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Callum Hawkins all set for brutal conditions in Doha marathon after turning garden shed into a sauna

The forecast is for 32C and 50 per cent humidity for the 26.2-mile race, which starts at midnight to avoid the worst of the heat. The women's race last Friday saw only 40 of 68 starters completin...


Katarina Johnson-Thompson admits heptathlon victory in Doha was dress rehearsal for 2020 Olympics

The 26-year-old broke Jessica Ennis-Hill's British record to post 6,981 points and take the title at the World Championships on Thursday. She beat defending champion Nafi Thiam by 304 points.


Katarina Johnson-Thompson becomes heptathlon world champion after battle for gold with Nafi Thiam

RIATH AL-SAMARRAI IN DOHA: After all the squirming and falling and doubting and fouling, the Kat finally let herself out of the bag. The 26-year-old can now officially call herself the world's be...


Doha World Championships: Almost half the field fail to complete women's marathon in 30 degree heat

The World Championships in Doha were brought to the brink of farce in the early hours of Saturday morning as almost half the field failed to complete the women's marathon in brutal conditions.


Dina Asher-Smith raises World Championships hope after winning 100m gold in Diamond League final 

RIATH AL-SAMARRAI IN BRUSSELS: Her time of 10.88sec was a season's best, but more impressive was that she blitzed Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, the double Olympic champion from Jamaica.


European 100m champion Zharnel Hughes primed for short-distance British Champs double this weekend

Hughes has made the call to contest both the 100m and 200m in Birmingham and in the absence of Reece Prescod, who is out with a hamstring injury, he will start as the favourite in each.


Three-time Olympic champion Sun Yang granted public trial for doping hearing after an appeal by WADA

Chinese swimmer Sun Yang will get the rare public trial he wants after an appeal by the World Anti-Doping Agency. The Court of Arbitration for Sport says the hearing will likely be in Switzerland...


Jack Laugher compares stringing together six perfect dives to taking a penalty in World Cup final

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW BY LAURA LAMBERT: Jack Laugher is trying to explain how hard it is to string together six perfect dives. 'It is like taking a penalty in a World Cup final,' he tells Sportsmai...


Tour de France news: Geraint Thomas lauds 'great 10 days' for Team Ineos ahead of mountain stages

Geraint Thomas and Team Ineos had every reason to be satisfied as they reached the first rest day of the Tour de France in an enviable position. He is in second place in the general classificatio...


Geraint Thomas loses time after crash as Julian Alaphilippe regains yellow jersey on Tour de France

Geraint Thomas breathed a sigh of relief at the finish of stage eight of the Tour de France after he survived a team pile-up at the bottom of a fast downhill section on the approach to Saint-Etie...