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 ...

Former IAAF chief Lamine Diack attends court hearing

General Feb 1, 2020

Former IAAF chief Lamine Diack attends court hearing

Lamine Diack, the former head of track and field's world governing body, returned to court in Paris on Friday for questioning over bribery charges and the allocation of major athletics events and two Olympic Games. The 86-year-old Senegalese arrived in court at around 9.30 a.m. ...

Olympics Jan 30, 2020

Russia faces blanket track ban at 2020 Olympics

Russian track and field athletes may be banned from a second straight Summer Olympics after the Athletics Integrity Unit recommended severe sanctions be imposed on the Russian Athletics Federation on Wednesday. The AIU ordered the national federation to admit its complicity in doping offenses and ...