Seb Coe defends IAAF’s position in Semenya case in CNN interview

September 18th, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

Coe defended the IAAF testosterone rule as being the best solution to the issue of DSD athletes competing at certain distances, and asserted it was not about Semenya


Former IAAF head Lamine Diack and son to face trial over doping coverups

June 26th, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

The 86-year-old former IAAF president was charged with corruption, influence-peddling and money laundering in 2015


IAAF gets a new brand identity

June 9th, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

After one final world championships under the IAAF banner, the organization will be known as World Athletics


What is the IAAF world ranking system and why does it matter?

March 4th, 2019 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

An explanation of the new IAAF world rankings system


Seb Coe reminds runners that IAAF has its own RusAF roadmap

September 25th, 2018 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

The WADA decision doesn’t admit Russian athletes back into arenas of play, the WADA decision allows the RUSADA to test its own athletes


Paula Radcliffe “hurt” by prospect of IAAF wiping pre-2005 records

May 2nd, 2017 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in The Scene | 1 Comment »

“It is a heavy handed way to wipe out some really suspicious records in a cowardly way by simply sweeping all aside instead of having the guts to take the legal plunge and wipe any record that would be found in a court of law to have been illegally assisted.”


Should cross-country get an Olympic revival?

April 4th, 2017 by Canadian Running | Posted in Blogs | No Comments »

If nothing else, racing off the track and roads makes athletes tougher and grittier as they navigate true cross-country conditions.


IAAF halts runner nationality transfers to curb the “buying” of medals

February 6th, 2017 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

The IAAF announced today that it has frozen all new allegiance transfers. “Athletics is particularly vulnerable in this respect.”


Beirut Marathon sees competitive 2016 edition in unfavourable running conditions

November 14th, 2016 by Canadian Running | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

The 2016 Beirut Marathon saw extremely hot conditions, a group[ of competitive Ethiopians and two sisters end up on the podium of the Lebanese race.


Russian athletes confirmed to miss out on Rio 2016 Olympics

June 17th, 2016 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Multiple sources have now confirmed that Russian athletes will not be competing on the track in Rio this year. Today Seb Coe and the IAAF met in Vienna to reevaluate whether or not Russian […]


Seb Coe ready to crack down on Kenya, could ban athletes from Olympics

February 18th, 2016 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Russia has constantly been making the headlines for doping violations and received a ban from all international competition. Could Kenya be next? In the midst of the Russian doping scandal, the IAAF president, Sebastian […]


Understanding the Russia-IAAF scandal: A timeline of significant events

January 14th, 2016 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

There’s been a constant stream of news about the scandal going on in Russian athletics and within the IAAF governing body for over a year now. Here’s what you need to know to get […]