A cameraman riding a segway drives into a celebrating Usain Bolt after the men’s 200m final at the Bird’s Nest in Beijing. Photograph: Rolex De La Pena/EPA

They came to see another shootout between hero and villain. They left having seen a near massacre. Not just the way Usain Bolt took out Justin Gatlin (...)

Jamaica’s Usain Bolt celebrates winning the final of the men’s 100 metres at the 2015 IAAF World Championships in Beijing. Photograph: Wang Zhao/AFP/Getty Images

Seven years ago in Beijing, Usain Bolt announced himself as the undisputed fastest man on earth, winning his first major 100 metres gold medal with su(...)

Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt  after his news conference ahead of the IAAF (International Association of Athletics Federations) World Championships, in Beijing, China, August 20, 2015. Photograph:  Reuters

Usain Bolt has been saddened by the doping crisis engulfing athletics — but warned he could not save the scandal-hit sport by himself. The Jamaican’s(...)

Vitaly Korchevsky is escorted in handcuffs from his home by agents from the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) in Glen Mills, Pennsylvania. Photograph: Peter Foley/Bloomberg

US prosecutors have charged nine people over their alleged roles in a hacking scheme to obtain corporate press releases before they were made public, (...)

Two-time Olympic 200m champion Veronica Campbell-Brown of Jamaica tested positive for a banned diuretic and faces a two year ban from athletics competition. Photograph: Andy Lyons/Getty Images

The Jamaican government needs to establish an accredited anti-doping laboratory to protect its world-class athletes from taking contaminated substance(...)