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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…]

Genzebe Dibaba sets 2000m best in Sabadell

genzebe dibaba

Sabadell, Spain – Genzebe Dibaba of Ethiopia, the reigning 1500m World Champion, added to her haul of records by breaking world indoor 2000m record* at the Miting Internacional de Catalunya in Sabadell, Spain on 7th February 2017. [Read more…]

Diamond League 2015 comes to an end

diamond league 2015

Last week Friday, the 2015 IAAF Diamond League season came to its conclusion in Brussels. The last 16 Diamond Race winners of the year were crowned, and the final chapter of this year’s Diamond Race story was completed. [Read more…]

Seb Coe excited about IAAF role

seb coe - iaaf

Today is my ( Seb Coe ) first day of office as President of the IAAF. I am very excited and proud to have been given an opportunity to lead our great sport into the new era that lies ahead. I am looking forward to working closely with my colleagues on the IAAF Council, who yesterday accepted my recommendation to appoint Sergey Bubka as our Senior Vice President. [Read more…]

Anita Wlodarczyk smashes own hammer record

anita wlodarczyk

Anita Wlodarczyk smashed her own world record in the hammer, throwing 81.08m at the Kamila Skolimowska Memorial Throws Festival in Cetniewo on Saturday (1). [Read more…]