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Athletics - 13 Jun 2012 - Events
With two weeks to go until Helsinki 2012, President Hansjörg Wirz has outlined the reasons why he believes Olympic-year European Athletics Championships will become a key part of the international athletics and sporting calendar.
Athletics - 28 May 2012 - Internet
European Athletics is pleased to announce that it will stream live the Helsinki 2012 European Athletics Championships with English-language commentary.
Athletics - 28 May 2012 - Television
European Athletics is pleased to announce strong broadcast intentions have been received for the Helsinki 2012 European Athletics Championships.
Athletics - 13 Dec 2011 - Events
European Athletics President Hansjörg Wirz paid tribute to the organisation of the Velenje 2011 SPAR European Cross Country Championships and hailed the record number of runners who competed in the Slovenian city on Sunday.
Athletics - 09 Dec 2011 - Events
European Athletics President Hansjörg Wirz has hailed the annual SPAR European Cross Country Championships as being instrumental in helping enhance the quality of distance running on the continent.
Athletics - 08 Dec 2011 - Events
Fourteen countries across Europe will broadcast action from the SPAR European Cross Country Championships in Velenje, Slovenia, on Sunday.
Athletics - 24 Nov 2011 - Sponsorship
UNESCO and European Athletics have renewed their partnership to promote athletics as a driver for personal development and social cohesion, especially among young women and men.
Athletics - 14 Nov 2011 - Events
Denmark will host the 2014 IAAF World Half Marathon. For the first time ever the World Championships will be transformed into to a gigantic running festival for both elite runners and recreational runners. It will be fast, flat and scenic through the heart of Copenhagen.
Athletics - 09 Nov 2011 - Events
Copenhagen is a running city. Copenhagen is fast, flat and scenic. This week the International Athletic Federation awards the 2014 IAAF World Half Marathon Championships. Copenhagen is a strong candidate.
Athletics - 04 Nov 2011 - Events
European Athletics has awarded the 2016 European Athletics Championships to Amsterdam.
Athletics - 01 Nov 2011 - Events
European Athletics is to announce the host city of the 2016 European Athletics Championships on Friday. The decision by the European Athletics Council will be made following presentations by the candidate cities of Amsterdam, Istanbul and Split.
Athletics - 27 Oct 2011
Doha, Qatar, 26 October, 2011 – The Doha 2017 Bid Committee is pleased to announce the backing of its upcoming athletics stars Mutaz Essa Barshim , Femi Seun Ogunode and Noor Al Malki for their IAAF World Championships bid.
Athletics - 26 Oct 2011 - Television
The Helsinki 2012 European Athletics Championships are set to be the first-ever sports event at which the European Broadcasting Union, the umbrella body of the national broadcasters from Europe, will be directly involved as host broadcaster.
Athletics - 18 Oct 2011 - Events
Doha, Qatar, Oct 18, 2011 – Internationally renowned sprint Veronica Campbell-Brown has shown her support for Doha’s bid for the 2017 IAAF World Championships.
Athletics - 17 Oct 2011 - Events
The best of European Athletics was honoured at a glittering ceremony to mark the European Athletics Awards Night presented by MONDO in Arona, Spain, on Saturday evening.
Athletics - 14 Oct 2011 - Events
European Athletics President Hansjörg Wirz has pledged his full support for London’s bid to host the 2017 IAAF World Championships in Athletics.
Athletics - 12 Oct 2011 - Events
Doha, Qatar, October 11, 2011 – Yelena Isinbayeva, the star Russian pole vaulter, has expressed her strong support for the Doha 2017 bid for the IAAF World Championships.
Athletics - 05 Oct 2011 - Events
Doha, Qatar, October 05, 2011 – Doha, wrapped in IAAF branding with welcome flags and signage covering the city, is ready to welcome top officials from the IAAF family.
Athletics - 03 Oct 2011 - Events
Doha, Qatar, September 30, 2011 – The Doha 2017 Bid Committee is pleased to announce that Andreas Thorkildsen, Norwegian javelin thrower, will be visiting Doha next week to show his support for Doha’s bid for the 2017 IAAF World Championships.
Athletics - 26 Sep 2011 - Events
European Athletics is pleased to confirm the city of Denizli as the new hosts of the 2012 European Mountain Running Championships.
Athletics - 05 Sep 2011 - Events
Doha, Qatar, 5 September 2011 – The Qatar Association of Athletics Federation (QAAF), in collaboration with the Qatar Olympic Committee (QOC), has the pleasure of announcing their official candidacy for the 2017 IAAF World Championships. <BR>
Athletics - 02 Sep 2011 - Events
If Denmark were to decide then the 2014 World Half Marathon Championships would take place in Copenhagen. Denmark has submitted its bid for the championships, where no less than the entire world is invited to participate in the event in wonderful Copenhagen.
Athletics - 01 Sep 2011 - Sponsorship
Helsinki 2012 has surpassed its sponsorship revenues target with 10 months to go until next summer’s European Athletics Championships, with sales of 2.7 million euros eclipsing the original goal of 2.5 million.
Athletics - 18 Aug 2011 - Events
European Athletics has completed its round of evaluation site visits of cities bidding for the 2013 SPAR European Cross Country Championships, with recent meetings held in Antalya, Belgrade and Dudince with the respective organising committees.
Athletics - 16 Aug 2011 - 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 four years until the end of 2015.<br><br>
Athletics - 11 Aug 2011 - Events
European Athletics has completed its round of evaluation site visits of cities bidding for the 2016 European Athletics Championships, with recent meetings held in Amsterdam, Bydgoszcz, Istanbul and Split with the respective organising committees.
Athletics - 16 Jun 2011 - Federations & NOCs
The Stockholm 2011 SPAR European Team Championships is set to receive 50 hours of live television coverage on the continent, according to the latest broadcast intentions for the biggest team athletics event of the year.
Athletics - 01 Jun 2011 - Sponsorship
A remarkable 80 percent of sponsorship revenues for the Helsinki 2012 European Athletics Championships have already been secured more than a year before the event.
Athletics - 13 Apr 2011 - Federations & NOCs
The European Athletics presidential election will be decided on Saturday 16 April during the continental body’s Congress in London hosted by UKA.<BR><BR>
Athletics - 11 Mar 2011 - Federations & NOCs
European Athletics signed a proclamation Thursday affirming its support and affinity to Special Olympics Europe Eurasia (SOEE), the European mission of Special Olympics International.<BR>
Athletics - 10 Mar 2011 - TV ratings
Provisional television viewing figures for the recently-concluded 31st European Athletics Indoor Championships are extremely encouraging, says European Athletics President Hansjörg Wirz.<BR><BR>
Athletics - 08 Mar 2011 - Events
European Athletics has awarded the 2013 European Athletics U23 Championships to Tampere.<br>
Athletics - 02 Mar 2011 - Television
The 31st European Athletics Indoor Championships in Paris is set to receive about 150 hours of live television coverage on the continent, with 28 television channels from across Europe expressing intentions to televise the biggest indoor athletics event of the year.
Athletics - 16 Dec 2010 - Media rights
European Athletics is delighted to announce the renewal of its long-running contract with the European Broadcasting Union (EBU). The partnership, which has been in place since 1981, was extended for the period 2012-2015.<BR>
Athletics - 13 Dec 2010 - Events
European Athletics President Hansjörg Wirz has expressed his delight following the successful 17th SPAR European Cross Country Championships in Albufeira, Portugal, on 12 December.
Athletics - 09 Dec 2010 - Media rights
Twelve countries across Europe will broadcast action from the SPAR European Cross Country Championships in Albufeira, Portugal, on Sunday.
Athletics - 06 Dec 2010 - TV ratings
A total television audience of 368 million watched the Barcelona 2010 European Athletics Championships this summer, underlining the continued popularity of European Athletics’ flagship event.
Athletics - 08 Nov 2010 - Events
The continent's best athletes will compete at the 2012 European Athletics Championships following a renewed and unanimous commitment from all 50 of European Athletics' Member Federations.
Athletics - 20 Sep 2010 - Events
15 September, Daegu, Korea – The President of the Republic of Korea, Mr. Lee Myung-bak, emphasised on the successful hosting of next year’s IAAF World Championships Daegu 2011 during his visit to the Daegu Stadium today.
Athletics - 31 Aug 2010 - Events
Daegu, Korea – In celebration of exactly a year to the IAAF World Championships Daegu 2011 to be held from 27th August to 4th September next year, the Local Organising Committee (LOC) launched its much-anticipated ticket sales to the public in downtown Daegu today.
Athletics - 23 Jul 2010 - Events
Monaco, July 22, 2010 - The world elite of athletics gathered in Monaco for Herculis 2010 (a Samsung Diamond League meeting) overwhelmingly brought their support to the “Sport Solidarity for Haiti" operation coordinated by Peace and Sport to help young Haitian survivors of the devastating earthquake of 12 January.
Athletics - 22 Jul 2010 - Television
The 20th European Athletics Championships in Barcelona has crossed the milestone of 1,000 hours of expected television coverage, with 45 television channels from across Europe and outside the continent expressing intentions to televise the biggest athletics event of the year.
Athletics - 22 Jul 2010 - Federations & NOCs
Monaco, 21 July, 2010 – Marking this Thursday’s meeting ‘Herculis 2010’ - Peace and Sport and the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) today signed a global partnership agreement to implement joint programmes for peace-promotion and peace-building through sport in the world.
Athletics - 22 Jun 2010 - Events
European Athletics President Hansjörg Wirz has expressed his delight following the successful second edition of the SPAR European Team Championships in Bergen, Norway, over the weekend.
Athletics - 11 Jun 2010 - Media rights
European Athletics has once again received high interest from TV partners across Europe for the telecast of the SPAR European Team Championships, scheduled for the weekend of 19-20 June in the Norwegian city of Bergen.
Athletics - 21 May 2010 - Federations & NOCs
The coming months will see major changes in the structure of elite athletics meetings, both in Europe and worldwide, thanks to the launch of the IAAF Diamond League.<BR>
Athletics - 04 May 2010 - Events
The European Athletics Council made the unanimous decision Saturday morning after the Swiss athletics federation and city of Zurich presented their candidacy to host the 22nd edition of the event.<BR>
Athletics - 20 Apr 2010 - Events
Daegu, Korea – World and Olympic champion Usain Bolt’s first 100m race of the season will be on 19th May in Daegu, Korea, the host city of the 2011 IAAF World Championships.
Athletics - 19 Apr 2010 - Federations & NOCs
The "world's fastest track" has been inaugurated at the Olympic Stadium in Barcelona, setting up the mouth-watering possibility of some record-breaking times at the European Athletics Championships this summer.
Athletics - 11 Feb 2010 - Media rights
Having announced several deals for its prestigious series of IAAF World Athletics Series rights over the past few weeks, Swedish-based media rights expert IEC in Sports is continuing its wave of positive news, just weeks ahead of the IAAF World Indoor Athletics Championships from Doha, Qatar.<BR>
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