Minsk to host “Ryder Cup” athletics match between Europe and United States

A Ryder Cup-style match between Europe and the United States is set to be be staged in the Dinamo Stadium in Minsk, Belarus, on September 9 and10 next year. European Athletics has signed an agreement with USA Track and Field and begun operational work with the Belarus Athletic Federation. 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

National sponsor logos allowed on kit for IAAF World Championships in Doha

National teams will be permitted for the first time to display the logo of a sponsor on their kit at the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Championships, starting next year with the latest edition in Doha – for which qualifying standards have been announced. From insidethegames.biz

Budapest officially awarded 2023 IAAF World Championships

Budapest was today officially confirmed as the host city of the 2023 International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Championships.  The Hungarian capital was the only candidate under a new model launched by the IAAF which abolished the traditional bid campaign and instead introduced a consultation process.  From insidethegames.biz