IAAF

Russia banned from London meet

Russia will miss August's World Athletics Championships in London after their doping ban was extended on Monday, world governing body president Sebastien Coe said.

April 23, 2017
April 23, 2017

Gatlin trumps De Grasse

Evergreen American sprinter Justin Gatlin struck gold when he anchored his team to victory at the IAAF World Relays in Nassau, while double Olympic champion Elaine Thompson shone for Jamaica.

February 7, 2017
February 7, 2017

Russia banned from London meet

Russia will miss August's World Athletics Championships in London after their doping ban was extended on Monday, world governing body president Sebastien Coe said.

July 18, 2016
July 18, 2016

Stakes high as Russia doping report released

The report to be released Monday into allegations of widespread state-sponsored doping in Russia has already sparked rumblings it could trigger the "nuclear option" of a full ban of Russia from the Rio Olympics.

June 18, 2016
June 18, 2016

IAAF votes to keep Russia banned

World athletics' governing body decides to maintain its doping ban on all Russian athletes, Sky News reported, quoting unnamed sources.

June 17, 2016
June 17, 2016

IAAF to decide on Russia

Russia finds out on Friday if the IAAF Council will lift the country's ban from athletics but, even if the vote goes against it, the road to Rio remains open as the IOC will make the final decision on Olympic participation.

November 14, 2015
November 14, 2015

Russia suspended from athletics

Russia's athletics federation has been provisionally suspended from international competition - including the Olympic Games - for its alleged involvement in widespread doping.