After months of intensive work and consultation with London’s authorities, organizers of the 2020 Virgin Money London Marathon, a World Athletics Platinum label race, today confirmed that the race's 40th edition will go ahead on Sunday 4 October as an elite-only event.
World Athletics today announced further revisions to its rules governing shoe technology, which are designed to give clarity and certainty to athletes preparing for the postponed Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games and preserve the integrity of the elite competition.
The second and final phase construction of Adey Abeba National Stadium has been launched. This is to be the biggest stadium with 62,000 seating capacity. The first phase was built at a cost of 2.47 billion birr.
New York Road Runners, in partnership with the Mayor’s Office of the City of New York, have made the decision to cancel the New York city Marathon due to coronavirus-related health and safety concerns for runners, spectators, volunteers, staff, and the many partners and communities that support the event.
World Athletics and the International Athletics Foundation (IAF) this week announced that 193 athletes from 58 member federations will be offered one-time grants of USD 3000 through an Athlete Welfare Fund announced in April to help support professional athletes experiencing financial hardship due to the coronavirus pandemic.
During the stay at home orders implemented by countries to battle the Coronavirus pandemic in recent months, the world has fallen in love with running, according to a new and ongoing research study by ASICS whose initial findings has been released.