When it comes to change, generally and sportingly, it seems the old adage only needs a little tweaking. "You can't please some of the people all the time, and you can't please all of the people some of the time. And you can't please all of the people all of the time."
The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) have announced that 18 Russian athletes have met theit eligibility criteria to compete at international competitions as neutral athletes.
The Russian Athletics Federation (RusAF) has sent a letter to the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) requesting that they accelerate the review process for the country's athletes who wish to compete as neutrals.
The question of whether to lift the current ban on Russia’s track and field athletes tops the agenda here for this weekend’s 212th International Association of Athletics Federations Council (IAAF) meeting – and the indications are it will remain in place.
Rune Andersen, chairman of the International Association of Athletics Federations Taskforce overseeing Russia’s efforts to lift the blanket doping ban on its track and field athletes, has spoken positively of a meeting with the Russian Athletics Federation (RusAF) in Oslo last week ahead of this month’s IAAF Council Meeting.