Latest athletics news
Australia will have a male sprinter in the 100m at the Olympics for the first time since Athens in 2004 after Josh Clarke beat the qualifier at the weekend.
Jon Tuxworth 8:00 PM Canberra's Angie Ballard swept the pool with five wins, but it was Isis Holt who stole the show.
Josh Clarke books ticket to Rio with PB of 10.15 seconds in Canberra.
An astonishing run of world records among Chinese female distance runners has been unexplained - until now.
David Polkinghorne World champions Madison de Rozario and Angela Ballard do everything together - until the end of the race.
Hurdler Lauren Wells and javelin thrower Kelsey-Lee Roberts thought they had nothing in common with Serena Williams. Then they met her.
Chris Dutton Canberra hurdler Lauren Wells will wait until closer to the Rio Olympics before evaluating the risk of Zika virus.
Adidas AG will reportedly end its 11-year sponsorship deal with the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) almost four years early.
Daniel Lane Two years after spending his 2014 Australia Day training alongside Usain Bolt on the Jamaican running track named in honour of the world's fastest human, Sydney sprinter Jarrod Geddes will commence his Olympic campaign by competing in Tuesday's Botany Bay Gift.
Frenchman Jean Gracia has been appointed interim CEO and secretary general of the IAAF as the governing body of athletics tries to handle the fallout from the corruption scandal that has rocked the sport.
The grandstands for watching rowing and beach volleyball at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics are to be reduced in size to cut spending as Brazil's economic crisis hits home, Olympic officials said on Tuesday.
Top American sprinter benefits from IAAF decision, NBA legend removed from US team selection.
Jon Tuxworth Chris Erickson estimates it takes less than a minute to check if something is a banned substance. He should know.
Ben Rumsby IAAF president Sebastian Coe admits having been part of a "failed organisation" after world athletics was left reeling by another damning report into sport's worst drugs scandal.
Karolos Grohmann The former head of international athletics, Lamine Diack, organised "conspiracy and corruption" at the heart of the federation and sanctioned fraud and extortion of athletes, independent investigator Dick Pound said in a report released on Thursday.