• Photo: Special KRB/Flickr
    02.10.2019 /
    On the eve of the IAAF World Athletic Championship in Doha, new media reports of a corrupt bidding process tarnished the host country Qatar. Two weeks ago, Amnesty International accused the country of one more breach of the promise to improve workers’ rights. But according to the International Labour Organisation, Qatar has also made great progress and more is to come.
  • Semenya _Yann Caradec _Flickr
    02.05.2019 /
    After more than two months of deliberations, CAS dismisses South African runner Caster Semeneya’s motion to amend proposed rules on female athletes with high levels of testosterone. Critics call the decision ‘shocking’ and ‘dissapointing’.
  • Photo: Giovanna D'arco/Flickr
    30.08.2018 /
    The re-testing of Italian race walker Alex Schwazer’s urine samples shows anomalies that could help his year-long legal fight to get cleared of a 2016-doping conviction
  • Photo: COLOURBOX
    24.08.2018 /
    An audit looking into the use of public funds for the IAAF U18 World Youth Championships shows that half of the $35 million invested has disappeared. Kenyan sports minister is summoned to parliament for an explanation.
  • Photo: citizen 59/Flickr
    03.08.2018 /
    In a letter to the IAAF President, Human Rights Watch asks the international athletics federation to “urgently revoke” new eligibility regulations. According to the human rights organisation they violate women’s fundamental rights.
  • Semenya. Photo: GovernmentZA/Flickr
    21.06.2018 /
    Caster Semenya, a South-African middle-distance runner and two-time Olympic champion, will go to the Court of Arbitration for Sport questioning the fairness of IAAF´s new rules on women with hyperandrogenism.
  • 27.11.2017 /
    Interview with David Howman on the newly formed IAAF integrity unit
  • Photo: Andre Zehetbauer/Flickr
    04.09.2017 /
    International sports organisations need to change gender classification procedures in women’s athletic events to be consistent with their own values, recent research argues.

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