International Association of Athletics Federations Current Affairs, GK & News

IAAF Council: Adille Sumariwalla re-elected as its member

The President of Athletics Federation of India (AFI), Adille Sumariwallam has been re-elected as member of Council of International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF). His election is for a second four-year term. Key Highlights The election took place during 52nd Congress of sport’s world governing body at Doha, Qatar. The elective Congress was held just ..

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Sebastian Coe re-elected as IAAF chief

During the 52nd IAAF Congress at Doha, Sebastian Coe from Britain has been re-elected as president of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) for a second term for 4 years. Coe is the former Olympic and world champion middle-distance runner. Beside this, Adille Sumariwalla (the President of Athletics Federation of India (AFI)) was re-elected ..

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PT Usha honoured with a IAAF Veteran Pin

During the 52nd IAAF Congress at Doha, Indian track and field legend PT Usha has been honoured with a IAAF Veteran Pin by the International Association of Athletic Federations (IAAF) in recognition of her contribution to the growth of the sport. She is often called the “queen of track and field”. At the 1982 New Delhi ..

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IAAF to rebrand as World Athletics

World athletics’ governing body, the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) will re-brand itself as World Athletics. The rebranding would be operational from October 2019. Key Highlights IAAF’s new brand identity as World Athletics will begin its rollout in October 2019 following the completion of world championships in Doha, Qatar and after congress grants approval ..

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IAAF World Relays 2019 in Yokohama concludes

The 2019 International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Relays was a two day biennial event which held from 11 May to 12 May 2019, in Yokohama, Japan. It offers platform for athletes to qualify for upcoming 2019 IAAF World Athletics Championships to be held in Doha, Qatar in September-October 2019. About 2019 IAAF World ..

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