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Athletics - 24 Apr 2014 - Financial
run2work, who want to help 1 million more people get active and running by 2020, has launched a petition (www.run2work.com/petition) for the Government to introduce legislation to enable employers to offer employees tax-free running shoes and equipment.
Athletics - 01 Feb 2006
Monte-Carlo - The IAAF is pleased to announce that its charity auction of items of World and Olympic athletics memorabilia, which were so generously donated by numerous legends of our sport, raised over US$30,000 in aid of three United Nations organisations, FAO, UNICEF and WFP.
Athletics - 09 Nov 2005
MONACO – With the next edition of the IAAF World Indoor Championships set to take place in Moscow next spring, the IAAF is taking the opportunity to visit the Russian capital this week for a site visit and other meetings, culminating in the last IAAF Council Meeting of 2005 this weekend, 12/13 November.
Athletics - 08 Aug 2005
HELSINKI - Ever since the IAAF was founded almost a century ago, the sport of athletics has combined the exciting drama of head to head competition with the challenge of setting new limits – of stretching the limits of human performance.
Athletics - 07 Dec 2004
UK Athletics (UKA) has signed three deals for its series of televised events in 2005.
Athletics - 06 Dec 2004
Helsinki, Finland - Set up by IAAF Council during the Athens Olympics, the IAAF Anti-Doping Task Force has now made a number of recommendations in an effort to strengthen the IAAF’s fight against doping.
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
PORTLAND, Ore. - USA Track & Field's series of elite indoor and outdoor track & field meets will step up to a new level when it becomes the Visa Championship Series in 2005 as athletes compete for $100,000 in bonus pool monies and other incentives.
Athletics - 15 Jun 2004
Images of NewcastleGateshead will be broadcast throughout the world next month as the Norwich Union British Grand Prix kicks off a summer of world-class sport in the region.
Athletics - 19 May 2004
NEW YORK – USA Track & Field on Friday announced that Visa USA, America’s leading payments brand, is adding depth and breadth to its long-standing partnership with USATF by agreeing to a new contract through the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games.
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 - 28 Apr 2004
Healthcare specialist Johnson & Johnson.MSD Consumer Pharmaceuticals has extended its sponsorship for a further 3 years as an official partner and the official athlete’s foot product of UK Athletics. The sponsorship is behind Daktarin, the UK’s leading brand for the treatment of athlete’s foot.
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 - 21 Oct 2003
The 9th IAAF World Indoor Championships in Athletics, staged at the National Indoor Arena in Birmingham in March 2003, resulted in a financial boost of at least £3.7 million to the city and surrounding area, according to figures released today by UK Sport, the organisation responsible for coordinating major events in the UK.
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 - 08 Jan 2003
National commercial deals for next year's 9th IAAF World Indoor Championships in Athletics are now the biggest in the event's 16-year history, despite the poor health of the sports marketing industry.
Athletics - 26 Nov 2002
The 19th Annual World Mountain Running Trophy will be held on Alaska's Mount Alyeska Sept. 18-21, 2003.
Athletics - 22 Nov 2002
A new, independent report into the economic impact of last year’s IAAF World Half Marathon Championships in Bristol has concluded that the one-day event resulted in a boost of at least £0.58 million to the local economy.
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 - 15 Apr 2002
In the first session of the IAAF Council meeting in Nairobi, the executive body of the International Association of Athletics Federations worked its way through a charged agenda and made a number of decisions.
Athletics - 27 Mar 2002
Fast Track, the sports marketing agency, has won the rights to sell national commercial partnerships for the 9th World Indoor Championships in Athletics in Birmingham and the 10th SPAR European Cross Country Championships in Edinburgh.
Athletics - 05 Mar 2002
Bord Fáilte is providing sponsorship funding of EUR900,000 from the Irish Government's International Sports Tourism Initiative, which brings to Ireland prestigious events with the capacity to highlight the merits of Ireland as a premier sports tourism destination.
Athletics - 14 Jan 2002
With eight potential candidate cities from six countries preparing to step into the starting blocks for a sprint that will end at the IAAF Council Meeting on April 14 in Nairobi, Monte Carlo was today the stage for the countdown towards the race to host the 2005 IAAF World Championships in Athletics.
Athletics - 15 Oct 2001
The IAAF is delighted to learn that the 2001 Edmonton World Championships achieved an additional US $3,000,000 profit which will now be ploughed back into Canadian Athletics.
Athletics - 25 Sep 2001
MONACO - Monte-Carlo - On 21 September 2001, the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) entered into an agreement with Dentsu Inc. (President: Yutaka Narita; Head Office: Tokyo; Capital: US $463.15 million [US $1 = Yen 118.6] to be the exclusive worldwide partner responsible for the commercial exploitation of marketing.
Athletics - 13 Sep 2001
UK Athletics has today announced a new sponsorship commitment from Norwich Union worth £20 million pounds over the next five years. The deal is one of the largest ever for any British sporting governing body and for the first time puts athletics well into the premier league of sport sponsorship.
Athletics - 31 Jul 2001
Meeting in the Hotel MacDonald, the IAAF Council declared their satisfaction with a final report from representatives of the Local Organising Committee regarding the staging of the 8th edition of the World Championships and reviewed final preparations for the 43rd IAAF Congress that opens tomorrow night at the Winspear Centre in Edmonton.
Athletics - 30 Apr 2001
STOCKHOLM, Swedish international television agency IEC in Sports has acquired the worldwide TV rights for two top IAAF Athletics meets in Japan - The IAAF Grand Prix in Osaka on May 12 and the IAAF SuperMeet in Yokohama on September 15, 2001. The events are two of the best meets on the IAAF calendar and will be offered to broadcasters around the world along with more than 20 other Athletics events represented by IEC in Sports.
Athletics - 12 Apr 2001
The decision by the Cantonal Court of Zug, Switzerland, to place the sports marketing company ISMM and its subsidiary ISL in liquidation, is greatly regretted by the IAAF which has worked successfully with this group for many years in promoting Athletics around the world.
Athletics - 14 Feb 2001
Adidas Canada Reaffirms its Support of Athletics (Toronto, ON) Edmonton 2001 World Championships in Athletics (local organizing committee), adidas Canada and Athletics Canada are very pleased to announce that adidas Canada will be the title sponsor of the 2001 adidas Canadian Track and Field Championships, June 22-24 in Edmonton, AB.
Athletics - 18 Jan 2001
British Olympic Association 'Encouraged' by Wembley News
Athletics - 06 Nov 2000
Canadian Brewer to Sponsor 2001 Athletics World Championships
Athletics - 02 Nov 2000
Cathy Freeman Signs up with IMG
Athletics - 24 Oct 2000
Edmonton Athletics World Championships Sign EPCOR as Supplier
Athletics - 13 Jan 2000
(IAAF) has signed a new agreement with the leading sports marketing and media company ISL Worldwide
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