World Athletics

World Athletics has named the nutritional supplements and snacks company Morinaga as the sixth Japanese sponsor of the World Athletics Championships to be held in Tokyo in 2025.

Investment conversations that continue to be held by World Athletics are with global players and are being sparked by ongoing revamps to the sport to maintain its audience engagement, according to Sebastian…

The World Athletics Council has selected Beijing to host the 2027 World Athletics Championships

World Athletics today announced electronics giant Sony as a new sponsor on a three-year term, the latest in a string of Japanese brands supporting the governing body.

World Athletics has today (Monday) appointed Marton Gyulai as its director of competition and events, fresh off the back of the official helping to deliver a widely acclaimed 2023 World Athletics Championships in Budapest.

World Athletics has announced a new global sponsorship deal with UK management consulting firm Deloitte on the eve of the 2023 world championships in Budapest.

Sebastian Coe has been re-elected president of World Athletics, the sport's governing body, for a third and final term and despite his time in office having been dominated by reform and displays of strong…

World Athletics has signed manufacturing company NTN as another main sponsor from the Japanese market

World Athletics has announced plans to create a new ‘short track’ product to replace the current ‘indoor’ term, which is used to describe events and performances that are set on a 200m track and traditi…

Peru has lost its latest sporting event, with World Athletics announcing that Lima has withdrawn as host city of its 2024 U20 Championships citing “circumstances beyond its control”.

World Athletics has awarded its 2026 Indoor Championships to Torun in the Kuyavian-Pomeranian region of Poland, while the 2024 Race Walking Team Championships will be held in Antalya, Turkey

Infront will continue to sell the international rights to the World Athletics Indoor Tour until the end of 2029 after striking a six-year extension deal

World Athletics has launched a process to appoint a host broadcaster for the World Athletics Series events for five years, from 2025 to 2029

Nasser Al-Khelaifi, chairman of beIN Media Group and president of French Ligue 1 football club Paris Saint-Germain, has been cleared of any wrongdoing in a corruption case relating to Qatar’s bids to h…

Kenya has said it will bid to host the 2029 World Athletics Championships after missing out on rights for the 2025 event to Tokyo, Japan

The World Athletics Relays will return to its birthplace in 2024, with the sport’s world governing body awarding hosting rights for the event to Nassau in the Bahamas.

Media group Warner Bros. Discovery has acquired non-exclusive rights to broadcast the 2023 World Athletics Championships in over 45 countries across Europe.

World Athletics has announced that its 2023 World Athletics Relays in Guangzhou will be postponed to 2025, the third major event it has had to reschedule this year due to the Covid-19 situation in China