Track and Field Articles

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  • Former Marathon World Record Holder Given Drugs Ban

    Former Marathon World Record Holder Given Drugs Ban

    Wilson Kipsang, the 38-year old Kenyan former world record holder, has been given a four-year doping ban by WADA (the World Anti-Doping Agency).

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  • Russia Fails to Pay Anti-Doping Fine

    Russia Fails to Pay Anti-Doping Fine

    The Russian Athletics Federation (Rusaf) is in trouble after missing out on their fine and associated costs payment relating to the doping suspension applied to its sportsmen and women.

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  • Majority of Tokyo Residents Opposed to Olympics

    Majority of Tokyo Residents Opposed to Olympics

    A weekend poll conducted by Japanese news organisations suggest that the majority of Tokyo residents are now opposed to the Olympics taking place in the city next year, and, amidst continuing fears over the coronavirus, many believe that they should either be further postponed, or cancelled altogether.

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  • Athlete A Documentary Released

    Athlete A Documentary Released

    Athlete A is the title of a new Netflix documentary exploring the culture and the shortcomings of USA Gymnastics (USAG) which allowed a paedophile, Dr Larry Nasser to sexually abuse numerous young girls in his charge over a number of years.

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  • Reigning Sprint World Champion Faces Two Year Ban

    Reigning Sprint World Champion Faces Two Year Ban

    Christian Coleman, the reigning 100 metre world champion, is facing a potential two year ban from the sport after missing a drugs test.

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    Sponsors Uncertain about 2021 Olympics

    A new survey published by the Japanese public broadcaster NHC has revealed that two thirds of all sponsors are undecided about whether they will continue to sponsor the Tokyo Olympics now that they have been postponed to 2021.

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  • Former Athletics Chief Lamine Diack's Trial Begins

    Former Athletics Chief Lamine Diack's Trial Begins

    The trial has begun in Paris of the former head of the IAAF (International Amateur Athletics Federation), Lamine Diack.

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  • Salwa Eid Nasser Faces Doping Ban

    Salwa Eid Nasser Faces Doping Ban

    Salwa Eid Nasser, who won the gold medal for 400 meters at the World Championships in Doha last year has been provisionally suspended from athletics and faces a two year ban from the sport for alleged doping offences.

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  • Deep Corruption Revealed in World Weightlifting

    Deep Corruption Revealed in World Weightlifting

    An independent report has uncovered damning evidence of deep corruption in international weightlifting, and its governing body the International Weightlifting Federation.

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  • Corruption Trial of Former Athletics Chief Set for Next Month

    Corruption Trial of Former Athletics Chief Set for Next Month

    The trial of the former head of the IAAF (International Amateur Athletics Federation), Lamine Diack, will begin in Paris on 8th June, The 86 year old who has been under house arrest in France is accused of corruption, giving and receiving bribes and organised money laundering, whilst covering up the fact that doping tests for a number of Russian athletes had returned positive results.

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