The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) and its broadcasting partners European Broadcasting Union (EBU) for Europe and Africa and Dentsu for the rest of the world, are delighted to confirm the successful coverage of last weekend’s IAAF World Indoor Championships in Sopot, Poland (7 – 9 March 2014).... Read More
A seminar was held in Sopot, Poland, during the IAAF World Indoor Championships last weekend for all six members of the International Starters Panel.... Read More
Calvin Smith was still waiting for the family welcome into the world record breakers’ club as he left the track in the Ergo Arena, having brought a momentous conclusion to the three days of the IAAF World Indoor Championships in Sopot.... Read More
When you can boast of the sort of sporting resume that Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce has, it is little wonder that the Jamaican sprint superstar found herself in strong contention for the 2014 IAAF World Indoor Championships 60m gold medal.
Yarisley Silva finally hit the jackpot following a couple of lesser medals in the past two years. The 26-year-old Cuban only competed once indoors before Sopot, but had no trouble during the competition and only failied to clear one height with her first attempt.
Ashton Eaton came close in the heptathlon and Ivan Ukhov wasn’t quite at his best in the high jump, but the enthusiastic Sopot crowd were finally rewarded with a world indoor record* in the final event of the championships, the men’s 4x400m.
The USA quartet of Kyle Clemons, David Verburg, Kind Butler III and Calvin Smith set a world indoor record of 3:02.13 in the men's 4x400m relay at the IAAF World Indoor Championships Sopot 2014 on Sunday (9).