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WHO HAS TO FIGHT THE LAW?

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

Opinion

CORRECTING THE RECORD(S)

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

Opinion

NITRO ATHLETICS IS THE INNOVATION ATHLETICS NEEDS, SAYS COE

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.

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Athletics

IAAF SUBMITS GUIDELINES TO RUSSIAN ATHLETICS FEDERATION FOR APPLICATIONS TO COMPETE AS NEUTRAL ATHLETES…

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.

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Athletics

TOP 10 POSTS OF 2016

As the interesting, arresting year of 2016 comes to a close I thought I’d go back through this year’s blog offerings and see which ones captured the reader’s imagination or piqued your interest most. 313 more words

At The Races

Isinbayeva (RUS) claims "Russia must be allowed back" by IAAF and says they have done everything asked

Yelena Isinbayeva has called for “a line to be drawn” under allegations that Russia operated a state-sponsored doping scheme and called for it be re-admitted back to competition by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF). 729 more words

McLaren Report

Fury as athletes on drugs should be running faster

Athletes on drugs should really be running at 40 mph and should be able to jump nearly as high as a house, according to a report by the International Olympic Committee. 221 more words

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