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IAAF continues reform efforts with first official world rankings system

IAAF continues reform efforts with first official world rankings system

By: SportBusiness International team

Posted:
3 Nov 2017
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The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) has launched its first official world rankings system through a partnership with Elite Ltd that is designed to provide a clearer understanding of its events for athletes and fans alike.

The system will serve as a qualification mechanism to drive athletics’ annual competition calendar.

Elite Ltd runs the All-Athletics.com website, a comprehensive database of athletics statistics. Elite Ltd’s Memorandum of Understanding with the IAAF covers the building, management and maintenance of a new results and statistics database, as well as the development of the world rankings system.

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