RE-ANALYSIS OF SAMPLE COLLECTED IN 2005 – THE CAS ANNULS TATYANA ANDRIANOVA’S TWO-YEAR BAN: THE DISCIPLINARY CASE WAS TIME-BARRED

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) issued an Arbitral Award in the arbitration between the Russian middle distance runner Tatyana Andrianova (the Athlete) and the All-Russia Athletic Federation (ARAF). The Athlete’s appeal is upheld and the decision taken by the ARAF Anti-Doping Commission (ARAF ADC) dated 2 October 2015 has been annulled. On 9 August 2005, Tatyana Andrianova competed at the IAAF World Championships … Continue reading RE-ANALYSIS OF SAMPLE COLLECTED IN 2005 – THE CAS ANNULS TATYANA ANDRIANOVA’S TWO-YEAR BAN: THE DISCIPLINARY CASE WAS TIME-BARRED

IAAF: No Reinstatement For Russian Track And Field Athletes at This Stage

Russia still has “significant work” to do to repair its anti-doping program before its track and field athletes can be considered for reinstatement ahead of the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, the IAAF said Friday. The sport’s world governing body said Russia has made progress but not yet done enough to meet the conditions for readmission to global track and field competition. The IAAF will … Continue reading IAAF: No Reinstatement For Russian Track And Field Athletes at This Stage

Life bans for three athletics figures over alleged doping cover-up

Former IAAF consultant Papa Massata Diack and Russian officials Valentin Balakhnichev and Alexei Melnikov were last month charged with multiple breaches of anti-doping rules relating to Russian athlete Liliya Shobukhova. Ex-IAAF anti-doping director Gabriel Dolle has been banned for five years. IAAF president Lord Coe said the bans “could not send a stronger message”. Diack and Balakhnichev, a former president of the Russian athletics federation … Continue reading Life bans for three athletics figures over alleged doping cover-up

Kenya athletics chiefs provisionally suspended by IAAF commission

President Isaiah Kiplagat and two other Kenya Athletics officials have been provisionally suspended for 180 days by the ethics commission of the IAAF. Athletics’ world governing body is looking into allegations of “subversion” of the anti-doping process in Kenya and “improper diversion” of funds received from Nike. Athletics Kenya vice-president David Okeyo and ex-treasurer Joseph Kinyua have also been provisionally suspended. Their suspensions begin immediately. The IAAF is … Continue reading Kenya athletics chiefs provisionally suspended by IAAF commission

Kenya Cross Country World Champion Handed Four-Year Doping Ban

Seven Kenyan athletes, including two-time cross-country world champion Emily Chebet received bans for doping offences on Friday.  Chebet, the cross-country world champion in 2010 and 2013, was banned for four years after testing positive for the diuretic and masking agent furosemide. Chebet was also a bronze medalist in the 10,000 meters at last year’s Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. Her ban was backdated to July 17 and … Continue reading Kenya Cross Country World Champion Handed Four-Year Doping Ban

IAAF member David Okeyo investigated on Nike deal

IAAF member David Okeyo has been referred to the organisation’s ethics commission after being investigated by police in his native Kenya. Okeyo, vice-president of Athletics Kenya, is alleged to have siphoned off funds from a sponsorship deal between the national association and American sportswear firm Nike. He denies any wrongdoing. The news adds to problems for athletics’ world governing body, after a week of doping … Continue reading IAAF member David Okeyo investigated on Nike deal