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Press Release02 Jul 2020

Statement on Russian Federation

World Athletics can confirm that it has not received the payments due from the Russian Athletics Federation (RusAF) on 1 July, nor any information on when the monies may be paid, despite reminders and correspondence with the Federation.

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Feature02 Jul 2020

Helcelet: the decathlon’s international man of history

“When I was a kid,” Adam Sebastian Helcelet recalls, “Czech Republic had the greatest decathletes in the world. I watched them with my father. He said ‘You are coordinated. You can feel your body, and I guess that you’re going to be a big guy. You should try it.’”

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News01 Jul 2020

Top Polish stars sign up for Skolimowska Memorial

Four-time world hammer champion Pawel Fajdek, double world pole vault medallist Piotr Lisek and European 400m champion Justyna Swiety-Ersetic are just some of the Polish stars set to compete at the Kamila Skolimowska Memorial, a World Athletics Continental Tour Gold meeting, in Silesia on 6 September.

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News01 Jul 2020

Coe pays tribute to 'a unique spirit and steadfast friend' at Hansen's funeral

Speaking at the funeral of Svein Arne Hansen, who died on 20 June, World Athletics President Sebastian Coe described the European Athletics President as “a unique spirit, a steadfast friend and a man with an unflinching and instinctive belief in right and wrong”.

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IaafNews30 Jun 2020

World Athletics publishes Strategic Plan

World Athletics has today published its four-year Strategic Plan, designed to harness the power and accessibility of athletics to drive growth in the sport and create a healthier and fitter world.

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News30 Jun 2020

The New Normal: Life in the time of coronavirus

Here we continue to share stories and updates about how the athletics world is adjusting to and coping with the spread of Covid-19.

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Press Release30 Jun 2020

Walker donates warm-up suit to World Athletics Heritage Collection

New Zealand’s 1976 Olympic 1500m champion Sir John Walker has donated the national team warm-up suit which he wore at the 1986 Commonwealth Games to the World Athletics Heritage Collection.

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News29 Jun 2020

Rojas, Cheptegei and Hassan confirmed for Monaco - Wanda Diamond League

Organisers of the Herculis EBS Meeting have confirmed the first major stars set to compete at the Wanda Diamond League fixture in Monaco on 14 August.

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Press Release29 Jun 2020

World records ratified: Duplantis’s 6.17m pole vault, Rojas’s indoor triple jump and Cheptegei's 5km

Armand Duplantis’s world pole vault record of 6.17m, Yulimar Rojas’s world indoor triple jump record of 15.43m and Joshua Cheptegei's 12:51 5km world record have been ratified.

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Feature28 Jun 2020

Area in Focus: postcards from Asia

We conclude our Area in Focus series look at Asia with a selection of images which show how athletes from the area have dealt with the coronavirus pandemic.

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Press Release28 Jun 2020

World Athletics announces new partnership with parkrun

World Athletics and parkrun Global Limited are delighted to announce a new partnership by which they will combine their resources to grow the sport of athletics and deliver good health and fitness outcomes for communities around the world.

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Report28 Jun 2020

Rooth moves to No.2 on world U20 decathlon all-time list, Ehammer leaps 8.15m

European U20 bronze medallist Markus Rooth smashed the Norwegian U20 decathlon in Oslo on Sunday (28), moving to No.2 on the world U20 all-time list with a score of 8238.

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