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Press Release24 Jan 2020

Ten cities across four continents to host Gold meetings in 2020 Continental Tour

The full ten-meeting schedule for the 2020 World Athletics Continental Tour (Gold level) has been finalised with the addition of Nairobi, which will be the first African host city.

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Press Release20 Jan 2020

Ratified: Keter’s world 5km record

Robert Keter’s world 5km record of 13:22 has been ratified.

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Press Release17 Jan 2020

World Athletics pleased with Oregon21 planning and preparations as five-day venue visit concludes

World Athletics officials have praised the planning and preparations for the World Athletics Championships Oregon21, after a busy week of meetings and venue visits in both Portland and Eugene, Oregon this week.

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Press Release19 Dec 2019

Athletics Integrity Unit seeks candidates for two positions on its Board

The Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) is seeking candidates for two additional independent members on its Board.

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Press Release16 Dec 2019

Nanjing wildcards up for grabs at 2020 World Athletics Indoor Tour

Prize bonuses of US$20,000 and wildcard entries for the World Athletics Indoor Championships Nanjing 2020 will be on offer for the winners of the 2020 World Athletics Indoor Tour, which begins next month.

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Press Release02 Dec 2019

Fan photograph of the year selected

A winner has been selected in the World Athletics contest for the best photograph of the year taken by a fan photographer.

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Press Release23 Nov 2019

Muhammad and Kipchoge named World Athletes of the Year

Eliud Kipchoge and Dalilah Muhammad have been named the male and female World Athletes of the Year at the World Athletics Awards 2019, held at the Grimaldi Forum in Monaco on Saturday (23). 

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Press Release23 Nov 2019

Competition decisions made at 220th World Athletics Council Meeting

In its final meeting of the year, the World Athletics Council approved the format of the Continental Tour.

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Press Release23 Nov 2019

World Athletics Continental Tour to launch in 2020

World Athletics has today announced details of the 2020 World Athletics Continental Tour, a series of the world's best one-day meetings outside the Diamond League. 

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Press Release22 Nov 2019

Belgrade and Yangzhou to host 2022 World Athletics Series competitions, RusAF reinstatement process suspended

Serbia will stage its first ever World Athletics Series event after its capital, Belgrade, was confirmed as the host city of the 2022 World Athletics Indoor Championships at the World Athletics Council Meeting in Monaco on Friday (22).

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Press Release21 Nov 2019

Bannister and Charles among the honourees at World Athletics Heritage Mile Night celebration

Roger Bannister and Diane Leather Charles, who respectively became the first man to run the mile in under four minutes and the first woman to break the five-minute barrier for the distance, were among the honourees at the ‘World Athletics Heritage Mile Night’ in Monaco on Thursday (21).

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Press Release20 Nov 2019

Athletes Lavillenie and Adams to join the World Athletics Council as full voting members

World pole vault record-holder Renaud Lavillenie and four-time world shot put champion Valerie Adams will make a different type of history on Friday when they become the first active athletes to join the World Athletics Council as full voting members, following the governance reforms introduced in 2016.

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