Exclusive: Calls for greater targeted testing following data showing hundreds of abnormal blood samples

Exclusive: Calls for greater targeted testing following data showing hundreds of abnormal blood samples

International Olympic Committee (IOC) member and Athens 2004 high jump champion Stefan Holm has called for more specific testing of suspicious athletes following the emergence of data allegedly showing a third of all medallists in endurance events at major championships over the last decade produced abnormal blood samples.


Exclusive: Dibaba allowed to double in 1500m and 5,000m by Ethiopia at IAAF World Championships

Exclusive: Dibaba allowed to double in 1500m and 5,000m by Ethiopia at IAAF World Championships

Genzebe Dibaba, controversially selected only for the 5,000 metres at next month’s International Association of Athletics Federations World Championships in Beijing four days after breaking the 22-year-old world record in the 1500m, will double up in China - and her coach, Jama Aden, believes she is capable of becoming the first woman under 3min 50sec for the latter distance.