Kenyan athletes, holding placards and chanting, protest at the offices of Athletics Kenya (AK) offices in Nairobi earlier this month. Photograph: Getty Images

Three of the leading officials in Kenyan athletics have been suspended after being accused(...)

Ireland head coach Joe Schmidt watches his team from the sideline. Photograph: Michael Steele/Getty Images

(...) another employee to report to them, the employer, about his findings. In this world of Russian athletics(...)

Dozens of Kenyan athletes stormed the athletics federation headquarters in Nairobi earlier this month, locking out officials and demanding that top Athletics Kenya (AK) bosses step down following allegations of graft and doping cover-ups. Photograph: Noor Khamis/Reuters

(...), Athletics Kenya said it had confirmed the sanctions against seven athletes for a range of drug offences(...)

Dublin and Galway in action in  Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts. Photograph: CJ Gunther/EPA

(...). Basketball, still a young sport, has a global reach. Athletics – the race – is a global language. Boxing had(...)

Frank Greally has been editing and printing Irish Runner magazine for 35 years. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónail

Con Houlihan always said we all have three dimensions – the public self, the private self and the secret self. After watching Black Mass, the (...)

World athletics’ governing body the IAAF has said there were “clearly plausible explanations” that are “entirely innocent” for blood level readings provided by marathon world record holder Paula Radcliffe during her athletics career. Photo: John Giles/PA Wire.

Paula Radcliffe has been declared innocent of any blood doping by world athletics’ governing(...)

Irish players warm up in the Keep Rugby Clean IRB Anti-doping tee shirts before the 2014 Junior World Championship match between Fiji and Ireland. Photo: Jason Oxenham/Getty Images

(...) much more extensive. Doping in sports such as athletics and cycling has had far more media(...)

IAAF president Sebastian Coe has stepped down from his role as a Nike ambassador. Photo: Dan Mullan/Getty Images

(...) athletics. However, head of world athletics’ governing body insisted his decision to cut ties with the(...)

The IAAF have announced the Russian athletics federation have accepted a full athletics suspension over its doping scandal. Photograph: PA

The Russian athletics federation has accepted full suspension over its doping scandal and(...)

Sonia O’Sullivan: “I never really thought about winning the race, just getting myself to the point in the race where victory was an option.” Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

It still takes something special for a woman to grab the sporting headlines. Especially in Australia. The first Tuesday in November was one o(...)