IAAF changes events in Golden League

Updated: 25 February 2007 09:53 IST

The 400 meters long jump was added to the Golden League scheduled yesterday, while the 800 meters was dropped.

Monte Carlo:

The 400 meters long jump was added to the Golden League scheduled yesterday, while the 800 meters was dropped. Athletes, who win their event in each of the six Golden League meetings, will be eligible for a jackpot to be split among winners. This year, triple jumper Tatyana Lebedeva was the sole winner of the $1 million (euro 847,000) jackpot. The International Association of Athletic Federations said details of the new format of the jackpot would be announced soon. (AP)

Topics : Athletics
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