Pole vaulter Duplantis named 2022 Athlete of the Year

Pole vaulter Duplantis named 2022 Athlete of the Year MOSCOW, 6 Dec – Olympic champion Swedish pole vaulter Armand Duplantis was recognized as the best athlete of the year by the World Athletics Association (World Athletics), according to the official website of the organization. In 2022, Duplantis set the world record four times. In early … Read more

American McLaughlin named World Athletics Athlete of the Year

American runner McLaughlin named World Athletics Athlete of the Year MOSCOW, 6 Dec – Two-time Olympic champion American runner Sidney McLaughlin was recognized as the best athlete of the year by the World Athletics Association (World Athletics), according to the official website of the organization. In 2022, McLaughlin set a new world record in the … Read more

World Athletics reported insults to athletes at the World Championships in the United States

More than 25 athletes at the World Championships in the United States were insulted on the Internet MOSCOW, 2 Dec – Twenty-seven athletes participating in the World Championships in Athletics in Eugene, Oregon, USA received targeted abuse on the Internet, according to a release from the World Athletics Association (World Athletics). The study of cases … Read more

World Athletics announced when they plan to restore the rights of the ARAF

World Athletics plans to restore ARAF membership in March 2023 MOSCOW, November 30 – /strong>. The Council of the World Athletics Association (World Athletics) did not restore the membership of the All-Russian Federation of Athletics (ARAF) in the organization, however, in March 2023, the working group recommends restoring the status of the national federation, Sebastian … Read more

Privalova: VFLA fulfilled all conditions for recovery in World Athletics

Privalova: VFLA passed the audit and fulfilled all the conditions for the restoration in World Athletics MOSCOW, 30 Nov – The All-Russian Federation of Athletics (ARAF) has successfully passed the audit and fulfilled all the conditions of the roadmap to restore membership in the World Athletics Association (World Athletics), Irina Privalova, Acting President of the … Read more

Matytsin sees positive prospects for restoring ARAF rights

Minister of Sports Matytsin sees positive prospects in the issue of restoring the rights of the ARAF MOSCOW, 30 Nov – The Minister of Sports of the Russian Federation Oleg Matytsin said that the Ministry of Sports sees positive prospects in the issue of restoring the rights of the All-Russian Federation of Athletics (ARAF) and … Read more

2026 European Athletics Championships to be held in Birmingham, UK

The 2026 European Athletics Championships will be held in Birmingham, UK MOSCOW, 11 Nov – The 2026 European Athletics Championships will be held in Birmingham, UK, according to the official website of the European Athletics Association (European Athletics). The decision was made at the European Athletics Council in Warsaw (Poland). The tournament will be held … Read more

The head of the IOC spoke about the participation of transgender people in tournaments

IOC President Bach called for a solution to the issue of the participation of transgender people in tournaments MOSCOW, 27 Oct – International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach said every athlete should be able to compete without discrimination, commenting on the issue of allowing transgender people to compete. In 2021, a transgender athlete took … Read more

Lysenko was included in the international testing pool after disqualification

Athlete Lysenko, who served a disqualification, was included in the international testing pool MOSCOW, 4 Oct – Disqualified Russian high jumper Danil Lysenko has been included in the international doping testing pool, according to the website of the independent body for the fight against negative phenomena in athletics (AIU). Lysenko served a four-year ban for … Read more