Seb Coe on a mission to save the sport he loves


When Seb Coe was at the peak of his powers in the 1980s athletics attracted huge TV audiences and often dominated the back pages of newspapers around the world. Thirty years on the sport is fighting to make a connection

Sayers sets sights on unfinished Beijing business

While the last few seasons were about battling back from injury, javelin thrower Goldie Sayers insists the next campaign will be all about returning to the scene of one of her fondest memories. The 32-year-old made her Olympic debut back

Presidential hopeful Coe pledges revamp

Double Olympic champion Sebastian Coe unveiled the manifesto behind his campaign to become head of world athletics on Wednesday, pledging a calendar and prize money revamp and new competitions to bring back fans. Launching his bid to become president of

Pistorius ‘will actually serve just 10 months’

Oscar Pistorius will be in jail for just 10 months of his five-year sentence for culpable homicide. After the proceedings one of Pistorius's legal team, Roxanne Adams, told Sky News that Pistorius will serve just a sixth of his sentence

Oscar Pistorius verdict and sentence appealed by prosecutors

The South African prosecution authority confirmed on Tuesday it would file an appeal against the culpable homicide verdict and five-year jail sentence handed down to paralympian Oscar Pistorius last month. Pistorius was absolved of the murder of his girlfriend Reeva

Olympic champ Cakir faces life ban


Turkey's Asli Cakir Alptekin, who came back from a doping ban to win the women's 1,500 metres under a cloud of suspicion at the 2012 Olympics, faces a lifetime ban after being charged with another anti-doping offence. Cakir, who was

Mo Farah to start 2015 with cross-country outing


Mo Farah insists he is itching to get going after revealing his first outing of 2015 will be at the international Great Edinburgh Cross Country. Farah endured a roller coaster 2014 campaign, finishing eighth on his marathon debut in London

Isinbayeva to vault on to Rio 2016


Russian pole vaulter Yelena Isinbayeva will try to regain her Olympic title at the Rio 2016 Olympics after only winning a bronze medal in London. "I decided to go to Rio 2016," she told Reuters on Wednesday. Isinbayeva, who had

Frenchman Lavillenie, Kiwi Adams are Athletes of Year


Pole vault world record holder Renaud Lavillenie and Olympic shot put champion Valerie Adams were named World Athletes of the Year at an IAAF gala in Monaco on Friday. It marked the first time that field event athletes had won

Bolt beaten in 400m season opener


Jamaican Olympic sprint champion Usain Bolt was beaten in his first race of the 2013 season on Saturday, finishing third in a low-key 400 metre event in his hometown of Kingston. The triple gold medallist from both the 2008 Beijing