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Russian athletes and coaches ignoring IAAF ban among allegations made in third doping documentary

Russian athletes and coaches ignoring IAAF ban among allegations made in third doping documentary

Christopher Kelsall March 7, 2016 0

From Inside the Games Russian athletes and coaches have ignored the ban placed on the All-Russia Athletic Federation (ARAF) following allegations of systemic and state-supported doping in the country, and are still continuing with their

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Forty per cent of Russian doping failures in youth sports, ex-RUSADA head claims

Forty per cent of Russian doping failures in youth sports, ex-RUSADA head claims

Christopher Kelsall December 27, 2015 0

The former head of the scandal-hit Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA) has claimed that 40 per cent of drug test violations in the country have come in youth sports. Ramil Khabriev made the shocking claim as

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Russian doping is deep-rooted, culturally embedded and is criminal in its Mafia-like operation

Russian doping is deep-rooted, culturally embedded and is criminal in its Mafia-like operation

Christopher Kelsall November 9, 2015 0

Dick Pound, the founder and former president of the World Anti-Doping Agency just wrapped up an 11-month investigation into apparent systematic doping in Russia as well as high level corruption in Russian athletics and

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Russian Roulette: Five more suspensions, how many chambers are left in the doping gun?

Russian Roulette: Five more suspensions, how many chambers are left in the doping gun?

Christopher Kelsall November 6, 2015 0

Copyright – 2015 – Athletics Illustrated According to TASS news agency five more Russian athletes have been suspended due to the detection of performance enhancing drugs and or Athlete Biological Passport (ABP) anomalies. They are: hammer

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Continued Disgrace: More Russian Doping

Continued Disgrace: More Russian Doping

Christopher Kelsall May 13, 2015 0

© Copyright – 2015 – Athletics Illustrated In an embarrassing blow to Russian athletics “attempt” to clean up their sporting image, race-walker Tatyana Akulinushkina has received a four-year ban for doping, starting March 1st 2015;

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Russian athletics head coach resigns after recent doping revelations

Russian athletics head coach resigns after recent doping revelations

Christopher Kelsall January 24, 2015 1

The head coach of Russian athletics, Valentin Maslakov, has offered to step down in a letter of resignation. The 70-year-old has been involved in coaching since 1973 and has helped train athletes from the

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The Russian and IAAF drama continues amid more damning evidence

The Russian and IAAF drama continues amid more damning evidence

Christopher Kelsall December 12, 2014 0

© Copyright – 2014 – Athletics Illustrated See message board thread, here. Hajo Seppelt, the German journalist who was the first to report on the ease of purchasing performance enhancing drugs in Kenya while posing undercover

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