Former Russian Athletics Federation President Valentin Balakhnichev has claimed he decided not to challenge the three-year prison sentence he received in France because it was a "political decision".
Former Russian Athletics Federation President Balakhnichev fails to appeal against French criminal conviction
Former International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) President Lamine Diack and his son, Papa Massata, have both lodged appeals against convictions they received in a court in Paris last month for corruption, but former Russian Athletics Federation (RusAF) head Valentin Balakhnichev has not challenged his sentence.
Lawyers for former International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) President Lamine Diack say he should not be made a "scapegoat" at his corruption trial in Paris.
Vin Lananna has been reinstated as President of USA Track & Field (USATF) following an appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS), nearly two years after being put on "temporary administrative leave".
Ethiopian marathon runner Etaferahu Temesgen Wodaj received a provisional suspension from the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) after allegedly testing positive for performance-enhancing drugs.
The Cross Internacional de Soria is set to make a unique piece of history when it stages the first international event under the banner World Athletics, the new name for the sport's governing body.
World Athletics has been officially adopted as the new name of the sport's international governing body.
Let’s call a spade a spade, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) does not care about "athlete welfare". While there are enough examples of this to fill a book many volumes over, let’s look at just a couple of examples from the last few months in Tokyo.
Nigeria has refunded in full a payment it mistakenly received from the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF), ending a long-running saga which sparked a crisis at the country's national governing body.
The men's marathon at next year's Olympics is set to be rescheduled so it will no longer be the last athletics event of the Games after it was controversially relocated from Tokyo to Sapporo, it was revealed today.
Belarus high jumper Dzmitry Nabokau has been provisionally suspended after testing positive for a banned substance, it has been announced by the Athletics Integrity Unit on Twitter.
Market research, consumer surveys and clicks on social media have been used to help choose which events will be part of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Diamond League, it was revealed today.
Papa Massata Diack, the son of disgraced former International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) President Lamine Diack, has appeared before an investigating judge in Dakar in what could be the first step in the process to extradite him to face trial in France on charges of hiding Russian doping cases in return for cash.
Sports bodies should mirror the International Association of Athletics Federations' (IAAF) testosterone threshold for transgender female athletes hoping to compete at major events, according to a group of International Federation (IF) representatives.
Sports Minister Sunday Dare claims he has approved the refund of a payment wrongly given to the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF).