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THE BEST WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS THAT ALMOST WERE
With sadness Toronto Athletics Event Management Inc. announced today that it will not pursue a postponement of the World Masters Athletics Championships, originally scheduled for Toronto in the summer of 2020. With governments and corporations struggling with the effects of COVID-19 and the huge toll it is taking on lives and the economy, there seems little chance that a postponed event would have the financial means or the moral backing to provide a meaningful competition. Read more here.
WORLD MASTERS ATHLETICS TORONTO 2020 ORGANIZING COMMITTEE AND THE WORLD MASTERS ATHLETICS COUNCIL ANNOUNCE CHAMPIONSHIPS WILL BE CANCELLED DUE TO THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC
Championships will not take place July 20 – August 1, 2020. Read more here.
CANADA LANDS COMPANY NAMED PRESENTING SPONSOR FOR THE WORLD MASTERS ATHETLICS TORONTO 2020 CHAMPTIONSHIPS
Support from the iconic CN Tower and use of Downsview Park facilities all part of exciting new agreement. Read more here.
WORLD MASTERS ATHLETICS TORONTO 2020 CHAMPIONSHIPS ANNOUNCES FUNDING AGREEMENT WITH THE GOVERNMENT OF ONTARIO AND CITY OF TORONTO
The Celebrate Ontario Blockbuster funding agreement with WMATO2020 will go towards supporting the Championship event and cultural programming that promotes the beauty and diversity of Canadian culture both locally and provincially. Read more here.
WORLD MASTERS ATHLETICS TORONTO 2020 ORGANIZING COMMITTEE AND WMA COUNCIL STATEMENT ON THE CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) AND THE WMA CHAMPIONSHIPS
The health and safety of all of our participants is our first priority.
At this time, the Championships are scheduled to take place as planned, however we are monitoring
the situation and will advise if there are any changes to that decision. Read full statement here.