Contents tagged with IAAF

  • IAAF extends Russian athletics ban

    The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) has once again extended the disqualification of the All-Russia Athletic Federation (ARAF). In a session in Monaco on 9 June, the IAAF council refused to reinstate Russia’s membership, which was suspended in 2015 in connection with mass doping, DW reports.

    Rune Andersen, head of the IAAF work group that is supervising Russia’s efforts to rejoin the association, said that his team had advised the organization’s leaders to make this …

  • Six Russian athletes disqualified from international competitions

    Russian biathlete Ekaterina Glazyrina received a penalty from the International Biathlon Union and will no longer allowed to participate in official competitions, the Union’s press-service reported.

    Following the discovery of a prohibited substance in the 31-year-old’s blood, Glazyrina was disqualified from the Union for two years. Additionally, the biathlete was stripped of all scores, prizes and medals received from December 2013 to the present. At the end of 2014, she finished second in a …