World Athletics President Sebastian Coe has revealed how close to the biggest event the governing body organised during the coronavirus pandemic came to being cancelled at the last minute.
Minsk could be set to lose another major event following the controversial re-election in August of Alexander Lukashenko as Belarus President, which has sparked widespread protests across the country.
The Russian Athletics Federation (RusAF) has been given a major boost in its campaign to be readmitted to World Athletics with the new administration being told that it if fulfils its promises then the process could begin as early as next March.
Newly elected Russian Athletics Federation (RusAF) President Peter Ivanov has held opening talks with the World Athletics Taskforce overseeing the reinstatement of the country back into international competition.
A tribute is set to be paid to Germany’s Frank Hensel during the two-day World Athletics Council, chaired by Sebastian Coe and which is due to take place virtually starting tomorrow.
Members of the Russian Athletics Federation (RusAF) are set to elect their second permanent President in nine months when five candidates contest the crucial vote tomorrow.
Paralympic sprinter Blake Leeper has appealed a Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) ruling that upheld World Athletics' decision to ban him from competing against able-bodied athletes to the Swiss Supreme Court.
Tokyo's new Olympic Stadium is set to host the opening event of next year’s World Athletics Continental Tour Gold meeting series on May 9.
Men's world 100 metres champion Christian Coleman has appealed his two-year ban for breaching anti-doping whereabouts rules to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS).
Double Olympic sprint champion Elaine Thompson-Herah is among the five finalists for this year's Female Athlete of the Year accolade.
Organisers of the Wanda Diamond League have scheduled a full season of 14 meetings for the 2021 campaign after this year's circuit was severely disrupted by the coronavirus pandemic.
World Athletics has signed a 10-year agreement with NBC Sports for United States media rights to all World Athletics Series events.
Sweden's Armand Duplantis - who broke Sergey Bubka's 26-year outdoor pole vault world record - has been named as one of the five finalists for the Male World Athlete of the Year 2020 award.
Coe claims "entire generation’s mental and physical health" at risk due to lockdown restrictions in UK
World Athletics President Sebastian Coe has urged the United Kingdom Government to allow children to play sport during lockdown or risk harming an "entire generation's mental and physical health".
Oleg Kurbatov, the head of the regional athletics body in Moscow, has become the latest official to be nominated for President of the Russian Athletics Federation (RusAF).