Usain Bolt to run 100m and 4x100m at World Championships in London

World Athletics Championships on the BBC Venue: London Stadium Dates: 4-13 August Coverage: Live across BBC One and Two, BBC Radio 5 live, BBC Radio 5 live sports extra and online Usain Bolt has confirmed he will run the 100m and 4x100m relay at the World Championships in London in August, his final event before…

Dame Jessica Ennis-Hill to get 2011 world gold in London after Chernova decision

Dame Jessica Ennis-Hill will receive her record-equalling third world heptathlon gold medal in a ceremony at the World Championships in London – six years after the event in Daegu. The 2011 result was confirmed on Tuesday after the Court of Arbitration for Sport (Cas) dismissed Tatyana Chernova’s blood doping ban appeal. Chernova beat the Briton…

Jo Pavey ends bid to earn World Championships selection for London 2017

London Anniversary Games Venue: London Stadium, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park Date: 9 July Coverage: Live coverage on BBC Two (12:15-13:15) and BBC One, Connected TV and online (13:15-16:30). European 10,000m champion Jo Pavey says she will not seek selection for the 2017 World Championships in London because she is hampered by a sore heel. Pavey,…

Doyle expecting 'toughest-ever' 400m hurdles in London

Eilidh Doyle says she will have to be at her best in every heat to have a chance of reaching the 400m hurdles final at the 2017 World Championships. The Scot qualified for the London event by winning the 400m hurdles at the British trials on Sunday in Birmingham. But she knows the form of…

London 2017 drugs cheats 'will be found out'

Drugs cheats at this summer’s World Athletics Championships “will be found out”, says the head of a new unit set up to protect integrity in the sport. David Howman, who chairs the Athletics Integrity Unit, said he could not guarantee August’s event in London would be completely clean. But he told BBC Radio 5 live…

'World-class' Muir still keen on London double – coach

Britain’s Laura Muir has recovered from a stress fracture in her foot and remains “keen” to compete in both the 1500m and 5,000m at August’s World Championships, says coach Andy Young. Muir missed two weeks of training this month because of the foot problem. British Athletics performance director Neil Black said on Monday that the…