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Tallinn Marathon 2017 Facts and Figures

Tallinn Marathon – More than 18,000 recreational athletes from a record number of 56 different countries took part last weekend in Estonia’s largest marathon. SEB Tallinn Marathon won by record time for the Baltic states and Nordic countries The winner of SEB Tallinn Marathon was Kiprotich Kirui from Kenya who achieved a world class time […]
News – Tallinn Marathon

Kirui sets new Tallinn Marathon Course Record

Estonia – Tallinn Marathon 2017 produces a new course record of 2:09:22. Kiprotich Kurui, of Kenya, became the first runner of the Tallinn Marathon to break the 2:10 barrier. Tallinn Marathon 2017 provides a Kenyan 123 From the start, the Kenyan trio of Kirui, Dickson Terer and Robert Magut set a brisk pace which would […]
News – Tallinn Marathon

Bekele vs Kipchoge and Kipsang in Berlin Marathon

The BMW BERLIN-MARATHON will stage a unique contest on September 24: for the first time in the history of the event the top three marathon runners in the world will be on the start line as the Kenyan duo of Eliud Kipchoge and Wilson Kipsang take on Ethiopia’s Kenenisa Bekele. The BMW BERLIN-MARATHON is an […]
Berlin – Time-to-Run Marathon

IAAF welcomes WADA investigation

Monaco – The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) welcomes the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) announcement of their three-person Independent Commission that will investigate the serious doping allegations recently aired in a series of German television documentaries. As previously confirmed in a statement issued by the IAAF (4 Dec) which followed the first German broadcast, […]
Europe – Drugs in Sport

Minimum Doping Ban increased to four years

Minimum Doping Ban – As of the 1st January, 2015, drug cheats in sport will now face a minimum of a four year ban under the new rules which have come into effect. There have been calls for the term to be revised and with  changes to the World Anti-Doping Code, which unifies anti-doping rules […]
Europe – Drugs in Sport

IAAF comment on Russian Walkers sanctions

IAAF comment on sanctions for Russian Race Walkers. In light of media inquiries into sanctions announced yesterday in the Russian media, the IAAF would like to clarify a number of points. All athletes were caught under the IAAF Athlete Biological Passport programme (ABP) although, as per IAAF Rules, the cases are sent to the Russian […]
Europe – Drugs in Sport

Yulia Zaripova banned, may lose Gold

Russian steeplechaser Yulia Zaripova has been banned for two and a half years for doping offences, the Russian anti-doping agency RUSADA said (www.rusada.ru) on Friday. Zaripova, 28, was suspended after her biological passport showed abnormalities and her results from June 20 to Aug. 20 2011 and July 3-Sept. 3 2012 have been annulled. Zaripova won […]
Europe – Drugs in Sport

World Marathon Majors increases testing

LONDON, March 18, 2015 — Abbott World Marathon Majors (AWMM) is working in partnership with the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) to finance increased out-of-competition drug testing for elite athletes participating in AWMM events. This is the largest anti-doping effort to date by a private athletic organization and will begin this summer. Elite athletes […]
Europe – Drugs in Sport

IAAF strongly rejects anti-doping allegations

The IAAF takes the anti-doping allegations published by The Sunday Times and ARD very seriously and has investigated them thoroughly. The published allegations were sensationalist and confusing: the results referred to were not positive tests. In fact, ARD and The Sunday Times both admit that their evaluation of the data did not prove doping. Professor […]
Europe – Drugs in Sport

IAAF disciplinary action from 2005 findings

The IAAF’s long-term storage and retesting strategy concerning IAAF Championships which began in 2005 with the storage of anti-doping samples from that year’s IAAF World Championships in Helsinki has led to disciplinary action being commenced against a further 28 athletes following a second reanalysis. Doping Tests backdated In 2012, the IAAF conducted a first round […]
Europe – Drugs in Sport