Some advocates say that to promote a safer environment for athletes, the USOC should overhaul its financial model. From National Public Radio Morning Edition August 17, 2018 https://www.wnyc.org/story/calls-for-widespread-change-challenge-incoming-head-of-us-olympic-committee
South Africa’s Caster Semenya should now be officially confirmed as a double Olympic and triple world 800 metres champion after Russian rival Mariya Farnisova’s disqualification was upheld following an unsuccessful appeal. From Inside the Games
With exactly two years to go until the athletics action gets underway at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) has published the qualification system for the Games in Japan’s capital. From Inside The Games
The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) has approved a “position statement” on tackling abuse and harassment after a survey was carried out at the World U20 Championships in Tampere in Finland earlier this month. From Inside the Games.
The new rules, first proposed in March, are to be formally introduced following the IAAF Council meeting which finished in Buenos Aires yesterday. A minimum three-year waiting period before an athlete may transfer to represent another Member Federation, the provision that an athlete can transfer only once and that no transfers take place before the … Continue reading “IAAF lift ban on athletes switching to compete for other countries”