"There are many reasons to admire Aretha, but it’s worth pausing to reflect on how significant her impact was, and will always remain, on the genre she’s perhaps least associated with."Jeff Slate
Songwriter and journalist
"Nigerians have all the right in the world to question the authority and legitimacy of our nation’s current political leadership."Kingsley Moghalu
Candidate in next year's Presidential elections in Nigeria, former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria
""It’s very much a success story for the security which is in place at the moment…""Chris Phillips
Counter Terrorism Expert
"Since turning my back on white supremacy, I have worked hard to fight against the thing I once helped build. What I've learned from my own journey through hate now helps me combat it."Christian Picciolini
Emmy Award-winning director and producer, author, TEDx speaker, peace advocate and reformed extremist.
""Got a few screws loose, I guess. Never really knew it until now.""Richard 'Beebo' Russell
Suspect in Seattle stolen plane incident
"In order to reduce social exclusion and improve the standard of living of the working poor, the EU must take drastic measures and design policies both at institutional and individual levels."Giorgos Koulouris
Consultant in a Management and Consulting firm in Greece
"Maduro has reacted to the collapse of the economy by consolidating the dictatorship, intensifying human rights abuses (including torture) and further cracking down on the private sector."Juan Carlos Hidalgo
Policy analyst on Latin America at the Cato Institute’s Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity
"If you’re sitting at home in Idaho or London, you want to see celebrity names, people that you care about”."Simon Thompson
A scheme to help disabled refugee children resume their lives though sport is taking off in Greece.
The fastest man on Earth vows not to make a comeback as he holds his last press conference as a sprinter.
World's fastest man takes a lap of honour at the London Stadium as US tops the medals table.
Dafne Schippers in the 200m, Brittney Reese in the long jump, and Pawel Fajdek in the hammer: three previous World title holders won gold again on Friday night in London.
Thursday night's action saw fresh upsets on the track in London
There were plenty of thrills on the track in London on Wednesday night
Athletes from Botswana, Canada, Germany and Ireland have been laid low by norovirus at the World Championships in London
Olympic champion and race favourite Omar McLeod shrugged off the defeats of Bolt and Thompson to dominate the Men's 110 metres hurdles final in London.
Like Justin Gatlin's shock victory over Usain Bolt, Tori Bowie's win came at the expense of the Jamaican favourite
Usain Bolt lost the final race of his spectacular career to Justin Gatlin
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.