World Athletics has reduced the maximum allowable height of soles in spiked track shoes as part of an interim revision of its rules on shoe technology.
World Athletics has launched a new scheme ahead of the 2020 World Athletics Half Marathon Championships, to encourage the running community to tackle the distance on the day of the event.
Russian Sports Minister Oleg Matytsin has admitted the Russian Athletics Federation (RusAF) may be expelled by World Athletics after missing a deadline to pay a fine, although a new commission has been established to work towards restoration.
World Athletics has confirmed the Shanghai Diamond League event has been cancelled after the Chinese Governments decision to suspend all international sporting events this year.
The Executive Committee of the crisis-stricken Russian Athletics Federation (RusAF) is not planing to hold an urgent election to select a new President.
Russian Athletics Federation (RusAF) President Yevgeny Yurchenko has resigned after the organisation missed a deadline to pay a fine to World Athletics.
Confederation of African Athletics (AAC) President Hamad Kalkaba Malboum has promised the organisation’s main focus in 2021 will be helping athletes to qualify and prepare for the rescheduled Olympic Games in Tokyo, with the African Athletics Championships among the events expected to take place in the build-up.
Russian Athletics Federation (RusAF) President Yevgeny Yurchenko has pledged court action if Russian athletes are unable to compete internationally under neutral status.
Russian Sports Minister Oleg Matytsin urged World Athletics for "common sense" in dealing with athletes after the Russian Athletics Federation (RusAF) missed last week's deadline to pay a fine.
World Athletics says global calendar impossible if based on politics after long jumper's call to avoid China
World Athletics has said it would be impossible to maintain a global sporting calendar if it changed competitions based on shifting political landscapes, after long jumper Tyrone Smith called for the governing body to refuse to host Diamond League events in China until the new security law in Hong Kong is repealed.
A United Nations Human Rights Council report has called on sporting bodies to "review, revise and revoke" eligibility rules which have a negative impact on athletes’ rights, with the document highlighting the case of Caster Semenya.
Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA) director general Yury Ganus believes there is a "high probability" World Athletics will expel the Russian Athletics Federation (RusAF) after the organisation missed a deadline to pay a fine.
World Athletics has stood down its Russian Taskforce after confirming it has not been paid the money owed by the country.
The Russian Athletics Federation (RusAF) is requesting the deadline for it to pay half of a $10 million (£8 million/€9 million) fine to World Athletics - which is today - is postponed indefinitely, claiming it does not have the funds available to complete payment at the present time.
Australia heads a small group of countries due to re-start parkrun events post coronavirus lockdown following the scheduled return to action in New Zealand this coming Saturday (July 4).