International
22
06
2020

World Athletics appoints Head of Global Development?

By: GRR0

To support World Athletics’ vision to ‘use the power and accessibility of athletics and our athletes to create a healthier and fitter world’, a global search was conducted in January to fill the new position of Head of Global Development. Laurent Boquillet, who has spent his entire career in athleti...

21
06
2020

193 athletes offered grants from Athlete Welfare Fund

By: GRR0

World Athletics and the International Athletics Foundation (IAF) today announced that 193 athletes from 58 member federations will be offered one-time grants of US$3000 through an Athlete Welfare Fund announced in April to help support professional athletes experiencing financial hardship due to the...

21
06
2020

European Athletics President Svein Arne Hansen dies

By: GRR0

European Athletics is deeply saddened to announce that its President Svein Arne Hansen has died at the age of 74 on Saturday (20).Svein Arne was European Athletics’ fifth president since the organisation’s inauguration in 1970, after being first elected in 2015 and then re-elected last year.He died...