Russia’s Liliya Shobukhova: it was claimed that a Russian official extorted €450,000 from  London Marathon winner in 2011  to allow her to compete at the 2012 Olympics. Photo: Tannen Maury/EPA

When Sebastian Coe launched his candidacy for the IAAF presidency on Wednesday he stressed that, while athletics needed reform, it was not in “a pa(...)

Helen O’Hanlon: trains five days a week, three times on her own and twice with a local club.

When did you start running and why?About three years ago, I started running with a friend to get fit and to keep my weight under control. What has bee(...)

Q I read Run, Fat Bitch Run and did a 10km in June, and am entered into the Rock and Roll Dublin Half-Marathon on August 5th. I’m really looking fo(...)

World marathon record holder Paula Radcliffe is facing up to the very real possibility she may never compete again because of ongoing complicat(...)