An undercover sting from the "Daily Telegraph" has brought up doping allegations against the world 100 meter champion’s coach and agent. Gatlin had already been banned for doping twice. Anti-doping authorities have launched an investigation.
Justin Gatlin, who has twice been suspended for doping, could face another probe following an undercover investigation by a British newspaper. The American sprinter has denied taking performance-enhancing drugs.
Sergei Portugalov was heavily implicated in reports about alleged state-sponsored doping in Russia. The Court of Arbitration for Sport has slapped him with a "lifetime period of ineligibility."
Although 2017 was something of an off year in terms of major events, it did feature plenty of sporting hightlights nonetheless. Here is DW's look back at the sporting year that was.
As the curtain comes down on the mighty Usain Bolt's career, athletics hopes that it can use the 2017 World Championships in London as a chance to take the next step. Here's the five things to know.
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