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European Masters Athletics Indoor Recap The historic city of Madrid and Real Federación Española de Athletismo hosted an excellent Indoor Championships in the Gallur Sports Centre from 19-24 March, the third time the Spanish Masters have organised these Championships.What the record 3,832 competitors from 40 European Affiliates, plus eight from non-European countries, did not expect […]

2018 OCEANIA MASTERS ATHLETICS CHAMPIONSHIPS – DUNEDIN, NEW ZEALAND – 20-27 January 2018 Dunedin in the South Island of New Zealand turned on great weather and a warm welcome to the over 350 entrants for the 2018 OMA championships. Dunedin is a beautiful historic city with strong Scottish connections and there were many tourist attractions to […]

Congratulations Athletes!! The WMA 2017 Athletes of the Year   The below article was correlated by John Seto of Masters Rankings   Robert Lida (M81), USA – Men’s #1 Overall & Sprints This award, Bob’s second WMA AoY, means a great deal to him.”It certainly validates all the time and effort ones puts into our […]

European Masters Athletics Indoor starts this weekend A record 4000 competitors from 40 European countries have entered the above Championships in Madrid from 19-25 March. Entries were also accepted from non-European countries with some competitors prepared to travel from South America, Australia, USA and South Africa. There is easy accessible Social Media links on www.emacimadrid2018.com Article […]

Freezing conditions at Norwegian throwing championships First Ever Norwegian Masters Throwing Championships. Report from, Torrey Enoksen – member of EMA Media Team They didn´t mind about freezing conditions, the 27 athletes who took part in the first ever Norwegian masters throwing championships. “They are calling the competition at the European championships in Madrid for “Winter […]

Entries have now closed and over 3,500 competitors from 39 European countries are now fine tuning their preparations for the opening event on 19 March. Non Europeans can also compete under certain conditions, several athletes from as far away as Australia, India, South Africa and the USA are prepared to travel to the Spanish capital. […]

WMRA – World Mountain Running Association Source: Zelezniki to welcome world masters in June On November 18, the contract for the 18th annual World Masters Mountain Running Championships was signed between the WMRA, Slovenian athletic federation and the LOC. The event for athletes ages 35 to 79, will be held in Zelezniki , Slovenia on […]

WADA publishes 2018 List of Prohibited Substances and Methods Today, the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) publishes the 2018 List of Prohibited Substances and Methods (List); along with, the 2018 Summary of Major Modifications and Explanatory Notes. The List, which was approved by WADA’s Executive Committee on 24 September 2017, comes into force on 1 January […]

M50 European Indoor high jumper suspended The latest IAAF list of Doping suspensions includes the M50 European Masters Indoor silver medalist, Oleg Kramar from the Ukraine, who failed an Anti Doping test at the Championships in Ancona, Italy, in 2016. Kramar had entered the European Masters Athletics Track & Field Championships in Aarhus last July, […]

British Masters Athletic Federation’s & Open Decathlon 32 Masters in age groups M35 through to M70 and 6-sub Masters contested the above in the Northern city of Sheffield on weekend 2/3 September. The BMAF award medals to the first three in each age category and to the first three Open competitors. Istvan Jacso travelled over […]

1st IAAF Masters Conferences for Malaga / ESP Following the 1st IAAF Development Survey (released in March/April 2017 which had about 85% responding yes to the conferences), a 2nd survey is now being circulated to determine the events, setup and associated costs and numbers. This survey is being sent to athletes that participated in the […]
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