TokyoOlympics

IOC Moves 2020 Marathon and Race Walking to Sapporo

Mindful of the extensive heat conditions that have been in Japan this summer, the International Olympic Committee is seeking to be proactive by putting adjustments in place for athlete safety under humid conditions when Tokyo hosts the 2020 Olympic Summer Games. As a result, the IOC has announced it will move the Olympic marathon and […]

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New DiamondLeague

Wanda Group Becomes IAAF Diamond League Partner in 10-Year Agreement

The Wanda Group will be the IAAF Diamond League‘s title partner under a new 10-year agreement starting next year to secure the global series’ future, including a new annual event in China to be sponsored by the multi-national conglomerate. The agreement was announced by IAAF President Sebastian Coe during the organizational congress in Doha, Qatar. […]

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World Athletics

IAAF Rebrands to World Athletics

The international track-and-field federation, IAAF, has announced a rebrand to World Athletics in an effort to create a modern, more creative and positive face for the sport. In a release, the federation said the new brand and logo “makes the sport more accessible to a wider audience while giving the global governing body the opportunity […]

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IAAF Athletics Awards 2018

IAAF Names Jon Ridgeon CEO

Jon Ridgeon has been named CEO of the IAAF, the international federation for track and field. The 51-year-old competed for Great Britain in the 110-meter hurdles and 400-meter hurdles from 1984 to 1996 and competed at the 1988 and 1996 Olympics. He also has held leadership roles in several sports-related business, including most recently as […]

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