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No timetable on Russia return, says IAAF head Coe

By Mitch Phillips MONACO (Reuters) – The question of whether Russia will take part in…

Sebastian Coe

Coe quits ambassadorial role with Nike

By Mitch Phillips MONACO (Reuters) – Sebastian Coe is stepping down from his ambassadorial role…

Ashton Eaton

American Eaton takes top male award for 2015

MONACO (Reuters) – American decathlete Ashton Eaton was named the IAAF’s male athlete of the…

Athletics IAAF

Russia accepts athletics ban

By Mitch Phillips MONACO (Reuters) – The Russian athletics federation has accepted its ban from…

Devetzi

Retired Olympic medallist Devetzi fails doping test

ATHENS (Reuters) – – Retired triple jumper Piyi Devetzi, 39, could be stripped of her…

Greatest Individual Rivalries

Individual sportsman tend to develop some pretty intense rivalries in their discipline. There are chances…

Marta Dominguez

Dominguez stripped of 2009 steeplechase world title

MADRID (Reuters) – Spaniard Marta Dominguez has been stripped of her 2009 steeplechase world title…

Russian Anti-Doping Agency WADA

WADA flexes muscles with Russian doping agency ban

By Steve Keating COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado (Reuters) – Russia’s sporting reputation was in tatters and…

Russian Anti-Doping Agency WADA

Russian anti-doping agency suspended for non-compliance

By Steve Keating COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado (Reuters) – The World Anti-Doping Agency continued to crack…

Kenya in talks with athletics body about drug-testing lab

By Edwin Waita NAIROBI (Reuters) – Athletics Kenya (AK) has held talks with the International…

Bolt, Eaton, Taylor up for Athlete of the Year award

By Rob Hodgetts LONDON (Reuters) – Usain Bolt, Ashton Eaton and Christian Taylor are the…

Russia

Door still open for Russia to compete in Rio athletics

By Steve Keating COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado (Reuters) – Russia still has a shot to compete…

Anti-doping crusaders to consider new battle plan

By Steve Keating COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado (Reuters) – Anti-doping crusaders losing ground in the war…

IAAF

IAAF suspension an option, says WADA commissioner

SYDNEY (Reuters) – The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) could face recommendations that include…

Russia

Russia proposes athletes compete under Russian Olympic flag to evade ban

By Maria Kiselyova MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia said on Sunday it would ask the world…

Kenya

Doping threatens Kenya’s credibility at Rio Olympics – Rudisha’s coach

By Drazen Jorgic ELDORET, Kenya (Reuters) – Doping could cast a shadow over Kenya at…

Kenya Athletics

Russia’s athletics ban stirs fears in doping-hit Kenya

By Drazen Jorgic ITEN, Kenya (Reuters) – In Kenya’s running heartlands, a spate of failed…

IAAF

Russian athletics chief says IAAF trying to divert from own failings

MOSCOW (Reuters) – The acting head of Russia’s Athletics Federation said on Sunday the sport’s…

Russia

We’ll reform in time for Rio Olympics – Russia

By Jack Stubbs MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia has set out a three-month road map to…

South Africa’s Oscar Pistorius begins community service

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – South Africa’s “Blade Runner” Oscar Pistorius on Saturday started performing community service…

Russia suspended after overwhelming IAAF vote

By Mitch Phillips LONDON (Reuters) – Athletics’ governing body has voted overwhelmingly to suspend Russia…

Russia plays down athletics ban, says will be resolved in a few months

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia’s suspension from international athletics will be resolved in two to three…

IAAF Suspension Russia

Reaction to IAAF suspension of Russian federation

LONDON (Reuters) – Reaction to the International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF) council’s vote on…

Russia IAAF

Russia suspended after overwhelming IAAF vote

By Mitch Phillips LONDON (Reuters) – Athletics’ governing body has voted overwhelmingly to suspend Russia…

Moscow anti-doping lab shared site with accused doctor

By Jack Stubbs MOSCOW (Reuters) – The Moscow laboratory tasked with catching drugs cheats in…

Diack resigns as honorary IOC member – IOC

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (Reuters) – Former world athletics (IAAF) president Lamine Diack has resigned as honorary…

Russia

Athletics: a poor relation even before doping scandal

By Emma Thomasson BERLIN (Reuters) – Athletics was struggling to compete for funding with money-spinning…

Punish Russian officials, not athletes for doping – Shobukhova

By Dmitriy Rogovitskiy MOSCOW (Reuters) – Distance runner Liliya Shobukhova said Russian officials rather than…

Interview – Russia report no surprise to ex-WADA boss Fahey

By Ian Ransom MELBOURNE (Reuters) – The explosive report on Russia’s anti-doping regime came as…

Olympics ban on Russian athletes attempt to harm image – Sports Minister

MOSCOW (Reuters) – A possible ban on Russian athletes in the 2016 Olympics would be…