World Athletics claims there was no Nike ‘tip off’ about shoe regulations

February 11th, 2020 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

The true test of the newest Nike shoe will be in under three weeks’ time at the U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials


World Athletics bans prototypes from elite competition

January 31st, 2020 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in Running Gear | No Comments »

While the AlphaFly won’t ever see elite competition, the Vaporfly and Next% are here to stay


Nike shoe ban unlikely before 2020 Olympics

January 29th, 2020 by Anne Francis | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

World Athletics is expected to announce a major research project into shoe technology on Friday, according to The Guardian


Coronavirus leads to one-year postponement of World Indoor Championships

January 29th, 2020 by Anne Francis | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

The coronavirus outbreak has resulted in at least four major athletic competitions being cancelled or postponed


Is World Athletics about to ban the Nike VaporFly, NEXT% and AlphaFly?

December 30th, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in Running Gear | No Comments »

The international athletics body is rumoured to have drafted a new rule limiting the thickness of midsole foam


Steeplechase, the cancelled event, voted best DL moment of the decade

December 23rd, 2019 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

Despite the event being cut from the finals for 2020, the Diamond League distance moment of the decade is from a steeplechase race


Toronto runner wins World Athletics’ Fan Photo of the Year

December 3rd, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

Dan Drozdowsky’s shot of Aaron Brown and Andre De Grasse took top honours


This humble Irish missionary was just recognized as the world’s greatest coach

November 25th, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

In presenting the award to Brother Colm O’Connell, World Athletics honoured the roots of Kenyan running


5,000m absent from World Athletics’ new Continental Tour 2020

November 24th, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in Runs & Races, Uncategorized | No Comments »

Echoing the demise of the 5,000m at the Diamond League, it also will not be a core event of the new series


Eliud Kipchoge and Dalilah Muhammad named Athletes of the Year

November 24th, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

It was Kipchoge’s second win in a row and Muhammad’s first


IAAF name will change to World Athletics in October

September 29th, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

Though some countries claimed the new name does not translate well in all languages, the change will take effect at the conclusion of the World Championships


IAAF gets a new brand identity

June 9th, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

After one final world championships under the IAAF banner, the organization will be known as World Athletics