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With Russia's athletes now banned from the Rio games, excitement for competition has been replaced by despair and defiance.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

Russian champ gets doping suspension

2016-04-05 17:45

Russian hammer thrower Tatyana Lysenko, the reigning Olympic champion, has been provisionally suspended for doping.

Coe defends 'proactive' IAAF anti-doping record

2016-03-26 13:17

IAAF chief Sebastian Coe has defended his sport's approach to anti-doping, insisting it was far more "proactive" than "protective".

Van Niekerk makes sprint history: Twitter reacts

2016-03-13 10:00

Twitter exploded after Wayde van Niekerk became the first athlete to run under 10s for 100-metres, 20s for 200m and 44s for 400m.


'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 rejects corruption appeal by Kenya

2016-04-08 14:34

The IAAF ethics board has upheld the provisional suspension of Kenyan athletics chief executive Isaac Mwangi.

Kenya hopeful of dodging WADA sanctions

2016-04-05 16:27

Kenyan officials are optimistic the country will be granted more time to pass a robust anti-doping law and avoid a threatened Olympics ban.

Farah aware of role amid doping scandals

2016-03-26 11:16

Olympic champion Mo Farah is conscious of his responsibilities towards athletics as the sport struggles with doping scandals.

IAAF study whistleblower's request to compete again

2016-03-12 07:05

IAAF president Sebastian Coe admitted he was looking into how once-banned Russian doping whistleblower Yuliya Stepanova could compete once again.

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