IAAF Grants Hosting Rights to Major Events

November 19, 2014

The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) has given hosting rights for their major events in the coming years to Ostrava, medic Kampala and Nairobi at its council meeting in Monaco.

This news comes after the body awarded the 2019 World Championships to Doha in Qatar.

Ostrava in Czech Republic will host the 2018 IAAF Continental Cup, Kampala in Uganda will stage 2017 IAAF World Cross Country Championships, which will return to Africa after 10 years and the 2017 IAAF World Youth Championships will be held in the Kenyan capital of Nairobi.