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IAAF/Nestlé Kids’ Athletics Programme developing fast

The IAAF is delighted with the progress of its new partnership with Nestlé. The latest IAAF/Nestlé Kids’ Athletics Lecturers’ course for Asian countries took place in the IAAF Regional Development Centre in Jakarta, Indonesia from 20 to 25 April 2012, and by the end of May, 60% of the planned events for

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Tickets on Sale from Promotional Booths and Online

Doha, May 2, 2012 – The Organising Committee of the SAMSUNG Diamond League Doha 2012 has appointed Virgin Megastore as its official ticketing agent for this year’s event. Tickets for the 2012 SAMSUNG Diamond League are available at Diamond League promotional booths in City Centre, SoukhWaqif, Landmark and Villaggio. Tickets can also

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IAAF World Race Walking Cup – Truly a Worldwide Affair

Monaco – Monaco – April 27, 2012: Worldwide Affair, When the best race walkers on the planet make their way to Saransk in two weeks’ time to compete in the IAAF World Race Walking Cup, they may well be entering the mecca of the discipline, the Capital of the Republic of Mordovia

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Two weeks to go to the start of 2012 Samsung Diamond League

Monaco – April 27, 2012: Two weeks from today at the Qatar Sports Club Stadium in Doha, Qatar on Friday 11 May, the opening meeting of the 2012 Samsung Diamond League takes place heralding the start of the third season of the sport’s top invitational circuit of meetings. In total the 14

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IAAF World Athletics Day – ‘lucky 12’ invited to IAAF Centenary Gala

Monaco – April 24, 2012: The IAAF’s annual worldwide festival of youth, the IAAF World Athletics Day, which was originated in 1996, is fast approaching, and in total across the various activities has attracted 158 IAAF Member Federations to take part in 2012. Now in its 17th year the IAAF World Athletics

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Media Information Guide available – Samsung Diamond League

Monaco, April 23, 2012: The third season of the Samsung Diamond League will blast out of the blocks on 11 May 2012 in Doha, Qatar, and we are delighted to publish the 2012 version of the Media Information Guide to accompany the series. Click on the following link to download (pdf 4MB)

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Lyon Aim to Create Best Sporting Conditions for IPC Athletics World Championships 2013

Bonn, Germany April 20, 2012: The organizers of the 2013 International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Athletics World Championships in Lyon, France have promised competing athletes that they can expect optimal sporting conditions when they arrive in the city in July next year. France’s second city will stage the Championship between 19-28 July 2013

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World Junior Championships Entries confirm 186 countries

Monaco, April 16, 2012: The IAAF World Junior Championships in Barcelona, which will take place from 10 to 15 July 2012 are on course to become the biggest gathering in terms of participating national IAAF Member Federations in the history of these championships. With the deadline for the Preliminary Entries now closed,

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Record number of countries to participate in Saransk – IAAF World Race Walking Cup

Monte Carlo – April 13, 2012: Athletes from 67 Member Federations are among the preliminary entries for the IAAF World Race Walking Cup, Saransk, Russia, 12-13 May. With one month to go before the competition commences, the two-day event in Saransk is already on course to surpass the previous record of 58

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Bolt returns to Monaco – Samsung Diamond League

Monaco – April 12, 2012: Usain Bolt will return to Monaco to run the 200m at the Herculis Samsung Diamond League meeting on 20 July 2012. The series of 14 meetings spread across Asia, Europe, the Middle East and the USA which compose the 2012 Samsung Diamond League season gets underway in