Athletics: IAAF won’t probe Qatar bribery claims

Athletics’ world body has decided not to investigate bribery claims against Qatar after a preliminary probe failed to find anything more than “rumours” surrounding bidding for the 2017 world championships. The IAAF was acting on testimony from UK Athletics chief Ed Warner that the world body’s then vice-president, and now president Sebastian Coe had told

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Bolt sets last race in Jamaica for June

Jamaica’s Olympic sprint champion Usain Bolt will run his last race on home soil at June’s Racers Grand Prix before retiring from competition two months later, he said on Friday. The 30-year-old has already said he plans to retire from the sport after the Aug. 5 to Aug. 13 world championships in London having won

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CAS rejects Russian athletes´ Rio ban appeal

Scoresway– The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has rejected the appeal of 68 Russian athletes against their ban from the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. Last November the All-Russia Athletic Federation was suspended by the IAAF amid allegations of state-sponsored doping. It was confirmed in June by world athletics’ governing body that

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Ban all Russians from Rio – WADA

News24– The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) called for Russia to be banned from the Rio Olympics on Monday and urged global sports governing bodies to bar Russia until “culture change” is achieved. The move comes after the release of a WADA-requested report by Canadian lawyer Richard McLaren that says Russia used a complex state-supported doping

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