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

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...

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

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...

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

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

LANE ONE: What do federation review commissions do anyway? In Biathlon, quite a lot.

For those who are not close watchers of the Biathlon scene, these have been troubled months for the International Biathlon Federation. Last year, the federation...

THE BIG PICTURE: IAAF Council maintains its suspension of Russia, as outstanding issues remain

The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) maintained its stance on the status of the Russian Athletic Federation (RusAF) at its Council meeting in...

ATHLETICS: Russia sues the IAAF for reinstatement

The reinstatement of the Russian Anti-Doping Agency by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has now emboldened the Russian Athletics Federation to demand similar treatment...

LANE ONE: Russia readmitted by WADA, causing it to split apart

The World Anti-Doping Agency’s Executive Committee did a curious thing on Thursday during its meeting in the Seychelles: by re-integrating Russia into its membership,...

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