World Athletics: Accreditation opens for 227th World Athletics Council Meeting – 9-10 March 2022

The 227th World Athletics Council Meeting will take place via teleconference on Wednesday 9 and Thursday 10 March 2022 and will be chaired by World Athletics President Sebastian Coe.

A virtual press conference is scheduled at 17:00 CET (tbc) on the second day of the Council Meeting. It will be held as a teleconference via Zoom with a maximum number of 300 participants.

The media briefing is open to all media representatives. Those wishing to join the call must apply to by 10am CET Wednesday 9 March so we are able to accommodate numbers.

Please note: there is strictly no live coverage from the Council Meeting and the meeting itself will not be transmitted in any form.

The media briefing will be streamed live on the World Athletics YouTube channel. More details will follow this week.

A media release summarising the discussions and decisions of the Council Meeting will be issued and published on the World Athletics website that evening.

Media accreditation process
A confirmation with the necessary link from World Athletics will be required to access the media teleconference. There are 300 available Zoom links and they will be distributed dependent upon pre-registration on a first-come-first-served basis and the provision of the following information when applying:

  • Applicant’s name
  • Function or title
  • Nationality
  • Email address (for the link to join the call)
  • Mobile telephone number (for each person registering)
  • Name of media organisation being represented
  • City where the media organisation has its headquarters
  • Sports editor’s name and email address

Deadline for applications: 10am CET, Wednesday 9 March 2022.

All requests for media accreditation are to be sent by email only to:

All successful applications will receive a confirmation email.

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