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'I won't take medication': Defiant Semenya wins first race since gender ruling defeat

Doha - Caster Semenya won the 800 metres at the Doha Diamond League meeting on Friday in her first race since losing her appeal over a controversial gender ruling, claiming "actions speak louder than words".

Semenya loses landmark challenge against IAAF testosterone rules

Lausanne - South African runner Caster Semenya on Wednesday lost her court challenge against IAAF rules forcing some female athletes to regulate their testosterone levels, but judges voiced concern with the "discriminatory" regulations.

Semenya accuses IAAF of breaching regulations at sports court

Lausanne - Double Olympic 800 metres champion Caster Semenya on Monday accused the International Association of Athletics Federations of breaching confidentiality rules at a hearing that could define the rest of the South African's career.

Mondo Duplantis talks 2018 accomplishments, future plans, success Special

2018 was the year of Mondo Duplantis in the sport of pole vault. Swedish pole vaulter Mondo Duplantis chatted with Digital Journal about his 2018 accomplishments and he opened up about his plans for the future.

Review: Noah Lyles wins 100 meter dash at the 2018 IAAF Continental Cup Special

Ostrava - American sprinter Noah Lyles has a major reason to celebrate. He won two gold medals at the 2018 IAAF Continental Cup, which was held over a two-day period: September 8 and 9.

Review: Sam Kendricks wins men's pole vault at 2018 IAAF Continental Cup Special

Ostrava - On September 9, American pole vaulter Sam Kendricks ended the pole vault season on a strong note. He won the IAAF Continental Cup in Ostrava, Czech Republic.

Review: Sandi Morris vaults to 3rd place at 2018 IAAF Continental Cup Special

Ostrava - On September 8, 2018, the women's pole vault competition at the IAAF Continental Cup took place in Ostava, Czech Republic. Russian pole vaulter Anzhelika Sidorova emerged as the winner.

Review: Sandi Morris wins pole vault at IAAF Diamond League Birmingham Special

Birmingham - On August 18, American pole vaulter Sandi Morris won first place in the women's pole vault competition at the IAAF Diamond League Birmingham.

Review: Katie Nageotte jumps 4.75 meters in Monaco, sets personal best Special

On July 20, American pole vaulter Katie Nageotte competed in the women's pole vault at the IAAF Diamond League in Monaco.

Review: Sam Kendricks wins IAAF Diamond League Rabat, sets meeting record Special

Rabat - On July 13, 2018, American pole vaulter Sam Kendricks reigned supreme in the men's pole vault competition in the IAAF Diamond League in Rabat.

Review: Sandi Morris jumps 4.72 meters in IAAF Diamond League Lausanne Special

On July 5, 2018, the women's pole vault competition took place at the IAAF Diamond League in Lausanne. American athlete Sandi Morris came in 4th place.

Review: Sam Kendricks wins IAAF Diamond League Paris, new world leader Special

Paris - On June 30, 2018, American pole vaulter Sam Kendricks triumphed in the men's pole vault competition at the IAAF Diamond League event in Paris.

Review: Mondo Duplantis finishes 2nd in IAAF Diamond League Paris Special

Paris - On June 30, 2018, Swedish pole vaulter Mondo Duplantis competed in the men's pole vault competition at the IAAF Diamond League in Paris.

Review: Sam Kendricks wins first place in Rome, sets season best Special

On May 31, American pole vaulter Sam Kendricks triumphed in the men's pole vault at the IAAF Diamond League event that was held in Rome.

Emmanuel Karalis' world junior record recognized by the IAAF

Greek pole vaulter Emmanuel Karalis has a major reason to celebrate. His 5.78 meters pole vault jump was officially ratified by the IAAF as a world junior record.

Review: Ivana Spanovic wins gold medal at 2018 World Indoor Championships Special

Birmingham - Ivana Spanovic has a major reason to be proud. She is the new queen of long jump. She reigned supreme at the 2018 Indoor Championships in track and field.

Sam Kendricks nominated for IAAF 2017 'Male Athlete of the Year'

American pole vaulter Sam Kendricks has a major reason to be proud. He has been nominated for IAAF 2017 "Male Athlete of the Year."

Review: Sam Kendricks wins first place in IAAF Diamond League in Zurich Special

Zurich - American pole vaulter Sam Kendricks continues his winning streak in pole vault this year. On August 24, he won first place at the IAAF Diamond League in Zurich.

Biomechanical analysis of track and field at World Championships

The biggest biomechanics research project in Athletics is taking place this month at the 2017 IAAF World Championships in London.

Shawn Barber sets season best in pole vault with 5.72 meters Special

On July 21, the IAAF Diamond League meet took place in Monaco, where Canadian pole vaulter Shawn Barber competed in the men's pole vault.

Review: Shawn Barber finishes third in IAAF Diamond League in Paris Special

Paris - On July 1, Canadian pole vaulter Shawn Barber finished in third place in the men's pole vault event that took place in Paris, France, as part of the IAAF Diamond League.

Review: Sam Kendricks wins Pole Vault Diamond League in Eugene, Oregon Special

Eugene - On May 27, American pole vaulter Sam Kendricks won the Men's Pole Vault IAAF Diamond League competition that was held in Eugene, Oregon.

IAAF clears Russian long jumper for Rio

Moscow - US-based long jumper Darya Klishina became the first Russian athlete on Sunday to be cleared to compete at the Rio Olympics, but the fate of pole vault star Yelena Isinbayeva was still up in the air.

Putin insists no state-sponsored doping in Russia

Sanktpeterburg - President Vladimir Putin on Friday insisted there was no state-sponsored doping in Russia hours before the world athletics governing body IAAF rules whether its track and field team can take part at the Rio Olympics.

IAAF maintains ban on Russian athletes

Moscow - World athletics' governing body IAAF has ruled to maintain Russia's suspension, a top Russian athletics official confirmed Friday, TASS news agency reported.

Russia pleads with athletics chiefs to drop ban ahead of Rio call

Moscow - Russia on Friday urged world athletics' governing body to drop its doping ban on the country's athletes ahead of a crunch decision on whether its track and field team can compete at the Olympics in Rio.

Russia in IAAF dock ahead of Rio Olympics

Vienna - Scandal-hit Russia will likely discover Friday that it has not done enough to get back into world track and field's governing body, the IAAF, in time for its athletes to compete at the Rio Olympics.

Russia 'sorry' and 'ashamed' over doping scandal: Sports minister

London - Russian sports minister Vitaly Mutko apologised on Sunday for the doping scandal that threatens the athletic superpower's participation in the Rio Olympics.

Report claims IAAF delayed naming Russian drug cheats

London - IAAF officials plotted to delay revealing the names of Russian doping cheats ahead of the 2013 World Championships, according to a BBC report.

IAAF sets Russia strict conditions for reinstatement

Paris - The IAAF on Friday sent the Russian athletics federation (ARAF) a list of strict terms it needs to meet for reinstatement following a ban over widespread doping and corruption in track and field.
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