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Nestle terminates IAAF sponsorship over scandals


Nestle has terminated a sponsorship programme with world athletics’ governing body (IAAF) over fears that the corruption and doping scandals surrounding the sport could damage the company’s reputation, Nestle spokeswoman Lydia Meziani said. 125 more words

Nestle Just Dropped This Big Sports Sponsorship

Nestle , the food and beverage company, is dropping a major sports sponsorship.

The company said Wednesday that it will no longer sponsor a children’s program for the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) because of the doping scandal that has plagued it, … 271 more words


IAAF, CAA To Build High Altitude Training Centre In Jos

A High Altitude Athletics Training Center is to be established in Jos Plateau State.

This is contained in an agreement  signed in Lagos at the weekend by the Federal government of Nigeria represented by the Minister for Youth and Sports Barrister Solomon Dalung and the President of the Confederation of African Athletics  Hamad Kalkaba Malboum as well as the Athletics Federation of Nigeria’s President, Dr Solomon Ogba. 531 more words


Hired Guns: A brief history of the pacer

Any discussion about pacing in distance running is bound to ruffle a few feathers, so let’s start this off with a statement on which we can all agree: Steve Prefontaine was a goddamn legend. 2,436 more words



With 50 days to go to the IAAF/Cardiff University World Half Marathon Championships Cardiff 2016, the IAAF has launched a series of video highlights from past editions of the event. 137 more words


An Evening with Mara Yamauchi

First of all, apologies that it’s taken me so long to write about the evening I spent with marathon runner and Olympian Mara Yamauchi at Anglia Ruskin University – I blame the death cold from hell that has taken over my life and left me mostly sofa bound for a good few days. 698 more words