Semenya set to receive 2012 Olympic gold after Savinova-Farnosova stripped for doping

Caster Semenya is set to have her silver medal from the 800 metres at London 2012 upgraded to gold after Olympic champion Mariya Savinova-Farnosova had her triumph expunged for doping. The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) settled a case between the IAAF, the Russian Athletics Federation and Savinova-Farnosova on Friday. CAS found Savinova-Farnosova to

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Coe: Bolt in the same bracket as Ali

Sebastian Coe considers Usain Bolt to be in the same sporting category as Muhammad Ali and said athletics will need “proper horsepower” to drive the sport when the legendary sprinter retires. Bolt is set to end his phenomenal career after the World Championships this year and will go down as one of the greatest sportsmen

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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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