Four-time New York marathon women's champion Mary Keitany has retired.
Up to 25,000 runners are expected for the Berlin Marathon with 90 per cent to be either fully vaccinated or to have recovered from a coronavirus infection.
American Trayvon Bromell has run the fastest 100m in the world this year, clocking 9.76 seconds in Nairobi to be tied for sixth on the all-time list.
Alberto Salazar's four-year suspension for a series of doping violations has been upheld by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS).
British media have reported that famed long-distance running coach Alberto Salazar has had his four-year ban for doping violations upheld by CAS.
The cross country world championships in Bathurst have been postponed by a year to 2023 due to Australia's coronavirus restrictions.
Elite athletes around the world will be boosted by improved earning opportunities following World Athletics' new structure of events, says Sebastian Coe.
Nicola McDermott has finished second in the women's high jump at the ISTAF meet in Berlin.
Kelsey-Lee Barber finished second in the javelin while Stewart McSweyn produced yet another fine 1500m run in the Diamond League final in Zurich.
Nicola McDermott had a near-miss as she attempted a new Australian high jump record in the Diamond League final before finishing an excellent third in Zurich.
Hurdling sensation Karsten Warholm admits that achieving his Olympic world record dream has left him seeking a "reboot" with new and different challenges.
Stewart McSweyn is among eight Australians who will contest the Diamond League final in Zurich.
Jan Swinhoe has been appointed as the new president of Athletics Australia.
Australian athletes Stewart McSweyn, Ollie Hoare, Linden Hall and Nicola McDermott will all take impressive form into the Diamond League final in Zurich.
Christine Mboma has beaten a strong field to win the women's 200m at the Diamond League meet in Brussels, while long-distance queen Sifan Hassan won the 1600m.
Australian javelin star Kelsey-Lee Barber has qualified for the Diamond League final in Zurich.
Ethiopian runner Yalemzerf Yehualaw, with the help of pacemakers, has smashed the women's half marathon world record.
Australia's Nicola McDermott has defeated her Tokyo Olympic conqueror Mariya Lasitskene to win the women's high jump at the Paris Diamond League meet.
Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce has beaten Olympic champion Elaine Thompson-Herah, while clocking the third fastest women's 100m ever - 10.60sec - in Lausanne.
Olympic champion and marathon world record holder and Eliud Kipchoge hopes athletes will strive for improvement and chase faster times by embracing technology.
Florence Griffith Joyner's long-standing 100m women's world record set in 1988 is being threatened by Elaine Thompson-Herah in Thursday's Diamond League meet.
Double-amputee Vanessa Low has had to battle concussion symptoms in the lead-up to Tokyo, where she will be favoured to win the Paralympic long jump crown.
Stewart McSweyn and Linden Hall have both finished second in their races at the Diamond League meet in Oregon.
Olympic champion Elaine Thompson-Herah has come within 0.05 seconds of Florence Griffith Joyner's 33-year-old 100 metres world record.
Anne M. Peterson
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