Italian Olympic Committee President (CONI) Giovanni Malagò has urged the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) to speed up its procedures for the testing of Alex Schwazer's B-sample.
The Ivory Coast earned a sprint double on the second day of the African Athletics Championships at Kings Park Athletics Stadium in Durban as Youssef Ben Meite denied home hope Akani Simbine 100 meres gold in the men’s race and African record holder Murielle Ahoure won the women’s event in 10.99sec.
A set of guidelines for Russian athletes seeking exceptional eligibility to compete in international competitions, including this year's Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, have been published today by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF).
Coach of world 1500m champion arrested as part of EPO probe released but forfeits passport as investigation continues
Somalian coach Jama Aden and two other detainees has been instructed to report to court once a month and have had their passports forfeited after being released by police as an investigation into the alleged doping of athletes continues in Spain.
Russian athletes and the All-Russian Athletics Federation (ARAF) will file appeals with Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) in Lausanne next week against the decision of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) to ban them from this year's Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.
Hosts South Africa enjoyed a golden start to the 20th African Athletics Championships on a chilly day at Kings Park Athletics Stadium in Durban as Stephen Mokoka and Jaco Engelbrecht won the 10,000 metres and shot put respectively.
WADA President Sir Craig Reedie backs IAAF ahead of IOC in row over Russian participation at Rio 2016
World Anti-Doping Agency President Sir Craig Reedie has backed the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) stance that any Russian athletes allowed to compete in this year's Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro should do so only under a neutral flag.
Pole vaulter Yelena Isinbayeva admits she has been given new hope by the ruling of International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach that Russian athletes would be able to compete under their own flag should they be deemed eligible to compete at Rio 2016.
Beijing 2008 race walking champion Alex Schwazer has failed another drugs test just weeks after he returned from a three year and nine month doping suspension.
Wayde van Niekerk and Caster Semenya will spearhead one of the largest teams ever to represent South Africa at the 20th Confederation of African Athletes’ African Senior Championships which start in Durban tomorrow - with the hosts seeking to retain the overall title they won in Marrakech two years ago.
Jama Aden, coach of the women’s 1500 metres world record holder Genzebe Dibaba of Ethiopia, has reportedly been arrested by Spanish police as part of an anti-doping operation in Barcelona.
Two race walkers have become the first Russian athletes to appeal their right to compete in the Rio 2016 Olympic Games to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS).
Any prospect of Russian athletics competitors competing under their own flag at Rio 2016 appears to have ended after the International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced that the eligibility of athletes in any international competition is a matter for the respective world governing body.
Doping cheat turned whistleblower Yuliya Stepanova could compete as an independent athlete at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games following a decision of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) ruling Council here today.