The 20th annual Laureus World Sports Awards will take place on Monday in Berlin, with Lionel Messi and Liverpool in the hunt.
Armand Duplantis has set pole vault world records in Poland and Scotland on successive weekends, and he wants Olympic gold in Tokyo.
Armand Duplantis achieved a goal he aspired to since the age of three on Saturday, setting a new pole vault world record.
World Athletics issued new guidelines on shoes worn by track and field stars after warning it must "preserve the integrity" of the sport.
The spread of the deadly coronavirus has caused the World Athletics Indoor Championships in China to be postponed until next year.
Russian athletes could be blocked from taking part in the Tokyo Olympics after integrity chiefs accused RusAF of playing a "blame" game.
An Olympic Games could be in speedster Tyreek Hill's future, the Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver said ahead of Super Bowl LIV.
Eight-time Olympic gold medallist Usain Bolt revealed he and girlfriend Kasi Bennett are to become parents together.
Mo Farah says he would be happy for his old doping tests to be re-examined, over his Alberto Salazar connection.
The Athletics Integrity Unit provisionally suspended Wilson Kipsang for alleged whereabouts failures and tampering or attempted tampering.