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Adidas AG (stylized as ɑdidɑs since 1949) is a multinational corporation, founded and headquartered in Herzogenaurach, Germany, that designs and manufactures shoes, clothing and accessories.
Adriaan "Adje" Paulen (12 October 1902, Haarlem – 9 May 1985, Eindhoven) was a Dutch athlete who competed from 1917 to 1931.
The All-Russia Athletic Federation (ARAF; Всероссийская федерация лёгкой атлетики, ВФЛА) was the governing body for the sport of athletics in Russia.
Amateur sports are sports in which participants engage largely or entirely without remuneration.
The Asian Athletics Association is the continental governing body for the sport of athletics in Asia.
The Association of International Marathons and Distance Races, also known as AIMS, is an association of long-distance running races.
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is a British public service broadcaster.
Beijing, formerly romanized as Peking, is the capital of the People's Republic of China, the world's second most populous city proper, and most populous capital city.
China, officially the People's Republic of China (PRC), is a unitary one-party sovereign state in East Asia and the world's most populous country, with a population of around /1e9 round 3 billion.
The Confederation of African Athletics (CAA) (also known by its French name Confédération Africaine d'Athlétisme) is the continental association for the sport of athletics in Africa.
CONSUDATLE (Spanish: Confederación Sudamericana de Atletismo; South American Athletics Confederation) is the continental confederation governing body of athletics for national governing bodies and multi-national federations within South America.
David George Brownlow Cecil, 6th Marquess of Exeter, KCMG (9 February 1905 – 22 October 1981), styled Lord Burghley before 1956 and also known as David Burghley, was an English athlete, sports official, peer, and Conservative Party politician.
The European Athletic Association (more commonly known as European Athletics) is the governing body for athletics in Europe.
The Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA; French for "International Federation of Association Football") is an association which describes itself as an international governing body of association football, futsal, and beach soccer.
Google Books (previously known as Google Book Search and Google Print and by its codename Project Ocean) is a service from Google Inc. that searches the full text of books and magazines that Google has scanned, converted to text using optical character recognition (OCR), and stored in its digital database.
The IAAF Combined Events Challenge is an athletics contest organised by the International Association of Athletics Federations (since 1998) for combined events, the heptathlon for women, and the decathlon for men.
The IAAF Continental Cup (formerly known as the IAAF World Cup or the Athletics World Cup) is an international athletics competition which comprises track and field events.
The IAAF Diamond League is an annual series of elite track and field athletic competitions.
The IAAF Golden League was an annual series of track and field meetings organised by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF).
The IAAF Grand Prix was an annual global circuit of fourteen one day athletics competitions as part of the IAAF World Athletics Tour organized by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) from 2005 to 2009.
The IAAF Grand Prix Final was an athletics competition featuring track and field events staged by the International Association of Athletics Federations.
The IAAF Indoor Permit Meetings, formerly World Indoor Meetings, was an annual indoor athletics competition organised by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) until the end of 2015 season.
The IAAF Race Walking Challenge is a race walking contest organised by the International Association of Athletics Federations.
IAAF Road Race Label Events are races that the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) designates as one of the "leading road races around the world." The classification was first introduced for the 2008 running season, upon the suggestion of the IAAF Road Running Commission.
The Super Grand Prix was an annual series of athletics meetings organised by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF).
The IAAF World Athletics Final was an annual track and field competition organised by the International Association of Athletics Federations.
The IAAF World Athletics Tour was an annual global circuit of one day athletics competitions organized by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF).
The IAAF World Challenge is an annual global circuit of fourteen one day athletics competitions organized by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF).
The IAAF World Championships, commonly referred to as the World Championships in Athletics, is a biennial athletics event organized by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF).
The IAAF World Cross Challenge was a cross-country running contest organized by the International Association of Athletics Federations.
IAAF World Cross Country Championships is the most important competition in international cross country running.
The IAAF World Half Marathon Championships is an annual half marathon competition organised by the International Association of Athletics Federations.
The IAAF World Indoor Championships is a biennial indoor track and field competition served as the global championship for the sport.
The IAAF World Indoor Tour is an annual series of track and field indoor meeting, held since 2016.
The IAAF World Race Walking Team Championships is a race walking event organized by the International Association of Athletics Federations.
The IAAF World Relays is an international biennial track and field sporting event where teams from around the world compete in relay races, some of which are not part of the standard Olympic programme.
The IAAF World Road Relay Championships was a biennial international athletics competition in long-distance relay running.
The IAAF World U20 Championships is a biennial world championships for the sport of athletics organised by the International Association of Athletics Federations, contested by athletes in the under-20 athletics age category (19 years old or younger on 31 December in the year of the competition. The competition was launched at the IAAF World Junior Championships in Athletics in 1986 and. The name of the competition was changed in November 2015. Anneisha McLaughlin-Whilby is the most successful athlete at the championships, having won one gold and four silver in individual and relay sprinting events between 2000 and 2004. Chris Nelloms, Davidson Ezinwa and Dexter Lee share the position of most successful male athlete, at four medals each.
The IAAF World Youth Championships in Athletics was a global athletics event comprising track and field events for competitors who were 17 or younger (youth).
The International Association of Ultrarunners (IAU) is the world governing body of ultra running, race events longer than the marathon distance of 42.2km.
The International Paralympic Committee (IPC; Internationales Paralympisches Komitee) is an international non-profit organisation and the global governing body for the Paralympic Movement.
International Trail Running Association (ITRA) is the governing body for trail running.
Lamine Diack (born 7 June 1933) is a Senegalese businessman, sports administrator, and former athlete.
The use of performance-enhancing drugs (doping) is prohibited within the sport of athletics.
This is a list of track and field athletes who have moved to compete for another country.
This is a list of international sports federations, each of which serves as a non-governmental governing body for a given sport and administers its sport at a world level, most often crafting rules, promoting the sport to prospective spectators and fans, developing prospective players, and organizing world or continental championships.
World records in athletics are ratified by the International Association of Athletics Federations.
Michael Duane Johnson (born September 13, 1967) is a retired American sprinter.
Monaco, officially the Principality of Monaco (Principauté de Monaco), is a sovereign city-state, country and microstate on the French Riviera in Western Europe.
Nestlé S.A. is a Swiss transnational food and drink company headquartered in Vevey, Vaud, Switzerland.
North America is a continent entirely within the Northern Hemisphere and almost all within the Western Hemisphere; it is also considered by some to be a northern subcontinent of the Americas.
The North American, Central American and Caribbean Athletic Association (NACAC) is the continental confederation governing body of athletics for national governing bodies and multi-national federations within North America, Central America and the Caribbean.
Oceania is a geographic region comprising Melanesia, Micronesia, Polynesia and Australasia.
The Oceania Athletics Association (OAA) is the governing body for the sport of athletics in Oceania.
Primo Nebiolo (14 July 1923, Turin – 7 November 1999, Rome) was an Italian sports official, best known as president of the worldwide athletics federation International Association of Athletics Federations.
Russia (rɐˈsʲijə), officially the Russian Federation (p), is a country in Eurasia. At, Russia is the largest country in the world by area, covering more than one-eighth of the Earth's inhabited land area, and the ninth most populous, with over 144 million people as of December 2017, excluding Crimea. About 77% of the population live in the western, European part of the country. Russia's capital Moscow is one of the largest cities in the world; other major cities include Saint Petersburg, Novosibirsk, Yekaterinburg and Nizhny Novgorod. Extending across the entirety of Northern Asia and much of Eastern Europe, Russia spans eleven time zones and incorporates a wide range of environments and landforms. From northwest to southeast, Russia shares land borders with Norway, Finland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Poland (both with Kaliningrad Oblast), Belarus, Ukraine, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, China, Mongolia and North Korea. It shares maritime borders with Japan by the Sea of Okhotsk and the U.S. state of Alaska across the Bering Strait. The East Slavs emerged as a recognizable group in Europe between the 3rd and 8th centuries AD. Founded and ruled by a Varangian warrior elite and their descendants, the medieval state of Rus arose in the 9th century. In 988 it adopted Orthodox Christianity from the Byzantine Empire, beginning the synthesis of Byzantine and Slavic cultures that defined Russian culture for the next millennium. Rus' ultimately disintegrated into a number of smaller states; most of the Rus' lands were overrun by the Mongol invasion and became tributaries of the nomadic Golden Horde in the 13th century. The Grand Duchy of Moscow gradually reunified the surrounding Russian principalities, achieved independence from the Golden Horde. By the 18th century, the nation had greatly expanded through conquest, annexation, and exploration to become the Russian Empire, which was the third largest empire in history, stretching from Poland on the west to Alaska on the east. Following the Russian Revolution, the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic became the largest and leading constituent of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, the world's first constitutionally socialist state. The Soviet Union played a decisive role in the Allied victory in World War II, and emerged as a recognized superpower and rival to the United States during the Cold War. The Soviet era saw some of the most significant technological achievements of the 20th century, including the world's first human-made satellite and the launching of the first humans in space. By the end of 1990, the Soviet Union had the world's second largest economy, largest standing military in the world and the largest stockpile of weapons of mass destruction. Following the dissolution of the Soviet Union in 1991, twelve independent republics emerged from the USSR: Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and the Baltic states regained independence: Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania; the Russian SFSR reconstituted itself as the Russian Federation and is recognized as the continuing legal personality and a successor of the Soviet Union. It is governed as a federal semi-presidential republic. The Russian economy ranks as the twelfth largest by nominal GDP and sixth largest by purchasing power parity in 2015. Russia's extensive mineral and energy resources are the largest such reserves in the world, making it one of the leading producers of oil and natural gas globally. The country is one of the five recognized nuclear weapons states and possesses the largest stockpile of weapons of mass destruction. Russia is a great power as well as a regional power and has been characterised as a potential superpower. It is a permanent member of the United Nations Security Council and an active global partner of ASEAN, as well as a member of the G20, the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO), the Council of Europe, the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC), the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE), and the World Trade Organization (WTO), as well as being the leading member of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) and one of the five members of the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU), along with Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan.
Sebastian Newbold Coe, Baron Coe, (born 29 September 1956), often referred to as Seb Coe or Lord Coe, is a British politician and former track and field athlete.
Johannes Sigfrid Edström (November 11, 1870 – March 18, 1964) was a Swedish industrialist, chairman of the Sweden-America Foundation, and 4th President of the International Olympic Committee.
South America is a continent in the Western Hemisphere, mostly in the Southern Hemisphere, with a relatively small portion in the Northern Hemisphere.
Athletics is a collection of sporting events that involve competitive running, jumping, throwing, and walking.
A sports governing body is a sports organization that has a regulatory or sanctioning function.
Stockholm is the capital of Sweden and the most populous city in the Nordic countries; 952,058 people live in the municipality, approximately 1.5 million in the urban area, and 2.3 million in the metropolitan area.
Youth is a category of athletics in which athletes compete under the age of 18 years.
Junior is a category of athletics in which athletes compete under the age of 20 years.
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.
The University of Tübingen, officially the Eberhard Karls University of Tübingen (Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen; Universitas Eberhardina Carolina), is a German public research university located in the city of Tübingen, Baden-Württemberg.
A whistleblower (also written as whistle-blower or whistle blower) is a person who exposes any kind of information or activity that is deemed illegal, unethical, or not correct within an organization that is either private or public.
The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA; Agence mondiale antidopage, AMA) is a foundation initiated by the International Olympic Committee based in Canada to promote, coordinate and monitor the fight against drugs in sports.
The World Marathon Cup (full name IAAF World Marathon Cup) was an international event organised by the International Association of Athletics Federations every two years.
World Masters Athletics is the worldwide governing body for the sport of masters athletics – which includes track and field, cross country, and road running events – as participated by people over 35 years of age.
The World Mountain Running Association (WMRA) is the global governing body of mountain running.
The 1912 Summer Olympics (Swedish: Olympiska sommarspelen 1912), officially known as the Games of the V Olympiad, were an international multi-sport event held in Stockholm, Sweden, between 5 May and 22 July 1912.
The fifteenth edition of the IAAF World Championships was held 22–30 August 2015 in Beijing, China.
IAAF, IAAF World Athletics Series, International Amateur Athletic Federation, International Amateur Athletics Federation, International Association of Athletic Federations, International Association of Athletics Federation, International Athletic Association Federation.