World Championships

De Grasse joins ALTIS!

The ALTIS men’s short sprint crew just got a whole lot faster. Already boasting a line-up including Beijing World Championship bronze medalist Anaso Jobodwana, African Champion Wilfried Koffi, NCAA Champion Ameer Webb, Canadian Olympian Akeem Haynes, Samoan speedster Jeremy Dodson, World Championship 4x100m relay bronze medalists Justyn Warner and Dontae Richards-Kwok, we are excited to welcome NCAA Champion, Pan Am...

Godina looks to global future for ALTIS

After an outstanding IAAF World Championships in Beijing that saw 17 ALTIS athletes compete, we sat down with CEO John Godina for an insight into ALTIS. "For me, it really does mean everything," reflected Godina who founded the ALTIS back in 2008, originally as the World Throws Center. "I think its purpose is based in a noble pursuit of trying...

Anaso sets National Record to take Bronze!

South African sprinter Anaso Jobodwana finished third to take an impressive bronze in this evenings' IAAF World Championships 200m final in Beijing. In doing so, Jobodwana set a new PR and National Record with a 19.87 time as the Altis medal tally continues to grow. "I'm happy that I was able to run a personal best and get a medal,"...

Dodson starts a new chapter

The Bird's Nest in Beijing will be a familiar setting for Jeremy Dodson, who competed there in World Challenge and Diamond League meets for America, but this time around things will be slightly different when he opens up at the IAAF World Championships this Tuesday. Dodson, who now competes for Samoa, sees that his situation and motivations driving him as...

Beijing – day by day Altis viewing schedule

With the final countdown underway, and the action starting in Beijing Saturday, we have put together a comprehensive viewing guide for fans wishing to follow all the action from all 17 Altis athletes - as they run, jump, and throw in the Chinese capital this coming week. Championship Timetable For a full breakdown of all the action from Beijing click...

Altis Athletes set for Beijing

With the start of the 15th IAAF World Championships just six days away, we are excited to announce the full list of Altis athletes set to line up in the iconic Birds Nest stadium in Beijing. The group of 17 athletes - representing a total of 13 nations - marks the largest ever group of Altis athletes competing at a...

Introducing Altis

Today, the world's leading elite environment for track and field unveiled its new brand - Altis. Formerly known as the World Athletics Center, the launch of Altis signifies a defining moment for the company who have made a significant impact in the world of track and field since its inception in 2008. "The new brand marks a clear forward direction...

Winter Update

As the days get longer and the mercury rises in Arizona, we took the time to sit down and look back on what has been a phenomenal winter & start to 2014 for Altis – one which has seen our athletes bring home 3 Olympic Medals, 1 World Indoor Championship Medal, post 6 National Records and set 9 Personal Records....

Godina & Behm proud of progress in Moscow

World Athletics Center founder John Godina reflected on the IAAF World Championships in Moscow that saw Pole Vaulter Brad Walker finish 4th place in the World, Belgian decathlete Thomas Van Der Plaetsen record a PB in his first World Championships, and discus thrower Vikas Gowda finish 7th in his World final. 'The World Athletics Center is proud of our athletes'...

Athletes compete at the World Championships

The IAAF World Athletics Championships begin on Saturday 10th August with a number of World Athletics Center athletes in Moscow representing their nations. American record holder Brad Walker begins his campaign to win back the Gold he won in 2009 alongside his training partner at the World Athletics Center, Steve Lewis. Lewis is Great Britain's record holder and both athletes...
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