Papa Massata Diack, son of Lamine Diack, the disgraced former president of world athletics’ governing body the IAAF. Photograph: AFP Photo

Former Russian Athletics boss Valentin Balakhnichev, former Russian coach Alexei Melnikov and former IAAF consultant Papa Massata Diack have appealed (...)

IAAF president Sebastian Coe. Photograph: Martin Rickett/PA Wire

England, 1980: yes, Margaret Thatcher’s “the lady’s not for turning” speech; yes, the beginnings of the CND gatherings on Greenham Common; yes, the gl(...)

IAAF president Sebastian Coe said he was determined to learn from the World Anti-Doping Agency’s (Wada) independent commission report. Photograph: Kerstin Joensson/AP Photo

A method of drug testing that was clearly beginning to work; a series of initial tests they were right not to act on; and a softly ringing endorsement(...)

Some sort of rewriting of the track and field record books is being examined as the sport continues to wrestle with its credibility in light of recent(...)

The Olympic flag next to the Russian flag in Sochi. Unless the ban is overturned, Russian athletes will be unable to take part in next year’s games in Brazil. Photograph: David Davies/PA Wire.

A Moscow court on Wednesday ruled that a German TV documentary which alleged widespread doping among Russian athletes was based on inaccurate informat(...)

I’m always surprised,” Federer said. “I win a tournament. I walk off the court, and it’s like, ‘Where’s the doping guy?’” Photograph: Glyn Kirk/AFP/Getty Images

Tennis’ oft-questioned anti-doping programme took some new hits last month when Andy Murray called for more investment and Roger Federer called for mo(...)

UK Anti-Doping (Ukad)  carried out analysis on 468 blood and urine samples. The number of adverse findings was a big bagel, zilch, zero.  Photograph: David Davies/PA Wire

A fellow called Nursultan Nazarbayev is the president of Kazakhstan. In April of this year Nazarbayev was re-elected with almost 98 per cent of the vo(...)

 Sebastian Coe, President of the IAAF has not been happy with the media’s coverage of doping in athletics. Photograph: Dan Mullan/Getty Images

IAAF president Sebastian Coe has regrets over the language used but not the sentiment when describing investigations into suspicious blood results as (...)

World Rugby say no player who was tested during the recent World Cup was doping. Photograph: Getty Images

Of 468 tests conducted on behalf of World Rugby by UK Anti-Doping (UKAD) prior to and during this year’s Rugby World Cup, not one returned positive. (...)

Prince Ali bin al-Hussein of Jordan says he is happy for the World Cup to take place in Qatar and Russia. Photograph: Getty Images

Fifa presidential candidate Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein has said he will support holding the World Cups in Russia and Qatar despite the allegations of m(...)