Athletics

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UK Athletics under fire over ‘inaccurate’ reading of law amid transgender plans
The Equality and Human Rights Commission has criticised UKA after it said it was too risky to ban trans women from female events without a change in the law

Sean Ingle

03, Feb, 2023 @5:27 PM

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Olympic champion Sifan Hassan joins ‘greatest ever’ London Marathon lineup
The women’s field will include three other world record-holders while the men’s race is set to feature four of the five fastest men in history

Sean Ingle

02, Feb, 2023 @8:00 AM

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Mo Farah to give London Marathon ‘one more shot’ before likely retirement
The four-time Olympic champion has struggled with injuries in recent seasons and admits ‘this will probably be my last year’ in competitive athletics

Sean Ingle

31, Jan, 2023 @12:01 AM

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Peter Bol’s positive drug test feels like a bad dream. It will be a real-life tragedy if confirmed
Bol has denied ever taking a prohibited substance, and that chimes with everything Australia thought it knew about him. But now his reputation hangs in the balance

Kieran Pender

28, Jan, 2023 @7:00 PM

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World Athletics’ transgender regulations see scientific rigour give way to a fudge | Sean Ingle
Sebastian Coe promised to be ‘guided by science’ when it comes to sport’s most divisive issue. But World Athletics’ solution is clearly designed to protect it from legal action too

Sean Ingle

23, Jan, 2023 @8:00 AM

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World Athletics proposals to preserve path for trans women in female category
World Athletics is set to keep the door open for transgender women to compete at the highest level under a ‘preferred option’ proposal to be voted on in March

Sean Ingle

21, Jan, 2023 @5:28 PM

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Australian Olympic athlete Peter Bol fails out-of-competition doping test
The 800m runner has strongly denied ever using the banned agent EPO and requested a B sample be analysed

Mike Hytner

20, Jan, 2023 @7:00 AM

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The big picture: the champion runners of Iten
Shamil Tanna captures the hard training and collective spirit of the aspiring Olympic athletes of a tiny town in western Kenya known for its marathon winners

Tim Adams

15, Jan, 2023 @7:00 AM

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Usain Bolt reportedly missing millions from investment accounts
An investigation has been launched after millions of dollars reportedly went missing from an account belonging to eight-time Olympic champion Usain Bolt

Guardian sport

12, Jan, 2023 @7:31 PM

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Jake Wightman: ‘I’d never seen my dad break the third wall and say anything about me’
The 1500m world champion tells Donald McRae about his father’s commentary and why he hid his twin’s running spikes at school

Donald McRae

03, Jan, 2023 @8:00 AM

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Keely Hodgkinson’s hatred of losing will propel her to 2023 success, claims Coe
Sebastian Coe has said Keely Hodgkinson is primed for 800m world championship success in Budapest and that ‘I like the fact that she doesn’t like losing’

Sean Ingle

31, Dec, 2022 @10:30 PM

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The greatest sporting spectacles, from Laurent Fignon to Chris Brasher | Letters
Letters: Readers respond to the challenge of naming the bespectacled performance of all time

23, Dec, 2022 @6:25 PM

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