5 Russians voluntarily admit doping

2017-04-19 14:21

Five Russian athletes have voluntary admitted doping code violations, the country's track and field athletics federation has said.

Wayde to break another Johnson record?

2017-04-11 19:32

Olympic gold medalist Wayde van Niekerk will compete in the rarely-run 300m at the IAAF World Challenge meeting in Ostrava in June.

Russians to compete as neutrals

2017-04-11 14:15

Hurdler Sergey Shubenkov and high-jumper Maria Kuchina are among seven Russian athletes granted permission to compete as neutrals.

Coe apologises after IAAF suffers cyber attack

2017-04-03 15:46

The governing body of global athletics has suffered a cyber attack which it believes has compromised information about athletes' medical records.

Van Niekerk: I still have much more to prove

2017-03-17 14:15

Olympic gold medallist Wayde van Niekerk says that he still has so much more to prove as an athlete leading up to the IAAF World Championships.

IAAF green light for three Russian athletes

2017-02-24 09:25

Three Russian athletes were given the green light to compete internationally under a neutral flag by athletics' world governing body the IAAF.

Russia names athletes seeking IAAF approval

2017-02-01 18:59

The Russian athletics federation (RusAF) revealed the names of 31 of its athletes who have applied to compete internationally as neutrals.

Trusted doctors to watch Kenyan runners for doping

2017-01-16 18:31

A 'trustable' team of doctors will start monitoring Kenya's top runners in a bid to stamp out doping that has tainted the country's athletics.

Asics unveiled as new IAAF sponsor

2016-12-04 09:01

Japanese footwear and sports equipment manufacturer Asics was on Saturday named as an official partner of the IAAF.

I could have won more - Bolt

2016-12-03 10:27

Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt says his only real regret was not taking his sport more seriously at an earlier age.


IAAF 'disappointed' by Russian doping efforts

2017-04-13 21:19

Athletics world governing body the IAAF is "disappointed" with the efforts being made to improve anti-doping practices in Russian sport.

Two champions among Russians cleared for worlds

2017-04-11 18:06

World champions Sergey Shubenkov and Maria Kuchina are among seven more Russian athletes cleared to compete as neutrals by the IAAF.

Kenyan Olympic marathon champ fails drugs test

2017-04-07 14:35

Jemima Sumgong, the first Kenyan woman to win an Olympic gold in the marathon, has failed an out-of-competition dope test.

IAAF says it has been hacked by Russian group

2017-04-03 10:48

The IAAF says it has been hacked by Fancy Bears, the Russian hacking group that previously attacked the WADA.

Farah happy to be drug-tested 'any time'

2017-03-05 13:44

Four-time Olympic champion Mo Farah says he is happy to be drug-tested any time, anywhere.

Russia banned from London World Championships

2017-02-07 11:23

Russia will miss August's World Athletics Championships in London after their doping ban was extended.

New email suggests Coe 'aware' of Russian doping

2017-01-31 15:11

Allegations that IAAF chief Sebastian Coe misled British lawmakers has intensified.

Diamond League adopts championship model

2016-12-07 18:08

The IAAF Diamond League has adopted a championship-style model with the finalists competing for a prize pool of $3.2 million

IAAF congress to vote on broad reforms

2016-12-03 14:00

Calls for clean sport and deep change marked the opening of a special athletics congress that is voting on broad reforms.

Wayde stays humble after Bolt wins IAAF award

2016-12-03 07:12

Wayde van Niekerk says he is delighted with his 2016 season, after being shortlisted among the finalists for the IAAF male World Athlete of the Year award.

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