Mark English with his 800m silver medal from the European Championships. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

There’s very little eating Mark English. A bronze medal last year in the European Championships, one colour better this year in Prague with a silver (...)

The Qatar Sports Club field in Doha staged the IAAF Diamond League in May 2011. Photograph: Getty.

Criswell always said we should all be interested in the future, because that is where you and I are going to spend the rest of our lives, whether we w(...)

French athlete Mahiedine Mekhissi-Benabbad, who was stripped of his 3,000m steeplechase gold medal for taking his vest off down the final straight a(...)

ark English, who is ranked fourth best in Europe heading into next weeks’s 800m championship. He clocked the time running second to world champion David Rudisha in June. Photograph Ian MacNicol/Inpho

There is a scene in the recent BBC documentary about David Rudisha – 100 Seconds to Beat the World – where Seb Coe talks about running the 800 metres (...)

Usain Bolt of Jamaica wins the men’s 100 metres during the IAAF Diamond League athletics meeting in Brussels on Friday night. Photograph: Reuters

World and Olympic champion Usain Bolt powered away late in the race to win the 100 metres in 9.8 seconds at the season-closing Diamond League meeting (...)

Sprinter Tyson Gay has tested positive for a banned substance and has pulled out of next month’s World Championships. Photograph:  Christian Petersen/Getty Images.

The world of athletics has been rocked after a number of high-profile sprinters admitted to having failed drug tests, including former world record ho(...)