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Russia given second deadline by World Athletics to pay fine

Track & Field Jul 31, 2020

Russia given second deadline by World Athletics to pay fine

World Athletics gave Russia's troubled track and field federation a second deadline on Thursday to pay a $5 million fine by mid-August after saying the Russian Sports Ministry promised to clear the debts. The Russian Athletics Federation, known as RusAF, was fined $10 million in ...

Russian athletics president resigns amid doping stalemate

Track & Field Jul 14, 2020

Russian athletics president resigns amid doping stalemate

The president of the Russian Athletics Federation resigned on Monday after less than five months in the job amid a stalemate with World Athletics regarding the country's longstanding doping suspension and an unpaid $5 million fine. In a brief statement on the federation website, Yevgeny ...

Chicago Marathon canceled over coronavirus concerns

More Sports / Track & Field Jul 14, 2020

Chicago Marathon canceled over coronavirus concerns

The Chicago Marathon became the latest major marathon to fall victim to the coronavirus on Monday as organizers confirmed cancellation of the race for only the second time in its history. Marathon organizers and city officials cited the challenge of staging the large-scale Oct. 11 ...