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Runner Mary Cain sues ex-coach Alberto Salazar, Nike for millions over alleged abuse
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Runner Mary Cain sues ex-coach Alberto Salazar, Nike for millions over alleged abuse

Cain accused Salazar of emotionally abusing her when she joined the team in 2012 at age 16, The Oregonian/OregonLive reported.

US athletics coach Alberto Salazar's four-year doping ban upheld by CAS
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US athletics coach Alberto Salazar's four-year doping ban upheld by CAS

Alberto Salazar received no relief from the Court of Arbitration for Sport, which upheld his four-year ban for a series of doping-related violations that had long been pursued by American regulators.

Athletics coach Alberto Salazar loses CAS appeal against suspension, say reports
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Athletics coach Alberto Salazar loses CAS appeal against suspension, say reports

The 63-year-old former head of the now-shuttered Nike Oregon Project was suspended in 2019 for a catalogue of drugs violations.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Four-time champion Mo Farah fails to qualify for upcoming Games
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Four-time champion Mo Farah fails to qualify for upcoming Games

Farah won the 5,000m-10,000m double at the London Olympics in 2012 and repeated the feat four years later in Rio de Janeiro.

Alberto Salazar's appeal hearing in doping case postponed to March due to coronavirus pandemic
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Alberto Salazar's appeal hearing in doping case postponed to March due to coronavirus pandemic

The Court of Arbitration for Sport said it has moved next week's scheduled hearing for Salazar and endocrinologist Jeffrey Brown to a new slot from 3-12 March.

CAS to hear banned track coach Alberto Salazar's appeal against his doping suspension in November
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CAS to hear banned track coach Alberto Salazar's appeal against his doping suspension in November

Salazar, who coached some of the world’s top distance runners including British Olympic and world champion Mo Farah, was banned by the USADA in October for “orchestrating and facilitating” doping as head coach of the Nike Oregon Project (NOP).

UK Athletics slammed for ‘culture of mistrust’, state of affairs that cannot 'get any worse’ according to independent review
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UK Athletics slammed for ‘culture of mistrust’, state of affairs that cannot 'get any worse’ according to independent review

Britain’s track-and-field body received scathing criticism Thursday in an independent review that was commissioned following a number of controversies and failures in recent years.

Former British track and field official Neil Black passes away aged 60
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Former British track and field official Neil Black passes away aged 60

Aside from Farah, Black also worked closely with other British track greats like Sally Gunnell, Linford Christie, Colin Jackson, Jonathan Edwards and Jessica Ennis

Mo Farah admits to having suffered 'financially and emotionally' from his ties with banned ex-coach Alberto Salazar
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Mo Farah admits to having suffered 'financially and emotionally' from his ties with banned ex-coach Alberto Salazar

American Salazar was banned for four years by the US Anti-Doping Agency last year for “orchestrating and facilitating prohibited doping conduct” as head coach of the Nike Oregon Project, a camp designed mainly to develop US endurance athletes.

World Athletics boss Sebastian Coe says athletics on course to challenge traditionally popular sports after 'year of innovation'
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World Athletics boss Sebastian Coe says athletics on course to challenge traditionally popular sports after 'year of innovation'

Taking stock of the year, which saw the successful hosting of the World Championships in Doha and the re-branding of the IAAF as World Athletics, Coe promised to ring in more changes in the coming years

UK Athletics commissions review into dealings with Alberto Salazar and disbanded Nike Oregon Project
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UK Athletics commissions review into dealings with Alberto Salazar and disbanded Nike Oregon Project

UK Athletics has commissioned an independent review into its dealings with banned track coach Alberto Salazar and the recently disbanded Nike Oregon Project.

Alberto Salazar denies abuse, gender discrimination while in charge of Nike Oregon Project, admits to 'callous' language against athletes
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Alberto Salazar denies abuse, gender discrimination while in charge of Nike Oregon Project, admits to 'callous' language against athletes

Disgraced running coach Alberto Salazar denied subjecting former members of his Nike Oregon Project to abuse or gender discrimination on Tuesday but admitted using "callous" language against athletes in the training group.

Court of Arbitration for Sport registers appeal by disgraced track coach Alberto Salazar against ban for doping violations
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Court of Arbitration for Sport registers appeal by disgraced track coach Alberto Salazar against ban for doping violations

After a multi-year USADA investigation, Salazar and Brown were found guilty of doping violations linked to the Nike Oregon Project training camp

Nike to probe Mary Cain's claims of suffering physical, mental abuse as member of Alberto Salazar's Oregon Project
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Nike to probe Mary Cain's claims of suffering physical, mental abuse as member of Alberto Salazar's Oregon Project

Nike says it is investigating claims by former runner Mary Cain that she suffered physical and mental abuse as a member of the Nike Oregon Project headed by disgraced coach Alberto Salazar.

Nike announces plans to shut down Oregon Project in aftermath of Alberto Salazar's doping ban
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Nike announces plans to shut down Oregon Project in aftermath of Alberto Salazar's doping ban

The Oregon Project's Salazar, best known for coaching Britain's four-time Olympic champion Mo Farah, was last week handed a four-year suspension by the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) for a catalogue of drugs violations

Mo Farah slams critics over questions on former coach Alberto Salazar, says he has been unfairly singled out in doping scandal
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Mo Farah slams critics over questions on former coach Alberto Salazar, says he has been unfairly singled out in doping scandal

A defiant Mo Farah angrily hit back at critics Friday, saying he was never given any banned drugs while a member of the Nike Oregon Project and claiming he has been unfairly singled out in the scandal surrounding his former coach Alberto Salazar.

Sportswear giant Nike shuts down Oregon Project training group over coach Alberto Salazar's four-year ban
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Sportswear giant Nike shuts down Oregon Project training group over coach Alberto Salazar's four-year ban

Nike said on Friday it plans to shut down its Oregon Project training group after top athletics coach Alberto Salazar was banned for four years for doping.

UK Athletics performance director Neil Black set to stand down amidst links to disgraced coach Alberto Salazar
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UK Athletics performance director Neil Black set to stand down amidst links to disgraced coach Alberto Salazar

Black spoke about the Salazar matter on Monday after returning from the World Championships in Doha, where Great Britain won just five medals, their worst performance since 2005

World Athletics Championships 2019: Despite standout performances, track and field still in search of next big star after Usain Bolt
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World Athletics Championships 2019: Despite standout performances, track and field still in search of next big star after Usain Bolt

The debate about the wisdom of bringing the IAAF's biggest competition to a country that is still gearing up to host the biggest in any sport — the 2022 FIFA World Cup — haunted this event from the get-go

World Athletics Championships 2019: Under-fire for empty stands, stifling heat, Qatar sees packed houses in final weekend
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World Athletics Championships 2019: Under-fire for empty stands, stifling heat, Qatar sees packed houses in final weekend

The rousing end to the championships provided an upbeat note for a sport that continues to wrestle with a Russian doping scandal, with the country’s federation banned from the event