Laurent Petrynka, President of the International School Sport Federation (ISF), has been appointed as a member of the International Olympic Committee's (IOC) Education Commission and is charged by IOC President Thomas Bach with providing a vital "bridge" for children to continue sporting activity once they leave school.
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Noah Lyles of the United States and Kenyan Kipyegon Bett produced the headline performances at the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Diamond League event in Shanghai as the teenagers claimed victories today.
Russia’s world 110 metres hurdles champion Sergey Shubenkov will return to competitive action on a global platform for the first time in a year when he runs at the Shanghai International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Diamond League meeting tomorrow.
Eliud Kipchoge missed the sub two-hour marathon barrier by just 26 seconds on Monza's Formula 1 track this morning, clocking 2 hours 00min 25sec - organisers originally gave the time as being a second faster - as Nike's controversial Breaking2 project narrowly failed to produce a result that many knowledgeable observers of the sport would not have expected until 2075.
Germany’s Olympic javelin champion Thomas Rohler gave the opening International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Diamond League meeting of the season in Doha historical significance as he produced an effort of 93.90m, the furthest thrown for 20 years.
Three of the world’s best runners will take to the Monza Formula One track tomorrow morning in an attempt to break one of the sport’s iconic barriers – the two-hour marathon.
Some of the world's top athletics stars are in Doha as the Qatari capital city hosts the first International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF) Diamond League event of the season, which features a new scoring system.
International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) chief executive Olivier Gers has called controversial proposals to “recalibrate” world records set before 2005 as “very bold”, adding that they will be widely debated before their Council meeting in London on July 31.
The United States won a third successive Golden Baton as overall winners of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Relays in Nassau, but on an evening that began with rain the sun came out for the hosts with victory in the concluding, new event of the mixed 4x400 metres.
Jamaica’s Olympic 100 and 200 metres champion Elaine Thompson brought home the baton with ease to earn the 4x200m title at the third International Association of Athletics Federations World Relays at the Thomas Robinson Stadium in Nassau in an event record of 1min 29.04sec on a night when her compatriots in the men’s 4x100m, the world and Olympic champions, crashed out in the heats.
A third and innovative edition of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Relays this weekend in the Bahamas will involve an Athlete Refugee Team wearing on-body cameras, a new mixed 4x400 metres relay and drone footage.
Uganda was rewarded for its first staging of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Cross Country Championships with its first gold in the competition.
Harley Windsor is hoping to become the first Aboriginal Australian to reach the Winter Olympics by earning a qualifying place at this week's International Skating Union (ISU) World Figure Skating Championships - but his fate could ultimately rest on whether the mother of his Russian partner in the pairs, Yekaterina Alexandrovskaya, can learn English in time.
“Document difficulties” prevent refugee team from competing in IAAF World Cross Country Championships
The four-strong Athletes Refugee Team due to take part in tomorrow’s International Association of Athletics Federations’ (IAAF) World Cross Country Championships in the Ugandan capital of Kampala has been unable to make the trip because administrative problems, it was revealed at today’s pre-event press conference.
Exclusive: Innovative plans detailed by Aarhus 2019 organisers to get cross country back at Olympics
Organisers of the 2019 International Association of Athletics Federations’ (IAAF) World Cross Country Championships in Aarhus plan to use mass participation and a more challenging course to help achieve the key aim of getting the sport back onto the Olympic programme.