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ATHLETICS INTEGRITY UNIT Press Release

Athletics Integrity Unit welcomes CAS decision to ban Christian Coleman for 18 months.

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ATHLETICS INTEGRITY UNIT Press Release

Athletics Integrity Unit welcomes guilty verdicts against nine Russian athletes based on the evidence underlying the McLaren Reports.

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ATHLETICS INTEGRITY UNIT Press Release

Five former RusAF officials - including former President, Board Member and Executive Director - guilty of anti-doping rule violations, banned for four years.

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ATHLETICS INTEGRITY UNIT Press Release

The Athletics Integrity Unit welcomes the announcement from World Athletics of the continued support from the road running industry for strong anti-doping measures.  

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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
28/05/2021Youssef Sbaii MARPresence/Use of a Prohibited Substance (EPO) (Article 2.1 and Article 2.2) - 4 years ineligibility from 16 November 2020 - DQ results: from 11 October 2020 - DT Decision appealable
21/04/2021Brianna McNealUSATampering with any part of Doping Control (Article 2.5) - 5 years ineligibility from 15 August 2020 - DT Decision appealable
07/05/2021Omar CraddockUSAWhereabouts Failures (Article 2.4) - 20 months ineligibility from 13 November 2020 - DQ results: 29 July 2020 to 13 November 2020 - DT Decision appealable
23/04/2021
El Mahjoub Dazza
MARUse of a Prohibited Substance / Method (Article 2.2) - ABP case - Appeal dismissed – 4 years ineligibility from 10 January 2020 - DQ results: 04 May 2019 to 10 January 2020
23/04/2021
Gomathi Marimuthu
IND Presence of a Prohibited Substance (19-Norandrosterone) (Article 2.1)  Use of a Prohibited Substance (Article 2.2) - Appeal dismissed - 4 years ineligibility from 17 May 2019 - DQ results: 18 March 2019 to 17 May 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

2019 KEY FACTS AND FIGURES

10,921

Samples collected

135

Samples collected from athletes belonging to number of countries

186

Competitions sanctioned by World Athletics where samples were collected

2632

Athletes provided samples

545

Elite Athletes from 75 nationalities on the Registered Testing Pool

7,772

Samples collected Out-of-Competition

3,149

Samples collected In-Competition

5,426

Blood samples collected

5,459

Urine samples collected

DISTRIBUTION OF SAMPLES COLLECTED IN 2019

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