Lemlem Hailu’s world U20 indoor 1500m record of 4:01.57, set last year, has been ratified.
The events include the new World Athletics Road Running Championships.
World Athletics notes the decision announced by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) today, regarding the Russian Anti-Doping Agency’s non-compliance with the World Anti-Doping Code (Code), to ban Russia from international sports competitions for a period of two years.
The monumental performances of Ethiopia’s Letesenbet Gidey and Uganda’s Joshua Cheptegei, to break two of the sport’s most revered world records within one glorious hour, have been officially ratified.
The World Athletics Council has approved the qualification systems for the World Athletics Championships Oregon22 and the World Athletics U20 Championships Nairobi 2021.
Event will now take place in March 2023.
World Athletics is disappointed cross country will not feature at the Paris 2024 Olympic Games
World Athletics has approved a change to its rules governing development (prototype) shoes following requests by all major shoe manufacturers and the industry body that represents them, the World Federation of the Sports Goods Industry (‘WFSGI’).
The final World Athletics Council meeting of 2020 has made a range of far-reaching decisions to guide the sport into the near-future.
As the countdown to the World Athletics Awards 2020 continues, the finalists for the Photograph of the Year award have been selected.
The five finalists for the Female World Athlete of the Year 2020 have been confirmed
World Athletics and NBC Sports Group are pleased to announce a ten-year media rights agreement that provides NBC Sports with exclusive multi-platform media rights to World Athletics Series events in the United States until the end of 2029.