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Nov 07, 2017
Mo Farah, Wayde van Niekerk, Almaz Ayana among nominees for IAAF's World Athlete of the Year AwardThe men's and women's finalists were whittled down from an original list of 10 by a vote of IAAF council members, fans and fellow athletes.
Nov 03, 2017
IAAF to introduce world rankings system in athletics from next year as part of sweeping reformsIAAF President Seb Coe has made no secret of his frustration with many aspects of the Diamond League’s current format and is desperate to reform it.
Nov 02, 2017
Wayde van Niekerk may be No 1 attraction in world athletics but he'll never be Usain Bolt, says Michael JohnsonVan Niekerk is the current World and Olympic champion in the 400m and many feel that he will fill-up the void left by Bolt, who retired after the last World Championship in London.
Oct 20, 2017
Pyeongchang Winter Olympics 2018: Vladimir Putin says US is indirectly pressuring IOC to block Russia from eventThe IOC is currently assessing if Russian athletes will be allowed to appear at the event in South Korea in February.
Oct 05, 2017
IAAF chief Sebastian Coe says athletics could undergo overhaul to 'stay relevant'; cites IPL auction as an exampleIAAF head Sebastian Coe asks, is it sensible to run World Championships over 10 days? Do we have fewer athletes? Do we concertina the World Championships to semis and finals?
Oct 03, 2017
Justin Gatlin excluded from list of nominees for IAAF's World Athlete of the Year awardsIt is the first time since 2004 – when Gatlin was also omitted – that the world or Olympic 100m champion has been left off the list
Sep 12, 2017
FIFA World Cup 2018: English Football Association to increase cyber security over hacking concernsThe FA has written a letter to FIFA expressing its concerns about sensitive information such as injuries, strategies and tactics being leaked before matches during the World Cup.
Sep 12, 2017
Russian Deputy Prime Minister Vitaly Mutko says WADA too shares responsibility for doping scandalMutko insisted that Russian authorities had never run a state-sponsored doping programme and pinned all the blame on the laboratory and Russia's Anti-Doping Agency.
Aug 28, 2017
Caster Semenya brings glittering season to an end by smashing women's 600 metre world recordSemenya, the Olympic gold medallist and three times world champion over 800m, clocked a stunning 1 minute 21.77 seconds over the unusual distance at the ISTAF meet in the German capital.
Aug 22, 2017
Justin Gatlin says being booed on podium at world championships hurt himThe booing that resounded around the London Stadium when Justin Gatlin mounted the podium to receive his gold medal as 100 metres world champion hurt the American, he admitted on Monday.