Mbalula congratulates Semenya, Van Niekerk

2016-10-19 16:21

Fikile Mbalula has congratulated Caster Semenya and Wayde van Niekerk following their nominations for the IAAF World Athlete of the Year awards.

IAAF approves Wayde’s world record

2016-09-28 09:49

The International Association of Athletics Federations has confirmed Wayde van Niekerk’s 400m world record set at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics.

African supremo urges nationality review

2016-09-07 18:53

Rules governing African athletes who transfer allegiance to other countries need a full review, the continent's track and field supremo says.

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With Russia's athletes now banned from the Rio games, excitement for competition has been replaced by despair and defiance.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


Caster, Wayde up for top IAAF awards

2016-10-18 12:04

South Africans Caster Semenya and Wayde van Niekerk have been nominated for the 2016 IAAF World Athlete of the Year award.

IAAF chief: 'TUEs' a good system

2016-09-18 16:37

World athletics chief Sebastian Coe has defended the system of "therapeutic use exemptions".

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.

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