European cross country champion Robel Fsiha will be stripped of his title after the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) confirmed a four-year doping ban.
Jon Brown was one hell of a performer for British athletics. European cross country champion in 1996, he missed out on the Olympic marathon podium by one agonising place at both the Sydney 2000 and Athens 2004 Games – on the latter occasion in temperatures above 30C.
Many outraged voices were heard within athletics last month when the World Athletics Disciplinary Tribunal dismissed anti-doping charges brought against Bahrain’s world 400 metres champion Salwa Eid Naser for alleged whereabouts failures.
The Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) has banned former Russian Athletics Federation (RusAF) officials Elena Orlova and Elena Ikonnikova for eight and six years, respectively, over their role in obstructing an anti-doping investigation into high jumper Danil Lysenko.
The World Athletics Disciplinary Tribunal has dismissed whereabouts charges brought against women's 400 metres world champion Salwa Eid Naser by the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU).
Daniel Wanjiru, who won the London Marathon in 2017, has been banned for four-years for an Athlete Biological Passport (ABP) violation.
The Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) has banned a Kenyan athlete who ran from drugs testers and then jumped over a fence to get away - taking the number of athletes from the East African country currently serving suspensions to 66.
Bahrain’s Hassan Chani is set to be stripped of the gold medal he won in the 10,000 metres at the 2018 Asian Games in Jakarta after being banned by the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) for doping.
Another Kenyan runner has been banned after Philip Kangogo received a two-year suspension from the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) following a failed drugs test last year, which he claimed could have been the fault of dietary advice he had been receiving from his mother.
World Athletics’ road running season will recommence this month with an improved anti-doping programme thanks to the financial support of three major shoe companies.
The Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) has announced details of a sanction for Ukrainian long-distance runner Vitaliy Shafar which started from January 2017.
Ukraine's double European 800 metres champion Nataliya Krol has received a 20-month sanction from the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU), ruling her out of the rescheduled Tokyo 2020 Olympics next year.
Turkish steeplechaser Gulcan Mingir has been banned for two years and retrospectively disqualified from the London 2012 Olympics by the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU).
David Howman, the chair of the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) Board, has highlighted the investigation and charges brought against Russian high jumper Danil Lysenko as the most important activity undertaken last year.
Kevin Castille, a former crack cocaine dealer who went on to hit the headlines as a masters world record holder, has received a four-year doping ban.