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Press Release08 Dec 2021

Ticket sales launched with 100 days until World Athletics Indoor Championships Belgrade 22

The countdown for the World Athletics Indoor Championships Belgrade 22 is well underway and now there are only 100 days left until the Serbian capital’s Stark Arena welcomes the world’s best athletes on 18-20 March.

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Press Release01 Dec 2021

Thompson-Herah and Warholm named World Athletes of the Year

Olympic champions Elaine Thompson-Herah of Jamaica and Karsten Warholm of Norway have been named the World Athletes of the Year

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Press Release01 Dec 2021

World Athletics Series events awarded to Glasgow and Lima

World Athletics Council agrees on host cities of two future World Athletics Series events

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Press Release30 Nov 2021

Dates announced for future World Athletics Series events in Cali, Guangzhou and Riga

World Athletics Council confirms dates for several upcoming World Athletics Series events

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Press Release29 Nov 2021

Guide to the World Athletics Awards 2021

With just two days to go until the World Athletics Awards 2021, the spotlight shifts to the annual celebration honouring the world's best athletes whose achievements helped contribute to another unforgettable year for the sport.

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Press Release25 Nov 2021

World Athletics publishes Online Abuse Study covering Tokyo Olympic Games

65% of all abusive posts warrant intervention from social media platforms

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Press Release23 Nov 2021

Finalists announced for Female World Athlete of the Year 2021

World Athletics is pleased to confirm the five finalists for Female World Athlete of the Year.

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Press Release22 Nov 2021

Finalists announced for Male World Athlete of the Year 2021

World Athletics is pleased to confirm the five finalists for Male World Athlete of the Year.

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Press Release19 Nov 2021

Ratified: world records for Mboma and Burrell

The world U20 records set by Sean Burrell and Christine Mboma earlier this year are now official.

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Press Release19 Nov 2021

World Athletics approves application of Russian U20 athlete to compete internationally as neutral athlete

The application of one U20 Russian athlete has met the exceptional eligibility criteria.

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Press Release18 Nov 2021

53rd World Athletics Congress sets ambitious course for the sport

The 53rd Congress of World Athletics has concluded following the adoption of a series of important initiatives designed to accelerate the growth of the sport through the next decade.

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Press Release18 Nov 2021

Nominees announced for 2021 Member Federations Award

World Athletics is delighted to announce the six finalists for the 2021 Member Federation Award

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