World Athletics Media Advisory: the week ahead in athletics, 7-13 March

The information in this advisory has been compiled to assist media in following the main developments in athletics over the coming week. It summarises the competitions and stories that will be covered on the World Athletics website and its social media channels. Publication dates can be subject to change.

For the duration of the week 7-13 March and to coincide with International Women’s Day on 8 March, we will once again celebrate World Athletics Women’s Week, whereby all feature content on World Athletics platforms will be about, and created by, women.

Monday 7 March 
World Athletics Women’s Week launches with a podcast conversation between Pauline Davis-Thompson and World Athletics President Sebastian Coe to celebrate the launch of her book ‘Running Sideways’.
Report: Belgrade Indoor Meeting, a World Athletics Indoor Tour Silver event

Tuesday 8 March
Press release: International Women’s Day
Heritage: Heritage Plaque update

Wednesday 9 March
World Athletics Council meeting – day one
Feature: Women in sports media
Feature: Women in leadership positions

Thursday 10 March
World Athletics Council meeting – day two
Feature: Athlete Refugee Team
Feature: Jamaica’s Olympic 100m hurdles bronze medallist Megan Tapper

Friday 11 March
Preview: Nagoya Women’s Marathon, a World Athletics Elite Platinum Label road race
Feature: US heptathlete Kendall Williams
Feature: Women in officiating
Report: NCAA Indoor Championships – day one

Saturday 12 March
Feature: Sisters in athletics – Mujinga and Ditaji Kambundji
Report: NCAA Indoor Championships – day two

Sunday 13 March 
Report: Nagoya Women’s Marathon, a World Athletics Elite Platinum Label road race
Feature: Women in coaching

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