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Philanthropic organisation Food For The Poor launched its 5th 5K walk/run on Tuesday at the Spanish Court Hotel. The run is expected to be held on Sunday, May 19. Speaking at the launch, Minister of Health Dr Christopher Tufton commended the...

The Athletics timetable for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games was unveiled yesterday during a ceremony in the Japanese capital. Spread over 10 days, athletics competition at the 29th Summer Olympic Games will commence on Friday, July 31 with the men’s...

President of the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA) Dr Warren Blake says that his organisation is very concerned about the possible low temperatures, which Jamaican athletes could experience when they compete at this year’s IAAF...

Qatar’s Mutaz Essa Barshim and Abderrahman Samba have donated a 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...

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In the third of the fab five series ahead of the IAAF World Relays Yokohama 2019, set for 11-12 May, we look back on five rousing races that took place in the previous four editions of the IAAF's newest World Athletics Series event.

The world’s best shot put battle returns to the Prefontaine Classic, part of the IAAF Diamond League, as the clash for No.1 continues between USA’s Ryan Crouser and New Zealander Tom Walsh in Stanford on 30 June.

Triple European champion Dina Asher-Smith and reigning world and European champion Ramil Guliyev will both launch their seasons in earnest over 200m in the Doha Diamond League, the first stage of the 2019 IAAF Diamond League, on 3 May.

The IAAF is currently recruiting members for its Disciplinary Tribunal to serve for a 4-year period from October 2019 to 2023.

The IAAF is currently recruiting members for its Vetting Panel to serve for a 4-year period from October 2019 to 2023.

The IAAF is currently recruiting two members for its Screening Panel to serve for a 4-year period from October 2019 to 2023.

The IAAF is seeking a suitably qualified person to be the independent member of the Inaugural Executive Board Appointments Panel.

The IAAF is seeking candidates for four positions established as part of its programme of governance and integrity reforms.

Two global athletics series will commence in two weeks’ time when Bragança Paulista hosts the Grande Premio Brasil de Atletismo, the first meeting in the 2019 IAAF World Challenge and IAAF Hammer Throw Challenge.

The men’s shot put was one of the highest quality events across the athletics programme last season and six of the seven throwers who surpassed the 22-metre line will be competing in the Doha Diamond League - the first stage of the IAAF Diamond League 2019 - on 3 May.

In the second of the fab five series ahead of the IAAF World Relays Yokohama 2019, set for 11-12 May, we look back on five major surprises that took place in the previous four editions of the IAAF's newest World Athletics Series event.

Members of the men's 4x100m relay quartet that won silver at the 2008 Olympic Games have been named as the national ambassadors for the IAAF World Relays Yokohama 2019, local organisers announced today.

Jamaica's double Olympic champion Elaine Thompson, two-time world 200m champion Dafne Schippers of The Netherlands and double world medallist Marie-Josee Ta Lou of Ivory Coast have joined the women's 100m field at the Müller Anniversary Games – part of the IAAF Diamond League – at the London Stadium on 20-21 July.

Dawn Harper Nelson stars in the fifth episode of the latest season of IAAF Inside Athletics.

Four Diamond League champions from Kenya including Hellen Obiri will compete in Doha – the first leg of the 2019 IAAF Diamond League – which will be held for the first time in the state-of-the-art Khalifa International Stadium on 3 May.

Edward Cheserek equalled the world 5km record* of 13:29 when winning the Carlsbad 5000 on Sunday (7).