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Powell, Simpson have bans reduced
Jamaican sprinters' suspension cut from 18 months to six by the Court of Arbitration for Sport following appeals.
Last updated: 15 Jul 2014 08:45 GMT
Powell free to race until appeal outcome
Jamaican sprinter is allowed to race by the CAS until his appeal into the 18-month ban by Jamaican authorities is heard.
Last updated: 18 Jun 2014 17:16 GMT
Laying down tracks for the new season
Usain Bolt will be missing the IAAF season-opener in Doha but there are plenty of rivalries on show for the months ahead
Last updated: 22 May 2014 08:39 GMT
Powell handed 18-month ban
Jamaican sprinter Asafa Powell handed penalty after he had tested positive for a banned substance last year.
Last updated: 10 Apr 2014 16:51 GMT
Armstrong case 'done and dusted'
World Anti-Doping chief says he can see no reason why the life ban of disgraced cyclist would be re-examined.
Last updated: 12 Nov 2013 17:37 GMT
Powell and Simpson's B samples test positive
Backup doping tests confirm guilt as former executive of Jamaica's anti-doping commission expresses concerns.
Last updated: 06 Sep 2013 19:03 GMT
Johnson returns with anti-doping message
Disgraced sprinter Ben Johnson will revisit the scene of his downfall in Seoul as part of a global anti-doping tour.
Last updated: 02 Sep 2013 11:52 GMT
Kenya's growing doping problems
Eight athletes have been suspended in the last year as reality of doping threatens country's sporting credibility.
Last updated: 10 Aug 2013 12:23 GMT
IAAF to return to four-year doping ban
Athletics governing body to enforce harsher punishment to ensure athletes caught doping miss four-year Olympic cycle.
Last updated: 08 Aug 2013 12:15 GMT
Jessica Ennis-Hill withdrawals from worlds
After struggling at London's Anniversary Games, gold medalist Jessica Ennis-Hill joins world championships absentees.
Last updated: 31 Jul 2013 15:24 GMT
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