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 Gold medallist Genzebe Dibaba (centre),  silver medallist Laura Muir and bronze medallist Stifan Hassan  of the Netherlands. Photograph: EPA/Facundo Arrizabalaga

Laura Muir has revealed how uneasy she feels about racing Genzebe Dibaba, who beat her twice in the world indoor championships in Birmingham. Muir a(...)

Mo Farah shows his surprise as he wins the BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2017 at the Liverpool Echo Arena. Photograph: David Davies/PA

It was the biggest shock in the 63-year history of the BBC’s Sports Personality of the Year Awards. But as Mo Farah’s name was read out, and the crowd(...)

Mo Farah training prior to the  World Athletics Championships in London where he will seek to win another 5000/10,000 metre double. Photograph: Richard Heathcote/Getty Images

Catch him if you can. Because whether or not you still believe in athletics magic, the stage is now set for Mo Farah to perform one of the great dista(...)

Sonia O’Sullivan could lose her outdoor 2,000 metres world record. Photograph:   Donall Farmer/Inpho

Sonia O’Sullivan could lose her outdoor world record for 2,000 metres after the European Athletics Council accepted a project team’s recommendations t(...)

Following the Russian doping scandal involving a state sponsored cheating regime, the World Anti Doping Agency (Wada) recommended the Russian team be (...)

Britain’s Mo Farah: the data confirmed that he had been granted two exemptions over the past eight years. Photograph: Lindsey Parnaby/AFP/Getty Images

Mo Farah is the latest British athlete to face scrutiny over his use of so-called therapeutic use exemptions (TUEs) after his confidential medical dat(...)

South Africa’s Caster Semenya celebrates winning the women’s 800m final in Rio. Photograph: Fabrice Coffrini/AFP/Getty Images

Rarely in Olympic history have three gold medal winners talked so loudly on the track, only to sound a little more muted afterwards. Mo Farah – winni(...)

Britain’s Mo Farah completed a double-double after he added the 5,000m gold to his 10,000m success in Rio. Photograph: Afp

Rarely in Olympic history were two gold medal distance runners rolled into the press conference room having already done so much talking on the track.(...)

Britain’s Mo Farah celebrates as he crosses the finish line to win the Men’s 10,000m at the Olympic Stadium in Rio de Janeiro. Photo: Getty Images

They say Rio is the city that never sleeps, which is just is well, because it’s around midnight before we sit down for the 10, 000m press conference a(...)

Russia’s Liliya Shobukhova: the marathon runner ran race after race untroubled by the fear of suspension despite showing blood values which were off the charts. Photograph: Sean Dempsey/PA

The soothing noises regarding Russia’s presence at next summer’s Olympic Games in Rio became even more soothing on Friday, with the International Olym(...)