Seven events form the 2020 World Athletics Indoor Tour ©Getty Images

Wildcard entries for the 2020 World Championships in Nanjing and $20,000 (£15,000/€18,000) bonuses for overall winners will be up for grabs on next year's World Athletics Indoor Tour.

World Athletics has confirmed a seven-stop circuit for 2020, beginning in Boston in the Unired States on January 25.

Karlsruhe and Düsseldorf host the second and third event of the campaigns, respectively, on January 31 and February 4, before the tour moves to Torun in Poland on February 8.

Glasgow will host a stop on the series on February 15, before athletes head to the newest leg of the circuit in Liévin, France, on February 19.

Spain's capital Madrid will stage the final World Indoor Tour event of the season on February 21.

The tour will feature the 11 point-scoring disciplines not included this year - 60 metres, 800m, 3,000m/5,000m, pole vault, triple jump and shot put for men, and 400m, 1500m, 60m hurdles, high jump and long jump for women.

Each athlete’s best three results will count towards their points score.

World Athletics has confirmed the dates, locations and events at each meeting ©World Athletics
World Athletics has confirmed the dates, locations and events at each meeting ©World Athletics

The competitor with the most points in each discipline at the end of the tour will be crowned overall winner and receive the $20,000 bonus.

The winners of each individual event will receive $3,000 (£2,300/€2,700).

World Athletics confirmed the tour winners will also be offered a wildcard entry for the World Indoor Championships in the Chinese city, scheduled to run from March 13 to 15.

"The 2020 World Athletics Indoor Tour will be the first one-day meeting series to be held under our new banner and will kick off an exciting and ground-breaking year for track and field," World Athletics President Sebastian Coe said.

"The indoor tour continues to gain in popularity. 

"Some of next year’s events are already sold out and we will welcome Liévin into the fold as a new meeting host. 

"After the stunning performances we witnessed at the World Championships in Doha just two months ago - many from athletes just starting out on their professional careers - it will be fascinating to see how those emerging stars are progressing in the Olympic year."