IAAF Athlete of the Year Ibargüen receives national award in Colombia 

International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) female athlete of the year Caterine Ibargüen has been presented with a national award in her home country in recognition of her outstanding achievements this year.  The 2016 Olympic triple jump champion won the IAAF Diamond League titles for both the long jump and triple jump this year and…

Minsk bids to host 2024 European Athletics Championships

Minsk is bidding to host the 2024 European Athletics Championships with the Belarusian capital set to hold the Second European Games next June. Minsk’s bid was presented to the European Athletic Association in Lausanne by the secretary general of the Belarusian Athletics Federation Nadezhda But-Husaim and the governing body’s international relations specialist Elizaveta Godeyeva.  From insidethegames.biz

Guarantee or not? Questions swirl around track and field world championships

Gov. Kate Brown is “all in” on holding the 2021 Track and Field World Championships in Eugene. She earmarked another $5 million in her new budget plan for what could be the biggest sporting event ever to be staged in Oregon, bringing the total state contribution to $25 million. From The Oregonian/OregonLive, By Jeff Manning | The Oregonian/OregonLive