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Tokyo to kick off 2021 World Athletics Continental Tour Gold meeting seriesFocus on finalists: Peres Jepchirchir and Mondo DuplantisFinalists announced for World Athletics Photograph of the Year awardFocus on finalists: Ryan Crouser and Sifan HassanFocus on finalists: Letesenbet Gidey and Joshua Cheptegei

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Tokyo to kick off 2021 World Athletics Continental Tour Gold meeting series

Tokyo's new Olympic Stadium will set the scene for the start of the 2021 World Athletics Continental Tour Gold meeting series, after a successful launch of the new competition this year.... Read More

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Press Release24 Nov 2020

Finalists announced for Female World Athlete of the Year 2020

The five finalists for the Female World Athlete of the Year 2020 have been confirmed

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News24 Nov 2020

Wanda Diamond League releases 2021 calendar

The Wanda Diamond League has today released its provisional calendar for the 2021 season, which will see a return to a full schedule of 14 meetings culminating in a winner-takes-all season finale in Zürich.

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Press Release23 Nov 2020

World Athletics signs new US media rights deal with NBC Sports

World Athletics and NBC Sports Group are pleased to announce a ten-year media rights agreement that provides NBC Sports with exclusive multi-platform media rights to World Athletics Series events in the United States until the end of 2029.

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News23 Nov 2020

Brand revealed for World Athletics Championships Oregon22

The World Athletics Championships Oregon22, an unmissable event coming to the US for the first time

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News23 Nov 2020

Calendar announced for 2021 WMRA World Cup

The 2021 World Mountain Running Association World Cup series will feature 16 races spread across eight countries with events taking place in USA, Poland, Czech Republic, Spain, Italy, Switzerland, France and Austria.

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Press Release23 Nov 2020

Finalists announced for Male World Athlete of the Year 2020

The five finalists for the Male World Athlete of the Year 2020 have been confirmed

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News22 Nov 2020

1984 Olympic 20km race walk champion Canto dies

World Athletics is deeply saddened to hear that Mexico’s 1984 Olympic 20km race walk champion and 1983 world champion Ernesto Canto died on Friday (20) at the age of 61 from pancreatic and liver cancer.

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News21 Nov 2020

World record-holders Kosgei and Yeshaneh set to clash at Delhi Half Marathon

Brigid Kosgei and Ababel Yeshaneh have been added to the Airtel Delhi Half Marathon women's field

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News20 Nov 2020

Richards-Ross and Boldon to host World Athletics Awards 2020

Legendary sprint stars Sanya Richards-Ross and Ato Boldon will host the virtual event on 5 December

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Report19 Nov 2020

Takahashi smashes world best for 10,000m race walk

Japan’s Eiki Takahashi took almost half a minute off the world best for the 10,000m race walk at the Juntendo University Long Distance meeting in Inzai on Saturday (14), winning in 37:25.21.

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News19 Nov 2020

World Athletics Gender Leadership Programme gathers momentum

Many of the sport’s most prominent figures joined the Inspiring Women Leaders in Athletics global conference

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Feature19 Nov 2020

A royal celebration – 100 years of the Spanish federation

Spanish athletics can trace its origins back to the late 1860s, when gymnastics clubs often organised athletics competitions as part of their activities. In the first two decades of the 20th century, a number of regional federations were formed and championships held. Consequently, it was a logical step that on 27 March 1920, after the fifth edition of the Spanish Cross Country Championships held earlier in the day, what is now the Royal Spanish Athletics Federation was founded in Bilbao.

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