Eliud Kipchoge and Dalilah Muhammad have been named the male and female World Athletes of the Year at the World Athletics Awards 2019, held at the Grimaldi Forum in Monaco on Saturday (23).
In its final meeting of the year, the World Athletics Council approved the format of the Continental Tour.
World Athletics has today announced details of the 2020 World Athletics Continental Tour, a series of the world's best one-day meetings outside the Diamond League.
Serbia will stage its first ever World Athletics Series event after its capital, Belgrade, was confirmed as the host city of the 2022 World Athletics Indoor Championships at the World Athletics Council Meeting in Monaco on Friday (22).
Roger Bannister and Diane Leather Charles, who respectively became the first man to run the mile in under four minutes and the first woman to break the five-minute barrier for the distance, were among the honourees at the ‘World Athletics Heritage Mile Night’ in Monaco on Thursday (21).
World pole vault record-holder Renaud Lavillenie and four-time world shot put champion Valerie Adams will make a different type of history on Friday when they become the first active athletes to join the World Athletics Council as full voting members, following the governance reforms introduced in 2016.
Geoffrey Kamworor's world half marathon record of 58:01 has been ratified.
The World Athletics Doping Review Board has agreed that the applications of six Russian athletes have met the exceptional eligibility criteria to compete in the 2019 European Cross Country Championships as neutral athletes under competition Rule 22.1A(b) while the Russian national federation (RusAF) remains suspended.
With five days to go until the World Athletics Awards 2019, the finalists for the Photograph of the Year award have been selected.
At least $2.5million in extra revenue will be made available for a comprehensive integrity programme for road running in 2020, under a new funding scheme announced by World Athletics and the Athletics Integrity Unit last June.
With just 11 days to go until the World Athletics Awards 2019, World Athletics is delighted to reveal the names of the five finalists for the Female World Athlete of the Year 2019.