Athletics

UK Athletics has confirmed that this year’s edition of the Anniversary Games, which forms part of World Athletics’ Diamond League calendar, will not be held at its usual destination of London Stadium, wit…

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

L’Équipe, the French digital terrestrial channel, and start-up OTT streaming platform Sportall have acquired rights in the 2021-24 cycle to all French Athletics Federation (FFA) events and Diamond League me…

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.

The status of this year’s Anniversary Games is up in the air after UK Athletics insisted that London Stadium’s contract to host the event must be honoured amid plans to relocate the meet.

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…

Boutique media-rights agency Sports Media Venture has been appointed as European media rights distributor for this month’s NN Mission Marathon, which serves as a one-off qualifying event for the Tokyo O…

The Penn Relays, the oldest and largest track and field competition in the United States, has struck a five-year digital rights deal with streaming service FloSports through 2025.

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

Physiotherapy and strength training provider Kieser has become title sponsor of Australia’s Great Ocean Road Running Festival in a deal brokered by the IMG agency.

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

Subscription streaming platform FloSports has agreed rights deals in North America and Australia to a host of leading cycling events, along with athletics and triathlon events

Dobromir Karamarinov, the interim president of European Athletics, has said that the organisation’s full slate of events will go ahead this year after a 2020 calendar that was decimated by the Covid-19 p…

Sports brand Nike will be the event naming sponsor of the Melbourne Marathon Festival when it returns to the sporting calendar this October

CrossFit has signed up sportswear specialists Nobull as its new title sponsor of the CrossFit Games

The World Marathon Majors (WMM) has announced that the Singapore Marathon has dropped out of contention for one of three new membership slots

Five senior former Russian Athletics Federation (RusAF) officials, including ex-president Dmitry Shlyakhtin, have been banned from the sport by the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) after a “major fraud” ant…