Diamond League drops 5,000m

March 11th, 2019 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

Why the 5,000m will no longer be run on the Diamond League circuit


Could running incorporate leader jerseys into track races?

July 30th, 2018 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

When runners represent their sponsors as opposed to their countries, participants wear nearly identical uniforms from various shoe brands. This can become uninteresting to the less informed viewer


Chris Napier recounts “dream trip” to Uganda as Team Canada’s physiotherapist

April 2nd, 2017 by Canadian Running | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

Team Canada physiotherapist Chris Napier describes the experience of travelling to Kampala, Uganda for the IAAF World Cross-Country Championships.


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.”


Sebastian Coe denies knowledge of corruption in IAAF, is prepared to double anti-doping budget

December 2nd, 2015 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

World athletics president Sebastian Coe said on Wednesday that he had had no inkling of corruption within his organisation and defended his links with Nike. Coe was speaking during a three-hour grilling by British lawmakers […]


Sebastian Coe says doping claims a ‘declaration of war’

August 5th, 2015 by Canadian Running | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

London, Aug 5, 2015 (AFP) – New doping claims against athletics are a “declaration of war” on the sport, British Olympic great and International Association of Athletics Federations Sebastian Coe said on Wednesday. “The […]


Sebastian Coe in good shape to win IAAF presidency vote

July 30th, 2015 by Scott Leitch | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

In the days leading up to the International Association of Athletics Federations world championships on August 22, the organization will vote on a new president for the next four-year cycle to replace outgoing president […]


Lamine Diack admits athletics facing a ‘crisis’

February 17th, 2015 by Scott Leitch | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Lamine Diack, president of the International Association of Athletics Federations, has admitted the organization and the sport of athletics face a “crisis” over recent allegations of widespread doping in the sport. Speaking in an […]


Kenya changes stance on PED problem

January 13th, 2015 by Scott Leitch | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Athletics Kenya president Isaiah Kiplagat told the press last week that the “doping issue is just as bad as AIDS” in Kenya. Though the words may be a bit bold, it’s a notable change in tone […]


Sebastian Coe talks about getting cross-country back in the Olympics

January 9th, 2015 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Former Olympic star and record-setting middle distance runner Sebastian Coe is running for IAAF presidency this year and is talking about getting cross- country back on the Olympic program. He wants to see it […]


Three-time Chicago winner reportedly paid $630K to hush failed doping test

December 4th, 2014 by Scott Leitch | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

The Russian athletics federation is under heavy fire after claims on Wednesday they’ve been bribed to cover up major drug scandals and deeply entrenched, systematic doping in the country. Russian marathon runner Liliya Shobukhova, who […]


Justin Gatlin nomination under fire amid doping research

October 8th, 2014 by Scott Leitch | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

The IAAF’s nomination of Justin Gatlin, who was banned from competition for four years in 2006, to their Athlete of the Year shortlist is being critiqued by athletes and media after research suggests that […]