IAAF World Championships move to 2022 to accommodate Olympics

2020-03-30 15:16

The 2021 IAAF World Championships will be shifted to 2022 to accommodate the re-arranged Tokyo Olympics.

World Indoor Athletics in China postponed due to coronavirus

2020-01-29 22:05

The World Indoor Athletics Championships, scheduled for the Chinese city of Nanjing in March, has been postponed until March 2021.

Ex-athletics chief Diack on trial over corruption linked to Russian doping

2020-01-13 13:42

Disgraced former head of athletics' world governing body, Lamine Diack, goes on trial in Paris for accepting millions of dollars to cover up tests showing Russian doping.

US athletes slam World Athletics over Diamond League reform

2019-11-13 10:41

USA Track and Field's athletes grouping have lashed out at World Athletics plans to cut several events from next year's Diamond League series.

Athletics world body brings in new transgender rules

2019-10-16 13:03

Female transgender athletes must lower their testosterone levels by half under new regulations introduced by the IAAF.

Coe defended IAAF from corruption charges in French court

2019-10-10 11:54

Global head of athletics Sebastian Coe defended the allocation of three World Championships and denied corruption in bidding processes in a French court.

Race walks to go ahead despite heat: IAAF

2019-09-28 16:30

World championships organisers vowed to press ahead with the 50 kilometre walk events later Saturday following a brutal women's marathon in sweltering conditions.

Tight-lipped Coleman sets pace at worlds

2019-09-27 20:01

Christian Coleman made a smooth start to his bid for World Championship gold in Doha Friday, romping to a comfortable victory in the opening round of the 100 metres heats.

Coe re-elected for new term as IAAF chief

2019-09-25 11:16

Britain's Sebastian Coe has been re-elected unopposed as president of the IAAF for a new four-year term.

Stockholm removed from Diamond League calendar

2019-09-21 10:06

The IAAF has decided to remove Stockholm from the Diamond League calendar next year, the meeting's organisers said on Friday.


Olympics could be delayed, admits athletics chief Coe

2020-03-19 13:26

World athletics chief Sebastian Coe admitted on Thursday that the Tokyo Olympics could be moved to later in the year by the coronavirus outbreak.

Dad to be | Bolt posts picture of pregnant partner

2020-01-23 13:21

The fastest man in the world is set to become a father in 2020.

Sprint star Blake lashes IAAF chief Coe for 'killing' athletics

2019-12-03 09:39

Yohan Blake has slammed world athletics chief Sebastian Coe for taking away track and field disciplines such as the 200m from the Diamond League.

IAAF cuts 200m, steeplechase from Diamond League 'core' list

2019-11-07 19:46

The IAAF has dropped the 200 metres, 3,000m steeplechase, triple jump and discus from its list of "core" disciplines at Diamond League meetings in 2020.

Kosgei joins Kipchoge as IAAF athlete of the year nominee

2019-10-15 20:40

Brigid Kosgei, who broke the marathon world record at the weekend, was among 11 nominees announced on the IAAF's list of candidates for female world athlete of the year.

Coe pivotal to solving athletics problems, experts say

2019-10-06 07:24

Athletics could have done without the swathes of empty seats in Doha and the four-year ban for high-profile coach Alberto Salazar.

IAAF placing athletes in jeopardy, claims decathlon champion Mayer

2019-09-28 15:41

Decathlon star Kevin Mayer slammed the decision to stage the World Athletics Championships in Doha on Saturday.

Coleman win would be 'good' for athletics - Coe

2019-09-26 21:10

World athletics chief Sebastian Coe gave his backing to Christian Coleman, saying it would be good if he wins gold at the World Championships.

IAAF chief Coe confirms knowledge of German media's Kenya doping claims

2019-09-23 21:36

IAAF president Sebastien Coe has confirmed reports in the German media which said the governing body's integrity unity had received claims of doping against Kenyan athletes.

Coe on Semenya: I hope she returns to the track

2019-09-18 16:05

IAAF President Sebastian Coe has not spoken directly to Caster Semenya after the rule was implemented forcing female athletes to regulate their testosterone levels.

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