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Posted: March 13, 2009  :

(RRW) Athletics: New Subscription-Based Athletics Site Launched

From David Monti

© 2009 Race Results Weekly, all rights reserved

A new subscription-based athletics Web site has been launched: The site intends to provide an "unprecedented variety of facts, figures, news and other features" on athletics, according to a recent release circulated to journalists covering the European Indoor Championships.

Here is a partial list of the features the site is offering:

. In depth Overall and Event-by-event World Rankings with searchable archive and history
. Area, regional and national Rankings
. Athletes Profiles including the athletes’ Personal and Annual Bests, past and current results, records, honours, participations at major championships, their World Ranking positions and Ranking calculations, etc.
. Head-to-head statistics against other athletes
. Winning streaks of the selected athletes
. Score Calculator
. Competition Results
. World and Area Records
. World news, Competition previews and reports and other Featured articles

The site is a "Service Partner" of the Weltklasse Zürich, and its full content is only available by subscription. Pricing varies from USD 5 per day and USD 21 per month to USD 99 for a full year.

Currently, the only other athletics website charging a fee for usage is the statistics site,, which charges 90 Euros (USD 113) for two years or 55 Euros (USD 69) for one year.

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