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Athletics - 05 Feb 2008
The IAAF is pleased to announce the signature of a two year agreement with the Swedish company ÅF for the title sponsorship of the Golden League.
Athletics - 13 Dec 2007
In 2008, there will be ten IAAF Golden League event disciplines designated to the Jackpot, six events for men and four for women.
Athletics - 10 Sep 2007
The IAAF Golden League is heading towards next weekend’s much anticipated double-header, a dramatic finale which will see many of the sport’s elite compete in the Memorial Van Damme meeting in Brussels, Belgium on Friday (14 Sep) and then fly to the DKB-ISTAF Berlin meeting in Berlin, Germany on Sunday (16 Sep) for the conclusion of the 2007 series.
Athletics - 03 Sep 2007
After a break of eight weeks the IAAF Golden League recommences next Friday when the fourth meeting - Weltklasse Zürich - takes place in Zürich, Switzerland on 7 September.
Athletics - 08 Jun 2007
Monte-Carlo - In a week’s time, the IAAF Golden League 2007 will blast out of the blocks for what promises to be a golden summer of Athletics.
Athletics - 30 Jan 2007
Monte Carlo - As the indoor season in the Northern hemisphere is shaping up and the outdoor season in the Southern hemisphere is getting underway, athletes around the world take different approaches to their 2007 goals.
Athletics - 31 May 2006
The Biggest Track and Field Events of the Year to be Offered Live; Exclusively To WCSN Online Viewers
Athletics - 02 May 2006
Monte-Carlo - World High jump champion Kajsa Bergqvist of Sweden, and double World sprint bronze medallist Christine Arron, both currently number one in their events in the IAAF World Rankings, are the latest top name signings for the 2006 IAAF Golden League.
Athletics - 15 Mar 2006
14 March 2006, Monte-Carlo - A new concept for the IAAF Golden League Jackpot has been agreed for the 2006 season, retaining the $1 Million total, but making it possible for more athletes to benefit from the sports’ biggest prize.
Athletics - 03 Feb 2006
Monte Carlo- Following a review of the list of events scheduled for the 2006 IAAF Golden League, which opens in Oslo on 2 June, the Men's 3000/5000m will now be included as an additional event.
Athletics - 20 Jun 2005
Florence, Italy - The 2005 TDK Golden League was officially launched today, Sunday 19 June, in a magnificent Renaissance Villa in the centre of Florence, Italy.
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 - 08 Sep 2004
Berlin, Germany - It looks as if the ISTAF, Germany’s most traditional and prestigious international athletics meeting, could stage a major comeback on Sunday 12 September, when as the sixth meeting of the series it concludes the TDK Golden League 2004.
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 - 26 Jul 2004
Paris, July 24, 2004 – The Gaz de France Paris Saint-Denis Meeting has surpassed the world record attendance for an international athletics meeting by receiving 63.851 spectators through the turnstiles of the Stade de France.
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 - 29 Mar 2004
The IAAF is delighted to announce that TDK Corporation has agreed to extend its long standing sponsor partnership until 2009.
Athletics - 15 Dec 2003
Monte Carlo - The IAAF has noted reports that have emerged from the United States in the last few days claiming that it tried to cover up the CJ Hunter case at the time of the Sydney Olympic Games. Given the very serious nature of this allegation, the IAAF wishes to put the record straight.
Athletics - 03 Sep 2003
Monte Carlo - Having obtained the necessary expert opinion on the subject, the IAAF has decided to classify the substance, modafinil, for which Kelli White tested positive following the Women’s 100m in Paris last week, in the category of weaker stimulants.
Athletics - 06 Jun 2003
Following on from last week’s announcement that Ethiopia’s World 5000m and 10,000m record holder Haile Gebrselassie will compete over the former distance at this year’s Golden Gala – IAAF Golden League – meeting on Friday 11 July, the organisers have also confirmed that the spectator seating areas in the giant Stadio Olimpico will be reconfigured for the event.
Athletics - 04 Jun 2003
The formula for the 2003 IAAF Golden League could not be more straightforward. There are six meetings, and any athlete who wins their individual event in all of them, will win at least a share of a $1 million Jackpot which is on offer.
Athletics - 27 Mar 2003
Audiences around the world will be able to see live coverage of the Flora London Marathon on Sunday, 13 April (08:00 – 11:00 GMT), following licensing agreements by BBC Worldwide into 154 countries around the globe.
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 - 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 - 18 Nov 2002
Monte Carlo - During the Morning session, reports were heard from the IAAF President and the IAAF General Secretary, after which a presentation was made by a delegation from Osaka. Following the presentation, Council agreed that the 2007 edition of the IAAF World Championships would take place in the Japanese City (see IAAF press release sent earlier today for more information).
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 - 28 Jun 2002
Following a meeting this morning in Oslo, the IAAF Golden League Working Group agreed to recommend to IAAF Council that the Golden League for 2003-2005 should be made up of six meetings.
Athletics - 06 Jun 2002
The venues for the new IAAF 1-Day Meeting Circuit for 2003-2005 will be announced at the next IAAF Council Meeting, which takes place in Paris on 3-4 July.
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 - 11 Jan 2002
IAAF President Lamine Diack welcomed delegates from Belgium (Brussels), Hungary (Budapest), Finland (Helsinki), Germany (Berlin, Munich and Stuttgart), Italy (Rome) and Russia (Moscow) to Monaco today for a briefing about the bid process and requirements for the 2005 IAAF World Championships in Athletics.
Athletics - 28 Nov 2001
MONACO- Monte-Carlo - IAAF Council, meeting today, agreed to make the IAAF Grand Prix Final a two day event from 2003 and also agreed that the competition should be hosted by Monaco for three consecutive years, to ensure the event has a stronger sense of identity, and to allow the possibility of hosting the World Athletics Gala on the same weekend in early September to further promote the sport. Monaco was selected, following a vote, in a direct contest with the German city of Stuttgart, because
Athletics - 22 Oct 2001
As part of the IAAF World Calendar Conference and the EAA Congress, the IAAF Golden League Working Group met under the leadership of IAAF President Lamine Diack and decided on the number and nature of the events for the 2002 Golden League.
Athletics - 16 Oct 2001
This week in Moscow, in the same Congress Center in which Jacques Rogge was elected President of the IOC last July, the IAAF (International Association of Athletics Federations), and the (EAA) European Athletic Association, will hold a number of important meetings: most particularly the 9th IAAF World Calendar Conference and the 56th European Calendar Conference.
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 - 05 Jul 2001
SBS (Special Broadcasting Service)/TWI (Trans World International) has been appointed as the Host Broadcaster for the IAAF Grand Prix Final in Melbourne on 9 September with its objective to provide an outstanding coverage of the event and to support and service all rights holding broadcasters.
Athletics - 09 May 2001
The world's fastest man - World and Olympic 100m champion Maurice Greene - will head a cast of Olympic champions flying into the UK this summer ahead of the World Championships in Edmonton.
Athletics - 22 Mar 2001
New York/Bristol – Monte-Carlo – Zug, Switzerland: ABC/ESPN, the IAAF and ISL Worldwide have reached a significant agreement for the sport of Athletics that will see the IAAF’s top events broadcast on ABC and ESPN for the next three years.
Athletics - 24 Jan 2001
BBC Worldwide Offer Rights to 2001 London Marathon
Athletics - 22 Nov 2000
European Indoor Athletic Series Signs New Title Sponsor
Athletics - 01 Aug 2000
ActiveTV to Sell Athletics Australia Rights
Athletics - 27 Jun 2000
Marion Jones (USA) and Hicham El Guerrouj (MAR) Head first IAAF World Rankings<br>
Athletics - 21 Jun 2000
Hicham El Guerrouj's chase after Golden League Gold starts Friday in the Stade de France
Athletics - 09 Jun 2000
IAAF President hosts Media Reception to launch the IAAF Golden League 2000
Athletics - 07 Jun 2000
IOC President Samaranch and IAAF President Lamine Diack in Turin tomorrow for Dedication of Athletics Stadium to Nebiolo
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