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Diamond League 2019 date and venues

The Diamond League has announced the 14 meetings and 1 final for the 2020 season. A discussion was held on the disciplines to be included in the 90-minute international broadcast window with a review of the fan, athlete and broadcast research. [Read more…]

Wanda Group to sponsor Diamond League

Ten-Year Title Sponsor partnership from 2020 heralds a new era for the Diamond League athletics global showcase series
Partnership with Chinese conglomerate Wanda Group to accelerate development of athletics and bring new top-class IAAF events to China [Read more…]

Team Europe triumph at the first instalment of The Match

Bulgaria – The standings were finely balanced after the first day of competition in Minsk but Team Europe ran out commanding winners on the second and final day of The Match Europe v USA. [Read more…]

Yomif Kejelcha World Indoor Mile Record ratified

yomif kejelcha - world record ratified

Yomif Kejelcha’s 3:47.01 clocking at the Bruce Lehane Invitational in Boston has been ratified as the world indoor mile record. [Read more…]

Viren to attend Heritage Exhibition in Doha

lasse viren - four-time Olympic champion

Qatar’s Mutaz Essa Barshim and Abderrahman Samba have donated kit to the IAAF Heritage Collection which will be on display at the IAAF Heritage World Athletics Championships Exhibition, which opens in City Center Doha shopping mall in one week’s time. [Read more…]

Diamond League – IAAF, Kenya reach agreement

obiri - diamond league

IAAF President Sebastian Coe and CEO Jon Ridgeon have reassured Athletics Kenya that changes to the IAAF Diamond League format next year will not disadvantage African athletes. [Read more…]

Yomif Kejelcha sets Indoor Mile World Record

Yomif Kejelcha - Boston Mile World Record

Boston, USA – Ethiopia’s Yomif Kejelcha smashed the world indoor record* for the mile, clocking 3:47.01 at the Bruce Lehane Invitational in Boston, Massachusetts, on Sunday 3rd March 2019 (3). [Read more…]

Chepkoech sets 3000m steeplechase record

Beatrice Chepkoech

Beatrice Chepkoech broke the world record* to win the 3000m steeplechase at the Herculis meeting on Friday (20), clocking 8:44.32 at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Monaco. [Read more…]

IAAF Heritage collection to be launched

IAAF heritage

On the last day of the IAAF World Indoor Championships Birmingham 2018 (1 to 4 March), historic athletics artefacts from the ancient Olympic Games to the modern era will be donated to help establish the IAAF Heritage collection. [Read more…]

Medals reallocated after doping violations

Jessica Ennis - Gold 2012
The IAAF World Championships London 2017 will rightfully see the reallocation of a number of world championship medals including two golds. These upgrades follow the disqualification of the results of the original medallists after their sanction for anti-doping rule violations. [Read more…]