Justin Gatlin

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Justin Gatlin has vowed to boycott the BBC and British media over their coverage of his 100m showdown with Usain Bolt at the World Championships in Beijing. Photograph: PA

The world 100m silver medallist, Justin Gatlin, has vowed to boycott the BBC and other British media at the championships in protest at their “biased”(...)

Jamaica’s Usain Bolt celebrates winning the final of the men’s 100 metres at the 2015 IAAF World Championships in Beijing. Photograph: Wang Zhao/AFP/Getty Images

Seven years ago in Beijing, Usain Bolt announced himself as the undisputed fastest man on earth, winning his first major 100 metres gold medal with su(...)

Usain Bolt pipped Justin Gatlin to win gold in the World Championships 100m. Photograph: Afp

Over darkened Beijing skies, a moment of blinding light. For two years Justin Gatlin has been the undisputed king of sprinting as well as athletics’ m(...)

Usain Bolt eased through the 100m heats at the World Championships in Beijing. Photograph: EPA

Usain Bolt and Justin Gatlin moved a step closer to their highly anticipated Beijing showdown when both eased through the 100 metres heats on the ope(...)

Jamaica’s Usain Bolt wins gold ahead of Justin Gatlin of the United States in the 100 metres final at the 2013 IAAF World Championships at Luzhniki Stadium, Moscow.  Photograph: Julian Finney/Getty Images

Some people are billing it as the race between good and evil. Others as the hero against the villain. Or else simply the showdown between the clean(...)

Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt  after his news conference ahead of the IAAF (International Association of Athletics Federations) World Championships, in Beijing, China, August 20, 2015. Photograph:  Reuters

Usain Bolt has been saddened by the doping crisis engulfing athletics — but warned he could not save the scandal-hit sport by himself. The Jamaican’s(...)

 Lord Sebastian Coe reacts after being elected as the new IAAF President during the 50th IAAF Congress  in Beijing, China. Photograph: Getty

Sebastian Coe, the double Olympic champion who led the organising committee of London’s 2012 Games, has been elected as the president of the world gov(...)

Mo Farah of Britain wins the 5,000 metres race ahead of Yomif Kejelcha of Ethiopia at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Lausanne, Switzerland. Photograph: Pierre Albouy/Reuters

Running it seemed with extra spark and perhaps a little anger Mo Farah is back, winning the 5,000 metres at the Lausanne Diamond League with an astoni(...)

 Justin Gatlin points at the clock as he celebrates winning the  200 metres at the USA Track & Field Championships in Eugene, Oregon. Photograph: Christian Petersen/Getty Images

Somehow Justin Gatlin keeps getting faster and faster. Five years after completing a four-year doping ban that would have ended the career of most sp(...)

No Grand Tour has ever been won without some tale of hardship –  Dutch rider Rick Flens of Team LottoNL-Jumbo after crashing during the 13th stage of the 98th Giro d’Italia yesterday. Photograph:  Claudio Peri/EPA

There are six steel screws and a five-inch titanium bar where my left collarbone used to be. There’s a tiny piece of bone floating beneath my left kne(...)

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