Saturday, August 8, 2015
Top Kenyan athletes have called for the national governing body, the International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF) and the world's anti-doping body WADA to take action over reports of widespread doping.
Former Russian marathoner Liliya Shobukhova's doping ban was extended by 14 months to March 2016 by sport's highest court on Thursday following an appeal by the IAAF.
Thursday, August 6, 2015
Katie Ledecky of the U.S. wrote swimming history again at the world championships on Tuesday as three records fell while Australia won backstroke double gold.
Wednesday, August 5, 2015
Researchers have taken to the peaks of France's Mont Blanc this summer to see whether the body's production of red blood cells at high altitudes has similar effects in athletes to doping agents like EPO.
South Africa's Cameron van der Burgh broke the 50-meter breaststroke world record in Tuesday morning's heats at the world swimming championships as his battle with the UK's Adam Peaty resumed.
Girl power prevailed at the world swimming championships on Monday as three women's records fell and Hungary's "Iron Lady" Katinka Hosszu lived up to her nickname.
Tuesday, August 4, 2015
Katie Ledecky of the United States broke her own 1,500-meter freestyle record in the heats of the world swimming championships in Kazan on Monday.
Monday, August 3, 2015
The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) is alarmed by "wild allegations" made by two European media outlets of widespread suspicious drug tests in track and field, and is asking an independent body to investigate.
Italy's Simone Ruffini won the world championship men's marathon 25-kilometer open water gold medal on Saturday and celebrated by proposing to his girlfriend on the podium.
Anita Wlodarczyk of Poland has bettered her own hammer throw world record with a distance of 81.08 meters at the Kamila Skolimowska Memorial Throws Festival in Cetniewo.