Russia fears missing Olympics over doping data tampering

Olympics Sep 24, 2019

Russia fears missing Olympics over doping data tampering

Russia's doping troubles are nowhere near over. After a head-snapping day of developments from Moscow to Tokyo to the Middle East, the country has new fears that its status at next year's Olympics could be in jeopardy — and no doubt about where it ...

IAAF to fight Swiss court ruling on Caster Semenya

More Sports / Track & Field Jun 5, 2019

IAAF to fight Swiss court ruling on Caster Semenya

The IAAF said Tuesday it will fight a Swiss court decision to suspend its rules obliging athletes, including double Olympic champion Caster Semenya, to lower their testosterone levels in order to compete in certain events. Switzerland's highest court on Monday temporarily suspended the IAAF rules ...

Caster Semenya appeals testosterone ruling

More Sports / Track & Field May 30, 2019

Caster Semenya appeals testosterone ruling

South African runner Caster Semenya filed an appeal Wednesday against the Court of Arbitration for Sport's decision to uphold testosterone regulations for some female athletes in track and field. The two-time Olympic 800-meter champion's lawyers said she lodged an appeal with the Swiss Federal Tribunal, ...

IAAF hires former hurdler Jon Ridgeon as CEO

More Sports / Track & Field Dec 4, 2018

IAAF hires former hurdler Jon Ridgeon as CEO

Former British hurdler Jon Ridgeon was on Monday unveiled as the new CEO of track and field's governing body, the IAAF. Ridgeon, 51, competed in both the 110-meter hurdles and 400 hurdles between 1984 and 1996, notably winning world silver in the shorter discipline in ...