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Meet the Young Leaders: Mikkel Hansen 19. oktoober 2017

As part of our ongoing series, we have interviewed members of the European Athletics Young Leaders Youth Team. They were all nominated by their federations to take part in the Young Leaders Forum in Amsterdam last summer and are all recognised as potential leaders of our sport in years to come.


Beitia announces her retirement 18. oktoober 2017

Reigning Olympic and three-time European high jump champion Ruth Beitia has announced that she is retiring from the sport after battling with injuries.

 

Legendary Alekna leaves a golden legacy in the discus 17. oktoober 2017

It was a night to remember after a year to remember for Lithuanian discus throwing. On the stage was one of the all-time greats Virgilijus Alekna and in the audience was one of the stars of the summer in Andrius Gudzius.

 

Vetter is aiming for success in Berlin after breakthrough season 16. oktoober 2017

The excitement is growing day-by-day ahead of the Berlin 2018 European Athletics Championships which is part of the inaugural multi-sport European Championships and the four winners at the Golden Tracks in Vilnius, Lithuania will all be aiming for more medals to add to their collection next summer.

 

Stefanidi hopes to inspire youngsters after Golden Tracks first 16. oktoober 2017

European indoor and world pole vault champion Aikaterini Stefanidi was named female European Athlete of the Year at the Golden Tracks award ceremony in Vilnius, Lithuania on Saturday evening and she hopes her glory will inspire others.

Records broken in the inaugural Birmingham International Marathon 16. oktoober 2017

Birmingham’s biggest ever running event took place last weekend with 20,000 runners taking to the streets for the Simplyhealth Great Birmingham Run and inaugural Birmingham International Marathon, an event with a five-star certification from European Athletics Running for All.

Vetter and Stefanidi crowned European Athletes of the Year in Vilnius 14. oktoober 2017

World javelin champion Johannes Vetter from Germany and world pole vault champion Aikaterini Stefanidi from Greece were named 2017 European Athletes of the Year at the Golden Tracks award ceremony in Vilnius, Lithuania on Saturday (14) evening.

 

Outstanding coaches and women’s leaders recognised in Vilnius 14. oktoober 2017

Not only were the male and female Rising Stars and European Athletes of the Year announced and presented with their awards, the European Athletics Golden Tracks award ceremony in Vilnius, Lithuania on Saturday (14) evening also recognised outstanding coaches and women’s leaders in athletics.

 

European Athletics Member Federations vote unanimously for constitutional change 14. oktoober 2017

European Athletics’ Member Federations unanimously approved all eight proposed amendments to the continental governing body’s Constitution during the European Athletics Congress in Vilnius, Lithuania on Saturday (14).

 

One day to go until the Golden Tracks 13. oktoober 2017

The Golden Tracks award ceremony takes place in the Lithuanian capital of Vilnius tomorrow evening when the male and female Rising Stars and European Athletes of the Year will be announced and presented with their awards. 

 

First-time world champions vying for honours in Vilnius 13. oktoober 2017

The three men who are vying for the honour of European Athlete of the Year at Saturday’s Golden Tracks award ceremony in Vilnius, Lithuania represent a new wave of champions. 

 

Berlin and Glasgow host European Championships World Broadcaster Meeting 13. oktoober 2017

Representatives from some of Europe’s leading broadcasters have met in Glasgow and Berlin for a World Broadcaster Meeting ahead of the 2018 European Championships to learn more about the ongoing preparations for the inaugural multi-sport event.

World champions to be at 2017 Golden Tracks awards night 12. oktoober 2017

Many of the European athletes who struck gold at the IAAF World Championships London 2017 this summer will be present at this year’s Golden Tracks gala.

Formidable foursome in contention for Golden Tracks accolade 12. oktoober 2017

The quartet of women in the running for the European Athlete of the Year award are a Formidable Foursome and together they share an amazing quality - of being unbeaten this summer.

 

Hospitality packages on sale for Berlin 2018 12. oktoober 2017

Organisers of the Berlin 2018 European Athletics Championships have recently launched the pre-sale of hospitality packages for next year's event which takes place from 7-12 August. 


Bydgoszcz gold makes Can, Klosterhalfen and Levchenko compelling nominees 11. oktoober 2017

It is far from certain that making the step up to the senior ranks will bring immediate success for those who have shown brilliance as teenagers but this is how the year has unfolded for the three female Rising Star candidates at this year's Golden Tracks awards on Saturday.

 

Berlin co-hosts European Championships World Broadcaster Meeting with Glasgow 11. oktoober 2017

European Athletics recently laid out its plans for how the Berlin 2018 European Athletics Championships would be organised as part of the inaugural multisport European Championships at the World Broadcaster Meeting in the German capital.

Precocious trio in the running for Rising Star accolade 10. oktoober 2017

One of the pictures of the summer, one of the jumps of the summer and one of the stories of the summer.

Media and broadcaster accreditation is open for the 2017 SPAR European Cross Country Championships 10. oktoober 2017

Media and broadcaster accreditation for the Samorin 2017 SPAR European Cross Country Championships on 10 December is now open for written press, photographers and broadcast non-rights holders wishing to cover the event.

Local wins at Five Star marathons in Yorkshire and Kiev 09. oktoober 2017

British runners Ross Houston and Tracy Millmore took the honours at the Plusnet Yorkshire Marathon on Sunday, a European Athletics Running For All Five Star certified road race.

Lemaitre aiming to strike gold again at Berlin 2018 08. oktoober 2017

Former European Athlete of the Year Christophe Lemaitre hopes to put behind him a frustrating summer this year and revisit his former glories in 2018.

Young Leaders use social media to spread their skills 07. oktoober 2017

One of the many success stories of European Athletics over the course of the last decade has been the development and growth of the Young Leaders Community.

European Week of Sport sees more than 200,000 running 06. oktoober 2017

The third edition of the European Week of Sport, which ran from 24-30 September, saw an estimated 210,000 Europeans embrace a healthy and active lifestyle by taking part in road running events in 26 countries.

Speakers confirmed for European Running Business Conference 06. oktoober 2017

The organisers of the first European Running Business Conference have announced their roster of speakers for the two-day event – which takes place in Frankfurt, Germany, on 27-28 October – and the line-up includes London Marathon CEO Nick Bitel, Tokyo Marathon race director Ted Hayano, Run Czech Organising Committee President Carlo Capalbo and GOLAZO CEO Bob Verbeeck.

2017 Golden Tracks awards shortlists announced 04. oktoober 2017

The final three contenders for this year’s Golden Track awards have been revealed.

Final three contenders for the 2017 Rising Stars announced 03. oktoober 2017

The final three contenders for this year’s Rising Stars awards have been revealed.

Event & Competition Commission holds its biannual meeting 02. oktoober 2017

The European Athletics Event & Competition Commission, with European Athletics Council Executive Board Member Toralf Nilsson as the chair, held its biannual meeting from Friday 29 September to Sunday 1 October.

Thompson defeats Hawkins to claim Great Scottish Run title 01. oktoober 2017

Over 30,000 runners braved the inclement conditions to take part in the Bank of Scotland Great Scottish Run in Glasgow, an event which has been rewarded with a five-star certification by European Athletics Running for All.

Member Federation Development Commission meets in Lausanne 30. september 2017

The European Athletics Member Federation Development Commission, with European Athletics Vice President Jean Gracia as the chair, held an extensive three-day session from Tuesday 26 September to Thursday 28 September.

Gabius targets a fast time on his comeback in Frankfurt 28. september 2017

The leading German contenders in the Mainova Frankfurt Marathon on 29 October spoke to the media about their preparations and aims ahead of the race at a press conference in Frankfurt on Wednesday (27) afternoon.