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Athletics - 01 Nov 2019 - Directory
European Athletics has appointed Rob Faulkner as their new Head of Communications effective as of 1 November 2019.
Athletics - 20 Jun 2019 - Federations & NOCs
Kenya is the country par excellence of long distance running. Recreational sports are also gradually gaining momentum and Kenyans want to exercise more. To help stimulate this movement Golazo and Athletics Kenya are now entering into structural cooperation, which will lead to a series of city runs before the end of this year.
Athletics - 02 Apr 2019 - Federations & NOCs
The New Taipei City Wan Jin Shi Marathon, the only IAAF Silver Label Road Race held in Taiwan, started at 6am on March 17 at Feicui Bay, Wanli, New Taipei City. The event attracted more than 11,000 runners, with almost 350 foreign runners from 29 countries.
Athletics - 01 Apr 2019 - Events
Ten thousand spectators got a firsthand experience of the world's best runners through the craziest cross country championships ever. Blue sky and a mild breeze in the early Danish spring.
Athletics - 10 Dec 2018 - Events
Organisers CSM have today announced Grenade, the leading Active Nutrition and protein brand as an official partner of the 2019 adidas City Runs series.
Athletics - 12 Sep 2018 - Media rights
On Sunday 16 September, the roads of Beijing will witness the spectacular sight of 30,000 athletes racing in the 2018 CFLD Beijing Marathon.
Athletics - 19 Jul 2018 - Sponsorship
After being part of the IAAF World Championships London 2017 and the IAAF Indoor World Championships Birmingham 2018 as National Partner, Toyo Tires has now consolidated and extended its association with athletics as an Official Partner of the Berlin 2018 European Athletics Championships.
Athletics - 16 Jul 2018 - Ticketing
With just 25 days before the start of the European Athletics Championships at the end of last week, the local organisers were able to announce that more than 250,000 tickets for Germany's largest sporting event in 2018 - part of the inaugural multisport European Championships - have already been sold.
Athletics - 22 May 2018 - Events
HRH The Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark has been an avid advocator of an active lifestyle. As part of his 50th birthday celebrations, he joined more than 70.000 runners in the ‘Royal Run’ today. Combined with the 10k in Copenhagen was the Nordic Championships 10k.
Athletics - 14 May 2018 - Events
Rise and shine, Sunday, May 13! Telenor Copenhagen Marathon 2018 filled the streets in the inner city with thousands of recreational runners tailing the elite.
Athletics - 27 Apr 2018 - Sponsorship
BERLIN – Coming off strong seasons in 2017, middle distance runner Konstanze Klosterhalfen (GER) and sprinter/hurdler Karsten Warholm (NOR) said Friday they are eager to fight for European glory this August at the Berlin 2018 European Athletics Championships as the world’s leading athletic footwear and apparel company Nike signed as Official Partner of the event.
Athletics - 18 Apr 2018 - Events
A “European Mile” is set to bring sport and culture to Breitscheidplatz square in the heart of Berlin this summer.
Athletics - 06 Oct 2017 - Events
On Sunday 8 October the Royal Parks Half Marathon, presented by Royal Bank of Canada will celebrate its tenth year when a capacity field of 16,000 runners take to the capital for the 2017 event. 
Athletics - 19 Sep 2017 - Events
Underberg – The third edition of the Rhino Peak Challenge will take place on World Rhino Day on 22 September and will see a number of elite ultra-trail athletes and people of influence take on the Rhino Peak in the Southern Drakensberg to raise funds for endangered species.
Athletics - 10 Aug 2017 - Agency
Thursday 10th August 2017, London, UK: The Sports Consultancy is delighted to announce that, in just over a year since it was appointed as the exclusive UK rights marketing agent for the sale of all sponsorship rights for the World Para Athletics Championships, and also sourcing National suppliers for the IAAF World Championships London 2017, they have achieved excellent sponsorship sales.
Athletics - 03 Aug 2017 - Media rights
Once again and more than ever, the African continent will have to demonstrate its true athletic abilities at the 16th edition of the IAAF World Championships organized in London from 4-13 August 2017.
Athletics - 01 Aug 2017 - Events
London 2017 Ltd has named the children’s education charity, Right To Play as its charity partner for the IAAF World Championships.
Athletics - 17 May 2017 - Events
International Broadcasters came together this week to meet with Eurovision Production Coordination (EPC), Host Cities Glasgow and Berlin, and the seven participating European Sports Federations for a World Broadcaster Briefing ahead of the inaugural multisport European Championships in August 2018.
Athletics - 29 Mar 2017 - Events
As the first road race in the Nordic countries and one of the fastest half marathons in the world, the Copenhagen Half Marathon has been awarded with the International Association of Athletics Federation’s (IAAF) most distinguished recognition – the IAAF Road Race Gold Label. “Fully deserved – CPH Half is on par with the most prestigious races in the world,” says IAAF.
Athletics - 04 Jul 2016 - Television
European Athletics is pleased to announce strong broadcast intentions have been received for the Amsterdam 2016 European Athletics Championships.
Athletics - 25 Apr 2016 - Events
The European Athletics Indoor Championships will come to Scotland in 2019 after Glasgow was awarded the event by European Athletics following a successful bid.
Athletics - 26 Feb 2016 - Media rights
Flow has once again given Caribbean sports fans another reason to celebrate - as for the first time in the history of the CARIFTA Games, a three day sports event will be broadcast live in High Definition (HD) across the entire region.
Athletics - 14 Jan 2016 - Sponsorship
Nigeria’s foremost and largest financial service institution, FirstBank, unveiled Africa’s fastest woman, Blessing Okagbare as a brand ambassador on 11th January 2016.
Athletics - 11 Dec 2015 - Television
Twelve International Broadcasters from across the continent will be televising the Hyères 2015 SPAR European Cross Country Championships this weekend.
Athletics - 28 Oct 2015 - Television
The World Broadcaster Meeting for the Amsterdam 2016 European Athletics Championships took place 26-27 October, with International Broadcasters from across Europe in attendance.
Athletics - 22 Oct 2015 - Bidding
European Athletics is pleased to announce that it has received 73 declarations of interest from 26 Member Federations to organise its 19 sporting and non-sporting events between 2017-2022.
Athletics - 12 Oct 2015 - Bidding
Running for a better world Friday, 5K road race for friends and families Saturday and finally the IAAF World Half Marathon Championships for elite and recreational runners Sunday. Copenhagen wants to develop the IAAF World Half Marathon Championships from a one-day event to a three-day IAAF Running Festival with activities for everyone.
Athletics - 25 Sep 2015 - Events
After the first announcement done in February, Disneyland Paris proudly presents the details of its Inaugural Half Marathon Weekend event scheduled to take place on September 22-25, 2016.
Athletics - 14 Sep 2015 - Events
23.786 runners on the starting line and the fastest half marathon in 2015. The Copenhagen Half Marathon is the new world class race.
Athletics - 19 Aug 2015 - Events
The future of English football will be addressed at this year’s Soccerex Global Convention, 7-9 September, with the confirmation that FA CEO Martin Glenn will be giving an exclusive 1-2-1 interview at the event, taking place at the Manchester Central Convention Complex.
Athletics - 18 Aug 2015 - Media rights
A few days away from the opening of the IAAF World Championships in Athletics, which will be held in Beijing from August 22nd to August 30th 2015, TV Media Sport, exclusive media rights holder for Sub-Saharan Africa (49 countries) and for the period 2014-2017, has already aroused exceptional enthusiasm from major African broadcasters.
Athletics - 19 Jun 2015 - Television
The Cheboksary 2015 European Athletics Team Championships this weekend are set to receive more than 100 hours of free-to-air television coverage across the continent.
Athletics - 20 May 2015 - Sponsorship
European Athletics and SPAR International are pleased to announce that SPAR, the world's largest organisation of independent food retailers, has extended its commitment to athletics on the continent for a further three years, from 2017 to 2019.
Athletics - 29 Apr 2015 - Federations & NOCs
European Athletics is pleased to announce the creation of a "European Athletics Marketing" company based in Switzerland.
Athletics - 26 Mar 2015 - Events
Some of the leading sports in Europe are to co-ordinate their existing European championships at the same time of the year to create an exciting new multi-sport concept.
Athletics - 24 Mar 2015 - Media rights
European Athletics is pleased to announce that it has renewed its worldwide media rights contract with the European Broadcasting Union (EBU).
Athletics - 13 Mar 2015 - Events
There are just 50 days to go until the second edition of the IAAF World Relays, which will again be held in the idyllic and picturesque setting of the capital city of The Bahamas, Nassau.
Athletics - 18 Nov 2014 - Bidding
Monaco – The announcement of the host city for the 2019 IAAF World Championships will be streamed live on the IAAF YouTube channel between 1200-1330 on Tuesday (18).
Athletics - 08 Aug 2014 - Events
The 22nd European Athletics Championships in Zurich has crossed the milestone of 1,000 hours of expected live television coverage, with 35 international broadcasters from across Europe expressing intentions to televise the biggest athletics event of the year.
Athletics - 18 Jun 2014 - Events
Frankfurt/Zurich, June 17, 2014 - 1,400 athletes from 50 countries are traveling to Zurich with their coaches in August to compete in the European Athletics Championships ( being held in the city.
Athletics - 24 Apr 2014 - Financial
run2work, who want to help 1 million more people get active and running by 2020, has launched a petition ( for the Government to introduce legislation to enable employers to offer employees tax-free running shoes and equipment.
Athletics - 04 Apr 2014 - Events
Saturday's IAAF/AL-Bank World Half Marathon in Denmark was embraced by a gigantic mass participation of 30,000 runners. This success calls for more: On top of the list is the wish to stage another IAAF World Half Marathon in 2018. And on the way to this the running festivities should start in 2015 with a high quality international IAAF event says the Danish Athletic Federation, DAF.
Athletics - 17 Mar 2014 - Events
His Royal Highness and IOC member Crown Prince Frederik will together with Danish Prime Minister, Helle Thorning-Schmidt, start the IAAF/AL-Bank World Half Marathon Championships 2014 in Copenhagen March 29. This will also be the start of a gigantic running festival in the heart of the Danish capital.
Athletics - 05 Dec 2013 - Television
Eleven International Broadcasters from across the continent will be televising the Belgrade 2013 SPAR European Cross Country Championships this weekend.
Athletics - 21 Nov 2013 - Federations & NOCs
European Athletics and the Azerbaijan Athletics Federation are pleased to announce the creation of a long-term strategic plan for athletics in the country.
Athletics - 12 Nov 2013 - Events
If all recreational runners are going to be cheered along by flag-waving spectators on the 29 March 2014 in the streets of Copenhagen, as many as 60 different flags will be needed as 60 different nationalities have signed up to participate in the first ever World Half Marathon Championships to be combined with a giant mass race consisting of 30,000 participants.
Athletics - 06 Nov 2013 - Sponsorship
European Athletics and SPAR International are pleased to announce that they have extended their existing four-year contract by one year until the end of 2016.
Athletics - 08 Oct 2013 - Events
On Sunday 3 November 2013, triple Olympic Champion Marie-José Pérec will lead the Peace and Sport running team in her first ever marathon, with the goal of raising funds for the organization’s operations in Haiti.
Athletics - 12 Aug 2013 - Bidding
Moscow, 11 August 2013 - The Tokyo 2020 team, following its attendance at the impressive opening ceremony of the 14th IAAF World Championships in Moscow today, is more determined than ever to inspire the world with Tokyo’s Bid to host an unprecedented ‘downtown’ 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Athletics - 09 Aug 2013 - Media rights
Media Rights Holder for the 2013 IAAF World Championships in Athletics in Moscow for Sub-Saharan Africa, TV Media Sport foresees an exceptional broadcast at the moment of the opening ceremony on the 10th August that will confirm the growing impact of television exposure of athletics on the African continent.
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