathon

A MasterChef semi-finalist has died after collapsing during the London Marathon, it has been confirmed. Matt Campbell, 29, collapsed at the 22.5 mile mark and died later in hospital. He appeared on the BBC’s MasterChef: The Professionals in December 2017, ...

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Watch: Farah breaks British record in elite men's race

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Watch as Mo Farah crosses the line to finish third and set a new British record time in the elite men’s race. BBC Sport – Athletics

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Relive the best moments of the London Marathon

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Relive the inspirational stories, record breakers and marriage proposals at another eventful London Marathon. BBC Sport – Athletics

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