The IAAF is delighted to learn that the 2001 Edmonton World Championships achieved an additional US $3,000,000 profit which will now be ploughed back into Canadian Athletics.
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Edmonton Surplus Shows Legacy Value of IAAF World Championships

The IAAF is delighted to learn that the 2001 Edmonton World Championships achieved an additional US $3,000,000 profit which will now be ploughed back into Canadian Athletics.... Read More

Ratings went through the roof at Eurosport thanks to the channel's extensive coverage of the 8th IAAF World Championships in Athletics in Edmonton. The broadcaster registered 67 million different viewers during coverage Edmonton 2001 from 3-12 August.
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Huge success for athletics on Eurosport

Ratings went through the roof at Eurosport thanks to the channel's extensive coverage of the 8th IAAF World Championships in Athletics in Edmonton. The broadcaster registered 67 million different viewers during coverage Edmonton 2001 from 3-12 August.... Read More

It is generally believed that if the fastest 1500m runner is with the leaders during the final part of the 5000m race, he is most likely to win the race. However, as witnessed in the Sydney Olympic Games and again in the World Championships in Edmonton, that is not necessarily true. 
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Saidi-Sief rethinks his strategy to win the 5000m

It is generally believed that if the fastest 1500m runner is with the leaders during the final part of the 5000m race, he is most likely to win the race. However, as witnessed in the Sydney Olympic Games and again in the World Championships in Edmonton, that is not necessarily true. ... Read More

Marion Jones suffered her second setback in a week as she was ousted from the head of the overall women’s rankings just seven days after her defeat in the women’s 100m in Edmonton.
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Marion Jones ousted from rankings top spot

Marion Jones suffered her second setback in a week as she was ousted from the head of the overall women’s rankings just seven days after her defeat in the women’s 100m in Edmonton.... Read More

Kenyan athletes returned home to a hero’s welcome on Thursday as thousands of supporters turned out to salute their achievements at the World Athletics Championships in Canada.
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Kenyans welcome home triumphant athletes

Kenyan athletes returned home to a hero’s welcome on Thursday as thousands of supporters turned out to salute their achievements at the World Athletics Championships in Canada.... Read More