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Former Russian athletics president Dmitry Shlyakhtin banned in doping cover-up case
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Former Russian athletics president Dmitry Shlyakhtin banned in doping cover-up case

The Athletics Integrity Unit said the case involved “submission of forged documents and false explanations” in a 15-month probe into why high jumper Danil Lysenko wasn't available for drug testing.

Olympic 100m hurdles champion Brianna McNeal provisionally suspended for doping violations
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Olympic 100m hurdles champion Brianna McNeal provisionally suspended for doping violations

The 29-year-old American, who claimed Olympic gold in Rio de Janeiro in 2016 and also won world gold in Moscow in 2013, was charged with "tampering" with part of a doping control, the AIU said.

Former 800m world champion Marina Arzamasova handed four-year doping ban
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Former 800m world champion Marina Arzamasova handed four-year doping ban

Marina Arzamasova, who won the 800 meters at the 2015 worlds in Beijing, had been provisionally suspended after testing positive in 2019.

Men's 100-metre world champion Christian Coleman formally appeals two-year doping ban in CAS
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Men's 100-metre world champion Christian Coleman formally appeals two-year doping ban in CAS

The court also received an appeal by the World Athletics governing body against a decision to clear women's 400-meter world champion Salwa Eid Naser on a technicality despite facing similar charges as Coleman.

Former 1,500 metres World Champion Elijah Manangoi handed two-year suspension for missing doping tests
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Former 1,500 metres World Champion Elijah Manangoi handed two-year suspension for missing doping tests

Manangoi, 27, took the silver medal at the 2015 Beijing world championships before winning gold in London two years later.

World 100m champion Christian Coleman to miss Tokyo Olympics 2020 after 2-year ban
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World 100m champion Christian Coleman to miss Tokyo Olympics 2020 after 2-year ban

The AIU charged Coleman for missed tests in January and December 2019, as well as for a "filing failure" last April.

Doping charges against Bahraini 400m world champion Salwa Eid Naser dismissed due to technicality
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Doping charges against Bahraini 400m world champion Salwa Eid Naser dismissed due to technicality

Naser stunned athletics in Doha last year when she powered to the third-fastest 400m time in history to win the world title.

Former London Marathon winner Daniel Wanjiru of Kenya banned for four years for doping
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Former London Marathon winner Daniel Wanjiru of Kenya banned for four years for doping

The Athletics Integrity Unit said it was “highly likely” that Wanjiru used prohibited substances, citing abnormalities in his biological passport.

Russia says World Athletics freeze over unpaid fine is 'catastrophic' decision for athletes
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Russia says World Athletics freeze over unpaid fine is 'catastrophic' decision for athletes

Yevgeny Yurchenko said World Athletics had ignored the impact of the coronavirus pandemic when it held Russia to a Wednesday deadline for payment, which was missed.

Kenyan marathoner Wilson Kipsang banned for missing three dope tests, whereabouts lapses
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Kenyan marathoner Wilson Kipsang banned for missing three dope tests, whereabouts lapses

Kipsang won the bronze medal in the marathon at the 2012 London Olympics and broke the world record the following year in Berlin

World Athletics freezes two Russia panels after track federation misses deadline to pay fine
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World Athletics freezes two Russia panels after track federation misses deadline to pay fine

Russia's track federation, known as RusAF, owes a $5 million fine and another $1.31 million in costs for various doping-related work and legal wrangles.

Russia's sports ministry wants World Athletics to allow their athletes to compete even if $5 million fine isn't paid
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Russia's sports ministry wants World Athletics to allow their athletes to compete even if $5 million fine isn't paid

Russia edged closer to a new fight with World Athletics after the sports ministry said its leading athletes must be allowed to compete internationally even if a $5 million fine isn't paid.

World 100m champion Christian Coleman provisionally suspended by Athletics Integrity Unit for breaching whereabouts rules
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World 100m champion Christian Coleman provisionally suspended by Athletics Integrity Unit for breaching whereabouts rules

Coleman is temporarily banned from competition until a final decision at a hearing conducted under the World Athletics Anti-Doping Rules or the Integrity Code of Conduct.

Salwa Eid Naser was under investigation prior to winning 400-meters gold at World Athletics Championships, says AIU
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Salwa Eid Naser was under investigation prior to winning 400-meters gold at World Athletics Championships, says AIU

That means that Naser could be stripped of her gold medal if she's found guilty. She also faces missing next year's Olympics in Tokyo.

Women's 400m world champion Salwa Eid Naser provisionally suspended for failing to appear for anti-doping tests
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Women's 400m world champion Salwa Eid Naser provisionally suspended for failing to appear for anti-doping tests

Women’s 400 metres world champion Salwa Eid Naser of Bahrain has been handed a provisional suspension for failing to make herself available for anti-doping tests, the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) said on Friday.

IAAF suspends Indian shot putter Navin Chikara for four years for failing dope test
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IAAF suspends Indian shot putter Navin Chikara for four years for failing dope test

Chikara was banned for the presence and use of a prohibited substance and his four-year suspension starts from July 27, 2018, AIU said.

Kenyan runner Alfred Kipketer suspended for failing to make himself available for doping tests
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Kenyan runner Alfred Kipketer suspended for failing to make himself available for doping tests

Kenyan runner Alfred Kipketer, who raced in the 800-metre final at the 2016 Olympics, has been suspended for failing to make himself available for doping tests.

Wilson Kipsang Kiprotich, former world record holder in men's marathon, suspended for doping violations
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Wilson Kipsang Kiprotich, former world record holder in men's marathon, suspended for doping violations

Wilson Kipsang Kiprotich, the former world record holder for the men's marathon, has been provisionally suspended for doping violations.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Russia high jumper Ilya Ivanyuk says country being scrutinised too much for doping
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Russia high jumper Ilya Ivanyuk says country being scrutinised too much for doping

The 26-year-old Ivanyuk referred to American doping controversies, including missed tests by Christian Coleman, world champion in the 100 metres

Indian sprinter Nirmala Sheoran banned for four years for doping, stripped of twin titles won at 2017 Asian Championships
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Indian sprinter Nirmala Sheoran banned for four years for doping, stripped of twin titles won at 2017 Asian Championships

The 24-year-old Nirmala Sheoran's ban was backdated to take effect on 29 June 2018 and her results from August 2016 to November 2018 were disqualified