International Olympic Committee to add baseball/softball, karate, skateboard, sports climbing and surfing to the sports programme for Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games
Members of Qatar’s Girls’ National team spent part of Wednesday afternoon meeting with international sprint stars at Doha’s landmark Museum of Islamic Art.
Fantasy Diamond Race returns for 2016 – IAAF Diamond League as World champions Allyson Felix, Christian Taylor, Dafne Schippers and Almaz Ayana are set to compete in Doha on 6 May.
Femi Ogunode will be targeting a solid early season start on home turf while reigning world champions Allyson Felix and Dafne Schippers will meet in a scintillating 100m clash at the Doha 2016 meeting on Friday 6 May.
The 2016 IAAF World Indoor Tour will get underway in just over a week with the Karlsruhe indoor meeting in Germany set to raise the curtain on this new series on Saturday 6 February.
IAAF Council has announced the host cities for two 2016 IAAF World Athletics Series events: Rome will host the World Race Walking Team Championships and Bydgoszcz will host the World U20 Championships.
The IAAF received Letters of Interests from seven Member Federations interested in hosting the IAAF World Race Walking Team Championships and the IAAF World U20 Championships.
The Council of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) has provisionally suspended the All-Russia Athletic Federation (ARAF) as an IAAF Member with immediate effect.
Following the World Anti-Doping Agency’s (WADA) report on Russia’s doping violations, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) said it could strip medals from the alleged cheats, but said there was “no reason” to doubt the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics tests.
The IAAF President, Sebastian Coe, is seeking approval from his fellow IAAF Council Members to consider sanctions, which could include provisional and full suspension and the removal of future IAAF events, against the Russian Athletics Federation (ARAF).
In coordination with the International Athletics Foundation (IAF), the IAAF has cancelled this year’s IAF World Athletics Gala which was due to take place in Monaco on Saturday 28 November.
The Richard Pound-chaired World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA)’s Independent Commission (IC) to publish Report on findings of investigation into allegations of widespread doping in sport on Nov 9.
IOC President Thomas Bach calls sport a ‘natural partner’ for the realisation of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) during speech to the United Nations in New York on Saturday.
IAAF’s long-term storage and retesting strategy first revealed six adverse findings from Helsinki 2005 in March 2013 and a second reanalysis in April 2015 confirms a further 28 athletes with 32 adverse findings.
IAAF Vice president Sergey Bubka has said that athletics cannot afford to fail in its battle against doping and that the sport is a standard bearer for all sports in the fight against drugs cheats.
Sergey Bubka has underlined the importance of schools athletics competitions for the future development of the sport following the conclusion of the World Athletics Schools’ Championships in Wuhan, China.