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IAAF testosterone rule 'humiliating and harmful' - United Nations
Tue, 26 Mar 2019 04:44:34 +0000
The United Nations says plans to classify female athletes by their testosterone levels, put forward by athletics' governing body, "contravene international human rights".

'Doctors told me I basically died' - Jamaican runner Campbell on 'scary' collapse
Tue, 26 Mar 2019 04:44:34 +0000
Jamaican athlete Kemoy Campbell was told he had "died" after collapsing on the track at a New York race meeting.

Testosterone rules for female athletes 'unscientific'
Tue, 26 Mar 2019 04:44:34 +0000
There is a lack of evidence for the cut-off point adopted by athletics chiefs, a BMJ editorial says.

Arrest warrants issued for former Russian athletics officials
Tue, 26 Mar 2019 04:44:34 +0000
Two former Russian athletics officials are alleged to be involved in the doping cover-ups.

Holmes, Radcliffe & Davies to ask for research on 'residual benefits' of being transgender athlete
Tue, 26 Mar 2019 04:44:34 +0000
Dame Kelly Holmes, Paula Radcliffe and Sharron Davies are to write to the IOC asking for more research on the "benefits" of being a transgender athlete.

Meet Athing Mu - America's record-breaking teenage athlete
Tue, 26 Mar 2019 04:44:34 +0000
American runner Athing Mu tells BBC Sport about breaking records at 16, and dreaming of Olympic gold.

Tokyo marathon qualification times may deter athletes, says Robbie Simpson
Tue, 26 Mar 2019 04:44:34 +0000
Commonwealth Games marathon medallist Robbie Simpson fears some athletes might be put off trying to reach next year's Tokyo Olympics because of the new qualifying standards.

Wada: Unity will be our strength against doping - Sir Craig Reedie
Tue, 26 Mar 2019 04:44:34 +0000
The World Anti-Doping Agency president says "unity will be our strength" after criticisms of the sport's response to the Russian doping scandal.

Russia doping scandal: IAAF upholds ban on Russian athletes until further notice
Tue, 26 Mar 2019 04:44:34 +0000
Russian athletes will remain banned from international competitions, says athletics' governing body the IAAF.

Big Half 2019: Mo Farah wins last race before London Marathon
Tue, 26 Mar 2019 04:44:34 +0000
Britain's Mo Farah retains his title in the Big Half race, finishing in one hour one minute 14 seconds in London on Sunday.