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SCRUBBING THE SPORT CLEAN

Nations have been turning citizens into soldiers for as long as anyone can remember.  And over time, no matter the nation, the process hasn’t changed a great deal, as it has proven tried and true. 768 more words

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BREAKING: IAAF CEO OLIVIER GERS RESIGNS — newfanzoneblog

The IAAF today announces the resignation of Chief Executive Officer, Olivier Gers. Commenting on his resignation, Gers, who joined the IAAF in October 2016 said: “Whilst I am sorry to be leaving, the pre-existing commercial framework makes it difficult for me to apply my talents and fully leverage the assets of the IAAF in the […]

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Athletics

NEW, MORE EXTREME DIRECTION FOR CROSS COUNTRY COMPETITION

Cross country running should move towards a more extreme, edgier style to attract new audiences as well as a new breed of cross country runner to the discipline.

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Athletics

IAAF ANNOUNCES $500,000 SOLIDARITY FUND TO ASSIST NACAC FEDERATIONS REBUILD

IAAF President Sebastian Coe visited Puerto Rico today to continue discussions and on this occasion hear first-hand about the devastating damage caused last year by Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, Maria and Jose.

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Athletics

Serena Williams to Have Building Named in her Honor at Nike's World Headquarters

 

by Melissa Minton via teenvogue.com

Serena Williams, undoubtedly one of the most important athletes of all time, has certainly had an extraordinary year. Aside from her… 329 more words

GDYNIA AND MINSK TO HOST 2020 WORLD ATHLETICS SERIES EVENTS – IAAF

The first day of the 212th IAAF Council Meeting, chaired by IAAF President Sebastian Coe, was held today (25) at Le Meridien hotel, Monaco. IAAF World Half Marathon Championships 2020 The Polish port city of Gdynia which is part of the urban ‘Tricity’ with Gdansk and Sopot, the latter held the 2014 IAAF World Indoor […]

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Athletics

Barshim, Thiam earn IAAF top honors; Bolt earn’s president’s award

Neither Mo Farah nor Wayde van Niekerk was the IAAF’s world athlete of the year for 2017. Instead, that honor went to Mutaz Barshim of Qatar. 267 more words

Track And Field