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News28 Mar 2020

Watch party: World Athletics Championships Doha 2019

While many people around the world are in isolation or lock down, our watch parties will help pass the time.

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News28 Mar 2020

The New Normal: Life in the time of coronavirus

Welcome to The New Normal: life in the time of coronavirus, where we'll be sharing stories and updates about how athletes are adjusting to and coping with the spread of COVID-19. We'll be providing updates regularly and daily and encourage athletes to get in touch so we can share their stories, too.

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IaafNews27 Mar 2020

A letter from World Athletics President Sebastian Coe to the athletics community

I am comforted in these intolerable circumstances, which are affecting every continent on the planet, of the creativity and resilience of people.

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News27 Mar 2020

Wanda Diamond League to postpone May meetings

The Wanda Diamond League has today postponed three more meetings which had been scheduled to take place in May. An alternative calendar for the 2020 season is to be announced in due course.

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IaafNews26 Mar 2020

Athletes’ Commission statement on postponement of Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games

The World Athletics Athletes’ Commission welcomes the decision from the Japanese Government and the IOC to postpone the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games to 2021. We believe that this decision not only provides the clarity that athletes were seeking in these trying times but also allows athletes to focus on staying healthy and helping combat this unprecedented global health crisis.

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News25 Mar 2020

The New Normal: Life in the time of coronavirus - 23-25 March

Welcome to The New Normal: life in the time of coronavirus, where we'll be sharing stories and updates about how athletes are adjusting to and coping with the spread of COVID-19. We'll be providing updates regularly and daily and encourage athletes to get in touch so we can share their stories, too.

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Feature25 Mar 2020

With Tokyo on the backburner, Lyles focusing on staying healthy, fit and prepared

When world 200m champion Noah Lyles heard the news yesterday that the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games would be postponed, his reaction was similar to that of countless other athletes: relief.

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Press Release24 Mar 2020

World Athletics U20 Championships in Nairobi postponed

It is with regret that World Athletics, together with the Government of Kenya and Athletics Kenya, have made the decision to postpone the World Athletics U20 Championships Nairobi 2020 (7-12 July), due to the ongoing challenges posed by the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) internationally.

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IaafNews24 Mar 2020

Job vacancy: Director of Legal and Business Affairs – General Counsel

World Athletics is seeking a Director of Legal and Business Affairs – General Counsel.

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Press Release24 Mar 2020

World Athletics statement on postponement of Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games

World Athletics welcomes the decision of the IOC and the Japanese Government to postpone the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games to 2021. It is what athletes want and we believe this decision will give all athletes, technical officials and volunteers some respite and certainty in these unprecedented and uncertain times.

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News23 Mar 2020

In challenging times, mountain runners united by sense of perspective

Of all the communities within the sport of athletics, mountain runners spend more time outdoors than most.

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News22 Mar 2020

The New Normal: Life in the time of coronavirus - 20-22 March

Welcome to The New Normal: life in the time of coronavirus, where we'll be sharing stories and updates about how athletes are adjusting to and coping with the spread of COVID-19. We'll be providing updates regularly and daily and encourage athletes to get in touch so we can share their stories, too.

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