Doping Scandal

IAAF

Germany wants emergency IAAF meeting over WADA report

MUNICH (Reuters) – Germany’s athletics chief has called for an extraordinary meeting of the IAAF…

Russia

Interview – Too late for Russia to be ready for Rio – Tygart

By Gene Cherry (Reuters) – Russia’s track and field athletes should not be allowed to…

IAAF

IAAF official says reform efforts parried at every turn

By Mitch Phillips LONDON (Reuters) – A top global athletics official said she took up…

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…

IAAF ethics commission suspend Kenyan officials

LONDON (Reuters) – Three leading Kenyan athletics officials have been suspended by the ethics commission…

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…

Paula Radcliffe

Marathon great Radcliffe cleared by IAAF of doping claims

By Ian Chadband LONDON (Reuters) – Paula Radcliffe, world marathon record holder and one of…

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…

Arsene Wenger

UEFA ‘accept’ doping says Arsenal’s Wenger

LONDON (Reuters) – Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has accused European football’s governing body UEFA of…

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…

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…

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…

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…