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IAAF welcomes CAS ruling on Russia

The ruling athletics body IAAF welcomes the decision of the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) to reject appeals from Russia on the ban of its track and field athletes from the Rio de Janeiro Olympics.

Prosthetics jumper Rehm to join IAAF working group

Paralympics long jump champion Markus Rehm will join a working group organized by ruling athletics body IAAF to examine whether athletes using prosthetics can compete at able-bodied championships, the IAAF said Friday.

IOC welcomes "strong stance" on doping after Russia ban ruling

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) welcomes the "strong stance against doping" taken by the IAAF following the international athletics federation's ban on Russia competing at the Olympics.

Russia's Olympic fate to be decided as IAAF chief faces new trouble

The world athletics body IAAF was set to rule Friday in Vienna whether Russian athletes will be banned from the upcoming Olympics, but the decision was overshadowed by allegations that IAAF chief Sebastian Coe had been slow to respond to the Russian scandal.

Russia stays suspended from athletics, IAAF says

Russia has not done enough on anti-doping reforms to have its suspension from world athletics lifted, athletics governing body IAAF said Friday.

Tokyo Olympic organizers deny alleged payment for support

The Tokyo Olympic Committee has denied a report it paid sponsorship money to buy the support of former International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) president Lamine Diack for its bid to host the 2020 Games, local media reported Saturday.

WADA report: Diack sought IAAF sponsorship money for Olympic vote

A report on corruption and doping in athletics suggested Thursday that heavily implicated former IAAF president Lamine Diack tried to sell his vote for the 2020 Olympics host city in exchange for sponsorship money for the ruling athletics body.

IAAF employees confronted Diack over Russia cases; went to CAS

IAAF staff members repeatedly confronted then president Lamine Diack on delays of disciplinary proceedings against six Russian athletes who had violated anti-doping rules, and resisted approaches to have them compete at the 2013 world championships in Moscow.