Dutee Chand cleared for National Games

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.

CAS interim order allows Dutee Chand run in national events: Source
CAS interim order allows Dutee Chand run in national events: Source

 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.

Russian doping whistleblowers `have more proof`
Russian doping whistleblowers `have more proof`

The whistleblowers who made serious allegations of doping in Russian athletics insist they have more proof to back-up their accusations and are waiting to hear from the IAAF and WADA.

WADA forms commission to probe Russian doping allegations
WADA forms commission to probe Russian doping allegations

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has announced details of a three-man commission that will probe doping allegations in Russia, a move supported by world's athletics governing body IAAF.

IAAF welcomes WADA probe into doping claims
IAAF welcomes WADA probe into doping claims

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 morning finals at Rio Olympics
Eight track and field morning finals at Rio Olympics

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.

Russian athletics chief steps down from IAAF role
Russian athletics chief steps down from IAAF role

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.

IAAF responds to latest doping claims
IAAF responds to latest doping claims

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.

28-sport cap dropped as part of 40-point action plan to revamp future Olympic Games
28-sport cap dropped as part of 40-point action plan to revamp future Olympic Games

A 28-sport cap has reportedly been dropped as part of a 40-point action plan for future summer Olympics in order to revamp the sporting showpiece.

Claims of doping in Russian athletics damaging: Sebastian Coe
Claims of doping in Russian athletics damaging: Sebastian Coe

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".

Russians ponder legal action over doping claims
Russians ponder legal action over doping claims

Russia`s athletics federation said Saturday they were considering legal action following "slanderous allegations" made on German television of massive drug use in the country`s sport.

Not only Russia affected by doping, says IAAF official
Not only Russia affected by doping, says IAAF official

Germany`s member of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) council claimed Friday that doping is common in the world`s top sports nations and is not just an issue for Russia.

Russia`s anti-doping agency to investigate German TV doping claims
Russia`s anti-doping agency to investigate German TV doping claims

Russia`s anti-doping agency RUSADA announced Friday they are to open an investigation into doping accusations made in a German television documentary.

Sebastian Coe announces plans to run for IAAF presidency
Sebastian Coe announces plans to run for IAAF presidency

Sebastian Coe confirmed on Thursday he plans to run for the position of president of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF).

Frenchman Renaud Lavillenie, Kiwi Valerie Adams are IAAF Athletes of Year
Frenchman Renaud Lavillenie, Kiwi Valerie Adams are IAAF Athletes of Year

Pole vault world record holder Renaud Lavillenie and Olympic shot put champion Valerie Adams were named World Athletes of the Year at an IAAF gala in Monaco on Friday.

Australia opposed to late-night swimming finals in Rio Olympics
Australia opposed to late-night swimming finals in Rio Olympics

 Australian Olympic officials say they will oppose plans to stage the 2016 Rio Olympics swimming finals late at night.

Doha to host 2019 Athletics World Championships
Doha to host 2019 Athletics World Championships

Doha has been selected to host the 2019 Athletics World Championships by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) on Tuesday.

Top Kenyan marathoner Rita Jeptoo tests positive: Report
Top Kenyan marathoner Rita Jeptoo tests positive: Report

World Marathon Majors organisers announced Friday they were postponing the awarding of this year`s prize to Kenyan runner Rita Jeptoo after a report she has tested positive for doping.

Jamaican discus thrower, Traves Smikle banned for two years
Jamaican discus thrower, Traves Smikle banned for two years

Jamaican discus thrower Traves Smikle has been suspended for two years for using a banned substance, the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) announced.

Oscar Pistorius' agent to discuss running future with athlete in prison
Oscar Pistorius' agent to discuss running future with athlete in prison

Jailed Paralympics runner Oscar Pistorius' agent has revealed that he is looking forward to a meeting with the double-amputee athlete in prison in the next few days to discuss his running future.