World Athletics statement on Russian Federation

World Athletics statement on Russian Federation

World Athletics can confirm that it has not received the payments due from the Russian Athletics Federation (RusAF) on 1 July, nor any information on when the monies may be paid, despite reminders and correspondence with the Federation. As a result, World Athletics will stand down both the Doping Review Board (DRB) and the Russian […]

Olympic Javelin Champion Dies

The world has lost Janis Luis from Lativa who died on Wednesday 29, 2020 at the age of 80. Luis is regarded as one of the best Javelin throwers of all time. His record includes winning gold, silver and bronze medals in the Olympics. Also winning four European titles and setting two world records in […]

Athletes and COVID-19

Athletes and COVID-19

On March 24, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) along with the Tokyo 2020 Organizing Committee in a joint statement told the world that the Tokyo 2020 Olympics will be postponed to 2021 due to the Coronavirus or COVID-19. The Olympics just like industry events around the world, made the decision due to safety of the […]