Former head of Kenyan athletics dies amid corruption probe

2016-08-24 15:53

The former head of athletics in Kenya, under investigation for corruption and a doping cover up, has died.

Coe cool over injury-hit 'genius' Bolt

2016-07-07 22:45

The prospect of Jamaican sprint legend Usain Bolt missing the Rio Olympics through injury will rightly give organisers and fans palpitations.

Russia says 68 athletes asked to compete in Rio

2016-07-05 15:08

Russia's athletics federation published a list of 68 athletes who have formally requested to be allowed to compete in Rio.

IAAF to rule on Russian Olympic hopefuls

2016-06-29 19:01

The IAAF will rule this week on whether a group of Russian athletes can compete at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics as individuals.

'Clean' Russian athletes can compete in Rio as 'neutrals'

2016-06-23 18:10

Russian athletes who can prove they are untainted by the country's doping scandal were given the go-ahead to compete in Rio.

Russia in final plea to IOC over athletes' ban

2016-06-21 17:50

Russia has a zero tolerance policy on doping, saying the "unfair" IAAF ban meant its athletes were "punished for the sins of others".

IOC backs IAAF's decision to ban Russia

2016-06-18 16:50

The IOC says it "welcomes and fully supports" the decision to ban Russia's track and field team from the Rio de Janeiro Olympics.

IAAF votes to keep Russia banned

2016-06-17 17:55

World athletics' governing body has decided to maintain its doping ban on all Russian athletes, Russia's athletics federation said.

IAAF Council - who votes?

2016-06-15 13:25

The IAAF council, which will vote on Friday on whether to re-accept the Russian track and field federation, administers the affairs of the IAAF.

Scandals won't taint 2017 World Champs

2016-04-19 17:03

Recent scandals that have tarnished athletics will not overshadow the 2017 World Championships in London organisers have said.


IAAF explores tightening rules on athletes changing nations

2016-08-16 10:41

The IAAF is exploring tightening the rules that allow athletes to switch the country they represent in track and field.

Coe calls for more whistle blowers

2016-07-07 16:30

Yuliya Stepanova's participation at the European championships was proof of the IAAF's consistency on anti-doping whistle blowers.

Russian star applies to compete in Rio

2016-06-30 16:41

Russian pole vaulter Yelena Isinbayeva has applied to the IAAF to compete at the Rio Olympics despite Russia's ban.

67 Russian athletes hope to compete in Rio

2016-06-25 18:02

Sixty-seven Russian athletes are planning to apply to the IAAF to compete at the Olympic Games despite their country's suspension.

IAAF at odds with Bach over Rio flag for Russians

2016-06-21 19:34

The IAAF appeared to be at odds with Olympic chief Thomas Bach over Russian athletes competing under a neutral rather than Russian flag in Rio.

Defiant Russian athletes react to doping ban

2016-06-21 08:04

With Russia's athletes now banned from the Rio games, excitement for competition has been replaced by despair and defiance.

Putin condemns 'unfair' IAAF ban

2016-06-18 07:19

President Vladimir Putin has condemned as "unfair" the IAAF decision to extend a ban on the doping-tainted Russian athletics federation.

Russia in IAAF dock ahead of Rio Olympics

2016-06-17 07:24

Scandal-hit Russia will likely discover on Friday that it has not done enough to get back into world track and field's governing body.

IAAF suspends three officials

2016-06-10 11:51

Three senior athletics officials have been provisionally suspended by the IAAF's Ethics Committee.

Kenya vows to beat anti-doping deadline

2016-04-11 15:00

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta will give priority to pass a new anti-doping law and ensure his country compete in Rio.

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