International Association Of Athletics Federations

  • Anju and Bobby George got reward for their efforts 05-04-2014 09:32 AM

    Milkha Singh and PT Usha are some of the pioneers of athletics in our country. They strove hard in 200 and 400 metres and created a niche for themselves in these events. Try as they did, they couldn't reach the then prevailing levels of excellence. Lack of modern equipment, training...
  • IAAF ratifies Anju Bobby George's top finish in 2005 World Athletics Final 01-04-2014 09:41 PM

    New Delhi: Star Indian long jumper Anju Bobby George has officially become the gold medal winner at the World Athletics Final held at Monte Carlo in 2005 after the International Association of Athletics Federation ratified the result. The IAAF upgraded Anju to the top place in the IAAF World Athletics...
  • Usain Bolt and Fraser-Pryce win 2013 World Athlete awards 17-11-2013 11:52 AM

    Jamaican sprinters Usain Bolt and Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce were crowned male and female World Athletes of the Year for 2013 by the sport's governing IAAF at a ceremony in Monaco on Saturday. Bolt won gold in the 100 metres, 200 and 4x100 relay at the Moscow worlds in August to take...
  • India has second highest dope cheats in the world 14-08-2013 10:21 AM

    According to a recent report by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF), India is second only to Russia in the list of countries with most athletes blacklisted for doping - The Indian Express reported on Tuesday. As many as 43 Indian athletes are currently serving IAAF suspensions for their...
  • IAAF approves return to four-year doping bans 08-08-2013 09:49 PM

    Moscow: Athletics will end 18 years of frustration in 2015 by returning to four-year bans for first-time dopers, ending the situation of Olympic athletes suspended for doping turning up to compete in the following Games. Having been forced to cut its ban from four to two years in 1997 to...
  • Suresh Kalmadi loses IAAF Council membership 03-08-2013 03:52 PM

    New Delhi: Scam-tainted Suresh Kalmadi's association with any sports body has ended as he has lost the membership of the powerful Council of the International Association of Athletics Federation. Kalmadi lost the IAAF Council membership after his defeat in the Asian Athletics Association's presidential election in Pune early last month...
  • IAAF promises aggressive drug testing 30-07-2013 10:08 PM

    Moscow: The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) is determined to crack down on drug-taking in the sport after two leading sprinters tested positive this month, the ruling body's vice-president Sebastian Coe said on Tuesday. Coe was speaking in Moscow, the host of next month's world athletics championships, after American...
  • Turkish athletes targeted by anti-doping investigators 09-07-2013 11:44 PM

    London: Turkish athletics, already reeling from a series of high-profile doping cases, is poised to reveal another tranche of positive tests after the country was targeted by anti-doping investigators. Media reports on Tuesday suggested that up to 30 Turkish athletes could face doping suspensions, although suggestions that the results could...
  • IAAF cites former champions for doping 08-03-2013 04:53 PM

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