Stewart McSweyn could be the next big thing of Australian running. On Thursday night he will chase the first of a string of national records.
A British four time Olympian has been appointed the new head of performance for Athletics Australia.
Kenya's marathon world record holder Eliud Kipchoge and Colombian jumper Caterine Ibarguen were honoured as IAAF athletes of the year at athletics' annual awards ceremony.
The IAAF has upheld a ban against Russia's athletics federation over doping in the country, pending full access to doping data stored in Moscow and financial compensation.
Australia's champion race walker Jared Tallent has been forced to postpone his long-awaited comeback after stubbing his toe on a bedpost.
Shenzhen Half-Marathon organisers have vowed the 258 participants caught cheating during last weekend's race will not be able to run away from punishment for their actions.
Former 200m world record holder Michael Johnson was angry after he suffered a stroke - and he was not going to let it beat him.
Beyoncé and Jay-Z have turned to the world of sport and taken on the personas of two controversial figures for their Halloween costumes.
Australian Jess Trengove has finished her busiest marathoning year in style by smashing her personal best to finish fourth in Toronto.
A new book reintroduces Ralph Doubell to the sporting public. But the track great wonders where the next Olympic champion will come from after decades of slim returns.
Champion hurdler Sally Pearson expects to hit full training by December with one eye on the Tokyo Olympics.
Irish-born Australian runner Sinead Diver has smashed the women's course record to claim victory in the Melbourne Marathon.
Kurt Fearnley last night became the first athlete with a disability to win The Don award, but was typically self-effacing about his achievement.
Fifty years after playing a key role in one of the most iconic sporting moments of the 20th century, the late Australian sprinter and human rights advocate Peter Norman will be honoured with a statue in Melbourne.
As Tiger Woods changed golf and Bannister pushed Landy beyond the magical four-minute mile, the Kenyan runner makes a two-hour marathon less of a pipe dream.
Usain Bolt, Bob Beamon ... Eliud Kipchoge. The Kenyan's extraordinary marathon effort puts him in rarefied athletic company.
The Kenyan defended his title in the German capital, pulling ahead of his competitors early on amid perfect running conditions.
American sprinting great Michael Johnson is recovering after a mini-stroke, the 50-year-old has revealed.
Fit-again Sally Pearson is confident she can manage the delicate balancing act of peaking twice in 10 months as she chases yet more success.
Australian high-jump star Brandon Starc has equalled the national record with a colossal leap in Germany.