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Noah Lyles: Christian Coleman must show responsibility over missed tests
Tue, 04 Aug 2020 18:02:05 +0100
Noah Lyles says US relay team-mate Christian Coleman should show "a little more responsibility" after he was provisionally suspended for a third missed doping test.

Safeguarding in athletics: UKA says 'a lot more work to be done' after independent review
Tue, 04 Aug 2020 18:02:05 +0100
UK Athletics acknowledges there is "a lot more work to be done" regarding safeguarding after independent review of its policies.

World Athletics gives Russia expulsion deadline over anti-doping fine
Tue, 04 Aug 2020 18:02:05 +0100
World Athletics says it will expel the Russian Federation as a member if an outstanding fine is not paid by 15 August.

Katarina Johnson-Thompson could be Britain's best ever - Daley Thompson
Tue, 04 Aug 2020 18:02:05 +0100
Katarina Johnson-Thompson could surpass Jessica Ennis-Hill and Denise Lewis to become Britain's greatest heptathlete says Daley Thompson.

Russian doping: Athletes must be kept out of Tokyo Games, says whistleblower Rodchenkov
Tue, 04 Aug 2020 18:02:05 +0100
Doping whistleblower Grigory Rodchenkov says no Russian athletes should be allowed to participate in next year's Tokyo Games.

London Marathon: Decision on 2020 race delayed until 7 August
Tue, 04 Aug 2020 18:02:05 +0100
London Marathon organisers delay a decision on when the 2020 event can be held, which was expected on Tuesday, until 7 August.

'If you don't wear them, don't expect to be competitive': Irish distance runners have their say on the shoes debate
Tue, 04 Aug 2020 18:02:05 +0100
Irish Olympic hopefuls Stephen Scullion, Ann-Marie McGlynn and Kevin Seaward give their views on the shoes debate in distance running.

Olympics: Super Saturday at London 2012 named greatest British summer Games moment
Tue, 04 Aug 2020 18:02:05 +0100
London 2012's Super Saturday - which included three golds in an astonishing 44 minutes - is named as Britain's greatest moment at a summer Olympics.

Britain's Greatest Olympic Moments: Sebastian Coe and Steve Ovett win golds at Moscow 1980
Tue, 04 Aug 2020 18:02:05 +0100
Relive the epic battle between Sebastian Coe and Steve Ovett during the 1980 Moscow Olympics as Ovett took 800 gold and Coe won the 1500m.

Britain's Greatest Olympic Moments: Daley Thompson wins decathlon gold at Los Angeles 1984
Tue, 04 Aug 2020 18:02:05 +0100
BBC Sport looks back at Daley Thompson's gold-medal winning performance in the decathlon at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics.