ATHLETICS Archive

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IAAF World Challenge and IAAF Hammer Throw Challenge – Less than one week to go

Monaco, May 15, 2017: IAAF World Challenge and IAAF Hammer Throw Challenge, In less than one week’s time, the last two IAAF challenge series of 2017 will commence on opposite sides of the world. On Saturday 20 May, the 2017 IAAF World Challenge gets underway with the Jamaica International Invitational in Kingston,

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16 Reigning Olympic and World Champions confirmed for Doha diamond league 2017 with one week to go

By Nicola Milan, Doha, Qatar, April 2017: Doha diamond league 2017, With just one week to go, the line-up of global superstar athletes that will feature in the Doha 2017 Diamond League promises to be one of the best-ever as Genzebe Dibaba becomes the latest big name to be confirmed. Doha diamond

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Follow all the action at the IAAF/BTC World Relays Bahamas 2017

Monaco, Apr 22, 2017: Live stream, The IAAF/BTC World Relays Bahamas 2017 gets under way today, Saturday 22 April in Nassau, and you can follow all the action on the IAAF website and its associated channels. Live stream, Action from Nassau’s Thomas A Robinson Stadium will be available to watch across all the

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Athlete Refugee Team’s journey continues with IAAF/BTC World Relays Debut

Bahamas, Apr 22, 2017: Athlete Refugee Teams, “There are many ways to be a refugee,” says Gai Nyang, a tall, slender 25-year-old from South Sudan. “It’s not about being a victim of a war crisis. Even if you’re out of your country, it’s important that nothing stops you doing the thing you

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IAAF/LOC Press Conference highlights – IAAF/BTC World Relays Bahamas 2017

Bahamas, Apr 21, 2017: Some of the world’s premium sprinters joined IAAF CEO Olivier Gers and local VIPs at the official pre-competition press conference on the eve of the IAAF/BTC World Relays Bahamas 2017 to share their views, enthusiasm and aspirations about the IAAF’s newest World Athletics Series event which this weekend

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Strong line-up of Qatari Olympians and rising stars to compete at Doha Diamond League

By Nicola Milan, Doha, Qatar April 17, 2017: Qatari Olympians and rising stars are set to compete amongst some of the best athletes in the world in the first meeting of the 2017 IAAF Diamond League season in Doha. Qatar’s athletics team will join an already outstanding list of athletics superstars who

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World Championships to ‘dominate the landscape of London

London, Apr 12, 2017: landscape, The first day of the 209th IAAF Council Meeting took place in London chaired by IAAF President Sebastian Coe. The highlight of the day was a presentation to Council by the local organising committee (LOC) for the IAAF World Championships London 2017 (4 to 13 August). The

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Independent Athletics Integrity Unit is operational

Monaco, Apr 5, 2017: The independent Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU), which sits at the heart of the IAAF’s integrity reforms, officially began operating on Monday 3 April 2017. Following the IAAF Council’s approval of a new Integrity Code of Conduct over the weekend, we are pleased to announce the appointment of the

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World Para Athletics Junior Championships, Nottwil 2017 website launched

Germany, Apr 4, 2017: With less than four months to go before the start of the first ever World Para Athletics Junior Championships, Nottwil 2017 World Para Athletics on Tuesday (4 April) launched the official website for the event – www.paralympic.org/nottwil-2017 The website is a microsite of the main World Para Athletics

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International AAF victim of Cyber attack

Monaco, Apr 3, 2017: The IAAF has been a victim of a cyber attack which it believes has compromised athletes’ Therapeutic Use Exemption (TUE) applications stored on IAAF servers. The attack by FANCY BEAR, also known as APT28, was detected during a proactive investigation carried out by cyber incident response (CIR) firm