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World Athletics has revealed its provisional calendar for the 2021 Diamond League, which will see the competition return to a full schedule of 14 meets and includes a brand new event in China

NBC Sports has extended its domestic media-rights contract with World Athletics in a deal which will provide the US network exclusive multi-platform rights to elite World Athletics Series events through…

World Athletics has announced it will expand its World Athletics Indoor Tour to encompass 26 meetings spread across 12 different countries in Europe and North America

World Athletics will launch a new global road running event from 2023, calling it the World Athletics Road Running Championships, and is now calling for expressions of interest from cities to host the…

French prosecutors and police investigators who have expanded their investigation of former World Athletics president Lamine Diack and his son Papa Massata Diack have said they are surprised by the level…

A consulting firm working for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic bid committee paid $370,000 (€315,196/£289,227) to Papa Massata Diack, the controversial son of former IOC member and World Athletics president Lamine Di…

Lamine Diack, the former president of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) has been found guilty of corruption following charges associated with the Russian doping scandal and…

World Athletics registered a loss of $17.42m (€14.71m/£13.58m) in 2019, further eating into its cash reserves in the year before the Covid-19 pandemic struck the sports industry.

The Tokyo Olympic flame went on display at the Japanese Olympic Museum next to the National Stadium, the main venue for next year's Games

Without live events, international federations are being forced to innovate with their fan engagement strategies. Adam Nelson reports.

World Athletics faces many challenges in increasing the exposure and awareness of the sport beyond its traditionally affluent participant base. Chief executive John Ridgeon tells Kelvin Tan what their gameplan for 2020 is, and why Asia matters.

World Athletics has begun using a bespoke technology to generate artificial crowd noise and event atmosphere at its Diamond League meets

Live coverage of World Athletics’ Diamond League competition will be shown by the BBC this season after a late agreement was struck by the public-service broadcaster with the IMG agency.

The Russian Athletics Federation (RusAF) is seemingly set to avoid expulsion from membership of World Athletics after it was announced that payments exceeding $6m (€5.1

Fifa said there is "no reason" for the Swiss criminal investigation into president Gianni Infantino, and he will continue in his role as normal

The Russian Athletics Federation (RusAF) will be expelled from membership of the World Athletics global governing body if it does not make outstanding payments of a $5m (€4.2m) fine and $1.3

World Athletics said Olympic qualification for marathon and race walk events will restart from September 1, three months earlier than previously announced - Reuters/CNA

The Chinese Basketball Association’s first chief executive officer Wang Dawei has left his post after just 14 months in the job citing “personal reasons”. The

A new union called the Athletics Association has emerged to represent the interests of track and field athletes around the world after widespread changes were made to the format of the Diamond League athletics…

Russian Athletics Federation (RusAF) president Yevgeny Yurchenko has resigned after less than five months in the position after the national governing body came under fire from World Athletics for failing…

World Athletics president, Sebastian Coe, has said the Russian Athletics Federation (RusAF) is falling “well short of expectations” after confirming that the world governing body has not received the pay…

World Athletics has halted the process allowing Russian track and field athletes to compete internationally as neutral athletes after Russian Athletics missed a deadline to pay a $6

World Athletics has stated it ambition to double its number of commercial partners, align its hosting protocols with the needs of cities and broaden the mass participation components of its business in…

Eugene and Paris have become the latest meetings to fall off the 2020 Diamond League calendar, while organisers of the annual athletics series have announced a proposed new date for the event in Gateshead,…

World Athletics has reached an agreement with mass participation events company Parkrun through which they will seek to combine their resources to grow the sport of athletics and deliver health and fitness…

The Australian Football League resumed its 2020 season on Thursday evening, with defending champions Richmond Tigers drawing with Collingwood Magpies during a match played at an empty Melbourne Cricket…

Organisers of Weltklasse Zurich, an annual leg of the Diamond League athletics series, have revealed an innovative new event to replace their cancelled meet for this year

World Athletics is poised to regain representation within the International Olympic Committee after president Sebastian Coe was nominated for IOC membership following assurances over his role as group…

Several thousand fans will be permitted to attend the Australian Football League game between the Adelaide Crows and Port Adelaide at the Adelaide Oval this Saturday night

World Athletics has signed a four-year agreement with Pinsent Masons that affords the London-based international law firm the role of athletics’ first official supplier of legal services.

Dick Pound, the former president of the World Anti-Doping Agency and an International Olympic Committee member, has warned international federations to “come clean” about the state of their finances as …

World Athletics has launched a relief fund worth a total of $500,000 (€461,000) to support athletes throughout the Covid-19 pandemic.

This year’s European Athletics Championships in the French capital of Paris, which were scheduled to take place from August 25-30, have been cancelled.