International Athletics Season Announced

International Athletics Season Announced

An international athletics season of one-day meetings is taking shape between August and October this year following the commitment of most Continental Tour Gold and Wanda Diamond League meeting directors to organise their events on rescheduled dates in 2020. A small number of countries will be able to stage meetings through June and July (Oslo’s […]

Turkish Athlete is Sanctioned by the International Olympic Committee

Turkish Athlete is Sanctioned by the International Olympic Committee

The protection of clean athletes and the fight against doping are top priorities for the International Olympic Committee (IOC), as outlined in Olympic Agenda 2020, the IOC’s strategic roadmap for the future of the Olympic Movement. The IOC is currently conducting additional analyses on the samples collected from the Olympic Games London 2012. This programme, […]

Olympic Javelin Champion Dies

The world has lost Janis Luis from Lativa who died on Wednesday 29, 2020 at the age of 80. Luis is regarded as one of the best Javelin throwers of all time. His record includes winning gold, silver and bronze medals in the Olympics. Also winning four European titles and setting two world records in […]

Olympic qualification period suspended until 1 December 2020

Olympic qualification period suspended until 1 December 2020

World Athletics announces today the qualification period for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games is suspended effective from 6 April 2020 until 30 November 2020 included, following consultation with its Athletes’ Commission, Area Presidents and Council. During this period, results achieved at any competition will not be considered for Tokyo 2020 entry standards or world rankings, […]

Olympic Medals Reallocation

Olympic Medals Reallocation

Extra medal ceremonies took place during the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Championships in London this past week.   Five teams and eleven athletes whose results have been upgraded from past world championships received redistributed medals.  The reallocation and updated results stem from doping violations related to the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF).  […]

RusAF Suspension Stands

RusAF Suspension Stands

While nineteen Russians are participating at the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Championships in London as neutral athletes, the IAAF voted overwhelmingly against allowing Russian athletes from participating in the World Championships this week. The Russian Federation was suspended by the IAAF from participating in international world events due to the World Anti-Doping […]

London “Gat” No Love for Gatlin

London “Gat” No Love for Gatlin

Contributed by: Yomphana Adams   Admist jeers not cheers, Justin Gatlin won his preliminary heat in 10.05 seconds yesterday. But it was his performance in the 100 meter final today against Usain Bolt that got the crowd riled up. Gatlin beat Usain Bolt in his last race before retiring at the Council of the International […]

Russian Athletes Might be Reinstated: Available for Competition

Russian Athletes Might be Reinstated: Available for Competition

On the cusp of the IAAF world championships London games next month, the International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF) may reinstate the All-Russia Athletics Federation (ARAF) in early August.  ARAF membership was severely impacted by the 2015 report from the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) that exposed systematic state-sponsored doping in Russia.  The issue was so […]

International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Website Hacked

IAAF Therapeutic Exemption database breached by Fancy Bear

International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Website Hacked

Reprinted from: https://www.iaaf.org/news/press-release/iaaf-cyber-attack The IAAF has been a victim of a cyber attack which it believes has compromised athletes’ Therapeutic Use Exemption (TUE) applications stored on IAAF servers. The attack by FANCY BEAR, also known as APT28, was detected during a proactive investigation carried out by cyber incident response (CIR) firm Context Information Security, who were […]