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Russia to remain banned in 2017 – IAAF head Sebastian Coe

Russian athletes won’t be able to represent their country at international competitions at least until November, International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) head Sebastian Coe has said. The IAAF extended the disqualification of Russia's athletics federation (RUSA...

Athletics-'Cultural' change needed in Russia to lift ban - Coe

MELBOURNE, Feb 10 (Reuters) - Russia still needs to demonstrate a "cultural shift" in its commitment to clean sport if its track and field athletes hope to compete under the nation's flag again, IAAF President Sebastian Coe said on Friday. Russia's athletics federation (RUSAF) h...

IAAF approves extension of Russian doping ban

Sebastian Coe, IAAF president, at a press conference as part of the International Association of Athletics Federations council meeting in Monaco February 6, 2017. — Reuters picMONACO, Feb 7 — World athletics chiefs voted to extend Russia's blanket ban from international compe...

Drug ban on Russia extended to include world championships in London

Russia faces almost certain expulsion from this summer’s World Athletics Championships in London after an IAAF task force investigating the country’s efforts at reform following a series of doping scandals recommended that it should not return until November. Rune Andersen, ...

Usain Bolt: Jamaican Olympic Association Considering Appeal over Carter’s Failed Dope Test

Usain Bolt & Nesta Carter Jamaica may appeal against the decision to strip the rest of its Beijing 4x100m relay squad of their gold medals after Nesta Carter’s failed drugs test. Usain Bolt ...

Usain Bolt: Jamaica considers appeal

Jamaica may appeal against the decision to strip the rest of its Beijing 2008 Olympic Games 4x100m relay squad of their gold medals after Nesta Carter’s failed drugs test, BBC Sport reports. U...

Teammate’s failed test costs Bolt relay gold - Taipei Times

Jamaica’s Usain Bolt has lost one of his nine Olympic gold medals and his perfect triple treble of Games sprint victories after teammate Nesta Carter was found guilty of doping at the 2008 Beij...

Usain Bolt: Jamaican Olympic Association considering appeal after Nesta Carter tests positive

Jamaica may appeal against the decision to strip the rest of its Beijing 4x100m relay squad of their gold medals after Nesta Carter's failed drugs test. Usain Bolt stands to lose one of his nine...

Bolt loses his relay gold after Carter fails 2008 dope test

Jamaica’s Usain Bolt has lost one of his nine Olympic gold medals and his perfect triple treble of Games’ sprint victories after team-mate Nesta Carter was found guilty of doping at the 2008 ...

Usain Bolt stripped of Beijing 2008 gold medal

AKIPRESS.COM - Usain Bolt and the Jamaican team have been stripped of their 4x100-meter relay gold medal from the Beijing Games in 2008 because one runner, Nesta Carter, was found guilty of a dop...

Usain Bolt Stripped Of 2008 Olympics Gold Medal

Usain Bolt has been stripped of one of his nine Olympic gold medals in a doping case involving teammate Nesta Carter, who tested positive on a re-analysis of doping samples. The IOC says Carter...