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International Association of Athletics Federations

Dutee Chand confident of making Olympic cut

From her battle against the IAAF gender testing rules to coming out as a lesbian in what is still a highly conservative country, Chand is used to making headlines but she hopes over the next year they will mainly be about her sporting prowess. 

Aug 22, 2019, 14:49 PM IST

Athlete Christian Taylor to fly 5,000 miles to take one jump at US meet

The five times triple jump gold medallist will be in the air for about 5,000 miles (7,900 km) on Thursday so he can take one jump at the U.S. championships/world trials in Des Moines, Iowa, on Friday.

Jul 24, 2019, 06:59 AM IST

Paula Radcliffe warns Caster Semenya verdict could be death of women's sport

Radcliffe said it would be "naive" to think that countries would not actively start cherry-picking girls with hyperandrogenism and forcing them into the sport.

Apr 19, 2019, 18:33 PM IST

Caster Semenya athletics testosterone drama angers South Africa

Anger is mounting in South Africa over new athletics rules prescribing maximum testosterone levels in female competitors widely seen as targeting the country's Olympic champion Caster Semenya.

May 04, 2018, 17:49 PM IST

IOC ethics committee looks into 2016 Rio Olympics payment claims

The IOC said on Friday that its commission has started investigating the allegations.

Mar 04, 2017, 11:53 AM IST

Russian runner Mariya Savinova-Farnosova banned, loses London Olympic gold for doping

CAS said all prizes won between July 26, 2010 and August 19, 2013, are forfeited.

Feb 11, 2017, 13:57 PM IST

Russian hammer thrower suspended for life over doping abuse

Hammer-thrower Ikonnikov finished fifth at the 2012 Olympics in London. However, the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) later requested to collect a doping sample from the Russian athlete

Jun 08, 2016, 18:22 PM IST

Women's 4x100m relay team breaks national record at IAAF Meet

The Indian team ran with Merlin starting the race with Jyoti running the second followed by the Srabani with Dutee running the anchor leg.

May 18, 2016, 21:34 PM IST

IAAF chief Sebastian Coe denies he's source of 'bribery' claims

Ed Warner said there had been allegations of "brown envelopes" and bribe demands.

Jan 29, 2016, 10:57 AM IST

Key points of WADA commission report

The independent commission of the World Anti-Doping Agency or WADA released its report on Wednesday which delves deep on corruption in athletics 

Jan 15, 2016, 02:25 AM IST

New IAAF road map includes doubling anti-doping budget

The aim of the plan, according to the IAAF, is to make the governing body "an accountable, responsible and responsive organisation".

Jan 06, 2016, 02:22 AM IST

Ex-IAAF chief says Russia meddled in Senegal vote: Report

Diack, his legal adviser Habib Cisse and a former IAAF doctor are being investigated for corruption.

Dec 19, 2015, 10:32 AM IST

Lamine Diack quits as athletics foundation president

Discussions will be held in due course regarding the appointment of a new IAF president.

Nov 11, 2015, 09:53 AM IST

WADA panel calls for Russia's suspension from athletics

The WADA commission also wants five athletes and five coaches to get lifetime doping bans.

Nov 09, 2015, 21:38 PM IST

Ex-IAAF chief Lamine Diack under investigation in corruption and doping inquiry

Ex-IAAF head Diack has been placed under formal investigation as part of a corruption and doping inquiry.

Nov 04, 2015, 19:52 PM IST

IAAF chief promises better dope control measures

IAAF president Sebastian Coe promised that drug testing will be faster and more independent in future.

Oct 05, 2015, 22:14 PM IST

I can't save athletics from doping on my own, says Usain Bolt

Olympic and world sprint champion Usain Bolt has been saddened by the focus on doping in the run-up to the world championships but said it was up to all clean athletes, not just him, to save the sport.

Aug 20, 2015, 14:13 PM IST

Outgoing IAAF president defends doping record

Outgoing IAAF President Lamine Diack has defended the work done by world athletics` governing body to combat doping, saying on Wednesday the organisation had an "unparalleled" record among sports i

Aug 19, 2015, 09:27 AM IST

Sergey Bubka, Sebastian Coe hit home straight in race for IAAF presidency

Athletics legends Sergey Bubka and Sebastian Coe will go head-to-head Wednesday in their bid to become president of the sport`s world body, with the winner facing a major overhaul to salvage the doping-tainted sport.

Aug 18, 2015, 15:45 PM IST