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Diack’s son, Russian official, step down from IAAF roles

(Reuters) – The son of International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) president Lamine Diack has stepped down from his role with the governing body as investigations continue into allegations of doping in Russia. Papa Massata Diack, an IAAF marketing consultant, is one of three officials to leave their posts following the allegations that have rocked […]

Sebastien Coe Plans to Run for IAAF Presidency

Sebastian Coe (AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File) By Ossian Shine LONDON, Nov 27 (Reuters) – The man who successfully delivered the London 2012 Olympic Games on Thursday launched his bid for the presidency of world athletics’ governing body, one of the most powerful jobs in global sport. Double Olympic gold medalist Sebastian Coe confirmed he would […]

2014 IAAF Athletes of the Year Announced

Pole vaulter Renaud Lavillenie (L) and shot putter Valerie Adams with their 2014 IAAF Athletes of the Year (REUTERS/Eric Gaillard)  Read about the 2014 USATF Athletes of the Year, Meb Keflezighi and Jenny Simpson. Pole vaulter Renaud Lavillenie (France) and shot putter Valerie Adams (New Zealand) were named the 2014 IAAF Athletes of the Year at the 2014 […]

Doha to Host 2019 IAAF World Athletics Championships

Doha (Shutterstock) MONACO, Nov 18 (Reuters) – Qatar’s emergence as a global sporting hub gained further clout when Doha was chosen as host city for the 2019 IAAF World Athletics Championships on Tuesday. The fast-growing city alongside the Arabian Gulf will become the first from the Middle East to stage the blue riband event. Overlooked […]

Justin Gatlin Candidate for IAAF World Athlete of the Year Award

Justin Gatlin (REUTERS/Eric Vidal) The IAAF is pleased to announce the names of the 10 men and 10 women who have been shortlisted for the 2014 World Athlete of the Year Award. The candidates have been selected by an international panel of athletics experts which include representatives from all six continental areas of the IAAF. […]

Eugene Bids to Host IAAF World Championships

Sanya Richards-Ross competing in Eugene, Oregon in 2012 (REUTERS/Steve Dipaola)  By Gene Cherry Sept 25 (Reuters) – Eugene, Oregon will bid for the 2019 IAAF world athletics championships, seeking to become the first U.S. city to host the biennial event, officials said on Thursday. Barcelona and Doha are also bidding for the championships, which attract the world’s top […]

Highlights from the 2014 IAAF Continental Cup

The Americas team finished in second place at the 2014 IAAF Continental Cup with 390.0 points, behind Europe’s 447.5. Highlights from Marrakech, Morocco: Francena McCorory won the women’s 400m title, capping a tremendous 2014. McCorory crossed in 49.94 to take the crown, scoring a crucial eight points as Team Europe had taken a substantial lead halfway […]

2014 IAAF Continental Cup: Marrakech, Morocco: Day 2 (Mobile)

Some world-leading European athletes invited to compete in Marrakech – based on their results at the European Championships.

2014 IAAF Continental Cup: Marrakech, Morocco: Day 2

Some world-leading European athletes invited to compete in Marrakech – based on their results at the European Championships.

2014 IAAF Continental Cup: Marrakech, Morocco: Day 1

Some world-leading European athletes invited to compete in Marrakech – based on their results at the European Championships – include pole vault world record-holder Renaud Lavillenie, Dutch sprinter Dafne Schippers, Olympic long jump champion Greg Rutherford, Dutch distance runner Sifan Hassan, Spanish high jumper Ruth Beitia, hammer thrower Pawel Fajdek and discus thrower Sandra Perkovic.

2014 IAAF Continental Cup: Marrakech, Morocco: Day 1 (Mobile)

Some world-leading European athletes invited to compete in Marrakech – based on their results at the European Championships.

2014 IAAF Diamond League: Brussels, Belgium

Even in the absence of Usain Bolt the 100m of the AG Insurance Memorial Van Damme promises to become absolutely exciting. With Justin Gatlin, Mike Rodgers, Tyson Gay and Kim Collins four world class athletes are lining up in the King Baudouin stadium.

2014 IAAF Diamond League: Zürich, Switzerland: Weltklasse Zürich (Mobile)

Letzigrund Stadium is getting ready for yet another athletcis highlight. Weltklasse Zürich, one of two IAAF Diamond League final events, will once again feature the world’s and the continent’s finest athletes.

2014 IAAF Diamond League: Zürich, Switzerland: Weltklasse Zürich

Letzigrund Stadium is getting ready for yet another athletcis highlight. Weltklasse Zürich, one of two IAAF Diamond League final events, will once again feature the world’s and the continent’s finest athletes.

2014 IAAF Diamond League: Birmingham, England: Sainsbury’s Birmingham Grand Prix

The star-studded Sainsbury’s Birmingham Grand Prix returns to the Birmingham Alexander Stadium on Sunday 24th August. Now in its fourth year, the prestigious IAAF Diamond League meet will welcome a world-class line up to the West Midlands as the best athletes in the world take to the track and field.

2014 IAAF Diamond League: Stockholm, Sweden

DN Galan Diamond League, held at the historical Stockholm Olympic Stadium, is a leading track and field meeting and the largest annual sporting event in Sweden. DN Galan offers a unique blend of traditional athletics in a small historic arena and a futuristic sports show with a mix of music, sound effects and the latest technology. The result is an atmosphere which has made the meet well known and highly respected all over the world. 83 world records have been set here until 2013 – far more than at any other arena in the world.

Team USA Wins Most Medals at IAAF World Junior Championships

Members of Team USA at the IAAF World Junior Championships (Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images) By Seth Rubinroit Team USA led all countries with 11 gold medals at the 2014 IAAF World Junior Championships in Eugene, Oregon. The U.S. recorded 206 points, easily defeating the next closest country, Kenya (82 points). The 21 combined medals for […]

2014 IAAF World Junior Championships: Eugene, OR: Day 6: Afternoon Session (Mobile)

The IAAF World Junior Championships is an international event for junior aged athletes (19 years old or younger on 31 December in the year of the competition), organized by the IAAF. It is held biennially since 1986.

2014 IAAF World Junior Championships: Eugene, OR: Day 6: Afternoon Session

The IAAF World Junior Championships is an international event for junior aged athletes (19 years old or younger on 31 December in the year of the competition), organized by the IAAF. It is held biennially since 1986.

2014 IAAF World Junior Championships: Eugene, OR: Day 5: Afternoon Session (Mobile)

The IAAF World Junior Championships is an international event for junior aged athletes (19 years old or younger on 31 December in the year of the competition), organized by the IAAF. It is held biennially since 1986.

2014 IAAF World Junior Championships: Eugene, OR: Day 5: Afternoon Session

The IAAF World Junior Championships is an international event for junior aged athletes (19 years old or younger on 31 December in the year of the competition), organized by the IAAF. It is held biennially since 1986.

2014 IAAF World Junior Championships: Eugene, OR: Day 4: Evening Session (Mobile)

The IAAF World Junior Championships is an international event for junior aged athletes (19 years old or younger on 31 December in the year of the competition), organized by the IAAF. It is held biennially since 1986.

2014 IAAF World Junior Championships: Eugene, OR: Day 4: Evening Session

The IAAF World Junior Championships is an international event for junior aged athletes (19 years old or younger on 31 December in the year of the competition), organized by the IAAF. It is held biennially since 1986.

2014 IAAF World Junior Championships: Eugene, OR: Day 4: Morning Session

The IAAF World Junior Championships is an international event for junior aged athletes (19 years old or younger on 31 December in the year of the competition), organized by the IAAF. It is held biennially since 1986.

2014 IAAF World Junior Championships: Eugene, OR: Day 3: Evening Session (Mobile)

The IAAF World Junior Championships is an international event for junior aged athletes (19 years old or younger on 31 December in the year of the competition), organized by the IAAF. It is held biennially since 1986.

2014 IAAF World Junior Championships: Eugene, OR: Day 3: Evening Session

The IAAF World Junior Championships is an international event for junior aged athletes (19 years old or younger on 31 December in the year of the competition), organized by the IAAF. It is held biennially since 1986.

IAAF World Junior Championships Throwback Photos

Aries Merritt (Courtesy of IAAF) By Seth Rubinroit and Max Meyer Track and field’s future stars are currently competing at the 2014 IAAF World Junior Championships in Eugene, Oregon. Past competitors, including Usain Bolt and Allyson Felix, have made a name for themselves at the IAAF World Junior Championships. Many have gone on to become Olympic […]

2014 IAAF World Junior Championships: Eugene, OR: Day 3: Morning Session

The IAAF World Junior Championships is an international event for junior aged athletes (19 years old or younger on 31 December in the year of the competition), organized by the IAAF. It is held biennially since 1986.

2014 IAAF World Junior Championships: Eugene, OR: Day 2: Evening Session (Mobile)

The IAAF World Junior Championships is an international event for junior aged athletes (19 years old or younger on 31 December in the year of the competition), organized by the IAAF. It is held biennially since 1986.

2014 IAAF World Junior Championships: Eugene, OR: Day 2: Evening Session

The IAAF World Junior Championships is an international event for junior aged athletes (19 years old or younger on 31 December in the year of the competition), organized by the IAAF. It is held biennially since 1986.

2014 IAAF World Jumior Championships: Eugene, OR: Day 2: Morning Session

The IAAF World Junior Championships is an international event for junior aged athletes (19 years old or younger on 31 December in the year of the competition), organized by the IAAF. It is held biennially since 1986.

2014 IAAF World Junior Championships: Eugene, OR: Day 1: Evening Session

The IAAF World Junior Championships is an international event for junior aged athletes (19 years old or younger on 31 December in the year of the competition), organized by the IAAF. It is held biennially since 1986.

Trayvon Bromell and Mary Cain Highlight 2014 IAAF World Juniors

Trayvon Bromell (Kirby Lee/USA Today) Click here for the complete 2014 IAAF World Junior Championships television schedule. By Parker Morse Trayvon Bromell, one of USA’s top hopes for a gold medal at the IAAF World Junior Championships, Oregon 2014, has been running fast for a long time this season. Starting with a 10.01 100m at […]

Universal Sports Network and IAAF Extend Media Rights Partnership

Usain Bolt at the 2013 IAAF World Championships (Olivier Morin/AFP/Getty Images) Los Angeles – Universal Sports Network and the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) announced today a multiyear extension of their current media rights agreement to air IAAF’s marquee track & field events in the U.S. through 2019. The deal, finalized with the IAAF’s […]

2014 IAAF World Junior Championships: Eugene, OR: Day 1: Morning Session

The IAAF World Junior Championships is an international event for junior aged athletes (19 years old or younger on 31 December in the year of the competition), organized by the IAAF. It is held biennially since 1986.

2014 IAAF Diamond League Series: Herculis Monaco: Fontvieille, Monaco

Since entering the IAAF Diamond League in 2010, the meeting in Monaco has been the scene of several historical races such as Brimin Kipruto’s African record setting race in 2011, finishing the 3000SC in 7:53.64, only a hundredth of a second away from

2014 IAAF Diamond League Series: Herculis Monaco: Fontvieille, Monaco

Since entering the IAAF Diamond League in 2010, the meeting in Monaco has been the scene of several historical races such as Brimin Kipruto’s African record setting race in 2011, finishing the 3000SC in 7:53.64, only a hundredth of a second away from

10 Teens to Watch at 2014 IAAF World Junior Championships

The scene in Oregon (Twitter: @Oregon14WJC) Click here for the TV schedule on Universal Sports Network. The best young athletes from nearly 200 countries will soon be on their way to Eugene for the 2014 IAAF World Junior Championships, which begin in exactly one week’s time on July 22. As featured in the latest edition of SPIKES, […]

2014 IAAF Diamond League: Glasgow, Scotland: Sainsbury’s Glasgow Grand Prix Day #2

For the first time since 1968, Glasgow will host Grand Prix athletics as the prestigious IAAF Diamond League comes to the Scottish city on July 11-12. Considered one of the best IAAF Diamond League meets in the world, the 2013 grand prix was held in London and saw a host of British and international champions in action at the venue of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

2014 IAAF Diamond League: Glasgow, Scotland: Sainsbury’s Glasgow Grand Prix Day #2 (Mobile)

For the first time since 1968, Glasgow will host Grand Prix athletics as the prestigious IAAF Diamond League comes to the Scottish city on July 11-12. Considered one of the best IAAF Diamond League meets in the world, the 2013 grand prix was held in London and saw a host of British and international champions in action at the venue of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

2014 IAAF Diamond League: Glasgow, Scotland: Sainsbury’s Glasgow Grand Prix Day #1

For the first time since 1968, Glasgow will host Grand Prix athletics as the prestigious IAAF Diamond League comes to the Scottish city on July 11-12. Considered one of the best IAAF Diamond League meets in the world, the 2013 grand prix was held in London and saw a host of British and international champions in action at the venue of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

2014 IAAF Diamond League: Glasgow, Scotland: Sainsbury’s Glasgow Grand Prix Day #1 (Mobile)

For the first time since 1968, Glasgow will host Grand Prix athletics as the prestigious IAAF Diamond League comes to the Scottish city on July 11-12. Considered one of the best IAAF Diamond League meets in the world, the 2013 grand prix was held in London and saw a host of British and international champions in action at the venue of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Team USA Roster for IAAF World Junior Championships

Trayvon Bromell (Kirby Lee/USA TODAY) INDIANAPOLIS — Record-setting high schoolers and NCAA champions highlight Team USA’s 89-member roster for the 8th IAAF World Junior Championships, scheduled for July 22-27 at Historic Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon. The roster includes eight individual medalists from 2013 IAAF World Youth Championships, four NCAA champions and seventeen athletes with […]

USN Will Air LIVE Coverage of 2014 IAAF World Junior Championships

Fans in Eugene are excited about the 2014 IAAF World Junior Championships (Twitter: @Oregon14WJC) Los Angeles (July 1, 2014) – Universal Sports Network will air 13 hours of premier track & field action from the 2014 IAAF World Junior Championships in Eugene, Ore., from Wednesday, July 23 through Sunday, July 27. The biennial International meet […]

2014 IAAF Diamond League: Paris, France (Mobile)

The Meeting Areva (Diamond League: Paris) promises to be a mighty event in 2014. Star-studded athletes Allyson Felix, Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, Richard Thompson and Asafa Powell, the former 100m world record man, are all scheduled to compete in Paris.

2014 IAAF Diamond League: Paris, France

The Meeting Areva (Diamond League: Paris) promises to be a mighty event in 2014. Star-studded athletes Allyson Felix, Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, Richard Thompson and Asafa Powell, the former 100m world record man, are all scheduled to compete in Paris.

2014 IAAF Diamond League: Lausanne, Switzerland (Mobile)

Renowned the workd over for fast times on the track and a passionate crowd off it, the 2014 edition will be the 38th Athletissima and the fifth to be held as part of the IAAF Diamond League.

2014 IAAF Diamond League: Lausanne, Switzerland

The Lausanne meeting is one of two IAAF Diamond League events to be held in Switzerland., alongside Zurich’s Weltklasse. Known as Athletissima, the meeting was first held in 1977 at the Stade Stade Pierre de Coubertin, but now takes place in the Stade de la Pontaise. Renowned the workd over for fast times on the track and a passionate crowd off it, the 2014 edition will be the 38th Athletissima and the fifth to be held as part of the IAAF Diamond League.

IAAF will not appeal Gay’s one-year doping ban

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/RUBEN SPRICH (Reuters) – The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) will not appeal the one-year ban handed down to Tyson Gay for doping which has put the United States’s second-place finish in the 4×100 meters relay at the 2012 London Olympics in jeopardy. Gay, the world’s joint second fastest man, was banned for […]

Eugene Will Host 2014 IAAF World Junior Championships

Fans in Eugene are excited about the 2014 IAAF World Junior Championships (Twitter: @Oregon14WJC) The gun goes on the 2014 IAAF World Junior Championships at the historic Hayward Field stadium in Eugene, USA, in exactly one month’s time and some of the top teenage athletics talents in the world have already been showing their form this summer. […]

2014 IAAF Diamond League: Oslo, Norway

When you think of Javelin, you automatically think of Oslo and the ExxonMobil Bislett Games. The IAAF’s Diamond League meet based in Norway’s capital has enormous traditions in the event and the assembled field this year will only add to that special history.

2014 IAAF Diamond League: Oslo, Norway (Mobile)

When you think of Javelin, you automatically think of Oslo and the ExxonMobil Bislett Games.

2014 IAAF Diamond League: Rome, Italy (Mobile)

Athletics’ Diamond League visits Europe for the first time this season at Rome’s Golden Gala. A fine roster of sprinters will be competing, including the women’s 100 metres world and Olympic champion, Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce.

2014 IAAF Diamond League: Rome, Italy

Athletics’ Diamond League visits Europe for the first time this season at Rome’s Golden Gala. A fine roster of sprinters will be competing, including the women’s 100 metres world and Olympic champion, Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce.

Team USA Named Best Overall Team at IAAF World Relays

(L-R) Joanna Atkins, Natasha Hastings, Dee Dee Trotter and Sanya Richards-Ross of the United States women’s 4x400m team at the IAAF World Relays (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images for IAAF) NASSAU, BAHAMAS —  Team USA was awarded the Golden Baton at the IAAF World Relays. The Golden Baton is awarded to the best overall team across all […]

 
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