IAAF World Athletics Gala 2013
IAAF World Athletics Gala will be held on 16th November at Monaco. World Athlete of the year award will be given during the ceremony. Live broadcast of the event will be streamed live on youtube.
Eariler, IAAF Council announced host of various World Athletics Series event host. Taicang city of China will host IAAF World Walking Cup on 3-4 My in 2014. A delegation from the Taicang 2014 Local Organising Committee (LOC) gave a progress report to the IAAF Council .
IAAF Council unanimously approved Portland as host of the 2016 IAAF World Indoor Championships and Birmingham as host of the 2018 edition.
Cardiff (Wales) will host 2016 World Half Marathon Championships.
Cheboksary (RUS) to host the 2016 and 2018 IAAF World Race Walking Cup.
South Asian Junior Athletics 2013
India emerged top in the 2nd South Asian Junior Athletics
Championship held at Ranchi (IND) from Nov 11-12. India won (
G-20,S-20,B-12) followed by Srilanka (G-10,S-10,B-14). Athletes from
Bangladesh won 3 Bronze medal . Athletes from India, Pakistan, Srilanka,
Nepal, Bangladesh and Afghanistan took part in the championship. Supun
Viraj Randeniya of Srilanka delivered the best performance of the day
77th Asian Athletics Council Meeting, Wuhan- Report
Singapore, 23rd Sept 2013 : 77th Asian Athletics Council meeting was held at Wuhan (China) on 21st September. AAA President Gen. Dahlan Jumaan AL HAMAD chaired the meeting. It was the first meeting of the newly elected AAA Council members.
AAA Coucnil took number of decisions in relation with Asian Athletics events
and developments. Council approved following dates and venue
Council also approved Chinese city Wuhan as the host of 21st edition of Asian Athletics Championship in June 2015.
Asian Youth Games – day four review
Nanjing, 22 August 2013 : An afternoon storm in Nanjing, was a welcome relief from the heat wave conditions the athletes endured on the first three days. The lower temperatures were also timely with four endurance events on the program.
Team China dominated the competition taking 19 gold, ahead of Japan 4, Thailand 3, Korea and Chinese Taipei with two each and on one medal Vietnam, Saudi Arabia, Syria, and Independent Olympic Athletes. more>
Asian Youth Games – day three review
Nanjing, 21 August 2013: After China’s dominance on day two, it was Japan’s turn, courtesy of two fine sprint hurdlers, to steel the limelight on day three of the Asian Youth Games, currently being held in Nanjing. Along with Japan, five other countries, China, Syria, Korea, Vietnam and Thailand shared the gold medals. more>.