World Athletics President Sebastian Coe has said he was concerned athletes hoping to compete at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics might be "swept along from rumour to rumour".
World Athletics President Sebastian Coe has claimed curbing the development of high-tech footwear would only "suffocate innovation" after a number of world records were broken last year by athletes wearing Nike's new track spikes.
Coe claims doping athletes have a "greater chance of being caught" at Tokyo 2020 than any other Games
World Athletics President Sebastian Coe has claimed track and field athletes who are doping have a "greater chance of being caught" at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics than at any other Games.
Mike Rowbottom: The sound of history - Norman's wife recalls what was heard as well as seen during Mexico 1968 podium protest
The image of the black-gloved, raised fists protest by 200 metres medallists Tommie Smith, Peter Norman and John Carlos at the 1968 Mexico Olympics has assumed iconic status.
And so, after much palaver, the main takeaways regarding the Paris 2024 sports programme boil down to this: breakdancing is in; cross-country running isn't.
Tension has surfaced between Thomas Bach and Sebastian Coe over athlete protests at the Olympic Games, after the International Olympic Committee (IOC) President implicitly criticised his World Athletics counterpart for giving an award to the trio who famously demonstrated on the podium at Mexico City 1968.
World Athletics President Sebastian Coe underlined his support for athletes taking a knee at next year's postponed Olympic Games by giving the annual President’s Award to the trio who famously protested on the podium at the 1968 Mexico Olympics - Tommie Smith, Peter Norman and John Carlos.
The 2021 Wanda Diamond League (WDL) series will include all the disciplines World Athletics planned to remove from its top tier programme this year before the coronavirus pandemic prompted a radically re-shaped programme.
World Athletics President Sebastian Coe has revealed how close to the biggest event the governing body organised during the coronavirus pandemic came to being cancelled at the last minute.
Minsk could be set to lose another major event following the controversial re-election in August of Alexander Lukashenko as Belarus President, which has sparked widespread protests across the country.
The Russian Athletics Federation (RusAF) has been given a major boost in its campaign to be readmitted to World Athletics with the new administration being told that it if fulfils its promises then the process could begin as early as next March.
Tokyo's new Olympic Stadium is set to host the opening event of next year’s World Athletics Continental Tour Gold meeting series on May 9.
World Athletics has signed a 10-year agreement with NBC Sports for United States media rights to all World Athletics Series events.
Organisers of the 2022 World Athletics Championships in Oregon have unveiled the official logo, social media channels and website for the event.
Coe claims "entire generation’s mental and physical health" at risk due to lockdown restrictions in UK
World Athletics President Sebastian Coe has urged the United Kingdom Government to allow children to play sport during lockdown or risk harming an "entire generation's mental and physical health".