Kenya's Daniel Wanjiru's triumph completed the double for Kenya after Mary Keitany sealed her third London title
A runner competing in the gruelling London Marathon has been praised for sacrificing his own race to help another exhausted competitor over the finishing line in what has been described as the ultimate act of sportsmanship.
Sally Pearson's rival and the reigning Olympic gold medallist, Brianna Rollins has been banned for a year for a drug offence.
Reports have claimed he was riding in a convoy with a number of athletes, including 100m and 200m world record holder Usain Bolt, when he lost control of his bike.
Adidas has apologised for sending a marketing email praising customers it said "survived" this year's Boston Marathon.
Fifty years ago, a runner officially entered as KV Switzer participated in the Boston Marathon. On Tuesday, she was doing it again at age 70.
Teenagers have ruled the Stawell Gift with Matthew Rizzo and Liv Ryan taking out the finals at the historic sprint meeting in country Victoria.
Leigh Phelan wants to achieve a lifetime dream, but knows his family will be seeking payback if he does.
Two years ago the admirably progressive move was made to pay the winner of the women's gift the same amount as the men at the Stawell Gift. Since then no woman has won the gift.
After schoolgirls won the last two women's Stawell Gifts, a betting plunge on Saturday saw a 16-year-old girl backed into outright favourite for this year ahead of the heats.
It's almost as if every time Brendan Matthews feels fit and ready to go in the lead up to the Stawell Gift, something goes wrong.
Canberra sprinter Sarah Blizzard chases Stawell Gift title for run of finals
Coates clash with John Wylie is not news. What is extraordinary is Coates' account of it, self-reporting his aggressive posturing, his snarls and a foul-mouthed flourish.
Melissa Breen and Lauren Wells will lead a Canberra contingent at the prestigious Stawell Gift.
Jemima Sumgong, who last year became the first Kenyan woman to win Olympic gold in the marathon, has tested positive for the banned blood-booster EPO in an out- of-competition test carried out by the IAAF, the sport's governing body said on Thursday (Friday AEST).
The tears came thick and fast when Sally Pearson realised she'd lifted herself back in to world championships contention.
Canberra sprinter Melissa Breen finished with silver despite being the fastest Australian in the women's 100m final.
It was a case of all or nothing when Queanbeyan's Andrea Thompson took her place on the starting line in the final event.
Sally Pearson is determined to compete in next year's Commonwealth Games and hasn't ruled out a tilt at the 2020 Olympics.
A rising Canberra star will take on the seniors at the national championships after claiming junior gold in Sydney.