Athletics

Dobromir Karamarinov has been elected unopposed as the sixth president of European Athletics, while the governing body has announced that a new mixed-gender indoor team event will debut in Glasgow in February…

Boutique media rights agency Sports Media Venture has secured international coverage for this weekend’s Amsterdam Marathon.

The Japan Association of Athletics Federations has lodged a bid to host the 2025 World Athletics Championships, according to Kyodo News

London Marathon event director Hugh Brasher has said the organisation is in talks with other terrestrial broadcasters as it considers moving away from the BBC, its home for its entire 40-year history

World Athletics managed to rebuild its cash reserves by 17 per cent to $40m (€34.1m) in 2020 thanks to a further payment of $6.8

Norwegian public-service broadcaster NRK has extended its rights agreement with the Norwegian Athletics Association (NFIF) for coverage of national athletics competitions

Budapest’s Mayor, Gergely Karácsony, has found himself at loggerheads with the Hungarian government over the staging of the 2023 World Athletics Championships in the city amid the proposed development of…

United States-based subscription streaming platform FloSports has secured the media rights to the Virgin Money London Marathon in North America and Australia, starting this year

The Infront agency has acquired a stake in the Cape Town Marathon, through which it will market media rights and sponsorship packages for the race

Chinese Olympic sprinter Su Bingtian is capitalising on a successful Olympic Games by striking sponsorship deals with electronics firm Xiaomi and Chinese car manufacturer GAC Motor

World Athletics has awarded the 2023 Road Running Championships to the Latvian city of Riga and announced that Guangzhou, China, will host the World Relays in May of the same year

India-based tech company Tata Consultancy Services has secured a deal with New York Road Runners to extended its title sponsorship of the New York City Marathon until 2029

Burson Cohn and Wolfe, the global communications agency, has been appointed as European Athletics’ agency of record as the governing body seeks to enhance its engagement with future event host cities.

World Athletics has announced that it will seek an alternative host for the 2022 World Race Walking Team Championships, the rights for which had originally been awarded to Minsk, Belarus

Eugene, Oregon has been awarded the hosting rights to the 2023 Diamond League final, the first time the athletics event will be held outside Europe, according to reports

The British Athletics Championships will not be shown on mainstream television this year after the UK public-service broadcaster the BBC reportedly decided against paying a fee for the rights

National athletics governing body England Athletics has appointed the consultancy SB Partnerships to lead the search for its first ‘Official Sustainability Partner’.