Irish sprinter Phil Healy has backed World Athletics' decision to suspend Olympic qualification until December despite strong opposition from some athletes.
World Athletics has created an Outbreak Prevention Taskforce with the International Institute for Race Medicine (IIRM) to provide guidelines for endurance events in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Euromeetings group, representing European one-day meetings, has added its voice to those calling on World Athletics to reverse this year’s freeze of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic qualifying window.
World Athletics has set a target of becoming carbon neutral by 2030 in its 10-year sustainability strategy.
An independent track and field body, the Athletics Association, has extended an invitation to World Athletics to discuss the current qualification system for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
World Athletics has announced that the weekend of August 8 and 9 2020 is a protected window for national Championships.
Some of the world's most recognised athletes have responded to World Athletics' new Tokyo 2020 Olympic qualification system, which prevents competitors from securing a qualifying time before December 2020.
The World Athletics Championships in Oregon have been rescheduled to July 15 to 24 in 2022, World Athletics has announced.
World Athletics has postponed the bidding process for two major events in 2023 because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
World Athletics has frozen its Olympic qualifying window in response to the coronavirus pandemic, while half of the staff at its headquarters in Monaco are to be placed on leave.
World Athletics has announced the launch of a new series designed to help people of all ages stay fit, active and engaged during the ongoing period of lockdown across the globe due to the coronavirus pandemic.
World Athletics President Coe warns Tokyo 2020 over "perfect storm" of exhaustion and disappointment
World Athletics President Sebastian Coe has warned the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee against what could be a "perfect storm" of exhaustion and disappointment following the postponement of the Games until next summer.
World Athletics has confirmed that next year's World Championships will instead take place in 2022 after the dates for the rearranged Tokyo 2020 Olympics were confirmed.
The Wanda Diamond League have postponed a further three events in Stockholm, Rome and Rabat due to the ongoing crisis surrounding COVID-19.
World Athletics' Athletes' Commission has welcomed the postponement of Tokyo 2020 by the the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and Japanese Government.