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ATHLETICS INTEGRITY UNIT Press Release

Athletics Integrity Unit charges Russian Athletics Federation with obstructing an investigation and provisionally suspends several senior federation officials for tampering and complicity.

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ATHLETICS INTEGRITY UNIT Press Release

Athletics Integrity Unit announces robust programme and policy updates for 2019 IAAF World Athletics Championships.

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ATHLETICS INTEGRITY UNIT Press Release

The Athletics Integrity Unit and Valencia’s Marathon and Half Marathon IAAF Gold Label Road Races join forces to further strengthen the integrity of the races.

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ATHLETICS INTEGRITY UNIT 2018 Annual Report

The Athletics Integrity Unit has published its 2018 Annual Report, which outlines the Units activities and achievements during 2018. 

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“THE ATHLETICS INTEGRITY UNIT WILL SUPPORT ATHLETES IN MAKING THE RIGHT DECISIONS AND CHOICES THROUGHOUT YOUR CAREERS. IT WILL HELP EACH OF YOU TO KNOW THE RULES, GAIN KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE AND SHARE THAT KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE WITH CONFIDENCE.”

— Sebastian Coe, World Athletics President

Latest Sanctions

Details of the latest cases that have been dealt with under the jurisdiction of, or overseen by, the Athletics Integrity Unit.

DateNameNatDetails
14/01/2020Alfred KipketerKENWhereabouts Failures (Article 2.4)   - Charge Issued
07/01/2020Michelle Lee-AhyeTTOWhereabouts Failures (Article 2.4) - 2 years ineligibility from 19 April 2019 DQ results: 19 April 2019 to 30 August 2019 - DT decision appealable
13/01/2020Katerina TabashnykUKRPresence of a Prohibited Substance (Hydrochlorothiazide) (Article 2.1) - 19 months ineligibility from 28 March 2019 DQ results: since 28 March 2019 - AIU decision appealable
10/01/2020Al Mahjoub DazzaMARUse of a Prohibited Substance / Method (Article 2.2) – ABP case - Charge Issued
12/12/2019QAF & Mousaab BallaQATThe AIU challenged the QAF decision of No Violation for Possession of a Prohibited Substance (Rule 32.2(f))  - Appeal upheld – 4 years ineligibility from 6 June 2019 (with credit for periods of Provisional Suspension from 11 October 2016 to 31 August 2018 and from 31 October 2018 until 6 June 2019)

The Athletics Integrity Unit Disciplinary Process applies to both doping and non-doping cases that are pursued by the Athletics Integrity Unit under the World Athletics Anti-Doping Rules and the World Athletics Integrity Code of Conduct respectively.  For more detail on the process and the current cases please use the button below.

Athletics Integrity Unit Disciplinary Process

Fighting for Fairness in our Sport — Key Facts and Figures

Samples by Discipline 2018

Fighting for Fairness in 2018

8,489

Samples collected

124

Samples collected from athletes belonging to number of countries

6

Area associations of the IAAF were covered by testing

776

Elite Athletes from 86 nationalities on the Registered Testing Pool

6,007

Samples collected Out-of-Competition

3,553

Blood samples collected

2,482

Samples collected In-Competition

173

IAAF competitions where testing was conducted