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Coe: IAAF has “responsibility to protect” female athletes

International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) President Sebastian Coe believes the athletics world governing body has a "responsibility to protect" female athletes, following the ruling preventing Caster Semenya from competing at the World Championships in Doha. Semenya will not defend...

Fact of the day: Sports and politics

At the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, Iranian judoka Arash Miresmaeili was disqualified for weighing in at nearly four pounds above the limit for his weight class of his under-66 kilograms match against an Israeli opponent Ehud Vaks in...

IAAF invites 130 more eligible athletes for Doha 2019

The IAAF has issued invitations to 130 eligible athletes for additional places to the IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019 following the final review of entries published yesterday (19 September) and compared with the published target numbers for each...

7 defending champions on USA’s team for Doha 2019

Eight world champions and 13 Olympic champions feature on USA’s team for the IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019, which will be held from 27 September until 6 October. Tori Bowie, Kori Carter, Emma Coburn, Phyllis Francis, Justin Gatlin, Sam...

Short read: The making of Ghana’s 4x100m relay gold medal winning team at AG2017

I'm throwing back to the African University Games (FASU) June, 2016 Johannesburg, South Africa. The Kwame Nkrumah University of Science of Technology (KNUST) quartet which included Martin Owusu-Antwi and Joseph Paul Amoah surprised many by clinching gold ahead of...

Dina Asher-Smith leads Britain to Doha 2019

British Athletics has announced a team of 72 athletes for the IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019, which will be held from 27 September – 6 October. Sprinter Dina Asher-Smith heads to Doha as a triple European champion from 2018...

Ethiopia’s team of 37 for IAAF World Championships

Two defending champions and a newly crowned Diamond League champion feature on Ethiopia’s team for the IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019, which will be held from 27 September until 6 October. Muktar Edris will defend his 5000m title while...

GAA Announces 10-member Team for IAAF World Championships Doha 2019 September 27th to 6th...

The Ghana Athletics Association has released a 10-member team ahead of the IAAF World Championships Doha 2019 which starts from 27th September to 6th October. The team features the African 4x100m relay gold medalists’ quartet of Sean Safo-Antwi, Benjamin Azamati,...

US$ 7,530,000 in prize money on offer at Doha 2019

A galaxy of stars will descend on Khalifa International Stadium on Saturday 27 September for 10 days of scintillating action at the IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019, where the IAAF will once again run its world record programme. Athletes...

GBC and GAA agree to partner for IAAF World Championships Doha 2019 LIVE Broadcast

The Ghana Broadcasting Corporation and the Ghana Athletics Association have agreed to cooperate towards the live telecast of the 2019 IAAF World Championships in Doha, Qatar from 27th September to 10th October. The partnership brings together Ghana’s biggest television station...

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Photos: 51st IAAF Congress at ExCel on August 3, 2017 in...

Photos: 51st IAAF Congress at ExCel on August 3, 2017 in London, England: The 51st IAAF Congress concluded at ExCel London on Thursday (3) on...

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