News

4 Year Strategic Plan & Olympic Qualifying Process

WORLD ATHLETICS UNVEILS FOUR-YEAR STRATEGIC PLAN AND RELEASES OLYMPIC QUALIFYING PROCESS

World Athletics Newletter

Athletics finding creative solutions in challenging times

Hot on the heels of the men's and women's Ultimate Garden Clash pole vault events, there will be several other creative contests for athletes and fans to look forward to in the coming weeks.

 

Oslo's Impossible Games recently announced several world champions will line up for the innovative events on their programme, including a 2000m race between Team Ingebrigtsen in Oslo and Team Cheruiyot in Nairobi.

Happy Birthday, Arthur Wint

When Arthur Wint emerged into the world 100 years ago, on May 25, 1920, even his father, a Presbyterian preacher, might not have foreseen the greatness that lay ahead for his son. 28 years later, Wint would become a symbol of Jamaican excellence by winning the island's first Olympic gold medal. The remarkable achievement came at the 1948 Olympic Games over 400 metres.

Athletes Relief Fund - World Athletics

Professional athletes who are experiencing financial hardship due to the coronavirus pandemic will be able to register for a one-off welfare grant from today until May 31.

World Athletics - Latest News

To the latest info from World Athletics, please click on the link below:

International athletics season announced for August to October 2020

An international athletics season of one-day meetings is taking shape between August and October this year following the commitment of most Continental Tour Gold and Wanda Diamond League meeting directors to organise their events on rescheduled dates in 2020.

New date for 2020 Tokyo Olympics

The postponed Tokyo Olympics will be held from July 23 to August 8 in 2021, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has confirmed.

An agreement was reached on Monday after a call between leaders from the IOC, Tokyo 2020 organizers, the Japanese government and the International Paralympic Committee.

Joint Statement From The IOC & The Tokyo 2020 OC

President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), Thomas Bach, and the Prime Minister of Japan, Abe Shinzo, held a conference call this morning to discuss the constantly changing environment with regard to Covid-19 and the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020.