World Athletics planning a new competition format for 2026

The innovative event aims to maintain the sport’s momentum by showcasing the “best of the best” in athletics during non-Olympic and world championship years

Russian doping ban lifted, but Ukraine war keeps athletes out

Russia and its athletes will remain banned from competition due to the ongoing invasion of Ukraine

World Athletics bans transgender athletes from female category

“Science may be insufficient, but the council agrees it must be guided by our overarching principle to protect all biological females in our sport.”