World Athletics faces backlash for last-minute change to Athlete of the Year Awards

For the first time in 35 years, the award was given to three men and three women—but fans were not told that during the voting process

Faith Kipyegon named World Track Athlete of the Year

Kipyegon is the first Kenyan woman to win the award since its inception in 1988

World Athletics unveils finalists for 2023 World Athlete of the Year

New marathon world record holders Kelvin Kiptum and Tigist Assefa were named finalists for the award