Former IAAF anti-doping director Gabriel Dollé is also being investigated by French police. Photo: Stu Forster/Getty Images

The IAAF’s ethics commission has announced bans for four senior officials alleged to have covered up doping offences, including the son of former pres(...)

The Olympic flag next to the Russian flag in Sochi. Unless the ban is overturned, Russian athletes will be unable to take part in next year’s games in Brazil. Photograph: David Davies/PA Wire.

A Moscow court on Wednesday ruled that a German TV documentary which alleged widespread doping among Russian athletes was based on inaccurate informat(...)

Seb Coe insists there was no conflict between his role as a Nike ambassador and his duties as IAAF president. Photograph: Epa

The IAAF’s decision to award the 2021 World Athletics Championships to Eugene is under investigation by French authorities, according to the BBC. The(...)

I’m always surprised,” Federer said. “I win a tournament. I walk off the court, and it’s like, ‘Where’s the doping guy?’” Photograph: Glyn Kirk/AFP/Getty Images

Tennis’ oft-questioned anti-doping programme took some new hits last month when Andy Murray called for more investment and Roger Federer called for mo(...)

Sebastian Coe chairs a meeting of world athletics today to discuss suspending Russia over allegations of state sponsored doping of its athletes, a crisis that has put his leadership under the spotlight barely three months into the job. Photo: Jason Lee/Reuters

The International Association of Athletics Federations will meet on Friday to consider a provisional ban for Russia, which said on Thursday it was (...)

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 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(...)

Russian President Vladimir Putin’s spokesman has said that World Anti-Doping Agency reports of ‘state sponsored’ Russian doping programmes are unfounded. Photo: AP

Vladimir Putin’s spokesman says accusations of state-sponsored doping in Russia appear unfounded. Dmitry Peskov said that when charges were made, they(...)

 A  staff member  of World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada) hands out copies of the report surrounding allegations of doping prior a press conference in Geneva, Switzerland. Photograph: Salvatore Di Nolfi/EPA

Russia has been accused of having a huge “state-sponsored doping programme” by an independent commission that could see the country kicked out of athl(...)

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(...)

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