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Athletics - 11 Apr 2005
Members of the IAAF Council observed a minute's silence in memory of Prince Rainier of Monaco at the start of their meeting in Qatar.
Athletics - 07 Apr 2005
Monte Carlo – the Gulf state of Qatar will be the venue for a number of important IAAF meetings over the next few days, starting with the Development Commission and the Competition Commission today, continuing with the Marketing Commission on Friday and concluding with a meeting of the IAAF Council in the capital Doha this coming weekend.
Athletics - 10 Mar 2005
The 28th European Athletics Indoor Championships took place at the brand new Palacio de Deportes in Madrid on 4-6 March in front of sell out crowds and millions of TV viewers across Europe.
Athletics - 02 Mar 2005
The 28th European Athletics Indoor Championships open in Madrid on Friday 4 March and continue until Sunday.  The Championships will take place in the brand new Palacio de Deportes de la Comunidad de Madrid, rebuilt after the previous arena was destroyed by fire in June 2001.
Athletics - 25 Feb 2005
The European Athletic Association is recruiting a Director General to be based at the EAA office in Lausanne.
Athletics - 22 Dec 2004
Monte Carlo - The IAAF has now considered the written explanations received from the Greek athletes, Mr Konstantinos Kenteris and Ms Ekatherina Thanou and from the Greek coach, Mr Christos Tzekos, in response to doping charges filed against them by the IAAF on 2 December 2004.
Athletics - 17 Dec 2004
MONACO - The IAAF can confirm that it has received written explanations from Mr Konstantinos Kenteris and Ms Ekatherina Thanou to the doping charges filed against them by the IAAF on 2 December 2004.
Athletics - 17 Dec 2004
MONACO - The IAAF can confirm that it has received written explanations from Mr Konstantinos Kenteris and Ms Ekatherina Thanou to the doping charges filed against them by the IAAF on 2 December 2004.
Athletics - 06 Dec 2004
HELSINKI - The delegation representing the city of Berlin on Saturday successfully won its bid to host the 2009 World Championships in Athletics ahead of strong challenges from Split and Valencia.
Athletics - 02 Dec 2004
Monte Carlo - In August 2004, the IAAF Council appointed the Doping Review Board to investigate whether evidence exists of the commission of Doping Violations under IAAF Rules by the Greek athletes, Mr Konstantinos Kenteris and Ms Ekatherina Thanou and by their Greek Coach, Mr Christos Tzekos.
Athletics - 12 Nov 2004
Major European broadcasters will show action from the 11th SPAR European Cross Country Championships in Seebad Heringsdorf/GER, the pre-eminent cross-country event of the 2004-2005 season.
Athletics - 22 Oct 2004
American Airlines has agreed to be The Official Airline of Bahamas 2005, XX Central American and Caribbean Senior Athletics Championships scheduled for Nassau, Bahamas, June 24-26th, 2005. American will be a Platinum Partner, providing travel services valued at $125,000.
Athletics - 20 Oct 2004
Trinidad & Tobago will host the 2005 CARIFTA Games. That decision comes after the North American, Central American and Caribbean Athletic Association (NACAC) staged an ad-hoc committee meeting on Monday, 18 October in San Juan, Puerto Rico, to determine the destination of the next edition of the region’s junior track and field championships, widely regarded as one of the finest such events in world athletics.
Athletics - 11 Oct 2004
Having received all necessary guarantees and based on an evaluation site visit, the Council of the European Athletic Association approved Florence / ITA as the host of the SPAR European Cup 2005.
Athletics - 16 Sep 2004
Athletics has consolidated its position as the showcase Olympic competition with preliminary data highlighting that it was the most watched sport in Europe during the recent Athens Games. With 67 medal wins out of 138 (48.6 %) Europe achieved six top three places more than in Sydney and was again the most successful athletics continent.
Athletics - 02 Aug 2004
Moscow, 30 July 2004: Each year on the first weekend of September the city of Moscow marks the anniversary of its foundation with a great line-up of activities, but this year the birthday celebrations will be enhanced with the addition of the Challenge of Russia, an athletics tournament that will bring together the best athletes from Russia and the U.S.
Athletics - 07 Jul 2004
We've had trying times as an organization over the past 25 years and you've faced tough situations as a Board of Directors. But nothing is more challenging or dispiriting then the situation in which we find ourselves. Instead of a daily celebration of our great sport and our outstanding athletes, newspapers around the world are delivering news of scandal and shame related to some of our athletes and coaches. We and our sport deserve better.
Athletics - 01 Jul 2004
The Local Organising Committee of the European Championships in Athletics 2006 in Göteborg (SWE) signed its first official sponsor agreement.
Athletics - 29 Jun 2004
TV audiences throughout Europe tuned in to the SPAR European Cup, held on June 19 and 20 in Bydgoszcz, Poland, to give it excellent ratings - despite the competition clashing with Euro 2004.
Athletics - 16 Jun 2004
The European Athletic Association (EAA) and Epson Europe B.V. (Epson) are pleased to announce an enhanced commercial partnership contract through to the end of 2007. This follows on from the previous successful agreement under which Epson supplied touch screen Commentator Information Systems (CIS) to the EAA’s premier events including the European Championships held in Munich in 2002.
Athletics - 11 Jun 2004
Europe's major broadcasters are among 16 networks preparing to take coverage of the SPAR European Cup, to be staged in Bydgoszcz, Poland, by the European Athletic Association on 19 and 20 June.
Athletics - 08 Jun 2004
Polish Television will take its live athletics coverage to new heights when it broadcasts the SPAR European Cup from Bydgoszcz's Zawisza stadium on June 19 and 20. This will be the first outdoor event of the new EBU-EAA contract for 2004 to 2007, which will cover 13 events.
Athletics - 03 Jun 2004
Monte Carlo - Nine days before the Golden League meeting Weltklasse Zürich, some of the world’s best pole vaulters will meet in Zürich in a promotional event which aims to bring athletics right into the heart of the city.
Athletics - 06 May 2004
Yesterday saw Blue Arrow, the British Olympic Association and UK Sport kick off the 100-day countdown to the Olympic games with an appeal to British business leaders, employers and MPs to support the athletes of today and of the future. Athletes, many of whom will feature at the forthcoming Athens Olympics also attended the event at the House of Commons.
Athletics - 19 Apr 2004
Marking a trend of continued growth, road runners and walkers raised more than $560 million for charity in 2003, USA Track & Field (USATF) announced Saturday.
Athletics - 31 Mar 2004
Following its new marketing strategy under which it will have direct control over its commercial rights, the European Athletic Association EAA has appointed Stefan Kleine-Erfkamp as Director of Marketing and Events and made an arrangement with the marketing agency Navigator for marketing support.
Athletics - 31 Mar 2004
Navigator and the European Athletic Association (EAA) today (Wednesday 31st March, 2004) announce a major cooperation agreement. Navigator will work with the EAA in the marketing of the partnership packages which form part of the EAA’s highly successful Championship Series of events. Commercial rights to the Series, including the broadcast contract already in place with the European Broadcast Union (EBU), are valued at €40 million.
Athletics - 10 Feb 2004
Monte Carlo - The IAAF has been one of the leading International Sports’ Federations in the fight against doping in sport for more than 30 years, helping to introduce accreditation of anti-doping labs, out-of-competition testing and blood testing amongst other things.
Athletics - 24 Oct 2003
Monte Carlo - At the time of the press release issued by USADA last Thursday, the IAAF was not in a position, for reasons of confidentiality, to give any detailed comment on its involvement in the investigation into the use of the new designer steroid, THG. Developments in the last 24 hours, however, now call for some clarification of the IAAF’s role in this matter.
Athletics - 17 Oct 2003
Monte Carlo - In response to the press release issued by the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) last night, concerning recent cases for an 'undetectable' designer steroid, tetrahydrogestrinone or THG, the IAAF confirms that it has been notified of this investigation by USADA.
Athletics - 02 Oct 2003
Monte Carlo - The analysis of the B sample of Kenyan middle distance runner Bernard Lagat has failed to confirm the initial result of the anti-doping test conducted in Tubingen, Germany on 8 August 2003, where the analysis of the A sample returned an adverse finding for Erythropoietin (EPO),.
Athletics - 10 Sep 2003
The IAAF has received the athlete's explanation for testing positive for modafinil at the World Championships in Paris last month and it has not been accepted.
Athletics - 01 Sep 2003
Paris - Twelve athletes have been elected as members of the IAAF Athletes Commission following a four-day election procedure along which all accredited athletes were invited to vote for their own peers.
Athletics - 26 Aug 2003
25 August 2003 PARIS - The IAAF Advisory Board met this afternoon to review an incident that took place last night during Heat 2 of the quarter finals of the Men's 100m at the IAAF World Championships, now taking place in the Stade de France, Paris St-Denis.
Athletics - 25 Jun 2003
Monte-Carlo - At a meeting held in the French Ministry of Sports in Paris today, IAAF President Lamine Diack on behalf of the International Association of Athletics Federations, athletics’ world governing body signed the protocol relating to the handling of the Anti-Doping control arrangements in France for the period to 31 December 2004, including the forthcoming 9th IAAF World Championships in Athletics, which take place in the French capital 23 – 31 August 2003.
Athletics - 23 Jun 2003
On the occasion of the SPAR European Cup, the European Athletic Association and Seiko Europe Ltd signed a new technical and sponsorship agreement covering all the major EAA events between 2004 and 2007, including the European Championships to be held in Goteborg, Sweden in 2006.
Athletics - 16 May 2003
The Greek Athletic Federation (SEGAS) has withdrawn as organiser of the SPAR European Cup 2004 in the Athens Olympic Stadium.
Athletics - 29 Apr 2003
The European Athletic Association (EAA) and International SPAR are pleased to announce the renewal for a further four years of the SPAR sponsorship of the EAA's championship series of events.
Athletics - 11 Apr 2003
The election of the Council for the period 2003 - 2007 and the future location of the EAA domicile are the key agenda points at the 18th Congress of the European Athletic Association on Saturday, 12 April, in Athens/GRE.
Athletics - 07 Apr 2003
IAAF Council, meeting for the second day of working sessions, decided to award the 2005 World Youth Championships to Marrakesh following a presentation from a delegation including representatives of the Moroccan government, national athletics federation and the current World Champion at 400m hurdles, Nezha Bidouane.
Athletics - 26 Mar 2003
Geneva, 26 March 2003 - The European Broadcasting Union (EBU) today secured the rights to broadcast the 2006 European Championships, the 2005 and 2007 Indoor Championships, the annual SPAR European Cup, the Cross Country Championships as well as the newly introduced European Indoor Cup.
Athletics - 26 Feb 2003
Monte Carlo - With just under six months to go until the start of competition at the 9th IAAF World Championships in Athletics on Saturday 23 August 2003 in Paris’ Stade De France, a record 233,578 tickets have already been sold.
Athletics - 20 Jan 2003
Athletics Management & Services GmbH (AMS) announced today that it has been appointed by Dentsu Inc., Japan’s largest advertising agency, to manage the television broadcast rights for the IAAF Golden League comprising the international athletics meetings in Zurich, Brussels, Oslo, Berlin, Rome, and Paris.
Athletics - 26 Nov 2002
The 19th Annual World Mountain Running Trophy will be held on Alaska's Mount Alyeska Sept. 18-21, 2003.
Athletics - 15 Nov 2002
IAAF Council, in the first session of a meeting in Monaco, has accepted a bid from the Japanese city of Osaka to host the 11th IAAF World Championships in Athletics in 2007. The proposed dates for the Championship are 24 August to 2 September, subject to Council approval.
Athletics - 16 Sep 2002
Paris - France : IAAF President Lamine Diack announced today that the IAAF Golden League would be cut from seven to six meetings.
Athletics - 01 Aug 2002
Monte Carlo – The IAAF President Lamine Diack has come out in support of British athletes who have lamented the loss of the Commonwealth Games Stadium to football.
Athletics - 04 Jul 2002
Paris - IAAF Council concluded its first Paris Meeting today by awarding the 2004 World Junior Athletics Championships to Grosseto in Italy. The city, which is located in the region of Tuscany, prevailed in a contest with Bydgoszcz, Poland, which hosted the inaugural edition of the World Youth Championships in 1999.
Athletics - 07 May 2002
The future venues of the Golden League circuit for the period from 2003-2005 will be decided, before the end of this month, following careful examination of applications from bidding candidates.
Athletics - 18 Apr 2002
The IAAF has decided to refer its dispute with USA Track and Field concerning the unidentified US athlete who competed at the Sydney Olympic Games to the Court of Arbitration for Sport in Lausanne.
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