IAAF set to launch Integrity Unit in April

The IAAF said a “fiercely independent” Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) is due to be operational next April as the governing body steps up its attempts to tackle doping in the sport. Sebastian Coe vowed to reform the IAAF after athletics’ reputation was tarnished by revelations of doping, leading to a blanket ban being imposed on

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McLaren optimistic over Russian doping attitudes

The author of the McLaren report into state-sponsored doping in Russian sport believes there have been indications the scandal-plagued country is serious about cleaning up its act. Professor Richard McLaren on Friday released more information from his independent investigation, commissioned by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), into alleged widespread use of performance-enhancing drugs and the

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Russian politician wants Trump to end doping accusations

Russian politician Igor Lebedev hopes United States president-elect Donald Trump will “put an end” to the latest accusations of state-sponsored doping made by the McLaren report. On Friday, Professor Richard McLaren released more findings from his independent investigation, commissioned by the World Anti-Doping Authority [WADA], into alleged widespread use of performance-enhancing drugs and the manipulation

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