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#IAAF

# iaaf - Thursday 2 May, 2019

From The42 Caster Semenya set to race in 800m at Doha Diamond League tomorrow Appeal

Caster Semenya set to race in 800m at Doha Diamond League tomorrow

The new IAAF rules do not come into effect until 8 May.

# iaaf - Wednesday 1 May, 2019

From The42 Semenya vows court decision won't hold her back Unbowed

Semenya vows court decision won't hold her back

The South African athlete has 30 days to appeal the decision, a challenge that would be heard by the Swiss Federal Tribunal.

# iaaf - Wednesday 27 March, 2019

From The42 Caster Semenya says IAAF president Coe's hurtful comments 'opened old wounds' Statement

Caster Semenya says IAAF president Coe's hurtful comments 'opened old wounds'

The South African 800m Olympic champion has issued a heartfelt response.

# iaaf - Thursday 20 September, 2018

From The42 'Where does the international fight against doping in sport go from here?' - Sport Ireland Drugs In Sport

'Where does the international fight against doping in sport go from here?' - Sport Ireland

John Treacy has released a statement to criticise Wada’s decision to reinstate Russia.

# iaaf - Monday 18 June, 2018

From The42 Two-time Olympic champion Caster Semenya to fight 'discriminatory' testosterone rule IAAF

Two-time Olympic champion Caster Semenya to fight 'discriminatory' testosterone rule

‘It is not fair that people question who I am. I am a woman and I am fast.’

# iaaf - Wednesday 14 March, 2018

'It was driven by money' - Irish Olympian Barr backs changes to clamp down on switching nationality

The 400m hurdler believes new measures on the way from the IAAF are ‘a step in the right direction’.

# iaaf - Monday 21 August, 2017

From The42 London Stadium booing 'hurt' Justin Gatlin Unhappy

London Stadium booing 'hurt' Justin Gatlin

The 35-year-old says he has apologised for his second positive doping test.

# iaaf - Wednesday 9 August, 2017

From The42 Isaac Makwala's bizarre solo run sees him reach 200m semi-final All On His Own

Isaac Makwala's bizarre solo run sees him reach 200m semi-final

He’ll now compete again at 8.55pm and try to reach the final.

From The42 Isaac Makwala given permission to run solo time-trial after being denied entry Second Chance

Isaac Makwala given permission to run solo time-trial after being denied entry

The Botswana runner was barred from Monday’s heats at the World Athletics Championships, having fallen victim to a norovirus outbreak.

# iaaf - Friday 4 August, 2017

From The42 'It was just a disaster out there': Disappointment for Ireland's Ciara Mageean at Worlds Honest Assessment

'It was just a disaster out there': Disappointment for Ireland's Ciara Mageean at Worlds

The 25-year-old was uncharacteristically off-form in London.

# iaaf - Thursday 3 August, 2017

From The42 London 2017: The start times for every Irish athlete at the World Athletics Championships London Calling

London 2017: The start times for every Irish athlete at the World Athletics Championships

Eleven-strong Irish team head to London’s Olympic Park.

# iaaf - Thursday 20 July, 2017

From The42 Eight more Russians granted permission to compete in athletics despite nation's doping ban Exceptions

Eight more Russians granted permission to compete in athletics despite nation's doping ban

49 Russians will now be allowed to compete in track and field under a neutral flag.

# iaaf - Monday 17 July, 2017

From The42 IAAF suspend ex-sprinter Frankie Fredericks amid investigation into Diack payments Integrity Unit

IAAF suspend ex-sprinter Frankie Fredericks amid investigation into Diack payments

Fredericks insists that the payment of €262,000 he received was to promote an athletics event.

# iaaf - Tuesday 27 June, 2017

From The42 No regrets as Mo Farah calls time on track racing career New Challenge

No regrets as Mo Farah calls time on track racing career

The British distance running star will now focus on road racing.

# iaaf - Thursday 6 April, 2017

From The42 IAAF may consider removing Rob Heffernan's event from Olympic programme Tokyo 2020

IAAF may consider removing Rob Heffernan's event from Olympic programme

The international governing body are reviewing its athletics programme in London next week.

# iaaf - Monday 3 April, 2017

From The42 IAAF hacked by 'Fancy Bears' leaving athletes' TUE applications compromised Hacking

IAAF hacked by 'Fancy Bears' leaving athletes' TUE applications compromised

Therapeutic Use Exemptions are official waivers allowing athletes to use otherwise banned substances.

# iaaf - Friday 17 June, 2016

From The42 IAAF uphold ban on Russian athletes ahead of Olympic Games Doping

IAAF uphold ban on Russian athletes ahead of Olympic Games

A task force found that they did not meet the criteria needed to lift the ban and no vote was taken in Vienna today.

# iaaf - Friday 10 June, 2016

From The42 IAAF suspends deputy director over allegations of Russian doping cover-up Drugs In Sport

IAAF suspends deputy director over allegations of Russian doping cover-up

Nick Davies sent an email to the son of Lamine Diack which outlined a plan to delay bans for Russian drug cheats until after the 2013 World Championships.

# iaaf - Sunday 27 March, 2016

From The42 Leading Irish Olympic hopeful aims to emulate Sonia O’Sullivan in more ways than one Feature

Leading Irish Olympic hopeful aims to emulate Sonia O’Sullivan in more ways than one

Rose-Anne Galligan chats to The42 about her dreams of competing in Rio this summer.

# iaaf - Sunday 17 January, 2016

From The42 Under-pressure Seb Coe urges athletes to come forward with corruption claims Scandal

Under-pressure Seb Coe urges athletes to come forward with corruption claims

Athletes must come forward to make claims about corruption to help restore trust in athletics, says IAAF president Seb Coe.

# iaaf - Thursday 7 January, 2016

From The42 IAAF orders life bans over doping bribes scandal Controversy

IAAF orders life bans over doping bribes scandal

Papa Massata Diack, son of Lamine Diack, was among those charged.

# iaaf - Wednesday 30 December, 2015

From The42 'People wake up to the Olympics every 4 years and just focus in on the shiny medals' Great Expectations

'People wake up to the Olympics every 4 years and just focus in on the shiny medals'

David Gillick chats to The42 about Ireland’s hopes for Rio 2016.

# iaaf - Tuesday 22 December, 2015

From The42 Seb Coe's right-hand man steps aside over leaked email Problems

Seb Coe's right-hand man steps aside over leaked email

“What has become apparent today is that I have become the story.”

# iaaf - Monday 21 December, 2015

From The42 7 Irish athletes achieve Olympic qualification standards after revision confirmed Rio 2016

7 Irish athletes achieve Olympic qualification standards after revision confirmed

A statement from Athletics Ireland has confirmed the news today.

# iaaf - Tuesday 1 December, 2015

From The42 Kenyan athletics officials suspended by IAAF Cases To Answer

Kenyan athletics officials suspended by IAAF

There is growing unrest in the African country after a failed drugs test by a world champion and allegations of corruption by the sport’s governing body.

# iaaf - Thursday 26 November, 2015

From The42 IAAF chief Sebastian Coe steps down as paid Nike ambassador due to 'conflict of interest' Athletics In Crisis

IAAF chief Sebastian Coe steps down as paid Nike ambassador due to 'conflict of interest'

The former Olympian had previously resisted calls for him to sever ties with the American sports brand.

From The42 Russia accepts IAAF ban following 'state-sponsored doping' report No Objection

Russia accepts IAAF ban following 'state-sponsored doping' report

It rules Russian athletes out of the World Indoor Championships.

# iaaf - Friday 13 November, 2015

From The42 Russia provisionally suspended by IAAF over doping controversy Suspension

Russia provisionally suspended by IAAF over doping controversy

The decision was taken by athletics’ governing body this evening.

# iaaf - Tuesday 10 November, 2015

From The42 'Either you were asleep on the job, or corrupt?' - Jon Snow gives Seb Coe a grilling fit for a lord Doping This post contains videos

'Either you were asleep on the job, or corrupt?' - Jon Snow gives Seb Coe a grilling fit for a lord

IAAF President Coe forced to defend his position in a hard-hitting Channel 4 interview.

# iaaf - Monday 9 November, 2015

From The42 We'll Leave it There So: Russian doping crisis, Anxious wait for O'Neill and all today's sport Monday

We'll Leave it There So: Russian doping crisis, Anxious wait for O'Neill and all today's sport

Meanwhile, a former Ireland international has been named as the new boss of Glentoran.

# iaaf - Wednesday 4 November, 2015

From The42 Ex-IAAF president arrested over allegations of corruption in anti-doping measures Athletics

Ex-IAAF president arrested over allegations of corruption in anti-doping measures

Lamine Diack was the head of athletics’ governing body from 1999 until Seb Coe took over this year.

# iaaf - Saturday 22 August, 2015

From The42 English and Barr power into semi-finals at World Championships Staying Power This post contains videos

English and Barr power into semi-finals at World Championships

The Donegal man finished fifth in his heat, but fast enough to qualify for the next stage tomorrow.

# iaaf - Thursday 20 August, 2015

From The42 ‘99% of our athletes are clean' Claim

‘99% of our athletes are clean'

28 track and field athletes were suspended by the IAAF last week after samples from the 2005 and 2007 world championships were retested.

# iaaf - Wednesday 19 August, 2015

From The42 British Olympic gold winner becomes new IAAF President in wake of doping controversies In At The Top

British Olympic gold winner becomes new IAAF President in wake of doping controversies

Coe likened his victory to celebrating the birth of his four children.

# iaaf - Sunday 9 August, 2015

From The42 London Marathon at centre of fresh doping claims Problems

London Marathon at centre of fresh doping claims

Meanwhile, Mo Farah is one of eight athletes who have agreed to release their own blood test data

# iaaf - Tuesday 4 August, 2015

From The42 Athletics' governing body hits back at 'sensationalist' Sunday Times doping allegations Doping In Sport

Athletics' governing body hits back at 'sensationalist' Sunday Times doping allegations

The IAAF has strongly rejected the claims.

# iaaf - Sunday 2 August, 2015

From The42 Athletics Ireland 'deeply concerned' about Sunday Times doping allegations Drugs In Sport

Athletics Ireland 'deeply concerned' about Sunday Times doping allegations

CEO John Foley has called on the IAAF to act immediately on the allegations.

# iaaf - Thursday 18 December, 2014

From The42 Tyson Gay's former coach banned for eight years for doping offences Doping

Tyson Gay's former coach banned for eight years for doping offences

Drummond denies involvement in Gay’s positive test but independent panel rules that he “failed to act in the manner expected of a coach.”

# iaaf - Friday 9 August, 2013

From The42 Athletics hoping Moscow 2013 makes headlines for all the right reasons Moscow 2013

Athletics hoping Moscow 2013 makes headlines for all the right reasons

The IAAF will hope that athlete’s achievements, not drug tests, make the news at this year’s World Championships.

# iaaf - Monday 15 July, 2013

From The42 Sprint cases show drug testing works - IAAF Reaction

Sprint cases show drug testing works - IAAF

The statement comes after top sprinters Tyson Gay and Asafa Powell returned positive tests.

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