World Athletics has launched a six-week global campaign, "Fitter With Friends", to help runners around the world stay motivated during and after the COVID-19 pandemic.
Apart from halting most sport, the lockdown so widely applied amidst the current COVID-19 pandemic has also changed it profoundly. Suddenly all sport is nostalgic.
World pole vault record holder Mondo Duplantis and London 2012 Olympic champion Renaud Lavillenie finished dead level in today’s self-styled Ultimate Garden Clash as athletics found a novel way to break free of COVID-19 lockdown.
The Euromeetings group, representing European one-day meetings, has added its voice to those calling on World Athletics to reverse this year’s freeze of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic qualifying window.
World Athletics has set a target of becoming carbon neutral by 2030 in its 10-year sustainability strategy.
World Athletics has frozen its Olympic qualifying window in response to the coronavirus pandemic, while half of the staff at its headquarters in Monaco are to be placed on leave.
World Athletics President Coe warns Tokyo 2020 over "perfect storm" of exhaustion and disappointment
World Athletics President Sebastian Coe has warned the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee against what could be a "perfect storm" of exhaustion and disappointment following the postponement of the Games until next summer.
One of the reasons cited for not holding the Glastonbury Festival in 2012 was a very basic one. London 2012 organisers had already nabbed all the portaloos that could be had for their own visitors that summer.
The World Athletics Championships could be moved from next year to 2022 to accommodate the rearranged Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics, according to World Athletics President Sebastian Coe.
World Athletics President Sebastian Coe has claimed a decision does not yet need to be made regarding Tokyo's hosting of the Olympics in July, but acknowledged it may be possible to move the dates of the Games.
World Athletics President Sebastian Coe promised here today that the international governing body stand ready to help athletes impacted by the coronavirus outbreak, but believes the sport is well placed with the qualification process for Tokyo 2020.
World Athletics has stopped short of a blanket ban on the controversial Nike Vaporfly shoe but has approved a series of rule changes to avoid confusion in the build-up to this year's Olympic Games in Tokyo.
Coe insists Russian athletes unable to compete at Tokyo 2020 unless "absolutely comfortable" they are clean
World Athletics President Sebastian Coe has said Russian track and field athletes will not be admitted to compete at next year’s Olympic Games in Tokyo unless he is "absolutely comfortable" they are clean.
FIFA President Gianni Infantino is in line to join the International Olympic Committee (IOC) after he was proposed for membership by the Executive Board, but World Athletics counterpart Sebastian Coe will have to wait because of a conflict of interest.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) is hardly one to talk about conflicts of interest.