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News19 Apr 2021

Ten years having passed, Norway celebrates the legacy of Grete Waitz

Norway’s Prime Minister Erna Solberg will today lead her nation in marking the extraordinary life of women’s running pioneer Grete Waitz (née Andersen, 1 October 1953 – 19 April 2011) who tragically lost her life to cancer ten years ago today.

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News17 Apr 2021

Island nations stand together

Oceania is coming together with one voice to urge support for the Global Conversation.

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News16 Apr 2021

Cameroon urges wide contribution to conversation

The leadership of the Cameroon Athletics Federation (CAF) have issued a rallying call for “everybody” from every area of the west African nation to participate in the ‘Global Conversation for the Future of Athletics’ to have their voice heard.

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News16 Apr 2021

Jamaica selects 39-strong squad for Silesia

A Jamaican team of 39 athletes, including multiple global gold medallists Elaine Thompson-Herah and Asafa Powell, has been selected for the World Athletics Relays Silesia 21 on 1-2 May.

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News16 Apr 2021

'Progression of World Athletics Records' ebook published

The latest edition of the ‘Progression of World Athletics Records’, published in 2020 by World Athletics Heritage, is now available as an ebook.

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News16 Apr 2021

Job vacancies: eLearning Content Developer and Kids' Athletics Manager

World Athletics is looking for an eLearning Content Developer and a Kids' Athletics Manager to join its development department.

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News16 Apr 2021

AIU welcomes CAS decision to ban Christian Coleman for 18 months

The Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) has welcomed the decision of the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) today that Christian Coleman of the USA has committed an anti-doping rule violation under Article 2.4 of the World Athletics Anti-Doping Rules and shall serve a period of ineligibility of 18 months from 14 May 2020.

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News14 Apr 2021

Hop to it, urge triple jump legends

USA triple jump icons Willie Banks and Christian Taylor have leapt forward to voice their support for the ‘Global Conversation for the Future of Athletics’.

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News14 Apr 2021

Prague prepares to host new marathon team event

An elite team competition designed to make the marathon a more strategic and engaging spectacle will be held in Prague on 30 May.

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News14 Apr 2021

Japanese team for Silesia confirmed

Japan has selected a youthful team of 23 athletes to compete at the World Athletics Relays Silesia 21 on 1-2 May.

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News14 Apr 2021

Athletics Kenya names World Athletics Relays team

World 800m bronze medallist Ferguson Rotich is among the 31 athletes named on the Kenyan team for the World Athletics Relays Silesia 21 on 1-2 May.

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News13 Apr 2021

Dutch team selected for Silesia

Dafne Schippers, Churandy Martina and Femke Bol are among the 24 athletes selected to represent the Netherlands at the World Athletics Relays Silesia 21 on 1-2 May.

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