Athletics

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…

Dairy products brand Müller has upgraded its sponsorship of the European Athletics Indoor Championships by becoming an Official Partner of the 2021 edition in Torun, Poland.

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 2021 Boston Marathon will take place on October 11 as long as Covid-19 reopening rules in Massachusetts allow the event to proceed, the Boston Athletic Association has announced.

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.

The Diamond League plans to run 13 events in 12 countries in 2021, and to reintroduce 32 disciplines after recently cutting them back

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.