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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.... Read More

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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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News18 Nov 2020

TEAM USA COMPETES ON HOME SOIL IN 2022

Team USA Competes on Home Soil in 2022

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Feature18 Nov 2020

HAYWARD FIELD AT THE UNIVERSITY OF OREGON

The re-imagined Hayward field

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Feature17 Nov 2020

Godwin Adongo and Eva Barton: How social media brought together two promising athletes

Godwin Adongo loves to run. At eight years old, she finds athletics shows more interesting than cartoons and watches the Diamond League for fun. On Saturdays and Sundays, she hits dirt tracks in the Ugandan city of Lira for one-hour drills, honing her skills as a runner.

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Feature16 Nov 2020

OPPORTUNITIES

If you would like to be part of our team, we’d love to hear from you!

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Press Release16 Nov 2020

Member Federation Award - nominees announced

World Athletics is delighted to announce the nominees for the Member Federation Award, a special honour this year to recognise a Member Federation that has managed to deliver an uplifting athletics event, development event or other athletics achievement, in spite of the health and safety challenges it faced in 2020.

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Press Release15 Nov 2020

Cross-country greats Lopes and Radcliffe donate kit to Heritage Collection

World Athletics is delighted to announce the addition to the World Athletics Heritage Collection of competition artefacts from two all-time cross country running greats.

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Feature13 Nov 2020

Benin Athletics Federation looks beyond the pandemic

In June, the Benin Athletics Federation was named the second best sports organisation in the West African nation by the country’s Olympic and Sports Committee.

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