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Kenya's Rudisha pulls out from London World Championships - Xinhua

Kenya's Rudisha pulls out from London World ChampionshipsXinhuaNAIROBI, July 31 (Xinhua) -- Two-time world champion David Rudisha has pulled out of London 2017 IAAF World Championships due to injury. Rudisha who won gold at the Daegu 2011 and Beijing 2015 editions of the Worlds announced his withdraw on ...and more »

IAAF not ready to lift Russia's suspension from track - Colorado Springs Gazette

IAAF not ready to lift Russia's suspension from trackColorado Springs GazetteLONDON (AP) — The IAAF is not ready to lift Russia's suspension from track and field competitions as the country fails to fully accept the findings of an investigation into its state-sponsored doping scheme. A meeting of the international track and ...and more »

IAAF Congress set to support ban on Russia after warning more work needs to be done - Insidethegames.biz (blog);

IAAF Congress set to support ban on Russia after warning more work needs to be done - Insidethegames.biz (blog)

Insidethegames.biz (blog)IAAF Congress set to support ban on Russia after warning more work needs to be doneInsidethegames.biz (blog)An attempt by the head of the Russian Athletics Federation (RusAF) to get his country's ban from the sport lifted here later this week is doomed to failure after the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) warned them that more work ...and more »

Television and Streaming + Radio Info for 2017 IAAF World Championships In Athletics / Track and Field – London 2017 - LetsRun.com

Television and Streaming + Radio Info for 2017 IAAF World Championships In Athletics / Track and Field – London 2017LetsRun.comThe 2017 IAAF World Championships in London for track and field/athletics begin on Friday. Go here for a schedule of events for the 2017 Worlds. If you want to watch it live on TV or online, we've got details for you below. First, we list the info for ...and more »

Athletics chiefs recommend continuing Russia's exile until at least November - South Wales Argus;

Athletics chiefs recommend continuing Russia's exile until at least November - South Wales Argus

South Wales ArgusAthletics chiefs recommend continuing Russia's exile until at least NovemberSouth Wales ArgusWorld athletics bosses have unanimously approved a recommendation to continue Russia's suspension from the sport for its state-sponsored doping. The International Association of Athletics Federations' (IAAF) council met in London on Monday and was ...and more »

Athletics - Long road back for Russia after Task Force voices concerns - The Star Online;

Athletics - Long road back for Russia after Task Force voices concerns - The Star Online

The Star OnlineAthletics - Long road back for Russia after Task Force voices concernsThe Star OnlineLONDON (Reuters) - Russia's athletics federation still has a long road to navigate if it is to overturn its ban after the head of the IAAF's Task Force reported on Monday that several criteria for reinstatement remained unmet. Nineteen Russians will ...and more »

Rudisha pulls out of worlds - Saudi Gazette;

Rudisha pulls out of worlds - Saudi Gazette

Saudi GazetteRudisha pulls out of worldsSaudi GazetteLONDON — World 800 meters record holder David Rudisha said Monday he was saddened and disappointed to have pulled out of the World Athletics Championships due to a quad muscle strain. Rudisha, reigning Olympic and world champion, is the first ...and more »

IAAF upholds Russia ban - Sport24;

IAAF upholds Russia ban - Sport24

Sport24IAAF upholds Russia banSport24London - Russia remains banned from international track and field competition after the IAAF ruled Monday that it had not made sufficient progress in its anti-doping fight to merit reinstatement. Russia was accused in a World Anti-Doping Agency report ...and more »

Flying The Flag - Bahamas Tribune

Flying The FlagBahamas Tribune#IN less than five days, 25 athletes will be carrying the Bahamian flag as they get set to compete in the 16th International Amateur Athletic Federation (IAAF) World Relays in London, England. #The global championships, held every two years, will run ...and more »

The Olympics Are Coming to Los Angeles in 2028 - TIME;

The Olympics Are Coming to Los Angeles in 2028 - TIME

TIMEThe Olympics Are Coming to Los Angeles in 2028TIME(LOS ANGELES) — Los Angeles has reached an agreement with international Olympic leaders that will open the way for the city to host the 2028 Summer Games. City Council President Herb Wesson's office confirmed the deal Monday. Spokeswoman ...and more »

David Rudisha forced to make shock withdrawal from London 2017 World Championships as Olympic 800m ... - Daily Mail;

David Rudisha forced to make shock withdrawal from London 2017 World Championships as Olympic 800m ... - Daily Mail

Daily MailDavid Rudisha forced to make shock withdrawal from London 2017 World Championships as Olympic 800m ...Daily MailKenyan sensation David Rudisha has made a shock withdrawal from the World Championships because of injury. The two-time Olympic 800m champion revealed on Monday that he had suffered a grade one strain in his quadriceps. He posted on Twitter: 'It's ...and more »

Empowering athletes and better promoting athletics – IAAF Council Meeting - International Association of Athletics Federations;

Empowering athletes and better promoting athletics – IAAF Council Meeting - International Association of Athletics Federations

International Association of Athletics FederationsEmpowering athletes and better promoting athletics – IAAF Council MeetingInternational Association of Athletics FederationsThe 210th IAAF Council Meeting took place in London and was chaired by IAAF President Sebastian Coe. This was the traditional one-day gathering ahead of the 51st IAAF Congress (2-3 Aug) and IAAF World Championships London 2017 (4-13 Aug) which ...and more »

IAAF Athletes' Commission voting to open on 1 August - International Association of Athletics Federations;

IAAF Athletes' Commission voting to open on 1 August - International Association of Athletics Federations

International Association of Athletics FederationsIAAF Athletes' Commission voting to open on 1 AugustInternational Association of Athletics FederationsElections for six places on the IAAF Athletes' Commission will run from 1-12 August with all athletes accredited for the IAAF World Championships London 2017 eligible to vote. The IAAF Athletes' Commission represents the link between athletes and the ...and more »

Los Angeles reaches deal to host 2028 Summer Olympics - Newsday;

Los Angeles reaches deal to host 2028 Summer Olympics - Newsday

NewsdayLos Angeles reaches deal to host 2028 Summer OlympicsNewsdayThis file photo taken on May 11, 2017 shows journalists visiting the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum as the IOC Evaluation Commission continues with its visit. Photo Credit: This file photo taken on May 11, 2017 shows journalists visiting the Los Angeles ...and more »

Russian athletes banned from singing national hymn at London World Championships hotels - TASS

Russian athletes banned from singing national hymn at London World Championships hotelsTASSMOSCOW, July 31. /TASS/. The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) has prohibited Russian athletes from singing their country's national anthem at London's official hotels for the 2017 World Championships in Athletics, the Neutral ...and more »

Rudisha withdraws from world championships with thigh injury - The Sun Herald;

Rudisha withdraws from world championships with thigh injury - The Sun Herald

The Sun HeraldRudisha withdraws from world championships with thigh injuryThe Sun HeraldOlympic 800-meter champion and world-record holder David Rudisha withdrew from the world championships on Monday after straining a thigh muscle in a training session in Kenya. The double world and Olympic champion said an MRI scan on the right-leg ...and more »

Jessica Ennis-Hill tells ITV News of her relief at London 2012 Gold after being denied by doper at World Championships - ITV News;

Jessica Ennis-Hill tells ITV News of her relief at London 2012 Gold after being denied by doper at World Championships - ITV News

ITV NewsJessica Ennis-Hill tells ITV News of her relief at London 2012 Gold after being denied by doper at World ChampionshipsITV NewsJessica Ennis-Hill has spoken of her relief at winning Olympic Gold in London after she was beaten to the top step of the podium at the World Athletics Championships a year earlier by a drugs cheat. In an exclusive interview with ITV News, the 31-year ...and more »

Russian athletes banned from singing national anthem at hotels at London World Championships - RT;

Russian athletes banned from singing national anthem at hotels at London World Championships - RT

RTRussian athletes banned from singing national anthem at hotels at London World ChampionshipsRTThe International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) will not allow Russian athletes competing as neutrals at the 2017 World Championships in London to sing their national anthem at any venues associated with the event. As 19 Russian athletes ...and more »

Injured Rudisha pulls out of London Worlds - Citizen TV (press release);

Injured Rudisha pulls out of London Worlds - Citizen TV (press release)

Citizen TV (press release)Injured Rudisha pulls out of London WorldsCitizen TV (press release)David Rudisha after winning the men 800m gold medal at the Rio 2016 Olympics. PHOTO/AFP. Two-time Olympic champion and World record holder David Rudisha will not defend his 800m title at the IAAF World championships in London. The two-time ...and more »

Kenyan star Rudisha out of world championships - Sport24;

Kenyan star Rudisha out of world championships - Sport24

Sport24Kenyan star Rudisha out of world championshipsSport24London - Kenya's David Rudisha's hopes of adding world 800 metres gold to the Olympic title he won in a world record time at the same track in the 2012 London Olympics have been dashed because of injury. The 28-year-old -- who ran an astonishing time ...and more »