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...

Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorius has been found guilty of murder after a South African appeals court overturned an earlier manslaughter verdict. Pistorius killed his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp in February 2013 after shooting four times through a locked toilet door.He is...

Bulgaria's weightlifters will be absent from next year's Olympics after the sport's governing body banned the country's athletes following a high number of doping cases, it said on Friday."Due to the special anti-doping policy for Rio 2016, the EB...

The sportswoman who blew the whistle on doping in Russian athletics is in hiding abroad, pursued by a barrage of criticism from former colleagues and officials at home who accuse her of betraying her country.Yulia Stepanova, an international runner...
A view shows a plaque at the IAAF (The International Association of Athletics Federations) headquarters in Monaco November 4, 2015. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard

There will no be Russian athletes at the 2016 IAAF world indoor championships in Portland, Oregon next March, a source with knowledge of the decision told Reuters on Thursday.The championships will be the first global athletics meeting the Russians...

The Council of the International Association of Athletics Federations(IAAF) has provisionally suspended the All-Russia Athletic Federation (ARAF) as an IAAF Member with immediate effect.The decision was taken at today’s 201st IAAF Council Meeting which was held by teleconference and...

Russia hopes to prevent its athletes being banned from next year's Rio Olympics by claiming "irregularities" around its drug-testing system were down to the sport's "old leadership". The country's athletics federation has written to athletics' governing body after allegations of...

A "betrayal", a "destruction of public faith" and a "dark day" for athletics. Leading figures have responded to a World Anti-Doping Agency commission report, which has recommended Russia should be banned from competition.British sports minister Tracey Crouch called the findings...
FILE - November 04, 2015: Former president of the IAAF Lamine Diack is being investigated for allegedly accepting payments to defer doping sanctions against Russian athletes. (Getty Images for IAAF)

Russia could face tough sanctions over its part in the worst corruption scandal in athletics history when a damning report is published on Monday into an alleged cover-up of failed drugs tests.Telegraph Sport has learnt that an independent commission...

Usain Bolt and Dafne Schippers have amassed the most votes in the sprints category in the first round of voting for the 2015 IAAF World Athlete of the Year award.Bolt successfully defended his 100m, 200m and 4x100m titles at...