IAAF

Official tests can't detect most doping cases in sports: Study

Official tests can't detect most doping cases in sports: Study

The study found that at least 30 per cent of athletes in the 2011 IAAF World Championships and 45 per cent of athletes at the Pan-Arab Games in 2011 claimed to have taken doping drugs or used other doping methods.

Aug 30, 2017, 22:50 PM IST

Doping as criminal offence: IAAF boss Sebastian Coe prefers sports bodies' control

The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) chief said tackling doping should remain the sole prerogative of sports bodies.

Aug 09, 2017, 22:17 PM IST
World Athletics Championships: Amid high hopes, javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra begins campaign

World Athletics Championships: Amid high hopes, javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra begins campaign

The 19-year-old world junior record holder has an outside chance of clinching a medal and he will feature in the qualification round tomorrow.

Aug 09, 2017, 18:28 PM IST
IAAF World Championships: London hotel says it's not to blame for athletes' stomach bug

IAAF World Championships: London hotel says it's not to blame for athletes' stomach bug

Several Botswana, German, Canadian, Irish and Puerto Rican athletes staying at the Tower Hotel, near Tower Bridge, have been taken ill over the last few days, with some put into effective quarantine and others forced to miss their events.

Aug 09, 2017, 00:03 AM IST
World Athletics Championships: Medal hopeful Neeraj Chopra leads 25-member Indian team

World Athletics Championships: Medal hopeful Neeraj Chopra leads 25-member Indian team

For a country which has taken part in every championships since the first one in 1983, legendary long jumper Anju Bobby George's bronze in Paris 2003 has been the lone medal at this global stage.

Aug 03, 2017, 19:19 PM IST

World Athletics Championships: AFI urges IAAF to consider PU Chitra's entry after govt steps in

AFI's move came after Sports Minister Goel had earlier in the day advised the national federation to honour the Kerala High Court directive on Chitra to ensure her participation in the world meet.

Jul 29, 2017, 23:09 PM IST

Dutee Chand gets lifeline, likely to take part in London World Championships

Dutee, who missed the original entry standard of 11.26 seconds, got an invite from the IAAF as the target number of 56 athletes for women's 100m event was yet to be reached for the August 4-13 World Championships in London.

Jul 28, 2017, 22:21 PM IST
Sports Minister Vijay Goel throws weight behind Dutee Chand

Sports Minister Vijay Goel throws weight behind Dutee Chand

Dutee will return to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) in Lausanne later this month to continue her fight against hyperandrogenism regulations of the IAAF.

Jul 05, 2017, 21:17 PM IST
Frank Fredericks steps aside from IAAF role, says Sebastian Coe

Frank Fredericks steps aside from IAAF role, says Sebastian Coe

 Frank Fredericks has temporarily stepped aside from his duties on the IAAF Council pending the results of an ethics investigation, the governing body`s President Sebastian Coe said on Saturday.

Mar 26, 2017, 10:12 AM IST
Upgraded to 800m Olympic gold, but Caster Semenya isn't elated

Upgraded to 800m Olympic gold, but Caster Semenya isn't elated

Semenya finished second behind the Russian in both Daegu in 2011 and London 2012 and is now set to become a double Olympic champion after her victory in Rio 2016

Feb 12, 2017, 20:38 PM IST
Kenya's Peres Jepchirchir breaks women`s world half marathon record in UAE

Kenya's Peres Jepchirchir breaks women`s world half marathon record in UAE

Three-time RAK champion Mary Keitany smashed her own best, and very nearly the old world record, with a 1:05:13 time.

Feb 11, 2017, 14:20 PM IST
Russia banned from London World Athletics Championships: IAAF

Russia banned from London World Athletics Championships: IAAF

The ban had already been extended in March and then June 2016, preventing Russia`s athletes from competing at the Rio Olympics.

Feb 07, 2017, 09:44 AM IST
Russian athletics coach Vladimir Mokhnev banned for 10 years

Russian athletics coach Vladimir Mokhnev banned for 10 years

Mokhnev was found to have violated the IAAF rules relating to possession, trafficking and administration of banned substances and/or methods.

Dec 24, 2016, 10:03 AM IST
Yarelys Barrios, Samuel Adelebari Francis fail retroactive Beijing dope tests

Yarelys Barrios, Samuel Adelebari Francis fail retroactive Beijing dope tests

Nigeria-born Francis, who now represents Qatar, finished 16th in the 100m event.

Sep 01, 2016, 16:57 PM IST
''Russia pondering alternative games for banned paralympians''

''Russia pondering alternative games for banned paralympians''

The Paralympics begin on September 7 and continue till September 18 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Aug 25, 2016, 21:29 PM IST
Russia's Yelena Isinbayeva earns IOC spot despite opposition

Russia's Yelena Isinbayeva earns IOC spot despite opposition

Isinbayeva received 45 votes in favour and 23 against with two IOC members abstaining as she was confirmed a member of the Olympic body,

Aug 21, 2016, 23:33 PM IST
Pole vault star Yelena Isinbayeva announces retirement

Pole vault star Yelena Isinbayeva announces retirement

Isinbayeva was unable to defend her title in Rio after the Russian squad was hit with a blanket ban.

Aug 19, 2016, 23:03 PM IST
Dutee Chand: From bitter identity crisis to competing with best

Dutee Chand: From bitter identity crisis to competing with best

Dutee Chand, who fought depression after a long battle over questions about her gender, is already winner.

Aug 16, 2016, 13:58 PM IST
Rio Games 2016: Samba and smiles as Usain Bolt warms up for Olympic swansong

Rio Games 2016: Samba and smiles as Usain Bolt warms up for Olympic swansong

It was a reminder of just what athletics will lose when Bolt walks away from the sport next year after the World Championships in London.

Aug 09, 2016, 11:14 AM IST
111 and counting: List of banned Russian athletes from 2016 Rio Olympics

111 and counting: List of banned Russian athletes from 2016 Rio Olympics

In addition to 67 track and field athletes already banned by the IAAF, 44 further competitors have joined the lengthening list of Russians who have been officially excluded from Brazil.

Jul 29, 2016, 21:10 PM IST