Track coach Jon Drummond received an eight-year doping ban after arbitrators found he possessed, trafficked, administered and assisted in the use and cover-up of banned substances.
Former World Anti-Doping Agency chairman Dick Pound will lead the body's investigation into allegations of systematic doping in Russia.
The head of the Russian athletics federation said Wednesday that he has stepped down from his role as IAAF treasurer while accusations of systematic doping by Russian athletes are investigated.
The World Anti-Doping Agency says it will conduct its own probe of allegations of systematic doping in Russia.
South African prosecutors can appeal double-amputee Olympian Oscar Pistorius' acquittal on murder charges for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, a judge ruled Wednesday.
A South African prosecutor on Tuesday argued in court for an appeal in the case against Oscar Pistorius, who was acquitted of murder for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
Pole vault great Sergei Bubka says he is "shocked" by claims of widespread doping in Russian sports.
USA Track and Field nearly doubled its annual revenue in 2014 and will put more of that money into athlete training in hopes of pumping up the medal count at the Rio Olympics.
Russia faced explosive allegations of corruption and systematic doping on Wednesday, including the reported admission of drug use by an Olympic champion runner and cover-up and extortion involving a three-time Chicago Marathon winner.
Outlining his vision for the future of track and field, Sebastian Coe has called for an overhaul of the sport's "disjointed" competition calendar and for the creation of a global street race circuit.
Sebastian Coe declared his candidacy Thursday to become president of track and field's world governing body, setting up a likely election battle against pole vault great Sergei Bubka.
Pole vault indoor record holder Renaud Lavillenie of France and shot putter Valerie Adams of New Zealand were named world athletes of the year on Friday.
The ruling body of world athletics says it will stage finals during the morning sessions of its program at the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.
Oscar Pistorius' lawyers have filed court papers opposing a move by prosecutors to appeal the verdict and sentence in his murder trial.
Doha will host the 2019 athletics world championships, winning a secret IAAF vote Tuesday after losing out to London three years ago.
Prosecutors said Monday their application to appeal against Oscar Pistorius' manslaughter conviction and five-year prison sentence will be heard in a Pretoria court on Dec. 9.