World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) President Sir Craig Reedie has promised his organisation will "look at" athletes who trained under banned coach Alberto Salazar, including Britain's four-time Olympic gold medallist Sir Mo Farah and The Netherlands' double world champion Sifan Hassan.
Brigid Kosgei, who broke Paula Radcliffe's 16-year-old world marathon record in Chicago on Sunday (October 13), is among 11 nominations for this year's Female World Athlete of the Year award.
David Howman, chairman of the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU), has warned there will be increased vigilance on athletes associated with Alberto Salazar, the head coach at the Nike Oregon Project (NOP) who was given a four-year doping ban last week.
Sifan Hassan completed her golden double in defiant fashion here at the International Association of Athletic Federations World Championships, following up her 10,000 metres win with the 1500m title on a pulsating night that also contained the greatest shot put contest ever seen.
The Netherlands' Sifan Hassan has hit out at the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) for releasing news of the decision to ban her coach Alberto Salazar for four-years during the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Championships here.
Christian Coleman of the United States won the men’s world 100 metres title here in 9.76sec, the fastest time recorded this year, on a night when The Netherlands' Sifan Hassan completed what could be the first part of a golden double here as she won the women’s 10,000m title at the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Championships.
Had it not already been taken, the International Association of Athletics Federation World Championships that start here tomorrow could have used the phrase associated with the Sochi 2014 Winter Games: "Hot. Cool. Yours".
The final 16 Diamond League champions of the season will be decided in Brussels tomorrow night (September 6), as the International Association of Athletics Federations' season-long series concludes.
Little more than a week after breaking the 23-year-old women’s mile record in Monaco, Sifan Hassan raced over her favourite distance of 5,000 metres at London Stadium and bettered her own European record with a time of 14min 22.12sec – but it was only good enough for third place.
Just over a week after breaking the 23-year-old women’s world mile record, Sifan Hassan has switched her focus to this weekend’s International Association of Athletics Federations Diamond League meeting at the London Stadium – and her favourite distance, the 5,000 metres.
Sifan Hassan produced a stupendous final lap in the women’s mile here to finish in 4min 12.33sec – thus breaking the 23-year-old world record of 4:12.56 held by Russia’s 1996 Olympic 800 metres and 1,500m champion Svetlana Masterkova.