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IAAF Air Quality Project presented at United Nations Environment Assembly

Monaco, Mar 13, 2019: The IAAF’s innovative IAAF Air Quality Project was one of the key talking points on the opening day of the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA) in Nairobi this week. The project also featured on the second day of the Science Policy Business Forum held on 10 March prior

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IAAF Diamond League 2020 concept approved by Council

Monaco, Mar 11, 2019: As the IAAF Diamond League heads into its 10th year, the IAAF Diamond League Board and Meeting Directors, together with the IAAF have been reviewing the future of the Diamond League from 2020 onwards. Today the IAAF Council approved the core principles set out and agreed by the

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No change to Russian status in IAAF Council Meeting

Doha, March 11, 2019: The IAAF Council announced today that there had no change in status of the RusAF (No change Russian status). The Taskforce chairman Rune Andersen reported to the meeting in Doha today that two key issues remain outstanding for reinstatement of RusAF: • payment of the outstanding costs. RusAF

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First female IAAF vice president to be elected in 2019

Monaco, March 8, 2019: The IAAF will elect its first female vp this year as it continues its efforts to ensure that women are represented at the highest levels of the sport. As part of the widespread reforms adopted by the IAAF Congress at the end of 2016, the IAAF has added

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Air quality device installed in Australia as part of the IAAF’s global programme to monitor and share air quality data

Sydney, Jan 06, 2019: The IAAF has today launched its first air quality monitor in the Southern Hemisphere, at Sydney Olympic Park Athletics Centre in Australia, as part of a pilot programme to measure Air quality device at stadiums around the world. IAAF President Sebastian Coe, accompanied by Athletics Australia President Mark

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Tickets for IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019 now on sale

Monaco, Nov 12, 2018: Ticket packages for the widely anticipated IAAF Tickets World Athletics Championships Doha 2019 are now on sale to fans and families across the world, with seat prices starting from as little as €14 for the event to be staged in Qatar between September 27 – October 6, 2019.

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German Paralympic star Anna Schaffelhuber joins Laureus family

Paris, October 17, 2018: Seven-time Paralympic and nine-time World champion para-alpine skier Anna Schaffelhuber has been announced as Laureus’ newest Ambassador. Anna first experienced skiing as a five year old and received a scholarship to join a national skiing programme aged 14, despite being born with an incomplete spinal cord and paraplegia.

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Nassau passes the baton to Yokohama for IAAF World Relays 2019

Monaco, Oct 11, 2018: Japan will now host two of the biggest events on the athletics calendar in successive years after the IAAF Council voted this week to award the Yokohama IAAF World Relays 2019 to Yokohama. Already preparing to host the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan will now welcome the

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IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019 timetable and qualification system published

Monaco, Sept 28, 2018: With one year to go to the start of the IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019  timetable and qualification system for the 17th edition of the IAAF’s largest World Athletics Series event are publish. The 10-day competition kicks off at Doha’s state-of-the-art Khalifa Stadium on Friday evening 27

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Doha shows it is ready to reach new heights for 2019 IAAF World Athletics Championships

Doha, Sept 27, 2018: With 365 days to go until the IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019, hosts Qatar are ready to welcome the world of athletics and stage the biggest sporting event in the nation and region’s history. Organisers unveiled the completed stadium, showcased its state-of-the-art sustainable cooling system and revealed