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Usain Bolt Against Changes to Olympic Programme

Usain Bolt (REUTERS/Suzanne Plunkett)

By Kayon Raynor

KINGSTON, Dec 17 (Reuters) – Six-time Olympic champion Usain Bolt said on Wednesday reports suggesting the 200m is among five athletics events at risk of being cut from the Olympic programme is “ridiculous” and must not happen. 212 more words

Track & Field

2016 Olympic Track and Field Schedule Announced

Christian Taylor (REUTERS/Christine Olsson/Scanpix)

LONDON, Dec 15 (Reuters) – Eight track and field finals, including the women’s 10,000m and men’s triple jump, will be held during morning sessions at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, the International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF) said on Monday. 201 more words

Track & Field

IAAF Welcomes WADA Investigation

The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) welcomes the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) announcement of their three-person Independent Commission that will investigate the serious doping allegations recently aired in a series of German television documentaries. 206 more words


Athletics Timetable For Rio 2016 Olympics Published

Following the recent news that the Rio 2016 Olympic Games will feature finals during the morning sessions of the athletics programme, the IAAF has today published the full timetable. 186 more words


Competitions: IAAF Age Categories and Competitions

The following are the age categories officially sanctioned by  the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF):