Russia's most senior international athletics official Mikhail Butov has come out in support of European Athletics’ proposal to scrap world records.
Dmitry Shlyakhtin has been elected President of the Russian Athletic Federation (RusAF) for four years after beating Olympic high jump gold medallist Andrei Silnov here today.
A 17-year-old is the latest Russian athlete to be suspended for taking banned performance-enhancing drugs, it has been announced.
Russia is serious about reforming after the doping scandal which led to its suspension from international athletics and put in jeopardy its participation at this year's Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, it was claimed today.
There will be four candidates to become the new President of the All-Russia Athletics Federation (ARAF) when it holds its elections in Moscow next month as the organisation tries to rebuild following its suspension from international competition after allegations of systematic doping abuse.
Valentine's Day next year has been set as the target for Russia to have its suspension from international athletics lifted, it has been revealed.
Coe stresses need for athletics "to build trust and defend clean athletes at all times" on first official visit to Russia as IAAF President
Sebastian Coe has stressed the need for athletics "to build trust and defend clean athletes at all times" during his first official visit to Russia as the President of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF).