Athletics


France to put Diack on trial

Lamine Diack, former head of world athletics’ ruling body the IAAF, and his son Papa Massata Diack are to stand trial in France on charges of corruption and money laundering, sources said....

June 25, 2019, Tuesday


African sprinters strike Boston gold

South Africa’s Akani Simbine and reigning world 60m indoor champion Murielle Ahoure of Ivory Coast won 100 meters titles at Sunday’s Boston Games athletics meet....

June 18, 2019, Tuesday


Semenya wins 2,000m race in Paris amid IAAF appeal

South African Caster Semenya won Tuesday’s rarely run 2,000m race in Montreuil, east of Paris, amid her ongoing legal battle with the IAAF over its testosterone rules....

June 13, 2019, Thursday


IAAF irked by Russian back sliding

The IAAF has been left “frustrated” by Russian back sliding on issues critical to the country’s reintegration into global track and field, a top official said yesterday....

June 10, 2019, Monday


IAAF to fight Swiss testosterone ruling

The IAAF said on Tuesday it will fight a Swiss court decision to suspend its rules obliging athletes, including double Olympic champion Caster Semenya, to lower their testosterone levels in order to compete...

June 6, 2019, Thursday


PSG boss targeted in graft probe

Paris Saint-Germain President Nasser al-Khelaifi has been placed under investigation for corruption as part of an inquiry into the bidding process for the 2017 and 2019 track world championships, a judicial...

May 24, 2019, Friday


Qatar media boss charged in French graft probe

The chief executive officer of media group beIN was handed preliminary charges of corruption as part of an investigation into the bidding process for the 2019 track world championships in Qatar, a judicial...

May 23, 2019, Thursday


S. Africa to file appeal in Semenya case

South Africa’s track federation will appeal against the Caster Semenya ruling, the country’s sports ministry said yesterday....

May 14, 2019, Tuesday


‘Identity fraud’ athlete handed 12-year ban

A Russian athlete who used the identity of a friend to circumnavigate her country’s state-sponsored doping suspension was yesterday handed a 12-year ban, the Athletics Integrity Unit announced....

May 9, 2019, Thursday


IOC says Semenya’s gender case is ‘delicate’

International Olympic Committee chief Thomas Bach yesterday called the controversial gender case of South African runner Caster Semenya “extremely complicated and delicate....

May 7, 2019, Tuesday




 

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