Greg Rutherford pulls out of the the England team for the Commonwealth Games in Australia in April.
Ethiopia's Kenenisa Bekele will race Britain's Mo Farah and Kenya's Eliud Kipchoge in the London Marathon in April.
American Christian Coleman breaks the 60m indoor world record, clocking 6.37 seconds at a meeting in Clemson, South Carolina.
Four-time Olympic champion Mo Farah is among four Britons nominated for the 2017 Laureus World Sportsman of the Year award.
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British parkour athlete Katie McDonnell helps BBC Sport capture that feeling when you put your email out-of-office on for the Christmas holidays.
Britain's Anyika Onuora was "lucky to be alive" after contracting malaria but she learnt to walk again and reaped the rewards in Rio less than a year later.
As Mo Farah signs off with another victory in the Diamond League final in Zurich, we take a look back at his illustrious track career.
How to get into Athletics
It has one of the widest ranges of choice in sport, from jumps and throws to sprints or distance running.
What's on BBC Sport this week
This week's sport on the BBC includes Australian Open tennis, Premier League football, Masters snooker and one-day cricket between England and Australia.