The United States Olympic Committee (USOC) have announced Sarah Hirshland as the organisation’s new chief executive.
New World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) compliance standards in which governing bodies can be sanctioned for violating rules have come into force today. This marks the first time that International Federations and major event organisers can be handed any sort of concrete punishment by WADA rather than just a statement of non-compliance. A range of “graded, … Continue reading “New tougher WADA compliance rules come into force today (April 1, 2018)”
March 12, 2018 The International Olympic Committee (IOC) decision to lift Russia’s suspension three days after the Closing Ceremony of Pyeongchang 2018 has received more criticism. The suspension, imposed in December for Russia’s “systemic manipulation” of the anti-doping system at Sochi 2014, was lifted on February 28 by the IOC Executive Board. It came despite … Continue reading “German athletes panel criticise IOC decision to lift Russian suspension”
Statement credited to Adam Nelson, TFAA president “We want clean athletes to compete at the Olympics and in all sports. I applaud the IOC for making this decision because we are always in favor of clean athletes competing and dopers and cheaters not taking spots from clean athletes. Today’s decision is another win for integrity, … Continue reading “Comment from TFAA following IOC’s decision to ban Russia from 2018 Winter Olympics”
Join TFAA today! REGISTER Registration is now open for 2018 Track & Field Athletes Association (TFAA) membership. Membership categories encompass individuals who are either professional track & field athletes or dedicated leaders and supporters of the sport such as event directors and coaches. TFAA members play an active role in the future of track & field, road … Continue reading “Join TFAA today | 2018 TFAA member registration is open”