Indian athlete Dutee Chand has been cleared to participate in next year's National Games after the Court of Arbitration allowed her to compete pending a final decision on her appeal against the IAAF's hyperandrogenism policy, which bars female athletes having higher level of male hormones.
Sprinter Dutee Chand, who had challenged world athletics body IAAF's hyperandrogenism policy, which bars female athletes having higher level of male hormones from competitions, has been granted permission to run in national events in a provisional ruling by the Court of Arbitration for Sports pending a final decision.
The World Anti-Doping Agency WADA`s decision to appoint a three-person independent commission to investigate serious doping allegations made against Russia in a German television documentary was on Tuesday welcomed by world athletics governing body IAAF.
Eight track and field finals, including the women`s 10,000 metres and men`s triple jump, will be held during morning sessions at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, the International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF) said on Monday.
The head of Russia`s athletics federation has stepped down from his role as treasurer of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) because of the investigation into allegations of doping in Russia.
The world governing body of athletics has issued another lengthy statement in response to more claims of widespread doping and cover-ups, saying the latest allegations have been passed to its ethics committee for investigation.
British athletics great and International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF) presidency candidate hopeful Sebastian Coe has described claims of systematic doping in Russian athletics as "damaging".