Sports law chatter this week has been dominated by the decision of the IAAF — the world governing body of athletics — to release its regulations on Athletes with Differences of Sexual Development, writes Jack Anderson.
Thu, 03 May, 2018
“To work so hard for something and potentially have it cruelly taken away from me is even harder to take knowing how hard the past two years have been.”
Fri, 21 Jul, 2017
Athletics’ world governing body the IAAF has been urged to accept a “radical” new proposal that would lead to the sport’s world records being rewritten.
Tue, 02 May, 2017
High jumper Kuchina and sprint hurdler Shubenkov won golds at the 2015 World Championships in Beijing.
Tue, 11 Apr, 2017
Athletics' world governing body the IAAF has laid out new guidelines for Russian athletes who wish to take part in international competition this year.
Tue, 03 Jan, 2017
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Fri, 29 Jul, 2016
Russia's chances of sending an athletics team to the Rio Olympics appeared to recede on Sunday after a new documentary alleged further doping improprieties.
Mon, 07 Mar, 2016
Sebastian Coe has vowed the IAAF will not accept a decision by food giant Nestle to abruptly terminate its sponsorship deal with world athletics’ governing body.
Thu, 11 Feb, 2016
The IAAF has suffered a new blow after Nestle announced it has terminated its sponsorship of the world athletics’ governing body.
Wed, 10 Feb, 2016
Organisers of the 2017 World Championships in London are in talks with athletics’ world governing body about dropping ‘IAAF’ from the event’s branding.
Sat, 30 Jan, 2016
The doping scandal which has rocked the sport has led to the IAAF being regarded by the public as a “toxic” brand, according to sources with knowledge of the discussions.
Fri, 29 Jan, 2016
Sebastian Coe has received crucial backing to remain as IAAF president despite another damning report on athletics’ doping scandal and admitting that he leads a “failed organisation”.
Fri, 15 Jan, 2016
The IAAF has denied any suggestion it looked to cover up Russian doping cases in the run-up to the London Olympics.
Wed, 13 Jan, 2016
IAAF president Seb Coe is in favour of erasing world records in international athletics set by suspected drugs cheats, according to UK Athletics chairman Ed Warner.
Tue, 12 Jan, 2016
"Clean athletes and sports fans the world over have been let down. Trust in the sport is at its lowest point for decades."
Mon, 11 Jan, 2016
“What has become apparent today is that I have become the story.”
Tue, 22 Dec, 2015
Nick Davies denied implementing a media strategy to interfere with the IAAF's anti-doping procedure.
The IAAF has been accused of trying to “muddy the waters” in the ongoing doping scandal by one of the experts at the centre of the case.
Sat, 28 Nov, 2015
IAAF president Sebastian Coe has quit his role as an ambassador for Nike.
Thu, 26 Nov, 2015
Russia has been provisionally suspended from all international athletics competitions by the IAAF.
Fri, 13 Nov, 2015
Russia will learn its fate later today when the ruling council of athletics’ world governing body meets to decide on action on the doping scandal.
Sebastian Coe has insisted he will not fail in his task to clean up athletics as pressure mounts for Russia to be suspended from international competition over its doping scandal.
Wed, 11 Nov, 2015
The International Olympic Committee threatened punishments for those proven to have violated doping rules and it seems heads have started to roll.
The head of Russia’s anti-doping laboratory has resigned, hours after it was stripped of its right to test samples.
Tue, 10 Nov, 2015
“Wouldn’t you say, Seb it’s time to hang up your gloves?”
The report by WADA’s independent commission examined allegations of widespread doping among Russian athletes and cover-ups of that activity.
Mon, 09 Nov, 2015
Sebastian Coe admits these are “dark days” for athletics but has stressed his determination to lead the sport down the “long road to redemption”.
Sun, 08 Nov, 2015
Fri, 06 Nov, 2015
Former IAAF president Lamine Diack has been questioned by French police investigating allegations of corruption involving a cover-up of doping by Russian athletes.
Wed, 04 Nov, 2015
Sebastian Coe is to be called to the British Parliament to be grilled about his claim that media investigations into widespread doping in athletics were a “declaration of war” on the sport.
Wed, 09 Sep, 2015
The International Association of Athletics Federations has sought to take the sting out of upcoming doping claims by revealing and denying allegations due to be published this weekend.
Sat, 29 Aug, 2015
Coe v Ovett. Unless you were hung up on some British class divide thing, or had a bit of a Brideshead Revisited phobia, you had to be a Coe man, didn’t you?
Sat, 22 Aug, 2015
Sonia O’Sullivan narrowly missed out being elected to the IAAF Council on the day Sebastian Coe was elected the new president of the international athletics governing body.
Thu, 20 Aug, 2015
Sebastian Coe, the former London 2012 chairman, has been elected as the new president of the International Association of Athletics Federations.
Wed, 19 Aug, 2015
It's emerged that the IAAF is to abandon its policy of drug-testing every athlete.
Tue, 18 Aug, 2015
Allegations that the International Association of Athletics Federations blocked the publication of a study showing widespread doping among athletes at the 2011 World Championships have been denied by the world governing body.
Sun, 16 Aug, 2015
Chris Froome’s claims that athletics should follow cycling’s lead and invest more heavily in anti-doping have been criticised by track and field’s global governing body.
“Does the IAAF pursue its anti-doping mandate with the same single-minded, all-consuming dedication that athletes adopt in their pursuit of winning? Based on what I saw in the leaked database, my view is ’No’.”
Wed, 12 Aug, 2015
Twenty-eight athletes have been suspended over historic doping offences, the International Association of Athletics Federations announced last night.
Allegations international athletics body the IAAF turned a blind eye to suspicious blood tests involving hundreds of athletes have been strenuously denied by the organisation.
Wed, 05 Aug, 2015
"The published allegations were sensationalist and confusing: the results referred to were not positive tests."
Tue, 04 Aug, 2015
The outgoing president of international athletics has defended the organisation’s record on drug-testing and called the latest dopingallegations “a joke”.
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