Rising Phoenix, an upcoming documentary about the Paralympic Movement, counters the attitude displayed by some Rio 2016 organisers who viewed the Paralympics as less important than the Olympics, its co-producer Greg Nugent has said.
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Kevin Castille, a former crack cocaine dealer who went on to hit the headlines as a masters world record holder, has received a four-year doping ban.
Exclusive: IOC Athletes’ Commission considering Opening Ceremony minute’s silence as protest solution for Tokyo 2020
A minute’s silence at the Opening Ceremony of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics is one of the options being considered within International Olympic Committee (IOC) circles as the debate intensifies over Rule 50, which currently forbids political protests made at any Olympic sites.
World Athletics is working on contingency plans for a 2021 season where competition continues to be impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic in a similar way as 2020.
Russian athletics owes its life to Sports Minister Oleg Matytsin’s last-ditch "unconditional" promise to pay an outstanding fine to World Athletics, according to Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA) director general Yury Ganus.
World Athletics will push for cross country to return to the Olympics in the form of a mixed relay at the 2024 Games in Paris - the city which last hosted it as an Olympic event 100 years earlier.
The Russian Athletics Federation (RusAF) has avoided expulsion from World Athletics after Russian Sports Minister Oleg Matytsin made a last-minute "unconditional" guarantee to pay an outstanding fine of $6.31 million (£4.8 million/€5.32 million) by August 15.
Bathurst seeks postponement of 2021 World Athletics Cross Country Championships amidst COVID-19 measures
Bathurst, in Australia, host of next year’s World Athletics Cross Country Championships, has requested a postponement from the current scheduled date of March 20 because of travel restrictions currently in place during the COVID-19 pandemic.
National Championships will be protected from calendar clashes until after the Paris 2024 Olympic Games following a ground-breaking agreement between National Federations and the World Athletics Global Calendar Unit.
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.
RusAF asks World Athletics to treat fine non-payment as separate issue ahead of crucial Council meeting
The Russian Athletics Federation (RusAF) has asked World Athletics to treat its non-payment of a fine as an issue separate from the reinstatement process of the governing body, ahead of a two-day World Athletics Council meeting where RusAF could be expelled.
Ekaterina Alexandrovskaya, the Russian-born figure skater who represented Australia at the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games, has died after reportedly falling from a sixth-floor window in Moscow.
Allyson Felix won the 150 metres showdown against Olympic 400m champion Shaunae Miller-Uibo tonight in a live link-up, seven-venue Inspiration Games that appeared briefly – but erroneously – to have produced an unfeasible world 200m best from Felix’s fellow American Noah Lyles.
Organisers of the annual Weltklasse in Zurich are preparing for tomorrow’s staging of another international track and field event involving competitors in different venues – the Inspiration Games.
World Athletics strategic plan includes Road and Off Road Championships and push for Olympic cross country
Alternating Road and Off-Road Championships and the inclusion of cross country at the Olympics are among the goals in World Athletics’ Strategic Plan for 2020-2023, published today.