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THE BIG PICTURE: IAAF keeps Russia on suspension, then changes its name to World...

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No change. That was the decision of the International Association of Athletics Associations (IAAF) concerning the Russian Athletics Federation at its Council meeting in Monaco...

HEARD AFTER HALFTIME: World-leading 13.06 for Roberts at NCAAs, IAAF replies to the Swiss...

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News, views and noise from the non-stop, worldwide circus of Olympic sport: ● Athletics ● The first day of the NCAA Division I Championships in...

HEARD AFTER HALFTIME: IAAF’s women’s regs suspended by Swiss Court, so Semenya can run...

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News, views and noise from the non-stop, worldwide circus of Olympic sport: ● Athletics ● South Africa’s Caster Semenya won a round against the International...

THE BIG PICTURE: London Sunday Times says Russia covered up a doping violation for...

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If it’s in a British newspaper, the headline has to be dramatic: “Russia faces new Olympics ban over doping” and “There can be no...

HEARD AFTER HALFTIME: Semenya’s appeal of IAAF regulations filed with the Swiss Federal Tribunal

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News, views and noise from the non-stop, worldwide circus of Olympic sport: ● Athletics ● As promised, South Africa’s Olympic 800 m champ Caster Semenya...

LANE ONE: Gyarfas responds: “I didn’t commit any crime” plus the day of reckoning...

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As a result of our Lane One story on Monday about the international aquatics federation – FINA – having an accused murderer as a...

HEARD AFTER HALFTIME: South Africa confirms it will appeal Court of Arbitration holding in...

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News, views and noise from the non-stop, worldwide circus of Olympic sport: ● Athletics ● Despite its agreement in June with the IAAF that it...

LANE ONE: The Court of Arbitration’s decision against Caster Semenya was about biology, not...

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Every law school student hears, early in their first year of classes, that “hard cases make bad law.” The narrative of a particular case, the...

ATHLETICS Panorama: Semenya jumps into Diamond League 800 m in Doha

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She wasn’t entered in the entry lists posted on Tuesday, but a day after losing her request for arbitration against the female eligibility rules...

THE BIG PICTURE: Court of Arbitration for Sport upholds IAAF regulations on applicable levels...

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The Swiss-based Court of Arbitration for Sport has dismissed the requests for arbitration by Athletics South Africa and two-time Olympic 800 m champion Caster...

LANE ONE: Beginning of the end for the Russian doping scandal, as WADA obtains...

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The seemingly endless saga of Russian and one of the largest doping scandals in history may be moving toward its final chapter after a...

LANE ONE: After 72 years, Olympic sports have finally caught up with Track &...

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The newest tool for promoting athletes in Olympic sports was pioneered 72 years ago in San Bruno, California. World rankings. If you follow USA Wrestling’s impossibly...

LANE ONE: Russian involvement in elections is nothing compared to what they’re doing with...

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The latest turn in the saga of the International Boxing Association came last Thursday when the Secretary General of the Russian Boxing Federation, Umar...

ATHLETICS Panorama: 14 outdoor world leaders, but how about 10.91w for 19-year-old Sha’Carri Richardson!

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A furious weekend of track & field, especially at the Florida Relays, Texas Relays and Stanford Invitational produced more than a dozen world-leading (outdoor)...

ATHLETICS: Semenya vs. IAAF decision delayed until end of April

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The Court of Arbitration for Sport posted a notice on Friday that its decision in the South African challenge to the International Association of...

THE BIG PICTURE: Diack investigation might be moving along after all

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We noted on Tuesday that the investigation by French authorities into the influence-buying and doping cover-up involving former International Olympic Committee member and IAAF...

LANE ONE: The IAAF is changing track & field: computers are in, distance races...

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One of the great things about track & field is its simplicity. Who threw the furthest? Who ran the fastest? The technology to measure these events...

ATHLETICS: IAAF Council wants to revamp the Diamond League; keeps Russia at bay

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The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Council met in Doha (QAT) and made some major changes to the way the sport will be...

ATHLETICS Panorama: Muir’s double highlights European Indoor Champs; IAAF World Rankings start and more

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The close of the 2019 indoor season is upon us, as the European Indoor Championships took place in Glasgow (GBR) last weekend and the...

THE BIG PICTURE: Newspaper story ignites forthcoming hearing on IAAF’s regulations on female athletes

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The question of whether and how the IAAF can regulate the definition of “women” in track & field is now at the boiling point,...

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