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Farah, Semenya and Felix among 2018 Laureus nominees| News

World champions Mo Farah of Great Britain, South African Caster Semenya and Allyson Felix of the US are among the nominees for the 2018 Laureus world sportsman and sportswoman of the year awards. Farah, 34, won a third consecutive 10,000m...

Shaunae Miller-Uibo’s story behind the picture| News

In our latest 'Story behind the photo' series piece, Shaunae Miller-Uibo talks in detail about this spectacular image of her falling across the finish line to strike 400m gold at the Rio Olympic Games.     “This is the moment when...

University of Birmingham to support volunteer programme at IAAF World Indoor Championships Birmingham 2018|...

The University of Birmingham has signed up as the latest national supplier for the IAAF World Indoor Championships Birmingham 2018, which will be held at Arena Birmingham from the 1 to 4 March. The University will support the volunteer...

Mergia and Dibaba join Dubai women’s field| News

Two of the world's leading marathon runners Aselefech Mergia and Mare Dibaba will go head-to-head in the women's race at the Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label road race, on 26 January. Mergia, who turns 33 just three...

Job vacancies: managers for governance and member federation relations| News

The IAAF is seeking a Manager for governance and a Manager for member federation relations to be based at its Monaco headquarters. Reporting directly to the Director of governance, member & international relations, the Manager for governance is primarily responsible...

After London success, Kirui aiming for further marathon greatness| News

As reigning IAAF World Championship marathon gold medallist and Boston Marathon champion, Geoffrey Kirui is currently riding high as one of the planet’s leading endurance stars. Yet it was very nearly a talent that remained undiscovered due to his initial...

Zeman, Czech judge and official, dies| News

The IAAF is deeply saddened by the tragic news that Petr Zeman, a long-time official and referee with the Czech Athletics Federation, died after being struck by a shot put in a tragic accident during a regional competition in...

Ethiopians dominate once more in Houston| News

On a cold day when Ethiopian athletes won three of the four elite races, Ruti Aga’s 1:06:39 victory in the Aramco Houston Half Marathon was the most notable, as the IAAF Gold Label road race on Sunday (14) proved...

Barega and Jebet triumph in Elgoibar| News

Ethiopia’s Selemon Barega and Bahrain’s Ruth Jebet captured convincing victories at the 75th Cross Internacional Juan Muguerza, the fourth of this winter’s IAAF Cross Country Permit meetings, in the Spanish town of Elgoibar on Sunday (14). In doing so, both...

Duplantis breaks world U20 indoor pole vault record in Reno – indoor round-up| News

Little more than two months after turning 18, world pole vault finalist Armand Duplantis broke his own world U20 indoor pole vault record* at the Pole Vault Summit meeting in Reno on Friday night (12). The European junior champion, who...

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