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IAAF announces centenary celebrations


16 Dec 2011
Lausanne, Switzerland: The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) has announced the details of its plans to celebrate its centenary next year. Indeed, the IAAF, which was created in Stockholm, Sweden, two days after the Closing Ceremony of the 1912 Olympic Games, will be 100 years old on July 17, 2012. A Centenary Working Group has been set up, headed by IAAF Council member Helmut Digel.

The activities/events include publishing a book, running an exhibition, broadcasting a TV series, organising a World Congress on School and Youth Athletics and establishing an IAAF Hall of Fame. Read more about these plans on www.iaaf.org.

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