Papa Massata Diack, Valentin Balakhnichev and Alexei Melnikov will all remain banned for life from any involvement in athletics after the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) dismissed their appeals against the International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF) Ethics Commission's decision from January of last year.
Russian whistleblower Yuliya Stepanova, who limped home injured and last in her 800 metres heat here at the European Athletics Championships before being disqualified for a lane infringement, was today thanked for her courage by Sebastian Coe, President of the International Association of Athletics Federations, who invited her to attend the forthcoming IAAF Values Commission.
IAAF Ethics Commission to investigate allegations Athletics Kenya chief executive tried to bribe banned runners
Athletics Kenya chief executive Isaac Mwangi has become embroiled in the doping storm surrounding the organisation following reports he asked for money in exchange for getting more lenient sentences from two of the country's athletes given four-year bans.
Two women have been added by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) to its previously all-male Ethics Commission, it was announced today.