World Championships finalist Koji Murofushi who was a respectable third at the recent IAAF World Athletics Final shares his pride in his home country Japan, having hosted the 11th IAAF World Championships in Athletics.
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Happy that the world came to Osaka

World Championships finalist Koji Murofushi who was a respectable third at the recent IAAF World Athletics Final shares his pride in his home country Japan, having hosted the 11th IAAF World Championships in Athletics. ... Read More

The IAAF is pleased to confirm that the 11th IAAF World Championships in Athletics, Osaka 2007, saw the implementation of the largest ever anti-doping programme at an athletics event.
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Osaka 2007 – no positive tests during the IAAF World Championships

The IAAF is pleased to confirm that the 11th IAAF World Championships in Athletics, Osaka 2007, saw the implementation of the largest ever anti-doping programme at an athletics event.... Read More

At the final IAAF / LOC Press Conference of the 11th IAAF World Championships in Athletics, held in Nagai Stadium before the final session of competition, IAAF President Lamine Diack was joined by Mayor of Osaka City Junich Seki, and IAAF General Secretary Pierre Weiss.
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President Diack proudly signs off Osaka 2007

At the final IAAF / LOC Press Conference of the 11th IAAF World Championships in Athletics, held in Nagai Stadium before the final session of competition, IAAF President Lamine Diack was joined by Mayor of Osaka City Junich Seki, and IAAF General Secretary Pierre Weiss.... Read More

The final day of the 11th IAAF World Championships in Athletics was a day for races, not time trials, putting into perspective that you don’t need fast times to enthrall an athletics crowd, even the very knowledgeable ones sitting alongside me in the press benches.
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Osaka 2007 - HIGHLIGHTS, Day 9

The final day of the 11th IAAF World Championships in Athletics was a day for races, not time trials, putting into perspective that you don’t need fast times to enthrall an athletics crowd, even the very knowledgeable ones sitting alongside me in the press benches.... Read More

Four days after his emphatic win in the 1500m final, Bernard Lagat opened a new chapter of athletics history on the final day of the World Championships in Osaka’s Nagai Stadium.
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Osaka 2007 - Men's 5000m: With historic double, Lagat joins illustrious company

Four days after his emphatic win in the 1500m final, Bernard Lagat opened a new chapter of athletics history on the final day of the World Championships in Osaka’s Nagai Stadium.... Read More