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EUGENE AWARDED 2021 IAAF WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

During the afternoon session of the second day of its meeting in Beijing, IAAF Council awarded Eugene, USA, the 2021 IAAF World Championships.

The proposal to award the IAAF’s premier competition to Eugene, bypassing the usual bidding process, was taken in response to what was seen as a unique strategic opportunity to host the IAAF World Championships for the first time in the USA. 318 more words

USA

BUHARI BOOSTS OKPEKPE RACE

This year’s Okpekpe race has received a major boost as the President-elect, Major General Muhammadu Buhari says the opening of the Okpekpe road by the Edo State Government will boost the economy of the area. 177 more words

Nigeria

MORE THAN 100 FEDERATIONS TO TAKE PART IN 2015 IAAF WORLD ATHLETICS DAY

Now in its 20th year, the IAAF World Athletics Day is the sport’s annual worldwide festival of youth and one of the busiest programmes of competitions on the athletics calendar. 215 more words

Athletics

Olympic Spots Will Be on the Line at World Relays

Team USA at the 2014 IAAF World Relays (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images for IAAF)

April 9 (Reuters) – More than just prize money and medals will be in the offering in two of the most popular relays at next month’s IAAF World Relays in the Bahamas. 287 more words

Track & Field

Sergey Bubka and Seb Coe Vie to be IAAF President

Seb Coe (AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File)

(Reuters) – Sergey Bubka said he would review the flagship world championships, appoint a CEO for the sport and attract new global sponsors if elected president of governing body IAAF later this year. 441 more words

Track & Field

Usain Bolt and Justin Gatlin Could Race in May

Usain Bolt and Justin Gatlin (OLIVIER MORIN/AFP/Getty Images)

April 8 (Reuters) – A mouthwatering showdown between Usain Bolt and Justin Gatlin could be a month away as the two rival sprinters are set to compete at next month’s IAAF World Relays in the Bahamas. 385 more words

Track & Field

BOLT TO COMPETE AT IAAF / BTC WORLD RELAYS, BAHAMAS 2015

The world’s fastest man, Usain Bolt, will compete at the IAAF / BTC World Relays, Bahamas 2015, the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA) announced on Tuesday (7). 334 more words

Athletics