The pressure on Athletics Kenya intensified further on Tuesday as the IAAF revealed it had been investigating alleged doping cover-ups in the country (...)

IAAF president Sebastian Coe has insisted he will not fail in his task to clean up athletics. Photograph: Martin Rickett/PA

The embattled governing body of world athletics has taken the unprecedented step of suspending Russia from all competitions in the wake of revelations(...)

 Pole vault world record holder Yelena Isinbayeva has urged athletics’ world governing body the IAAF not to ban Russia from its competitions. Photograph: Adam Davy/PA

Russia’s double Olympic pole vault champion Yelena Isinbayeva has written an open letter pleading for world athletics body the IAAF not to issue a bla(...)

IOC president Thomas Bach: expects Russian officials to comply with all procedures to ensure their athletes can compete in Rio. Photograph: Harold Cunningham/Getty

Olympics chief Thomas Bach expects Russia will comply with doping regulations in time for its athletes to compete at next year’s Rio Games despite cal(...)

Sebastian Coe is under pressure to give up advisory role with Nike. Photograph: Adam Davy/PA Wire 1:23

Russia faces being suspended from athletics by the end of the week, as the fallout from Dick Pound’s devastating report into state-sponsored doping b(...)

Sebastian Coe arrives to speak at the ‘Future Decoded’ conference in London on Tuesday. Photograph: Facundo Arriza/EPA

During the run-up to the London Olympics in 2012 Sebastian Coe was often asked what kept him awake at night. Every time he replied: “I don’t have s(...)

Former IAAF president Lamine Diack has been provisionally suspended as an honorary member of the International Olympic Committee. Photograph: Rainer Jensen/EPA

The head of Russia’s anti-doping laboratory has resigned, hours after it was stripped of its right to test samples. A World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada) (...)

Mariya Savinova  and Ekaterina Poistogova  of Russia celebrate with  coach Vladimir Kazarin after placing first and third respectively in the women’s 800m final at  London 2012. All three have been recommended for lifetime bans in the Wada report. Photograph: Kerim Okten/EPA.

1. Systematic doping in Russian sport: The World Anti-Doping Agency independent report has recommended that Russia be banned from international ath(...)

Sebastian Coe: ’My job is very simple now . . . it is to rebuild trust in our sport.’ Photograph: Martin Rickett/PA Wire

The head of world athletics Sebastian Coe says he faces a long battle to rebuild trust in his battered sport and has stepped up reform efforts after t(...)

Sebastian Coe has warned Russian athletes that he is committed to ridding the sport of drug cheats. Photograph: Martin Rickett/PA

Sebastian Coe has spoken of his determination to help athletics recover from doping and blackmail allegations and admitted the sport faces a “long roa(...)