athletics

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…

Sebastian Coe

Our sport may not have many tomorrows, warns Coe

LONDON (Reuters) – Sebastian Coe has conceded that unless he and his fellow leaders fully…

Russia agrees road map with IAAF – sports minister

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia has agreed a road map with the International Association of Athletics…

Russia says to reform athletics in time for Rio Olympics

By Jack Stubbs MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia’s Olympic committee said on Saturday it would spearhead…

Greatest Team Rivalries in Sports

Rivalry among teams are nearly as common as individual rivalries. Like the other, they can…

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…

WADA

WADA committee decides Russian anti-doping agency breaking WADA rules

MOSCOW (Reuters) – A committee of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has decided that the…

Swiss anti-doping lab says it obeyed rules when destroying samples

GENEVA (Reuters) – A Swiss laboratory named in a World Anti-Doping Agency report that alleged…

Coe in the spotlight as world athletics ponders Russia ban

By Ian Chadband LONDON (Reuters) – Sebastian Coe chairs a meeting of world athletics on…

Thompson says fellow legend Coe faces “defining” moment

LONDON (Reuters) – Daley Thompson has urged his fellow British luminary Sebastian Coe, the head…

Russia Athletics Federation says to prove innocence over doping : R-Sport

MOSCOW (Reuters) – The Russian Athletics Federation said on Thursday that it will demonstrate its…

Diack resigns as honorary IOC member – IOC

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

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…

Thomas Bach

IOC chief Bach expects Russian athletes to compete at Rio

WELLINGTON (Reuters) – Olympics chief Thomas Bach expects Russia will comply with doping regulations in…

IOC

IOC wants cheats punished in wake of doping report

By Toby Davis LONDON (Reuters) – The International Olympic Committee (IOC) wants disciplinary procedures to…

Russia IAAF

Kenya govt not taking doping seriously – top official

ELDORET (Reuters) – Kenya’s government has failed to seriously tackle doping and must act swiftly…

Russia

Russia says complied with WADA norms, open for cooperation on doping

MOSCOW (Reuters) – The Russian Sports Ministry said on Tuesday it was open for closer…

Russia

Russia shuts Moscow lab after doping report

MOSCOW (Reuters) – A Moscow laboratory used for doping tests has stopped operating after its…

WADA Russia

WADA’s Independent Commission report into Russian doping

GENEVA (Reuters) – Some of the main points of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) Independent…

Australia backs calls for Russia Olympics ban

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Australia has backed the World Anti-Doping Agency’s recommendation that Russia be banned…

Reactions to anti-doping commission report

By Brian Homewood and Martyn Herman GENEVA/LONDON (Reuters) – An international anti-doping commission recommended on…

Athletics

Athletics braced for damning revelations from anti-doping agency

By Mitch Phillips LONDON (Reuters) – A report by the World Anti-Doping Agency on Monday…

We face long road to redemption, says IAAF chief Coe

LONDON (Reuters) – World athletics president Sebastian Coe has stepped up his review aimed at…