A doping control station in the Laura Biathlon Center during the Sochi 2014 Winter  Olympic Games in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia. Photograph: Hendrik Schmidt / EPA

The German journalist whose documentary lifted the lid on claims of systematic doping in Russian athletics has said he is prepared to make a follow-up(...)

The world athletics governing body IAAF has referred allegations made about systematic doping in Russian sport to an independent ethics committee. Photograph: Hendrik Schmidt/EPA

Three senior IAAF officials, including the son of president Lamine Diack, have stepped down from their posts with athletics’ world governing body pend(...)

The World Anti-Doping  Agency (Wada) will not be appealing Tyson Gay’s one-year ban.   The agency said Gay was eligible for such a reduction because the sprinter offered what it termed substantial assistance in his case.  Photograph:  Christian Petersen/Getty Images

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) will not appeal banned American sprinter Tyson Gay’s controversial one-year doping ban, they said yesterday. The g(...)

While he always starts a season slowly,  the hope is that Usain Bolt will be on flying form come the World Championships in August. Photograph: Laurent Dubrule/Reuters

Irma Thomas always had it on her side. The Rolling Stones had it covered too. The rest of us just never seem to have enough – and I’m not talki(...)