Phil Healy

Caption : University College Cork runner Phil Healy's dash to the finish line during the women's 4×400m relay at the Irish University Athletics Association game April 16 immediately went viral on social media. The commentator yelled, "UCC, from the...
Usain Bolt

Six-times Olympic champion Usain Bolt said he felt shocked and let down by the scandal-hit IAAF, but the Jamaican sprinter was against resetting athletics world records as the sport attempts to move on from the doping crisis. Thursday's second instalment...
Sportsmen train at a local stadium in the southern city of Stavropol

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) was aware of systematic doping in Russia for years but did nothing until a documentary jolted the agency into action, a former Russian Anti-Doping Agency official told CBC. Vitaly Stepanov and wife Yuliya, an international...
Mo Farah (left) is planning to defend his 5,000m and 10,000m Olympic titles at the Rio Olympics in August

Double Olympic champion Mo Farah was beaten into second by American Garrett Heath in the men's race at the Great Edinburgh Cross Country. Farah, 32, lost out in a sprint finish as Heath won in 25 minutes 29 seconds. "It is...

Jamaican sprint star Usain Bolt has been voted the Best Male Athlete of 2015 by the International Sports Press Association (AIPS).A panel of sports journalists from 91 countries voted in this year’s poll. Bolt, having won the 100m, 200m...
Russia's national team athletes conduct training at their ground in Sochi, Russia, November 14, 2015. REUTERS/Kazbek Basayev

European Athletics president Svein Arne Hansen does not expect Russia to return to international competition in time for next year's Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.Russian athletes were banned indefinitely by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) after...
Usain Bolt of Jamaica smiles after running the anchor leg to win the men's 4 x 100 metres relay final at the 15th IAAF Championships at the National Stadium in Beijing, China August 29, 2015. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

Six-times Olympic champion Usain Bolt will return to London's Olympic Park to take part in next year's London Anniversary Games, organisers British Athletics confirmed on Tuesday.World's fastest man, Bolt, will compete in London's world-class Diamond League event on July...

A worker walks in front of the Olympic aquatic venue for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games during the third media briefing for the Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, October 6, 2015. Reuters/Sergio MoraesLongtime Olympic power provider Aggreko (AGGK.L) has...
IAAF president Lord Coe

Russia's athletics federation must cut ties with all convicted dopers, resolve current disciplinary cases and investigate potential cases if it is to be readmitted to competition. The IAAF has outlined the conditions Araf must meet for it provisional doping ban...
A woman walks out of the Russian Olympic Committee headquarters building, which also houses the management of Russian Athletics Federation in Moscow, Russia, November 13, 2015. REUTERS/Maxim Zmeyev

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) wants to bring in efficient out-of-competition doping tests in drugs-tainted Russia and Kenya to protect clean athletes."For the purpose of protecting clean athletes worldwide the IOC has asked the National Olympic Committees of Russia...