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More than 1900 blood samples collected

Monaco – Sept 20, 2013: As part of the IAAF’s sophisticated anti-doping programme at the 14th edition of the IAAF World Championships in Moscow, Russia, blood tests were conducted from 4th to 18th August for profiling purposes in connection with the Athlete Biological Passport. This programme was conducted in partnership with WADA

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Door closed 396,548 attend Moscow evening

Moscow – Russia, august 18, 2013: The International Association of Athletics Federations is delighted to confirm that at the conclusion of the final competition session, 268,548stadium spectators had attended the eight evening sessions at the 14thedition of the IAAF World Championships, Moscow 2013. Adding VIPS, guests, media and athletes seats, the evening

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Bolt’s 100 M gold highlights dramatic evening

Moscow, Aug 11, 2013: For once Usain Bolt had no need to call down the thunder from the sky. Just before the start of the men’s 100m final, a thunderstorm brought the special effects in for him. Indeed, at the start, Bolt mimed holding up an umbrella as the rain tumbled down.

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IAAF President Diack says farewell to IOC President

Moscow – Russia, August 9, 2013: The IAAF Council met with the Executive Board of the International Olympic Committee at the Radisson Royal Hotel in Moscow on Friday (9), ahead of the start of the IAAF World Championships on Saturday. IAAF President Lamine Diack took the opportunity to say farewell in an

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49th IAAF Congress concludes in Moscow

Moscow – Russia, August 8, 2013: The 49th edition of the IAAF Congress, the highest decision-making body of the association, met today at the Crowne Plaza at Moscow’s World Trade Center for the second and final session of its biennial two-day gathering ahead of the IAAF World Championships. During the Congress, the

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Athletics Injuries and Illness Surveillance Study

Moscow – Russia, August 8, 2013: The 14th edition of the IAAF World Championships, Moscow 2013 will be the fourth occasion that the IAAF has employed an Injuries and Illnesses Surveillance Study at the biennial World Championships, which is the pinnacle of the IAAF World Athletics Series. The forthcoming study, which is

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2nd IAAF World Coaches’ Conference

Moscow – Russia, August 7, 2013: The 2nd IAAF World Coaches’ Conference will be held in Moscow on Monday 19 August, giving the opportunity for coaches from over 200 national teams assembled for the IAAF World Championships to attend. Held at the Cosmos Hotel in the Russian capital, the World Coaches’ Conference

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IAAF council statement concerning anti-doping

Moscow, Aug 8, 2013: This morning during the second day’s working session of the 49th IAAF Congress, the following statement on Anti-Doping issued by the IAAF Council was approved by acclamation. “The IAAF Council would like to take the opportunity offered by the gathering of the World Athletics Family in Moscow on

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INJURIES AND ILLNESS SURVEILLANCE STUDY

Moscow – Russia, Aug 8, 2013: The 14th edition of the IAAF World Championships, Moscow 2013 will be the fourth occasion where the IAAF has employed an Injuries and Illnesses Surveillance Study at the biennial World Championships, which is the pinnacle of the IAAF World Athletics Series. The forthcoming study, which is

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IAAF / IOC Press Conference 9 August

Moscow – Russia, August 8, 2013: Friday 9 August, IAAF Council meets with the Executive Board of the International Olympic Committee (morning) IAAF / IOC Press Conference, Conference Hall, Radisson Royal Hotel at 1230hrs. WHO: IAAF President Lamine Diack and IOC President Jacques Rogge MEDIA ACCESS: Media who are accredited for the