athletics

Lamine Diack

IAAF’s Davies steps aside to allow ethics investigation

LONDON (Reuters) – The chief of staff of the IAAF, world athletics’ governing body, said…

Athletics – Papa Diack denies corruption claims

LONDON (Reuters) – Papa Massata Diack, the son of former IAAF president Lamine Diack and…

Diack denies funding Sall’s Senegal presidential bid – lawyers

PARIS (Reuters) – Former international athletics federation (IAAF) head Lamine Diack denies having given money…

Bolt confirms his place at London Anniversary Games

LONDON (Reuters) – Six-times Olympic champion Usain Bolt will return to London’s Olympic Park to…

Italy chiefs say doping scandal is procedural mix up

ROME (Reuters) – Italy’s top athletics authorities on Thursday defended 26 athletes at the centre…

Barry Steenkamp

Steenkamp’s father “relieved” after Pistorius found guilty

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – The father of slain model Reeva Steenkamp said on Thursday he felt…

Oscar Pistorius

FACTBOX – The trial of “Blade Runner” Oscar Pistorius

(Reuters) – South Africa’s Supreme Court found on Thursday that track star Oscar Pistorius was…

Fabrizio Donato

Italian anti-doping body calls for bans on 26 athletes

(Reuters) – Italian anti-doping authorities have called for two-year bans for 26 athletes, including Olympic…

Sebastian Coe

I will lead athletics out of abyss, says embattled Coe

By Justin Palmer LONDON (Reuters) – IAAF President Sebastian Coe said on Wednesday he was…

Oscar Pistorius

Pistorius could return to jail with appeal ruling this week

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – South Africa’s Oscar Pistorius will find out if he will return to…

Kenya Athletes

Kenya government not taking doping seriously – athletes’ group

NAIROBI (Reuters) – Kenya’s government is not taking seriously the problem of doping among the…

Russia Athletics

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 cancels five-star apartment as IAAF reforms begin

By Mitch Phillips MONACO (Reuters) – The global head of athletics, Sebastian Coe, has promised…

Sebastian Coe

Coe quits ambassadorial role with Nike

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

Athletics IAAF

Russia accepts athletics ban

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

Athletes stretch during a training session on the training grounds in the town of Iten in western Kenya.

Kenya government talks with athletes angry at graft, doping

NAIROBI (Reuters) – Kenya’s government met athletes to discuss their grievances on Tuesday, as runners…

Athletes storm Kenya’s athletics federation office, protest doping

By Humphrey Malalo NAIROBI (Reuters) – Dozens of Kenyan athletes stormed the athletics federation headquarters…

IOC Chief Thomas Bach

IOC chief says Russia gave assurances it will sanction doping offenders

PRAGUE (Reuters) – Russia’s Olympic Committee has given assurances that coaches, athletes and personnel involved…

Russian Anti-Doping Agency WADA

Branded a traitor, Russian sports whistleblower hides abroad

By Maria Tsvetkova and Karin Strohecker MOSCOW/LONDON (Reuters) – The sportswoman who blew the whistle…

Russia could miss world indoors as IAAF wants ‘robust’ verification

By Karolos Grohmann BERLIN (Reuters) – Russia needs to prove its commitment to anti-doping according…

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…

Accused Russian athletes to sue whistleblowers, TV channel

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian athletes accused of using doping by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA)…

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…

IAAF

IAAF has studied alleged Kenya cover-up since March

By Ian Chadband LONDON (Reuters) – Athletics’ world governing IAAF has countered suggestions it was…

WADA

Crucial WADA meetings begin under veil of secrecy

By Steve Keating COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado (Reuters) – The World Anti-Doping Agency’s crucial two-day meeting…

Anti-doping crusaders to consider new battle plan

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

Kenya official denies embezzlement in Nike sponsor deal

NAIROBI (Reuters) – A senior Kenyan athletics official has denied siphoning off cash from a…

IAAF

IAAF suspension an option, says WADA commissioner

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