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Competitions: IAAF Age Categories and Competitions

The following are the age categories officially sanctioned by  the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF):


Governing Bodies: The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF)

The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) is the international governing body of the sport of athletics. The organization was founded on July 17, 1912… 426 more words

Governing Bodies

New Points System for IAAF Diamond League

The new breakdown is as follows:

1st – 10 points
2nd – 6 points
3rd – 4 points
4th – 3 points
5th – 2 points… 15 more words


The 2016 IAAF Diamond League starts in two weeks’ time and the excitement is already starting to mount.

The traditional opening meeting in Doha has assembled some of the sport’s top stars to get proceedings underway for the seventh year of the series. 397 more words


Russia track and field's Olympic fate gets decision date

MONACO (AP) — The IAAF council is expected to rule on the fate of Russian track and field at its next meeting in June.

The IAAF said in a statement on Thursday that its council will be convened on June 17 in Vienna, Austria, for a full-day meeting. 248 more words


Paralympic Long Jump Champion Looking to Be Cleared for Rio

As reported by Karolos Grohmann of Reuters, 2012 Paralympic long jump champion and 2014 German long jump champion Markus Rehm (aka Blade Jumper) is hoping that new scientific evidence presented in June will prove that his prosthetic blades do not offer any advantage over able-bodied athletes allows for him to compete at the Summer Olympics in Rio in August. 158 more words


Numaratoarea inversa: IAAF si alte federatii au inceput sa anuleze suspendarile la Meldonium

Ceea ce scriam mai acum o saptamana si sunt convins ca este valabil in toate domeniile, adica faptul ca exagerarile ajung sa compromita orice actiune in principiu valabila, in speta lupta antidoping, se confirma, iata: Federatia internationala de atletism (IAAF) a inceput sa anuleze, oficial, concret, transparent, suspendarile pentru Meldonium, iar alte federatii, din alte sporturi se alatura acestei contra-actiuni declansata, prematur, nepregatit, adica exagerat, de AMA. 381 more words