World Athletics and organisers of the World Athletics Indoor Championships Belgrade22 have marked Earth Day 2021 by signing on to the United Nations Climate Change (UNCC) Sports for Climate Action Framework, an initiative supporting and guiding sports organisations to measure, reduce and offset their carbon emissions in line with the Paris Climate Agreement.... Read More
World Athletics is now inviting potential hosts for six World Athletics Series events to register their interest by 1 June.... Read More
Three-time world indoor champion Pavel Maslak, European indoor 400m champion Femke Bol, and African 100m champion Akani Simbine are among the big names on the final entry list for the World Athletics Relays Silesia 21.... Read More
Norway’s Prime Minister Erna Solberg will today lead her nation in marking the extraordinary life of women’s running pioneer Grete Waitz (née Andersen, 1 October 1953 – 19 April 2011) who tragically lost her life to cancer ten years ago today.... Read More
Remembering one of the most iconic races in Olympic history
Moments before she became the first Australian woman to clear a high jump bar set at two metres, Nicola McDermott was worried about a shoe.
Continuing her comeback in style, Jasmine Camacho-Quinn stormed to a 100m hurdles win in 12.32 (1.7m/s) to move to equal seventh on the world all-time list at the Tom Jones Memorial Invitational in Gainesville, Florida, on Saturday (17).
The leadership of the Cameroon Athletics Federation (CAF) have issued a rallying call for “everybody” from every area of the west African nation to participate in the ‘Global Conversation for the Future of Athletics’ to have their voice heard.
The latest edition of the ‘Progression of World Athletics Records’, published in 2020 by World Athletics Heritage, is now available as an ebook.
World Athletics is looking for an eLearning Content Developer and a Kids' Athletics Manager to join its development department.
The Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) has welcomed the decision of the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) today that Christian Coleman of the USA has committed an anti-doping rule violation under Article 2.4 of the World Athletics Anti-Doping Rules and shall serve a period of ineligibility of 18 months from 14 May 2020.
Better quality and more facilities, greater coverage of athletics in the media and on television and more athletics in schools are emerging as key drivers of growing athletics across the world. That’s according to early findings in the Global Conversation, the survey currently being conducted by World Athletics that will shape the future direction of the sport for the next decade.