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Athletics world focuses on Monaco for the coming week

Published:Tuesday | November 18, 2014 | 8:55 AM

The IAAF Council will have a three-day meeting in Monaco, starting today with the decision about who will host the 2019 IAAF World Championships.

The decision about the 2019 IAAF World Championships will be made during the first session today.

The final presentations by the three Candidate Cities – Barcelona, Doha and Eugene - and the announcement of the host city will be streamed live.

Announcements about the hosts of other IAAF World Athletics Series events will also be made.

The IAAF family will then gather to celebrate the 2014 World Athletics Gala on Friday.

The World Athletics Gala will be highlighted by the announcement of the male and female 2014 World Athletes of the Year.

In addition, 12 legendary athletes – including multiple World and Olympic champions and former World record-holders – will also be inducted into the IAAF Hall of Fame.

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