THE SEARCH IS ON FOR THE IAAF’S AIR QUALITY MONITORING DEVICE GLOBAL PARTNER

The IAAF’s search for a global partner to provide air quality monitoring devices (AQ) will reach a significant stage this week when five shortlisted tenderers showcase their technology at Stade Louis II in Monaco, during Friday’s Diamond League meeting. Representatives from Air Monitors Ltd, Clarity, Envicontrol, Kunak and South Coast Science have chosen to demonstrate…

IAAF RELEASES LARGEST EVER ATHLETICS BIOMECHANICS STUDY

Almost everything that moved in the stadium at last year’s IAAF World Championships in London was recorded by 49 high speed cameras and has now been measured and analysed as part of the largest biomechanical study in the sport’s history. Today, the IAAF, in partnership with Leeds Beckett University, has released the results of this…

JAN ZELEZNY DONATES WORLD RECORD JAVELIN TO IAAF HERITAGE EXHIBITION

The Czech Republic’s three-time Olympic and World javelin throw champion Jan Zelezny visited the IAAF Heritage World / Continental Cup – 1977 To 2018 – Exhibition earlier today to make a major donation to the displays. The exhibition, which is located on the first floor of the Forum Nova Karolina Shopping Centre in the heart…

TAMPERE TO HOST 3RD IAAF WORLD U20 COACHES CONFERENCE

The 3rd IAAF World U20 Coaches Conference will be held at the Sokos Hotel Ilves in Tampere on 15 July. The programme, which takes place on the morning of the final day of competition at the IAAF World U20 Championships Tampere 2018, begins at 09:00 EEST (GMT/UTC+3) with a media briefing announcing the release of…

IAAF APPROVES THE APPLICATION OF EIGHT RUSSIAN ATHLETES TO COMPETE INTERNATIONALLY AS NEUTRAL ATHLETES

The IAAF Doping Review Board has agreed that the applications of eight Russian athletes have met the exceptional eligibility criteria to compete in international competition as neutral athletes in 2018 under competition Rule 22.1A(b) while the Russian national federation (RusAF) remains suspended. In December 2017, the IAAF issued a simplified application process for 2017 Authorised…

SAMBA CLOSES IN ON WORLD 400M HURDLES RECORD

Abderrahman Samba refuses to slow down. For the fifth time in six races this season, the 22-year-old Qatari produced a world-leading performance in the 400m hurdles. But in his latest, a blazing 46.98 run at last night’s Meeting de Paris IAAF Diamond League fixture in the French capital, Samba became just the second man to…

COE REITERATES REASONS FOR NEW ELIGIBILITY REGULATIONS FOR FEMALE CLASSIFICATIONS…,

COE REITERATES REASONS FOR NEW ELIGIBILITY REGULATIONS FOR FEMALE CLASSIFICATIONS (DSD) IN MEETING WITH ATHLETICS SOUTH AFRICA PRESIDENT At a meeting on Tuesday (26) in London between the IAAF and Athletics South Africa (ASA), both organisations discussed their positions on the IAAF’s new Eligibility Regulations for Female Classification (athletes with differences of sexual development) (DSD)….

IAAF DIAMOND LEAGUE MID-SEASON REVIEW

The IAAF Diamond League has reached the half-way point in the road to the final. Six meetings have already taken place this year and there are six more to go before the series reaches its climax at the finals in Zurich and Brussels at the end of August. Already this year there has been several…

NEW 100M STAR NOAH LYLES RISES AT USA CHAMPIONSHIPS

The United States now has the great good fortune to have discovered two outstanding young male sprinting talents in consecutive years: first last year’s IAAF World Championships 100m silver medallist Christian Coleman and now 20-year-old Noah Lyles, who last weekend became the youngest man in 34 years to claim the US 100m title in a…