Category Archives: Athletics

OLYMPIC DAY IS A GOOD DAY TO FOCUS ON THE FUNDAMENTALS THAT UNDERPIN SPORT

It’s critical for sport to stay relevant in today’s changing landscape, but the speed of change can only be effective if there is a solid and strong platform of trust in place. That’s the message IAAF CEO Olivier Gers delivered on Olympic Day at the International Olympic Academy Symposium on Governance in Sport and the […]

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PREPARATIONS ON TRACK FOR IAAF WORLD U18 CHAMPIONSHIPS NAIROBI 2017

IAAF CEO Olivier Gers is this week in the Kenyan capital for a site visit ahead of next month’s IAAF World U18 Championships Nairobi 2017. Accompanied by LOC Chair Jackson Tuwei and CEO Michael Mwangi Muthee, Gers visited the competition and training venues at the Moi International Sports Centre and was shown around Kenyatta University […]

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Former United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Proposed To Head IOC’s Ethics Commission

Former United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has been proposed as the new Chair of the International Olympic Committee’s Ethics Commission by the IOC Executive Board. This proposal will now be put for vote to the full membership at the IOC Session in Lima, Peru, in September. Under the reforms of Olympic Agenda 2020, the […]

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AFN Elections 2017: Kayode Thomas Promises To Revive Road Races And Marathons

One of the aspirants contesting to be the next president of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria, AFN, Olukayode Thomas has made a bold promise that he would be reviving the culture of Road Races and Marathons in the country if elected. Thomas said looking at the Kenyans and Ethiopians who are world powers in long […]

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MIXED 4X400M RELAY PROPOSED FOR TOKYO 2020 OLYMPIC GAMES

Further to today’s announcement by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) concerning the Athletics programme of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games the IAAF’s comment is as follows. MIXED RELAYS The IAAF is delighted that the IOC would like to include a Mixed 4x400m Relay in the Athletics programme of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. This new […]

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BRETT CLOTHIER APPOINTED AS FIRST HEAD OF ATHLETICS INTEGRITY UNIT

The IAAF is pleased to announce the appointment of Brett Clothier as the first Head of the independent Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU). Following the IAAF Council’s approval of a new Integrity Code of Conduct, IAAF President Sebastian Coe officially launched the AIU at the beginning of April, announcing David Howman as Chairperson of the AIU’s […]

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AHEAD 2018 ACCESS BANK LAGOS CITY MARATHON: Sahara Reporters’ Publisher Proposes marriage between Lagos and New York Marathon

The publisher of Sahara Reporters, Omoyele Sowore, has promised to midwife a fruitful marriage between the Access Bank Lagos City Marathon and the New York Marathon. Speaking after being decorated with the medal he won at the 2017 Access Bank Lagos City Marathon by Head of Communications and Media Olukayode Thomas, Sowore, who has participated […]

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Nigeria Athletics’ Coaches Set To Elect Representative Into New AFN Board

Track and Field Coaches across Nigeria are finally set to conduct their polls to produce a viable representative that would be their voice in the incoming board of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria, AFN. Coach Stephen Nuhu who is the scribe of the Track and Field Coaches of Nigeria (TAFCAN) in a statement issued on […]

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IAAF HAMMER THROW CHALLENGE- LESS THAN A WEEK TO GO

In less than one week’s time, the last two IAAF challenge series of 2017 will commence on opposite sides of the world. On Saturday 20 May, the 2017 IAAF World Challenge gets underway with the Jamaica International Invitational in Kingston, one of the finest annual one-day gatherings of athletics talent in the western hemisphere. Less […]

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Asaba 2018: Okowa Inaugurates Ogba-Led LOC for Africa Athletics Championships

The Governor of Delta State, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa has inaugurated a 17-man Local Organising Committee for next year’s Senior African Athletics Championships tagged “Asaba 2018”. Governor Okowa while inaugurating the Chief Solomon Ogba led LOC on Monday said the state has chosen to start early in order to put together a world-class event that Delta […]

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Ahead Asaba 2018 Africa Athletics Championships: Gov. Okowa Inaugurates LOC Monday

The Executive Governor of Delta State, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa will Monday at the Government House in Asaba inaugurate the 17-man Local Organising Committee, LOC for the 2018 Senior Africa Athletics Championships tagged Asaba 2018. The Governor who is keen to see the LOC hit the ground running has charged the members to midwife a world-class […]

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PUBLIC TENDERS OPENED FOR WORLD ATHLETICS SERIES MEDIA RIGHTS IN EUROPE AND AFRICA…

PUBLIC TENDERS OPENED FOR WORLD ATHLETICS SERIES MEDIA RIGHTS IN EUROPE AND AFRICA AND FOR BROADCASTING AND MEDIA PRODUCTION The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) has today opened public tenders for Europe and Africa media rights concerning the IAAF World Athletics Series and for the establishment of a Joint Venture for Broadcasting and Media […]

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