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WADA Report: "Corruption Was Embedded" Within Track & Field's Governing Body

Executives of the International Association of Athletics Federations—world track and field’s governing body—“could not have been unaware of the extent of doping” among Russian athletes nor “the level of nepotism that operated” within the organization, according to a report released Thursday by the World Anti-Doping…

Report: Top Track & Field Officials Discussed Covering Up Doping Prior To London Olympics

Late last year, the World Anti-Doping Agency released a bombshell report detailing all manner of doping, bribing, and cover-ups by Russian track and field athletes, the Russian federation, and the Russian government. Russia received an indefinite ban from track and field for their wrongdoing, and could miss the 2016…

Oops, She Did It Again: Dibaba Sets World Record At 1500 Meters

Ethiopian Genzebe Dibaba crushed a field of the world’s best women in the 1500 meter business yesterday, July 17th, at a Diamond League meet in Monaco. She scorched the three-and-a-half lap race in 3:50.07, shaving nearly half a second off Qu Yunxia’s 22-year-old mark of 3:50.46 and improving her own previous best by…

Yes, The Athlete Who Tripped Over A Hurdle And Didn't Finish The Race Is Named "Stambolova"

Vania Stambolova worked for four years to reach this moment: representing her home Bulgaria in the Summer Games. Alas, she couldn't escape her name, as her performance in the 400m hurdles came to an end with a DNF in her heat after she stumbled over a hurdle. It's the second time she's been stopped short of the…