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Getty continues to provide visual legacy of the IAAF World

Moscow – Russia, August 7, 2013: Think of any iconic picture at the IAAF World Championships and there is an extremely good chance a Getty Images photographer will have been responsible for capturing that moment. From Mike Powell’s epic Long Jump victory over Carl Lewis in Tokyo 1991 to Usain Bolt’s jaw-dropping

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IAAF’s partnership with adidas set to feature again

Moscow – Russia, August 6, 2013: As an official partner of the IAAF, expect the ‘3-Stripes’ of adidas to be prominent, not only inside the Luzhniki Stadium, but also across the city of Moscow during the duration of the World Championships. The sports clothing giant will be a visible presence through its

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TDK and Toyota to support US$100,000 WRP

Moscow – Russia, August 6, 2013: With the 14th edition of the IAAF World Championships in Moscow set to burst out of the blocks on Saturday 10 August for nine days of scintillating competition, the athletes are fine tuning their final preparations for the premier athletics event of the year. A galaxy

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Launches 1st World Athletics Forum in Moscow

Monaco – July 26, 2013: The International Association of Athletics Federations is delighted to announce that the 1st IAAF World Athletics Forum will be held on the first day of the 49th IAAF Congress in Moscow, Russia. The 1st IAAF World Athletics Forum will be chaired by IAAF President Lamine Diack, and

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Sophisticated anti-doping programme planned

Monaco – July 24, 2013: A comprehensive blood testing programme will be organised at the IAAF World Championships, Moscow, Russia, as part of a sophisticated anti-doping programme for the 14th edition of the championships which take place from 10th to 18th August 2013. Two years ago the International Association of Athletics Federations

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Moscow 2013 sold out for last weekend

Monaco – July 22, 2013: The IAAF is delighted to announce that ticket sales for the upcoming IAAF World Championships, Moscow, Russia, 10 to 18 August 2013, are accelerating fast with a sold out final weekend and an average of 80.59% sold for the nine days of competition at the Luzhniki Olympic

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Impressive roster of World/Paralympic champions

Germany, July 16, 2013: The sixth IPC Athletics World Championships gets underway on Friday 19 July with over 1,100 athletes from 98 countries converging at the Stadium of Parilly in Lyon, France. Many of the global stars from the 2012 Paralympic Games will be lining-up in Lyon hoping to add a World

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IAAF / Nestlé Kids’ Athletics in Switzerland

Vevey – Switzerland, July 05, 2013: Seven world-class athletes joined dozens of young children today for an athletics competition held in the grounds of the Nestlé headquarters in Vevey, Switzerland, situated on the banks of the picturesque Lake Geneva. It was one of the latest initiatives as part of the partnership between

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A breeding ground for future stars

Monaco, July 03, 2013: Before the current crop of leading athletes achieved global glory at the Olympic Games or IAAF World Championships, many of them first tasted success – and some, even failure – at the IAAF World Youth Championships. No less than 10 athletes have so far achieved a ‘triple’ of

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Record participation expected at IAAF World Youth

Monaco – July 02, 2013: The IAAF World Youth Championships, which will take place from 10 to 14 July 2013 in the Ukrainian city of Donetsk, is on course to become the biggest gathering of athletes in the history of the Championships. With the deadline for the Entries now closed, we are