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Olympic Day is a good day to focus on the fundamentals that underpin sport

Monaco, June 23, 2017: 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 (Olympic Day good day). That’s the message IAAF CEO Olivier Gers delivered on Olympic Day at

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IAAF World U18 Championships Nairobi 2017 – 30 days to go

Monaco, June 12, 2017: Today marks 30 days to go until the IAAF World U18 Championships Nairobi 2017, the 10th edition of the biennial event which this year takes place in the Kenyan capital. It will also be the final edition of the championships as the IAAF will move its focus for

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Media Accreditation for the Nottwil 2017 World Para Athletics Junior Championships

Germany, June 9, 2017: Media are advised that accreditation for the Nottwil 2017 World Para Athletics Junior Championships in Switzerland, between August 3 – 6, is now open at: https://www.paralympic.org/nottwil-2017/media The inaugural World Para Athletics Junior Championships will take place at Sport Arena, Nottwil, the venue that has hosted a World Para

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Brett Clothier appointed as first Head of Athletics Integrity Unit

Monaco, June 8, 2017: The IAAF is pleased to announce the appointment of Brett Clothier as the first Head of the independent Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU). Brett Clothier: 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

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Preview: Nottwil World Para Athletics Grand Prix

Bonn, May 31, 2017: The penultimate Nottwil World Para Athletics Grand Prix of the 2017 World Para Athletics season takes place in Nottwil, Switzerland, on 2-5 June as Para athletes from around the world begin to fine tune their preparations for July’s World Para Athletics Championships. With just six weeks to go

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IAAF approves the application of three Russians to compete internationally as neutral athletes

Monaco, May 31, 2017: The IAAF Doping Review Board has agreed that the applications of three Russian athletes have met the exceptional eligibility criteria to compete in international competition as neutral athletes under competition Rule 22.1A(b) while the Russian national federation (RusAF) remains suspended. The Doping Review Board, which is composed of

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Paris 2024 celebrates Para-sport and its athletes

By Amelia Fisher-Starzynski, Paris, France, May 30, 2017: Less than a year after the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, France has welcomed the international Paralympic family for the Handisport Open Paris 2017. A total of 456 athletes representing 32 nations are competing at Charléty Stadium across two days, bringing together close to 10,000

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IAAF World Challenge and IAAF Hammer Throw Challenge – Less than one week to go

Monaco, May 15, 2017: IAAF World Challenge and IAAF Hammer Throw Challenge, 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,

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16 Reigning Olympic and World Champions confirmed for Doha diamond league 2017 with one week to go

By Nicola Milan, Doha, Qatar, April 2017: Doha diamond league 2017, With just one week to go, the line-up of global superstar athletes that will feature in the Doha 2017 Diamond League promises to be one of the best-ever as Genzebe Dibaba becomes the latest big name to be confirmed. Doha diamond

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Follow all the action at the IAAF/BTC World Relays Bahamas 2017

Monaco, Apr 22, 2017: Live stream, The IAAF/BTC World Relays Bahamas 2017 gets under way today, Saturday 22 April in Nassau, and you can follow all the action on the IAAF website and its associated channels. Live stream, Action from Nassau’s Thomas A Robinson Stadium will be available to watch across all the