Category Archives: Athletics

African Athletics Championship: Obiri, Yego Battle For Asaba 2018 Ticket

Athletics Kenya is set to host a three-day selection process to pick her representatives to the 21st African Athletics Championship to be staged in Asaba, Delta State. Kenya’s javelin star Julius Yego and world 5,000m champion Hellen Obiri are among the elite athletes eyeing a return to the African Athletics Championships having missed out in […]

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IAAF RESPONDS TO CAS ARBITRATION OF NEW FEMALE CLASSIFICATION REGULATIONS

The Court of Arbitration for Sport has informed the IAAF this morning (19 June 2018) that it has received a request for arbitration filed by Caster Semenya vs/ IAAF. We await further information and stand ready to defend the new regulations which were introduced to address the following issue in Athletics: Sex differences in physical […]

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British Deputy Head of Mission commends Lagos Govt, And Organisers Of Access Bank Lagos City Marathon

The Head of Prosperity Fund and Deputy Head of Mission, British Deputy High Commission Lagos, Mr. Andrew Davidson has commended the Lagos State Government and the organisers of the Access Bank Lagos City Marathon. At a breakfast meeting on Monday with the Senior Special Assistant to Governor Akinwunmi Ambode on Sports, Anthony Adeyinka Adeboye, top […]

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CASTER SEMENYA CHALLENGES THE IAAF ELIGIBILITY REGULATIONS FOR FEMALE CLASSIFICATION AT THE COURT OF ARBITRATION FOR SPORT (CAS)

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has registered a request for arbitration filed by Caster Semenya against the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) against the “IAAF Eligibility Regulations for Female Classification (Athletes with Differences of Sex Development)” that are due to come into effect on 1 November 2018. Caster Semenya seeks a ruling […]

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IAAF PRESIDENT SEBASTIAN COE VISITS IAAF HERITAGE WORLD / CONTINENTAL CUP EXHIBITION IN OSTRAVA

IAAF President Sebastian Coe this afternoon visited the IAAF Heritage World / Continental Cup – 1977 to 2018 – Exhibition in Ostrava. Coe, who was in the Czech Republic to promote this year’s IAAF Continental Cup Ostrava 2018 (Saturday 8 / Sunday 9 September) and to watch tonight’s IAAF World Challenge Golden Spike meeting, toured […]

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ECHEVARRIA’S GIANT LEAP IN STOCKHOLM CONFIRMS A STAR IS BORN

Cuba’s emerging long jump star 19-year-old Juan Miguel Echevarria almost jumped out of the pit at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Stockholm on Sunday night, registering a huge leap of 8.83m, the biggest jump in the world for almost 24 years. Unfortunately for Echevarria, a 2.1m/s tailwind on the jump was just above the […]

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MORE THAN 12,000 RUNNERS MAKE MILE RUN HISTORY IN INAUGURAL IAAF RUN 24:1

Taking to the streets in 24 cities across 15 time zones, more than 12,000 runners participated in the inaugural IAAF Run 24:1 global campaign on Wednesday 6 June in a series of continuous one mile runs to celebrate Global Running Day 2018. The goal of the campaign was to inspire and motivate individuals and communities […]

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IAAF RUN 24:1: ATHLETICS FAMILY UNITES ICONIC CITIES AND VENUES…

ATHLETICS FAMILY UNITES ICONIC CITIES AND VENUES, LEGENDARY ATHLETES AND THOUSANDS OF AMATEUR RUNNERS AS THEY CHASE THE SUN ACROSS THE WORLD IN THE IAAF RUN 24:1 Twenty-four cities around the world are getting ready to be part of the largest 24 hour one-mile multi-city run to celebrate Global Running Day on Wednesday 6 June […]

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IAAF REAFFIRMS PLEDGE TO BATTLE AIR POLLUTION AND REDUCE PLASTIC WASTE

As people from around the world take time to reflect upon the state of the planet on this World Environment Day, the IAAF is delighted to share this message from running legend Haile Gebrselassie who reminds us of the importance of clean air within athletics and the urgent need to continue the battle to combat […]

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IAAF CONTINENTAL CUP OSTRAVA 2018 SET TO BE A BATTLE OF CHAMPIONS – 100 DAYS TO GO

In 100 days’ time, hundreds of the world’s best athletes will descend on the Czech Republic for the IAAF Continental Cup Ostrava 2018. The two-day event, held on 8-9 September, will be the first senior global track and field competition held in the Czech Republic. With many medallists from this year’s continental championships likely to […]

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IAAF HERITAGE WORLD / CONTINENTAL CUP – 1977 TO 2018 – EXHIBITION TO OPEN IN OSTRAVA ON 5 JUNE

Following the opening, the exhibition will be open seven days a week from 1000-2000hrs at the Forum Nova Karolina Shopping Centre in the centre of Ostrava and will run for three months until the final day of the IAAF Continental Cup Ostrava 2018 on 9 September. Combining the best of the IAAF Heritage Collection, which […]

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IAAF JOINS RACE TO BEAT GLOBAL AIR POLLUTION CRISIS

Today, UN Environment and the IAAF have announced a new partnership to address the issue of air quality which is leading to 7 million deaths across the world. The partnership will be supported by the Climate and Clean Air Coalition (CCAC) who will be working to create an air quality monitoring network that will eventually […]

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