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  • Applications open! - Youth Advisory Group

    Monday 31 October 2016

    Want to help shape the future for young people within athletics in the UK?

    If that is a yes, then becoming a member of the Athletics Youth Advisory Group (YAG) could be the perfect opportunity to realise your ambitions.

    If you are aged 16-27, or know someone who would be interested in joining YAG to collaborate with other people, who share the same passion for athletics and have a strong drive to enhance and develop the experience young people have within athletics in the UK. Then please apply to join YAG as you will be able to enhance and develop ...

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  • The New Era

    Saturday 22 October 2016

    "Athletics around the world must usher in a new era" - said the President of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Lord Sebastian Coe at the EAA Convention held in the beautiful city of Funchal.

    From 13 to 15 October this picturesque Portuguese city hosted the annual Convention of the European Athletics Association, attended by leaders and representatives of Member Federations from all over Europe. The main thrust of discussion at the Convention was the formation of a strong governance structure of federations as the guarantee for successful and effective development. The correct approach to the formation of the governance ...

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  • My change to address the Balkan Athletics Convention

    Wednesday 21 September 2016

    Yesterday morning I had the honor to visit and speak at the Balkan Athletics Convention here in Israel. Last year ISRAEL joined for the first time to the Balkan Athletic Association. This conference was attended by the presidents and their vice presidents of the 14 federations. But we were happy to also host the president of the IAAF, Lord Sebastian Coe and Vice President, Mr. Sergey Bubka.

    My presentation was about the 5th European Athletics Young Leader Forum, where I took part last July in Amsterdam. In addition, my presentation was about the EA Young Leaders YouthTeam: 24 members, 11 ...

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