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‘Pace of change too slow’ in athletics, UKA boss tells IAAF

UK Athletics (UKA) chairman, Ed Warner says the sport must do more to commit to providing doping-free competition. The governing body has launched a ‘Clean Athletics’ brand, a year after its 14-point manifesto that aimed to create a new era of clean athletics. The sport has...

UK Athletics: New 'Clean Athletics' brand to reinforce doping-free competition

UK Athletics (UKA) chairman Ed Warner says the sport must do more to commit to providing doping-free competition. The governing body has launched a 'Clean Athletics' brand, a year after its 14-point manifesto that aimed to create a new era of clean athletics. The sport has been...

Pace of change too slow - Warner

The governing body has launched its own 'Clean Athletics' brand, which will replace the former anti-doping department, and has again called for hard-hitting measures to be brought in against dopers. A year on from publishing 'A Manifesto for Clean Athletics', UK Athletics has re...

Athletics boss Sebastian Coe called back to British doping inquiry

IAAF President Sebastian Coe has been asked to appear for a second time before British legislators looking into corruption in athletics, following fresh evidence regarding his knowledge of a Russian doping scandal. Coe told a British parliamentary committee in December 2015 that...

Bedford 'disappointed' by Coe over Russia doping mail

LONDON David Bedford, the former director of the London Marathon, said on Tuesday he was "surprised and disappointed" that IAAF President Sebastian Coe had not read an email he sent warning of th...

Russia admits to huge Olympic doping programme

Russia has admitted for the first time the existence of a widespread doping operation that took place over several years and had a major impact on the results of leading competitions like the Oly...

Russian officials admit to doping operation

Russian officials have for the first time admitted the existence of a far-reaching doping operation which took place over several years and has tainted some of the world's most prestigious compet...

Russia admits to doping program

RUSSIAN officials have for the first time admitted the existence of a far- reaching doping operation which took place over several years. In interviews with the New York Times, officials did not ...

Official claims there was institutional conspiracy of doping in Russia

Russian officials are at last ready to accept that there was a far-reaching doping operation in their country, according to the New York Times. The second part of Richard McLaren's report found ...

Queen's Christmas address pays tribute to nation's unsung heroes

The Queen will use her Christmas Day address to highlight the achievements of those who inspire others, from Olympic and Paralympic athletes to “ordinary people doing extraordinary things”. ...

Sammy Lee, first Asian American man to win Olympic gold, dies at 96

Dr. Lee won consecutive gold medals in platform diving at the 1948 London and 1952 Helsinki Games. Dr. Sammy Lee in 2012. Dr. Sammy Lee, the first Asian American man to win an Olympic gold meda...