"What we're trying to do is provide the solid data, together with the satellites, that will tell us how the atmosphere is changing"
Head of Ozone Group, Deutscher Wetterdienst
"This study shows how governments in Europe ... are fuelling dangerous climate change and air pollution with taxpayers’ money.""
Overseas Development Institute
"Threatening to indiscriminately slaughter hundreds of thousands of civilians to protect ourselves is a stupid idea."
Executive Director, ICAN
"“This is a Christian country... If you go to Turkey or Saudi Arabia and start to discredit Islam, the reaction will be the same”"
Student who fled to Austria from Chechnya
"Thousands of seeds of a single species can be kept alive for tens or hundreds of years""
Maria Manuela Sim-Sim
Curator, Seed Bank A. L. Belo Correia
"He has independence at his core. It is not something that he has improvised"
Friend of Carles Puigdemont
"There will be no cheating. The process is set in a way that you can't cheat. Even at the precinct, the walls of the precinct or the doors of the polling places we will have the results posted."
"“My family are talking about Catalan independence in a WhatsApp group and it’s like hmmmm, I’m going to shut up,”"
Justin Gatlin ruined Usain Bolt's farewell party when the 35-year-old American won the world 100 metres title on Saturday, beating the Jamaican superstar into third
The IAAF's new watchdog, the AIU, promises tough doping checks and more for the London World Championships, which start on Friday.
Just in the unlikely case that the world of athletics did not know what they will be missing once Usain Bolt walks away in less than two weeks, the
Eight-time Olympic champion Usain Bolt ran his first sub-10-second time of the year to win the 100m at the Diamond League in Monaco.
Female athletes with high levels of testosterone, like Caster Semenya, may be forced to undertake hormone treatment to compete in future events after a study showed they have an advantage over their rivals.
Usain bolt runs his last race in Jamaica
More than 2,000 runners from over 60 nations took part in one of the most challenging races in the world on Saturday (20 May), The Great Wall Marathon in China.
Kenyan athlete Eliud Kipchoge has narrowly missed out on his bid to become the first ever person to run a sub-two hour marathon.
Three athletes are gearing up to attempt the impossible and run a marathon in under 2 hours.
At the World Masters Games in Auckland, New Zealand, 101-year-old Man Kaur won the 100 metre race in the 100-years-plus category.
101-year-old Indian athlete Man Kaur sprinted to take gold in the 100m at the World Masters Games in Auckland, New Zealand, on Monday April 24.
Olympic gold winner Jemima Sumgong tests EPO positive
A woman close to collapsing at the end of the Philadelphia Love Run Half Marathon was given a helping hand as she approached the finish line.
Four-time Olympic sprint silver medalist Frankie Fredericks has stepped roles at the International Olympic committee and world athletics following allegations of…
Putin promises new anti-drugs body for Russian sport to replace "broken" system for which Russia only has itself to blame.
Seven marathons on seven continents in seven days. Sounds mad just to attempt, but America's Michael Wardian has taken the prize by winning every single race.
Jamaica’s Usain Bolt has lost one of his nine Olympic gold medals and his perfect triple treble of Games’ sprint victories after team mate Nesta Carter was found guilty of doping at the 2008 Beijing…
Santa Claus may be busy at this time of year, but some 12,500 lookalikes have taken to the streets of the Spanish capital for an annual charity race.
Thousands of running Santas crowd through one of Madrid’s main boulevards on Saturday (December 17) as they take part in a six kilometre race in which amusement and Christmas where the main…
The IAAF has voted to extend Russia’s ban from international athletics competitions for state-sponsored doping.