ADVISORY, June 7, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF), the world governing body for track and field athletics, will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square. The IAAF is made up of 212 associations around the globe, which participate in a number of track and field competitions, including the Olympic Games.
In honor of the occasion, Lamine Diack, President, IAAF will ring the Closing Bell.
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About the International Association of Athletics Federations:
The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) is the world governing body for the sport of track and field athletics and the Number 1 sport of the summer Olympic Games. The IAAF's mandate includes track and field, road running, cross country running and race walking. The simplicity of the sport, which does not require expensive equipment, makes athletics one of the most commonly practiced sports in the world. Founded in 1912 with just 17 Member Federations including the USA, the IAAF now celebrates its Centenary by associating 212 countries and territories across the globe.
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