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Latest Stories
Series04 Jun 2020

Athletics@Home - colour the stars!

Have some crayons or coloured pencils? Then get to work colouring and getting to know some of our sport's biggest stars.

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Press Release04 Jun 2020

World’s top three decathletes to square off in Ultimate Garden Clash - Combined Events Edition

The Ultimate Garden Clash series continues on Sunday 7 June with a trans-continental meeting of combined events titans. 

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News04 Jun 2020

The New Normal: Life in the time of coronavirus

Here we continue to share stories and updates about how the athletics world is adjusting to and coping with the spread of Covid-19.

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Press Release03 Jun 2020

World Athletics unveils four-year Strategic Plan and releases Olympic qualifying process

With the reopening of its headquarters this week, World Athletics has taken the opportunity to discuss with its 214 Member Federations its new Strategic Plan to drive growth, the latest medical advice on the coronavirus pandemic, particularly as it impacts on athletes returning to training and competition, and the updated Olympic qualifying process for Tokyo next year.

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News02 Jun 2020

Join the ‘Run 1 Tag 1’ challenge for Global Running Day

On a day that encourages everyone to get moving, runners around the world are invited to celebrate Global Running Day on 3 June.

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Series02 Jun 2020

Rewind: World Championships Beijing 2015

All finals from the World Championships Beijing 2015 will be made available on the World Athletics YouTube channel.

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Feature02 Jun 2020

Holloway’s five tips for surviving life in lockdown

World 110m hurdles champion Grant Holloway has been based in Gainesville, Florida, throughout lockdown. Here the charismatic rising star of global athletics offers his five-point guide to surviving life in lockdown.

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Report01 Jun 2020

Spotakova wins javelin showdown in Kladno

Victories by javelin aces Barbora Spotakova and Jakub Vadlejch highlighted the opening meeting of the Czech Athletics Federation's 'Back on the Track' series which kicked off in the central Bohemian city of Kladno on Monday (1).

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News31 May 2020

The New Normal: Life in the time of coronavirus - 25-31 May

Here we continue to share stories and updates about how the athletics world is adjusting to and coping with the spread of Covid-19.

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Feature31 May 2020

Versatility pays for mountain running star Puppi

Francesco Puppi has been one of the more successful mountain runners of recent years, racing to gold at the 2017 World Long Distance Mountain Running Championships, silver at the event last year and winning bronze in 2015 when he made his Italian national team debut. That global podium finish came just one season after Puppi tried the sport for the first time. With a strong ability to accelerate on ascents, he was "a natural".

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News31 May 2020

Wanda Diamond League Call Room - Rabat edition

The Wanda Diamond League Call Room lockdown series continues today (31) at 6pm GMT with its Rabat meeting edition, with special guests Marie-Josée Ta Lou of Ivory Coast, Botswana’s 800m superstar Nijel Amos and Nigerian sprinter/jumper Blessing Okagbare taking the virtual stage on the Diamond League's ​Facebook page​ and ​YouTube​ channel.

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IaafNews30 May 2020

1956 triple Olympic champion Morrow dies

World Athletics is deeply saddened to hear that Bobby Morrow, winner of three gold medals for the USA at the 1956 Olympic Games, died on Saturday (30) at the age of 84.

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