At first glance, America's Justin Gatlin and Jamaica's Asafa Powell might seem like relics from a bygone age of sprinting. In reality, they're still in the mix — and not even a year-long postponement of the Tokyo Olympics is going to shut them down.
Tokyo Olympics 2020: Canada's Andre De Grasse has opportunity to be part of sprint show after postponement of Games
Andre De Grasse now has the chance to be a major part of the sprint show at the Tokyo Games.
Tokyo Olympics 2020: Usain Bolt picks USA's Christian Coleman as 100-metre favourite for showpiece event
Usain Bolt has some advice for speedy Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill: Forget trying to make the US team for the Tokyo Olympics.
World Athletics Championships 2019: Noah Lyles, Christian Coleman target Tokyo Olympics after US renaissance
Christian Coleman, the newly crowned 100m world champion, and Noah Lyles, the victor in the 200m, delivered performances in Doha that suggest they are capable of dominating for years to come.
World Athletics Championships 2019: Sifan Hassan leads round of golden doubles, calls herself 'clean athlete'
Sifan Hassan made light of the doping ban handed to her coach Alberto Salazar to complete a historic 1,500/10,000 metres double at the World Athletics Championships on Saturday.
World Athletics Championships 2019: IAAF reduces use of new ‘crotch cameras’ after backlash from athletes
With cameras in the starting blocks peering up the legs of athletes into their eyes, television viewers have been taken closer to the action than ever before at the World Championships. Just too up close and personal for some athletes.
Sportswear giant Nike risks being burned by doping scandal surrounding Alberto Salazar and Oregon Project
With Nike-backed athletics coach Alberto Salazar slapped with a four-year ban for doping, the US sportswear giant risks being caught up in the scandal.
World Athletics Championships 2019: Organising committee blames late-evening start times, political boycott of Qatar for sparse crowd in stadium
The absence of cheering fans meant that the USA team which won the inaugural 4x400 metres mixed relay title on Sunday opted not to run a lap of honour
World Athletic Championships 2019: US sprinter Christian Coleman roars to 100m title, race walkers tame heat
Christian Coleman, who escaped a doping ban earlier this month on a technicality, swept over the 100m finish line in a world-leading personal best of 9.76sec to claim his first major outdoor championship gold medal.
Christian Coleman will aim to clinch his first major championship outdoor title at the Khalifa Stadium, just weeks after escaping a lengthy anti-doping ban because of a technicality.
World champion sprinter Justin Gatlin limps out of Zagreb race, finishes fourth as World Championships loom
In the race at Croatian capital Zagreb, the 37-year-old Gatlin suddenly winced in pain around the 80m mark, finished fourth with a time of 10.29sec and left the track supported by a fellow athlete.
Christian Coleman posted a time of 9.99 seconds in 100 metres at the US Championships. He joins fellow Justin Gatlin in qualifying for the World Championships.
US Championships: Allyson Felix returns for her first 400m race in 13 months; Justin Gatlin, Christian Coleman jet through 100m heats
Felix, the only woman to win six Olympic track and field gold medals, is returning to the sport following her pregnancy and birth of her daughter in November.
American triple-jumper Christian Taylor aims to play safe, won't go for medal at US championships and world trials in Iowa
American triple-jump record holder Christian Taylor says not to expect anything special from him at the US Championships
Commonwealth Games 2018: Jamaica's Yohan Blake sees Goal Coast event as step to carry on Usain Bolt's legacy
Next month’s Commonwealth Games will be Yohan Blake’s chance to build on Usain Bolt’s “legacy” and step out of the track great’s shadow, the former 100 metres world champion said on Sunday.
Laureus World Sports Awards: Sally Pearson on her comeback in 2017 and plans for Commonwealth Games 2018
After being nominated for the Laureus World Comeback of the Year Award, Sally Pearson talks about her 2017 comeback and her hopes for the 2018 Commonwealth Games
As Laureus' India partners, Firstpost brings you the nominees for the World Comeback of the Year award
Justin Gatlin 'shocked' with claims of coach selling drugs, says he won't allow people to lie about him
Gatlin has long been a controversial figure after being banned for doping in 2001 for one year and in 2006 for four years.
Justin Gatlin could face another doping scandal after The Daily Telegraph reported that members of his entourage offered to sell undercover reporters performance-enhancing drugs.
It is the first time since 2004 – when Gatlin was also omitted – that the world or Olympic 100m champion has been left off the list