An athlete denied National Lottery funding has launched a withering attack on UK Athletics’ under-fire head of endurance after losing her appeal against the ruling. Alexandra Bell blamed her omission British
The chair of the British Athletes Commission has quit her role at the World Anti-Doping Agency in protest at its refusal to exile Russia completely from global sport. Victoria Aggar, a former rower who
Wada's own vice-president says drugs ban not harsh enough but Russians claim they've been treated unfairly
The World Anti-Doping Agency was accused of robbing athletes of clean competition as Russia escaped total sporting exile after tampering with doping data following the biggest-scale drug cheat scandal
Exclusive: Alberto Salazar witnesses had 'death threats not to testify', reveals anti-doping chief Travis Tygart
Death threats were made against those testifying in the anti-doping inquiry into Sir Mo Farah’s disgraced former coach, the man who brought down Alberto Salazar and the Nike Oregon Project has revealed.
An intersex ex-athlete who claims to have been coerced into harmful surgery that ruined her running career has been granted asylum amid fears for her life – raising major questions about World Athletics
Sprinter Adam Gemili is back on the individual Olympic podium funding programme of British Athletics. The 26-year-old, who had been downgraded to relay funding last winter, finished fourth in the 200 at
Mo Farah has halted his failed mission to conquer the marathon and announced a return to the track to defend his Olympic 10,000-metre title at next year’s Olympics. Farah won double gold over 5,000m and
UK Athletics have announced an independent review of its botched decision to allow Mo Farah to continue working with Alberto Salazar, who has subsequently been kicked out of the sport for suspected doping
Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce exclusive interview... on feminism, religion and why Tokyo will be her last Olympics
It was a Jamaican headline-writer who first coined the nickname “Pocket Rocket” to describe Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce. The second she walks through the door of her beauty salon in the island’s capital, you
UK Sport to hold crisis talks with UK Athletics and will demand assurances before signing off on funding for Paris Olympics
UK Sport will this week hold crisis talks with UK Athletics and wants reassurances about the organisation’s future governance before signing off on funding for the next Olympic cycle. Sally Munday, the
UK Athletics' new chief executive forced to stand down before job begins amid husband safeguarding scandal
UK Athletics is in turmoil after its incoming chief executive was forced to stand down over claims she failed to tell her local athletics club about her husband’s “inappropriate relationship” with a 15-year-old
Why Christine Ohuruogu does not wade into doping debates: 'I never cast aspersions - not with my history'
Given this was her first full season officially retired from athletics, Christine Ohuruogu still took up a large amount of column inches this summer, in particular around the time of the World Athletics
New chief executive of UK Athletics on brink of being suspended from roles over safeguarding scandal
The new chief executive of UK Athletics is on the brink of being suspended from her roles with the upcoming Commonwealth Games over a safeguarding scandal. In a move that will pile pressure on UKA to Zara
UK Sport to 'establish the facts' of 'extremely serious' safeguarding accusations against new chief executive of UK Athletics
UK Sport was last night under pressure to conduct a full-scale inquiry into “extremely serious” safeguarding accusations against the new chief executive of UK Athletics after the ex-police detective who
Russia's reinstatement process has been suspended by the World Athletics Council following fresh anti-doping charges against senior officials. The Russian Athletics Federation (RusAF) has been banned competition
The new chief executive of UK Athletics was fighting to hold on to her job before she even starts amid “extremely serious” accusations her husband was allowed to continue coaching at a club where she vice-chair
Russian athletics federation officials have been charged with obstructing an investigation into a whereabouts failure by high jumper Danil Lysenko. The Athletics Integrity Unit announced on Thursday that
Paula Radcliffe is to become the new coaching adviser for a former Nike Oregon Project runner just weeks after drawing criticism over her response to the Alberto Salazar ban. Britain’s former marathon
Tianna Bartoletta criticises own sponsor Nike over response to Mary Cain's Alberto Salazar 'abuse' claims
Tianna Bartoletta, the reigning Olympic long jump champion, has attacked her own sponsor, Nike, over the brand's response to Mary Cain alleging she suffered “emotional and physical abuse” under Alberto
Olympics will oppose blanket bans for Russians but Wada process could see country miss World Cup 2022
The International Olympic Committee has suggested it will oppose a blanket ban on Russian athletes when the World Anti-Doping Agency announces its ruling on an alleged mass manipulation of drug-test data.
At the ultra running World Championship, competitors looped a 1,500 metres circuit continuously for 24 hours and, with time running out, American Camille Herron was suffering. She had thrown up twice,
Adam Gemili leads Team GB group threatening legal action over BOA's 'window dressing relaxation' of sponsorship rules
A group of Team GB’s leading athletes have launched an extraordinary threat of legal action against the British Olympic Association following a row over sponsorship rules. European champion sprinter Adam
'It's like an old boys network' – British coach Christine Bowmaker insists lack of diversity creates unhealthy culture
One of Britain's most successful female athletics coaches says there needs to be more women to break up the “old boys network” of “arrogant and egotistical” male coaches if the country’s culture of fat-shaming
'Putting someone on a scale every week doesn’t always tell a coach much if your metabolic rate slows down'
With the intention to encourage better sports performance, the culture of bullying and fat-shaming Britain’s leading female athletes has risen dramatically over the last few years. Quite frankly, some
Special report: British female athletes reveal culture of fat-shaming - 'I was accustomed to being bullied'
Several of Britain’s leading female athletes have told The Daily Telegraph that the culture of bullying and fat-shaming has been rife at the highest levels of the sport for years. Many of the claims centre
Sophie Hahn continues sprint domination with new T38 200m world record despite not racing event for 447 days
An enormous 447 days since last contesting a 200-metre race, Sophie Hahn broke her own world record on Wednesday night despite making her season debut in mid-November. With a world 100m title already the
British Athletics appoint interim performance leadership team ahead of Tokyo 2020 in wake of Neil Black's departure
British Athletics have opted against installing a new permanent boss just eight months out from the Olympics, instead promoting the pair of Steve Paulding and Tommy Yule on a temporary basis to see them
The conundrum of finding motivation when you continually have no genuine competition is one that affects para athletes more than most sportspeople due to a lack of depth. It took defeat after seven years
Kadeena Cox defies eating disorder demons to claim 400m silver at World Para Athletics Championships
Given the seriousness of the ongoing eating disorder Kadeena Cox struggles to manage on a daily basis, narrowly failing to retain her T38 400m world title in Dubai on Monday night seems pretty trivial.