• Bydgoszcz to Host world junior champs
Bydgoszcz will be the host of the 2016 world junior (U20) championships after the IAAF council decided the host cities for the 2016 IAAF World Athletics Series events.
In addition, the IAAF council voted that the Rome will be the host city of the world IAAF World Race Walking Team Championships, to be held from 7-8 May.
The World Junior Championships and World Race Walking Team Championships was originally awarded to Russia. However, the IAAF was looking for new host cities after the track and field governing body banned Russian Athletics from competition after being accused of running a state-sponsored doping programme.