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Closing Date for WMA Indoor Championships

Entries to the above World Indoor Championships to be held in Daegu, Korea, 19-25 March 2017, close on 23 January. Information on the host city; the wonderful Indoor facilities and how to enter can be found on daegu2017.or.kr

A Step forward for Masters Athletics

Svein Arne Hansen (Norway), was elected President of European Athletic Association 20 months ago. He has now published their Annual Report title "Delivering Change" wherein he said make athletics your Sport for Life, he encourages working together to create the sport of the 21st Centaury, adding "I am motivated to move ahead on all our Projects." He outlined five core points - Member Federations. Commercial Strength. Athletes. Competition. Relevance. Under Relevance he includes: "Links with Masters Athletics. Although contacts and discussions with European Masters Athletics continued and our relationship remains strong, tangible progress on this important project in 2016 was minimal. We are expecting to refocus our efforts in 2017 to produce a plan for more active collaboration in the future."

Bridget Cushen
January 2017