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The Flying Dutchwoman Fanny Blankers-Koen Part 2: The Flying Housewife

When Fanny Blankers-Koen won four gold medals at the 1948 London Olympics, she was 30 years old and a mother of two.

Despite the fact that the war-ravaged years of the 1940s resulted in athletes of all ages, she was considered too old. 452 more words

Other Olympics

WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS TO ‘DOMINATE THE LANDSCAPE OF LONDON'

The first day of the 209th IAAF Council Meeting took place in London chaired by IAAF President Sebastian Coe. The highlight of the day was a presentation to Council by the local organising committee (LOC) for the IAAF World Championships London 2017 (4 to 13 August).

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Athletics

INDEPENDENT ATHLETICS INTEGRITY UNIT IS OPERATIONAL

The independent Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU), which sits at the heart of the IAAF’s integrity reforms, officially began operating on Monday 3 April 2017. Following the IAAF Council’s approval of a new Integrity Code of Conduct over the weekend, we are pleased to announce the appointment of the AIU Board’s Chairperson and the launch of […]

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IAAF: Sednit cyber-gang behind cyberattack

The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) has confirmed that its database of Therapeutic Use Exemption (TUE) applications has fallen victim to a suspected cyberattack from the notorious Sednit group. 272 more words

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'Fancy Bears' hackers strike again at world of athletics

Fancy Bears hackers group have compromised the International Association of Athletics Federations.

They are believed to have accessed confidential information about which athletes’ have been granted medical exemptions allowing them to take substances which are normally banned. 405 more words

Tech

IAAF VICTIM OF CYBER ATTACK

The IAAF has been a victim of a cyber attack which it believes has compromised athletes’ Therapeutic Use Exemption (TUE) applications stored on IAAF servers. The attack by FANCY BEAR, also known as APT28, was detected during a proactive investigation carried out by cyber incident response (CIR) firm Context Information Security, who were contacted by […]

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Athletics

PREZELJ TO REPLACE FREDERICKS ON IAAF TASKFORCE

IAAF President Sebastian Coe has appointed IAAF Athletes’ Commission Chairperson Rozle Prezelj to replace IAAF Council Member Frank Fredericks who, with the agreement of the president, has stepped aside as a member of the five strong IAAF Taskforce which is coordinating the re-admittance process concerning the suspended Russian athletics federation RusAF.

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