Watch Athletics World Championship in Beijing this August via BBC iPlayer

Watch IAAF World Championships in Beijing

Watch Athletics World Championship in Beijing

The fans of athletics will have a unique opportunity to watch one of the most interesting events in this field this August. Of course, we are talking about the jubilee 15th World Championship in Athletics that will start on 22nd August and end on 30th August. The championship will be held in Beijing, China. It’s been a long time since China and Beijing were hosts of some important sporting event. The last major event was the Summer Olympics held in 2008.

History of the IAFF World Championships in Athletics

As the name suggests this event is organized and executed by the International Association of Athletics Federation or IAFF. In the beginning this manifestation was held every four years (like the Summer Olympics), but after 1991, the championships take place every second year. Read more...

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