AFI welcomes CAS decision on Dutee Chand, says happy for her
AFI welcomes CAS decision on Dutee Chand, says happy for her

 Athletics Federation of India on Tuesday welcomed the Court of Arbitration for Sport's ruling which allowed sprinter Dutee Chand to resume her career on an appeal challenging the IAAF's controversial Hyperandrogenism Regulations, saying that it was a happy for sprinter.

IAAF gives guarded response; says will consult IOC, experts
IAAF gives guarded response; says will consult IOC, experts

 In a guarded response to the Court of Arbitration decision to suspend the IAAF Hyperandrogenism Regulations for two years in a case involving Dutee Chand, the world athletics body on Tuesday said that it will consult experts and IOC on the future course of action.

Sarbananda Sonowal hails CAS decision on Dutee Chand
Sarbananda Sonowal hails CAS decision on Dutee Chand

Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Tuesday welcomed the Court of Arbitration for Sport's decision that allowed Indian sprinter Dutee Chand to resume her racing career, which was brought to a halt owing to IAAF Regulation on Hyperandrogenism.

Dutee Chand eyes Olympics after gender ruling
Dutee Chand eyes Olympics after gender ruling

Indian sprinter Dutee Chand said Tuesday she was "super excited" about returning to athletics after a landmark ruling on the validity of so-called gender tests.

Usain Bolt sacrifices nuggets to prolong career, but says no to 400m
Usain Bolt sacrifices nuggets to prolong career, but says no to 400m

Jamaican track star Usain Bolt has admitted to sacrificing fast food in a bid to extend his stellar sprinting career.

Sebastian Coe launches IAAF presidency campaign film
Sebastian Coe launches IAAF presidency campaign film

 International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) presidential candidate Sebastian Coe has launched a campaign film featuring world-known athletes past and present as well as British Prime Minister David Cameron.

Zero tolerance for dopers, warns `honest` Sergey Bubka
Zero tolerance for dopers, warns `honest` Sergey Bubka

There should be zero tolerance for athletes who use banned drugs, according to the IAAF`s Sergey Bubka, who will call for a review of doping rules should he be elected president of track and field`s governing body next month.

`Street` track and field crucial for future of athletics: Sergey Bubka
`Street` track and field crucial for future of athletics: Sergey Bubka

Track and field events staged outside stadiums in street situations are crucial to attract interest in and increase popularity of athletics, IAAF presidential candidate Sergey Bubka said Saturday.

Justin Gatlin ''fine'' with Beijing organisers despite snub at World Challenge meeting
Justin Gatlin ''fine'' with Beijing organisers despite snub at World Challenge meeting

American sprinter Justin Gatlin said his relationship with organisers of the Beijing World Challenge meeting was "great" on Wednesday, less than 24 hours after furiously claiming he had been "kicked out" of the event.

Valerie Adams` agony after operations threat to career
Valerie Adams` agony after operations threat to career

World athlete of the year shot putter Valerie Adams told Friday how she "freaked" out with worry that her career may be over after operations on her shoulder and elbow last year.

Gatlin-led US rain on Bolt`s parade at World Relays
Gatlin-led US rain on Bolt`s parade at World Relays

A US team led by Justin Gatlin rained on Usain Bolt`s parade in the 4x100m at the World Relays on Saturday as the US team wrapped up three of the four titles on offer, one in world record time.

World Relays here to stay as IAAF hails innovation

The Bahamas will host the third edition of the IAAF World Relays in 2017 as track and field officials hailed the high-octane, two-day event as an overwhelming innovative success.

Kenyan athletics chief Isaiah Kiplagat to take the doping fight to the IAAF
Kenyan athletics chief Isaiah Kiplagat to take the doping fight to the IAAF

Outgoing Kenyan athletics chief Isaiah Kiplagat plans to make the fight against doping a top priority if elected vice-president of the sport`s world governing body the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF).

SportAccord chief launches scathing attack on IOC
SportAccord chief launches scathing attack on IOC

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) is not transparent enough and blocks attempts for other multi-sports events, SportAccord President Marius Vizer said on Monday in a scathing attack on the IOC.

Kenya`s Edna Kiplagat welcomes tougher drug tests

London marathon women`s defending champion Edna Kiplagat said Monday she supported increased drug testing for elite marathon runners as a way of eliminating doping.

Top South African sprinter Simon Magakwe banned
Top South African sprinter Simon Magakwe banned

Leading South African sprinter Simon Magakwe will miss the 2016 Olympic Games after refusing to take an out-of-competition doping test, the national association announced Wednesday.

Tyson Gay replaces Justin Gatlin for Jamaica Invitational
Tyson Gay replaces Justin Gatlin for Jamaica Invitational

 American sprinter Tyson Gay has been added to the line-up for the Jamaica International Invitational, replacing compatriot Justin Gatlin, who was forced to withdraw due to other commitments.

Sergey Bubka wants business closer to athletics if elected IAAF chief
Sergey Bubka wants business closer to athletics if elected IAAF chief

Sergey Bubka said he would review the flagship world championships, appoint a CEO for the sport and attract new global sponsors if elected president of governing body IAAF later this year.

Dutee Chand allowed to 'continue to compete: SAI consultant
Dutee Chand allowed to 'continue to compete: SAI consultant

Promising Odisha sprinter Dutee Chand has been allowed to "continue to compete" till a final decision is given by the Court of Arbitration for Sports (CAS) on her appeal against IAAF's hyperandrogenism policy, an expert assisting her in the legal fight said on Sunday.

Dutee Chand's appeal hearing against IAAF begins at CAS

The Court of Arbitration for Sports on Monday began hearing the appeal filed by promising Indian athlete Dutee Chand against the IAAF's hyperandrogenism policy, which bars female athletes having higher level of male hormones from competitions.