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Isinbayeva Elected as Member of the International Olympic Committee

Yelena Isinbayeva, banned by her own sport from taking part at Rio 2016, has been elected as a member of the International Olympic Committee. Russia's...

Empty Seats Detract From Full Quality Athletics in Olympic Stadium

An extraordinary opening morning session of athletics which included a huge world 10,000 metres record by Ethiopia’s Almaz Ayana and the best high-jumping ever...

IAAF Reforms Will Make “Massive Difference” to Sport, Promises Coe

Major changes to the governance of world athletics, approved 10 August 2016 by the International Association of Athletics Federations Council, will make “a massive difference”...

United States Finish Top of Medal Table at IAAF World Under-20 Championships

The United States struck gold in the men's 4x400 metres relay race to cap off their dominant showing at the International Association of Athletics...

Three Russian Rowers Axed from Rio 2016 as International Federations Queue Up in Support...

Three rowers have been axed from Russia's team for Rio 2016 after failing to meet the strict criteria for eligibility installed by the International...

IOC Gives Conditions Required for Russian Athletes to Compete in Rio

The IOC Executive Board (EB) has today further studied the question of the participation of Russian athletes in the Olympic Games Rio 2016. In its...

Upholding of Russian Olympic Ban Seen as Turning Point in War on Doping

Michael Pirrie sees the landmark CAS ruling that upholds the IAAF’s ban on Russian athletes at the Rio Olympic Games as a turning point in...

CAS Rejects Schwazer’s Appeal Against Doping Ban While Decision on Rio 2016 Participation Imminent

Alex Schwazer’s bid to get his latest positive doping test quashed has today been rejected by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS), which...

Kenyan and British Athletes Accused of Using EPO at Iten Training Camp

Suspicions over the level of doping in Kenya have again been raised less than a month before the start of the Olympic Games in...

Russian Sports Minister Says IAAF Should be Dissolved

It is high time now to dissolve the IAAF, Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko told the TASS news agency, commenting on the international athletic federation’s...

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