The head of Jamaican athletics says one of the sprinting powerhouse's athletes has failed a doping test and they are awaiting the result of the backup sample.
Belarusian shot put cheat Nadzeya Ostapchuk is likely to be hit with a life ban from the International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF).
American sprinter Justin Gatlin handed world-record holder Usain Bolt a narrow defeat in the 100-metre race at the Golden Gala meet.
Usain Bolt is looking forward to performing at his best again after being slowed by a hamstring injury a month ago.
New Zealand race walker Lesley Cantwell is in a critical condition and on life support in a Tahitian hospital.
The traditional Fosbury flop isn’t much good when you don’t have a high jump mat. But that has been no obstacle for a group of Kenyan high school students – they just do it their way.
An injury has forced New Zealand runner Nick Willis to pull out of the Diamond League meet in New York.
An end-of-race tumble dropped Olympic silver medallist Nick Willis down the finishing order over 1500m at the Diamond League athletics meeting in Shanghai.
A Christchurch runner, whose training regime would leave many athletes gasping, is about to take on some of Australia's fittest.
New Zealand runner Nick Willis has continued his smart form in the United States by winning another one mile race.
Olympic 1,500-meter champion Asli Cakir Alptekin of Turkey was charged with doping and could be stripped of her gold medal.
New Zealand middle distance runner Nick Willis has continued his unbeaten record in 2013 with victory in Iowa at one of the United States' leading track and field meetings.
United States-based athlete Julia Ratcliffe has extended her New Zealand hammer throwing record at a meet in New Jersey.
New Zealand athlete Valerie Adams is a confirmed entrant in the London Anniversary Games meet in July at the scene of her Olympic shot put triumph.
New Zealander TeRina Keenan won the women's discus to claim a second gold medal at the Australian national athletics championships which finished in Sydney on Sunday.
New Zealand athlete Kimberley Smith continued a love affair with Boston by winning a world class 5km race on Monday (NZT).
New Zealanders Scott McLaren and Portia Bing picked up a multi-event double at the Australian national athletics championships in Sydney.
Javelin thrower Stuart Farquhar and 100m hurdler Fiona Morrison picked up wins for New Zealand at the first IAAF World Challenge series meeting of the year in Melbourne on Saturday.
Oscar Pistorius has been running on his blades again and his return to regular training is imminent, his agent says.
"I know for a fact that he can run faster," Michael Johnson says.
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