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ATHLETICS INTEGRITY UNIT Press Release

Athletics Integrity Unit to have wide-ranging bet monitoring during the IAAF World Athletics Championships.

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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 Press Release

The Athletics Integrity Unit will not appeal the United States Anti-Doping Agency’s decision to withdraw its charge against American sprinter Christian Coleman of violation of the whereabouts rules under the World Anti-Doping Code.

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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, IAAF 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
17/10/2019Berehanu TseguETHPresence of a Prohibited Substance (EPO) (Article 2.1) - Notice of Allegation Issued
02/10/2019Alena MatoshkaBLRPresence of a Prohibited Substance (Oxandrolone) (Article 2.1) Re-testing case 2012 Olympic Games - 2 years ineligibility from 20 February 2019  DQ results: 7 August 2012 to 6 August 2014 - National decision appealable
02/10/2019Anis AnanenkoBLRPresence of a Prohibited Substance (Dehydrochloromethyltestosterone) (Article 2.1)  Re-testing case 2012 Olympic Games -DQ results: 8 August 2012 to 27 May 2015 Note: Athlete already served the maximum 4 year sanction for a 1st violation under the rules and his results from 27 May 2015 to 16 June 2015 are already disqualified - National decision appealable
09/10/2019Philip Sanga KimutaiKENPresence of a Prohibited Substance (Testosterone) (Article 2.1) - Notice of Allegation Issued
08/10/2019Mustapha El AzizMARPresence of a Prohibited Substance (EPO) (Article 2.1) - 4 years ineligibility from 2 July 2019    DQ results: 7 June 2019 to 2 July 2019 - AIU decision appealable

The Athletics Integrity Unit Disciplinary Process applies to both doping and non-doping cases that are pursued by the Athletics Integrity Unit under the IAAF Anti-Doping Rules and the IAAF 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