IAAF (International Association of Athletics Federations)
At a time of controversy for several federations, how can switched-on brands encourage good governance in sport? Kevin Roberts reports.
Kevin Roberts, founding editor, SportBusiness International on why branding is a central issue to sport's corruption scandals
When Lord Sebastian Coe took the helm of the International Association of Athletics Federations he knew he wasn’t signing up for a tranquil voyage.
If you live outside of Nigeria it’s likely you will never have heard of Dr. Larry Izamoje.
Athletics is on the brink of new leadership for the first time in 16 years, with two Olympic and athletic legends – Sebastian Coe and Sergey Bubka - facing off in the battle to succeed Lamine Diack as president of the IAAF (International Association of Athletics Federations). We asked industry insiders who is odds on to win the sport’s biggest race.
Kevin Roberts: Is it time to re-think the World Order of sports governance?
Michael Johnson is one of history’s most decorated athletes, with four Olympic and eight World Championship gold medals. He now runs Michael Johnson Performance (MJP), and has launched a new line of travel bags with luxury goods brand Dom Reilly.
Elisha Chauhan travelled to Doha to examine the Qatari capital’s formidable ‘athletes’ city’ concept, which will be introduced at its hosting of the 2019 IAAF World Championships.
SportBusiness International looks at this month’s World Half Marathon Championships in Copenhagen, an event with significant growth potential according to world athletics’ governing body.
IAAF (International Association of Athletics Federations) general secretary Essar Gabriel gives Owen Evans his take on the stormy build up to the 2013 World Championships, and what commercial opportunities exist for other IAAF events