The ANA scheme allows Russian competitors who meet strict anti-doping criteria to participate in global track and field events, but under a neutral flag and in neutral clothing.
Russia moves closer to getting track and field ban lifted as World Athletics approves plan for doping reforms
The plan was written by a commission set up by the Russian track federation and tasks it with implementing a series of “immediate actions” with deadlines at various points this year.
Russian athletes to miss European indoor championships after RusAF fail to finalise doping reform plan in time
Russia has been suspended by World Athletics since 2015 because of widespread doping, but leading athletes have been given “neutral” status after vetting and allowed to compete in international events for much of that time.
World Athletics gives Russia five more months to fix ‘seriously deficient’ plan to combat doping in track and field
Track's world governing body said Russia's deadline was moved from 30 September to 1 March.
World Athletics’ Russia task force has until 30 September to make any changes it sees fit before RusAF implements it.
World Athletics said last month it would go further by expelling Russia unless it made an outstanding payment of $6.3 million in fines and costs for anti-doping breaches by 15 August.
World Athletics said it will call on its congress to vote virtually on expelling Russia if the $5 million fine and another $1.3 million in costs aren't paid by 15 August.
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.
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
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.
Russian Athletics Federation board resigns over failure in mending rocky relationship with governing body World Athletics
The Russian Athletics Federation has been suspended by World Athletics since 2015 over widespread doping, but the crisis has deepened in recent months
The Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) is investigating claims Russian officials tried to cover up a doping case involving high jumper Danil Lysenko,
Russian athletics, emboldened by WADA's lifting of the three-year ban on Russia's anti-doping agency (RUSADA) has demanded to have its ban from track and field terminated, according to a letter seen by The Times.
Russia must still meet two pre-conditions before making return to international events, says IAAF president Sebastian Coe
IAAF president Sebastian Coe said on Thursday that Russia still has two pre-conditions to meet before they are allowed to return to international competition
The governing body of world athletics on Friday maintained Russia's ban from track and field over mass doping, just 10 days before the start of the European Championships in Berlin.
Russia was accused in a World Anti-Doping Agency report last year of widespread state-sponsored doping.
IAAF on Tuesday set a list of guidelines for Russian athletes hoping to return to full-time competition under the neutral flag, including their coaches and support staff getting a clean chit.
Russia's athletics ban will run into 2017 and may include the August world championships after a Task Force monitoring the nation's anti-doping programme refused on Thursday to put any dates on a "road map" for a return.