John Treacy dips under Steve Ovett to win the 5,000 metres at the Coca-Cola International meeting at Crystal Palace in August 1980. Photograph: Steve Ovett

We were finishing up a little picnic in Luggala on Thursday evening when an old neighbour asked had I ever seen the YouTube clip of John Treacy beatin(...)

 Alberto Salazar: Nike’s Big Bet’s homage to Alberto Salazar pushed the  idea that would probably make Lance Armstrong laugh. Maybe Salazar was this misunderstood genius who just pushed to the limits without stepping over the line.   Photograph: Andy Lyons/Getty

You may have heard recently that another documentary surrounding another Usada victim was about to be the next big thing. Nike’s Big Bet: Alberto Sa(...)

Sonie O’Sullivan is to take up a coaching role with Nike based in Portland, Oregon. Photograph: Oisin Keniry/Inpho

Sonia O’Sullivan has agreed to take up a new assistant coaching role with a Nike training group based in Portland, Oregon beginning this week, initial(...)

The new head of UK Athletics has said there are there are plans to hand over a 2015 internal report into Alberto Salazar’s relationship with Mo Farah. Photograph: Adrian Dennis/Getty/AFP

The new head of UK Athletics has said any employee who does not share her vision for “ethical success” will lose their job, and there are “definite pl(...)

Alberto Salazar and Mo Farah pictured in 2015. Photograph: Adrian Dennis/Getty/AFP

Britain’s Anti-Doping body Ukad has criticised an independent review into the way UK Athletics handled issues surrounding its relationship with disgra(...)

Mo Farah: Apparently Mo has trouble hearing, trouble remembering, has problems filling out his whereabouts forms, goes to the wrong country. Photograph: Kamil Jrzaczynski/AFP via Getty Images)

If there was one man I would have in charge of anti-doping agencies or even just investigating athletes by randomly turning up on their doorstep, with(...)

 Mo Farah with his gold medal at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. Photograph: Getty Images

Mo Farah is facing fresh questions over his relationship with banned coach Alberto Salazar after it emerged that he repeatedly denied to US anti-dopin(...)

Ireland’s Ciara Mageean celebrates qualifying for the final of the World Athletics Championship. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Two athletes and one shining day. It’s October 5th, 2019, a date that they’ll both remember long after the peak of their sporting lives has faded. The(...)

World Athletics president Sebastian Coe: ‘I think the next four years will be even more focused on the sport, on formats, on competition. How do we make the World Championships an even more exciting prospect?’ File photograph: Jean Catuffe/Getty Images

There is a scene in 16 Days of Glory, Bud Greenspan’s film about the 1984 Olympics in Los Angeles, which deftly captures Sebastian Coe crossing the li(...)

Alberto Salazar is appealing a four-year ban for breaking anti-doping rules. Photograph: Andy Lyons/Getty Images

Alberto Salazar has issued a part-apology for any “callous or insensitive” comments that he made to former teen prodigy Mary Cain and the other female(...)

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