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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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ATHLETICS INTEGRITY UNIT Press Release

Athletics Integrity Unit welcomes IAAF council decision on new out-of-competition testing funding mechanism for road running.

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ATHLETICS INTEGRITY UNIT Press Release

Athletics Integrity Unit confirms receipt of Moscow Laboratory data from World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA).

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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
13/09/2019Carina HornRSAPresence of a Prohibited Substance (Ibutamoren and LGD-4033) (Article 2.1) - Notice of Allegation Issued
30/08/2019Michelle-Lee AhyeTTOWhereabouts Failures (Article 2.4) - Charge issued
04/09/19Andressa de MoraisBRAPresence of a Prohibited Substance (SARM S22) (Article 2.1) - Pending Panam sports proceedings
29/08/2019Yekaterina Medvedeva RyzhovaRUSUse of a Prohibited Substance or Prohibited Method (Article 2.2)  ABP Case - 8 years ineligibility from 27 March 2019 to 26 March 2027 DQ results: 31 January 2018 2018 to 27 March 2019 - DT Decision appealable
28/08/2019Karan SinghINDPresence of a Prohibited Substance (EPO) (Article 2.1) - 4 years ineligibility from 19 May 2019 DQ results: 19 May 2019 to 07 August 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