Sweden’s Armand Duplantis breaks his own Pole Vault world record during the World Athletics Glasgow Indoor Grand Prix. Photograph: Andy Buchanan/AFP via Getty Images

American-born Swede Armand “Mondo” Duplantis soared to another pole vault world record on Saturday as he easily cleared 6.18 metres at the World Athle(...)

Brazil’s Thiago Braz da Silva celebrates his victory at the end of the men’s pole vault final. Photograph: Getty Images

It wasn’t just the winning that mattered to Renaud Lavillenie, but the way he felt the Brazilian crowd contributed to him losing, the Frenchman origin(...)

Jamaica’s Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce celebrates next to Netherlands’ Dafne Schippers as she wins the final of the women’s 100m at the World Championships  in Beijing. Photograph: Adrian Dennis/AFP/Getty Images

If perfectly familiar style and consistency are among the last bastions of credibility in athletics right now, then almost everything about day three(...)

Kenya’s Dennis Kimetto broke the world record as he won  the 41th edition of the Berlin Marathon in Berlin last September. Photo: Tobias Schwartz/Getty

Con Houlihan once told me that drugs in sport would someday be considered old-fashioned. There will be a new way of improving performances: scientists(...)