Articles about International Association of Athletics Federations

Eliud Kipchoge scripts historical marathon record: Details here

12 Oct 2019

Kenya
Eliud Kipchoge scripts historical marathon record: Details here

Kenya runner Eliud Kipchoge scripted a historic record when he managed to break the two-hour barrier in marathon, as he did complete a run in Vienna in under two hours.

Anju Bobby George fights for 2004 Athens Olympics medal

03 Mar 2018

Athletics
Anju Bobby George fights for 2004 Athens Olympics medal

Indian long-jump ace, Anju Bobby George is hoping to become the first Indian track and field athlete to bag an Olympic medal, a medal which she should have won in 2004.

Honour court's directive on Chitra: Vijay Goel to AFI

30 Jul 2017

Kerala
Honour court's directive on Chitra: Vijay Goel to AFI

Sports minister Vijay Goel asked the Athletics Federation of India (AFI) to honour Kerala High Court's directive to include Asia's 1500 metre gold medallist PU Chitra in India's squad for next month's World Athletics Championships in London.

IOC asks WADA to set up new drug testing body

11 Oct 2016

India
IOC asks WADA to set up new drug testing body

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has asked the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) to oversee a global system to tackle drug cheats by setting up a new drug testing body.

Indians may have faked results to get into Rio -IAAF
Indians may have faked results to get into Rio -IAAF

A study conducted by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) revealed that purportedly Indian athletes could have been qualified for the Rio Olympics in 2016 by faking stellar performances.

Last Russian athlete suspended from Rio Games

15 Aug 2016

Russia News
Last Russian athlete suspended from Rio Games

Russian long-jumper Darya Klishina was suspended from the Rio Olympics in light of new evidence discovered against her by an anti-doping probe, marking Russia's exit from athletics.