International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) President Sebastian Coe has reiterated the organisation’s desire to be successful in challenging the Court of Arbitration for Sport’s (CAS) suspension of a ruling which halted the monitoring of female athletes with higher than usual levels of testosterone. 577 more words
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MELBOURNE, Feb 10 (Reuters) – Russia still needs to demonstrate a “cultural shift” in its commitment to clean sport if its track and field athletes hope to compete under the nation’s flag again, IAAF President Sebastian Coe said on Friday, visiting Nitro Athletics in Melbourne this weekend. 423 more words
The IAAF remains hard in the doping scandal: even after the most recent report on the reform process in Russia, many “negative” processes can be identified. 241 more words
While the clock tells no lies, neither does it ask any questions. Instead it merely records our passing in cold indifference. And so in athletics’ ongoing fight to rid itself of the scourge of fraudulent performance the question arises, where does the responsibility for actually giving a damn lie? 679 more words
Give them this, the IAAF, heretofore one of the premier La Cosa Nostras of international sporting organizations, has at least begun to honestly wrestle with the scourges of performance-enhancing drug abuse and bribe-fueled corruption that have brought their sport into such worldwide disrepute and public disregard. 525 more words
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Athletics needs innovative new concepts to attract new fans to the sport and IAAF President Sebastian Coe believes the Australian organisers of the new Nitro Athletics series may have a hit.
IAAF SUBMITS GUIDELINES TO RUSSIAN ATHLETICS FEDERATION FOR APPLICATIONS TO COMPETE AS NEUTRAL ATHLETES…
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IAAF SUBMITS GUIDELINES TO RUSSIAN ATHLETICS FEDERATION FOR APPLICATIONS TO COMPETE AS NEUTRAL ATHLETES IN INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION IN 2017 An updated set of guidelines has been submitted to the Russian Athletics Federation (RUSaF) for those athletes wishing to apply to compete internationally in 2017.