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Dates confirmed for World Athletics Championships Oregon 2022Olympic qualification period suspended until 1 December 2020The New Normal: Life in the time of coronavirus10 of the greatest athletics examples of perseverance'A day we believed we would live again’ - remembering the 1996 Sarajevo Solidarity Meeting
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News09 Apr 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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Series09 Apr 2020

Athletics@Home - colour the stars!

Have some crayons or coloured pencils? Then get to work colouring and getting to know some of our sport's biggest stars.

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Series09 Apr 2020

10 of the greatest athletics examples of perseverance

Journeys towards sporting success never come easily. Or quickly. Yet athletes persevere.

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News09 Apr 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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News08 Apr 2020

The New Normal: Life in the time of coronavirus - 4-8 April

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.

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Press Release08 Apr 2020

Dates confirmed for World Athletics Championships Oregon 2022

The World Athletics Championships in Oregon have been rescheduled to 15-24 July in 2022, following the postponement of the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games to 2021 due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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Press Release08 Apr 2020

Bidding processes for 2023 World Athletics Series events postponed

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, World Athletics has postponed the bidding processes for 2023 World Athletics Series events.

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Press Release07 Apr 2020

Olympic qualification period suspended until 1 December 2020

World Athletics announces today the qualification period for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games is suspended effective from 6 April 2020 until 30 November 2020 included, following consultation with its Athletes Commission, Area Presidents and Council.

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Series07 Apr 2020

Athletics@Home - kids' geography activity

A global sport like athletics can be a great way of learning about the world.

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Press Release07 Apr 2020

World Athletics makes commitment to a cleaner, greener, more equitable world

World Athletics has today launched its Sustainability Strategy, which has a central goal of making the organisation carbon neutral by 2030. The strategy addresses global issues that pose a threat to the quality of our lives, using the power of sport and athletics to create a better world for communities.

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Feature06 Apr 2020

‘A day we believed we would live again’ - remembering the 1996 Sarajevo Solidarity Meeting

For this year's International Day of Sport for Development and Peace, we recall the Sarajevo 96 Athletics Meeting of Solidarity, the first international sporting event to take place in Sarajevo after a devastating siege that strangled the city for nearly four years was finally lifted.

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Feature05 Apr 2020

For Tel Aviv’s Alley Runners, success is measured both on and off the track

Nine years ago, Jamal Abdelmaji Eisa Mohammed spent three days crossing the Sinai Desert on foot from Egypt to Israel, the tail end of a treacherous journey from his home in Sudan’s war-ravaged Darfur region. Since then, he’s worked his way onto a doorstep that could lead him to next year’s Tokyo Olympic Games.

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