World Athletics

Pay-television broadcaster Sky Deutschland has sealed rights to athletics’ Diamond League in Germany and Austria, from 2021 to 2023.

UK public-service broadcaster the BBC has secured the rights to show athletics' Diamond League series live from 2021 to 2024

A track and field test event for Tokyo 2020 on Sunday (May 9) saw hundreds of athletes take part inside an empty National Stadium as organisers tested Covid-19 countermeasures

The TV Media Sport agency has agreed a rights deal with Kenyan media company Nation Media Group for the World Athletics U20 Championships, which will take place in Nairobi in August

Consumer goods giant Unilever has launched a campaign to support Olympic champion middle-distance runner Caster Semenya in her latest effort to overturn a controversial ruling by World Athletics.

World Athletics’ annual series of meetings will return to television in Ireland for the first time in over two decades after Irish-language broadcaster TG4 agreed a rights deal with the sport’s world gov…

The International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) has been voted the best performing Olympic International Federation on social media in a study by the Redtorch digital agency

World Athletics has committed to conduct a global survey of its stakeholders to create a ‘World Plan’ for the sport from 2022 to 2030.

World Athletics has said 12 cities have expressed interest in hosting its inaugural Road Running Championships in 2023, although declined to identify them

Insurance company Allianz has committed to a four-year title sponsorship of the Memorial Van Damme track and field event in Belgium, from 2021 to 2024

UK public-service broadcaster the BBC has acquired exclusive rights to the 2021 World Athletics Indoor Tour

The Scottish city of Glasgow is investigating the possibility of bidding to host the 2024 edition of World Athletics’ Indoor Championships and has given the go-ahead for a feasibility study into the e…

The Infront agency has agreed an exclusive three-year deal to sell international media rights to the World Athletics Indoor Tour

World Athletics has today (Thursday) postponed its World Indoor Championships in Nanjing for a second time due to remaining “significant uncertainty” concerning the Covid-19 pandemic in the early part of …

Pay-television broadcaster Sky Italia has agreed a rights deal for the 2021 edition of World Athletics’ Continental Tour series. Sky Italia will show all 11 Gold stages of the tour next year.

World Athletics has spelt out a pathway for the return of the suspended Russian Athletics Federation (RusAF) to the international fold, following five years of exile due to the country’s state-sponsored d…

Former UK Athletics chief executive Niels de Vos talks about his new role as executive director for the Oregon 2022 World Athletics Championships, and explains how the event is trying to pioneer a more cost-efficient and athlete-centric hosting model.