Tim Montgomery and Marion Jones at the IAAF Press Conference in Madrid“Thank you for supporting such an important IAAF competition,” says Fredericks to Montgomery
19 September 2002 - Madrid - On the eve of the 9th IAAF World Cup in Athletics which will take place tomorrow and Saturday at the Stadium La Comunidad in Madrid, the IAAF official press conference presented a myriad of track and field talents. It is hard to remember the last time that so many stars of our sport have sat together, at a same table, with the same aim: presenting and supporting a major Athletics event. More>>>

Lamine Diack - IAAF PresidentIAAF President's Speech - 9th IAAF World Cup in Athletics

19 September 2002 - Official IAAF / LOC Press Conference held at the Hotel Melia Castilla. More>>>

Maria MutolaMutola aims for number four in Madrid too
Pat Butcher for the IAAF

18 September 2002 – Madrid - The distance from Maputo to Madrid is roughly 8000 kilometres. But that journey is nothing compared to the odyssey which has taken Maria Mutola from the dusty soccer pitches of the Mozambican capital to the Estadio de la Comunidad in the Spanish capital for this weekend's 9th IAAF World Cup in Athletics. More>>>

Steve Backley in action Munich 2002Backley aiming to spear fourth World Cup gold in Madrid
IAAF Correspondent

18 September 2002 - When Steve Backley picks up the javelin in Madrid on Saturday night, he will be aiming to produce a throw that increases the British team points -- and takes him into World Cup history. More>>>

Koji Murofushi of Japan (Asian Team) - Hammer
Nine star-studded teams are prepared for World Cup

18 September 2002 – The IAAF World Cup in Athletics may be a team contest but that doesn’t preclude us focusing on some of the top individual performers  in Madrid. More>>>

Montgomery in World record actionThe Tim and Marion Show moves to Madrid

17 September 2002 – After a $400,000 pay day in Paris at last weekend’s IAAF Grand Prix Final, Tim Montgomery and Marion Jones, the fastest couple in sport have moved their camp to Madrid for the 9th IAAF World Cup in Athletics, which takes place this Friday and Saturday. More>>>

9th IAAF World Cup in Athletics Madrid 2002 - Local Organising Committee site