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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.

Tejaswin Shankar interview: Racism is not a black and white issue; Indians need to re-examine their view of the world
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Tejaswin Shankar interview: Racism is not a black and white issue; Indians need to re-examine their view of the world

Despite the fact that the majority of these events are unfolding several thousand kilometres away from India, Tejaswin Shankar stressed in an interview with Firstpost that Indians also stand to learn something from the current situation

Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra recommended by AFI for Khel Ratna for third consecutive year
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Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra recommended by AFI for Khel Ratna for third consecutive year

Star javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra was on Saturday recommended for the coveted Khel Ratna Award by the committee constituted by the Athletics Federation of India (AFI) for the third time in a row.

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.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Diamond League postpones Eugene and Paris events, announces Oslo meet as 'alternative competition'
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Diamond League postpones Eugene and Paris events, announces Oslo meet as 'alternative competition'

Diamond League events in Eugene and Paris have been postponed while the event in Oslo will be staged as an “alternative competition” due to the COVID-19 pandemic, organisers said on Thursday.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Delayed US Athletics trials rescheduled to June; to be held in Eugene, Oregon
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Delayed US Athletics trials rescheduled to June; to be held in Eugene, Oregon

The trials, the selection meeting for the American team for the Tokyo Olympics, originally had been planned for mid-June of this year in Eugene, but were postponed when the Tokyo Olympics were delayed for a year because of the coronavirus

Coronavirus Outbreak: Diamond League postpones another three events due to COVID-19 crisis
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Diamond League postpones another three events due to COVID-19 crisis

Diamond League events in Stockholm, Naples and Rabat that were scheduled for late May have been postponed amid the coronavirus pandemic, organisers said on Friday.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: 800-metres champion Caster Semenya switches to 200-metres in bid to run at Games
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: 800-metres champion Caster Semenya switches to 200-metres in bid to run at Games

Under World Athletics' testosterone regulations, Semenya and other female athletes with high natural testosterone are barred from races from 400 meters to one mile at top-level meets like the Olympics and world championships

Usain Bolt still had a lot to offer as a sprinter, feels fellow Jamaican track icon Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce
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Usain Bolt still had a lot to offer as a sprinter, feels fellow Jamaican track icon Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce

Usain Bolt quit too early, reckons fellow Jamaican great Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, who strongly feels that the fastest man on the the planet could have actually dug deep to extend his love affair with athletics instead of bidding it adieu.

Internet-famous kambala jockey Srinivas Gowda refuses to undergo trials in SAI Bengaluru
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Internet-famous kambala jockey Srinivas Gowda refuses to undergo trials in SAI Bengaluru

Kambala jockey Srinivas Gowda, who has created a social media storm after his record-setting performance in a traditional buffalo race, has refused to undergo trials to be conducted at the SAI Centre in Bengaluru.

Caster Semenya says 'track and field, you will still see my face' after breaking 300-meter national record
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Caster Semenya says 'track and field, you will still see my face' after breaking 300-meter national record

The Olympics are just five months away and it's doubtful if Semenya will be able to defend her title in the 800 meters. But maybe she has another plan.

Russian Athletics Federation responds to doping forgery charges against country's leading track and field athletes
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Russian Athletics Federation responds to doping forgery charges against country's leading track and field athletes

Russia has responded to charges that leading track officials in the country helped forge documents to give an athlete an alibi for missing doping tests, the Athletics Integrity Unit said on Friday.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Jamaican sprinter Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce to ‘double up’ in upcoming Games, run in both 100m, 200m
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Jamaican sprinter Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce to ‘double up’ in upcoming Games, run in both 100m, 200m

Jamaican Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce will run in both the 100 metres and 200 metres events at the Tokyo Olympics 2020.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Sprint legend Usain Bolt returns to track to inaugurate newly-completed stadium for Games
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Sprint legend Usain Bolt returns to track to inaugurate newly-completed stadium for Games

Sprinting great Usain Bolt ran on the track at Tokyo’s newly-completed National Stadium on Saturday during an event to celebrate the opening of the venue set to be the centrepiece of next year’s Olympics.

Doping cases on the rise, but WADA lacks resources to investigate; bodybuiding found to be dirtiest sport
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Doping cases on the rise, but WADA lacks resources to investigate; bodybuiding found to be dirtiest sport

WADA published statistics showing that 1,804 doping rule violations were recorded in 2017 — the most recent year for which statistics are available — with a 13.1% rise on the year before.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: After spending over two years on sidelines due to injury, Kenya's David Rudisha aims to defend 800m title
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: After spending over two years on sidelines due to injury, Kenya's David Rudisha aims to defend 800m title

A leg injury meant Rudisha, 30, could not run competitively in 2018 and 2019 but he is now ready to start training and has put the defence of his Olympic crown top of his list for 2020.

South Asian Games 2019: India dominate shooting, track and field events on Day 2 to clinch 27 medals, including 11 gold
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South Asian Games 2019: India dominate shooting, track and field events on Day 2 to clinch 27 medals, including 11 gold

Indian athletes dominated the track and field events and at the shooting range to clinch 27 medals, including 11 gold, on the second day of competitions and remain in the second position at the medals tally in the South Asian Games at Kathmandu on Tuesday.

Joshua Cheptegei breaks Patrick Komon's nine-year old 10,000m world record in Valencia
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Joshua Cheptegei breaks Patrick Komon's nine-year old 10,000m world record in Valencia

The Ugandan set a time of 26 minutes, 38 seconds — six seconds faster than the previous record held by Kenya’s Patrick Komon since 2010.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Mo Farah announces return to 10,000m race, will aim for fifth gold medal at showpiece event
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Mo Farah announces return to 10,000m race, will aim for fifth gold medal at showpiece event

The 36-year-old, a four-times Olympic champion and six times world champion over 5,000 metres and 10,000 metres, retired from track athletics in 2017 to focus on road marathons, going on the break the British record.