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Athletics Integrity Unit Update

Athletics Integrity Unit update regarding COVID-19.

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Athletics Integrity Unit Press Release

Athletics Integrity Unit announces 2020 categorisation for National Federations under Rule 15 of the World Athletics Anti-Doping Rules.

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ATHLETICS INTEGRITY UNIT Press Release

Athletics Integrity Unit Board refers RusAF charges to the World Athletics Council and recommends considering expulsion of the federation.

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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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“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
26/03/2020Albert RopBRNWhereabouts Failures (Article 2.4) - 2 years ineligibility from 24 September 2019 DQ results: 11 April 2019 to 24 September 2019 - AIU Decision Appealable
23/03/2020Naveen Chikara
INDPresence of a Prohibited Substance (GHRP-6) (Article 2.1) Use of a Prohibited Substance (GHRP-6) (Article 2.2) - 4 years ineligibility from 27 July 2018 DQ results: from 27 July 2018 - AIU Decision Appealable
17/03/2020
Berehanu TseguETHPresence of a Prohibited Substance (EPO) (Article 2.1) Use of a Prohibited Substance (EPO) (Article 2.2) - 4 years ineligibility from 15 September 2019 DQ results: from 15 September 2019 - AIU decision appealable
16/03/2020Hassan ChaniBRNUse of a Prohibited Substance / Method (Article 2.2) – ABP Case - Charge Issued
10/03/2020
Ioannis KyriazisGREPresence of a Prohibited Substance (LGD-4033 diOH) (Article 2.1) Use of LGD-4033 (Article 2.2) - 4 years ineligibility from 31 May 2019 DQ results: from 18 April 2019 - DT 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 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 World Athletics 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

World Athletics competitions where testing was conducted