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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.

COVID-19 Updates & Advisories: Latest Info

As Jamaica and the world at large put in measures to combat and prevent the spread of the COVID-19 Pandemic, please click on the link below for some advisories and updates.

Kemoy Campbell Unscripted

World Athletics proudly brings you premiere episode of our new athlete interview series Unscripted, featuring former Jamaican distance runner Kemoy Campbell.

Olympians honoured at JAAA/Puma/Jamalco Development Meet

Three Olympians were honoured at the 2020 JAAA/Puma/Jamalco Development Meet on Saturday, February 01 @ Jamalco Sports Club. The honourees were; Belinda Phillips (Swimming - 1972), Jacqueline Pusey (Track & Field - 1976 & 1980) and Ethlyn Tate (Track & Field - 1988).

Postponement: 2020 IAAF World Indoor Championships


The Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA) is advising Athletes and their Coaches / Managers of the following release.

World Athletics in association with the Organisers of the World Athletics Indoor Championships in Nanjing, China have agreed to postpone this year’s event to March 2021.