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Nigeria's Tobi Amusan reacts after the women's 100m hurdles semi-final during the World Athletics Championships at the National Athletics Centre in Budapest on August 23, 2023. (Photo by Attila KISBENEDEK / AFP)

AIU’s appeal against Tobi Amusan fixed for January 19

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has set January 19, 2024, as date for hearing on the appeal filed by World Athletics via the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) and the World
6 months ago
Nigeria's Tobi Amusan reacts after the women's 100m hurdles semi-final during the World Athletics Championships at the National Athletics Centre in Budapest on August 23, 2023. (Photo by Attila KISBENEDEK / AFP)

Amusan ‘free’ as AIU’ fails to appeal within stipulated period

The 30-day period of appeal open to the Athletic Integrity Unit (AIU) to contest World Athletics’ lifting of the provisional ban on Tobi Amusan elapsed yesterday. This means the Nigerian, who holds
10 months ago
(FILES) In this file photo taken on July 30, 2021 Nigeria's Blessing Okagbare reacts after winning her race in the women's 100m heats during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium in Tokyo on July 30, 2021. - Nigerian sprinter Blessing Okagbare has been barred from the Olympics after failing a drug test, the first doping case of the Tokyo games track and field competition, officials said on July 31, 2021. (Photo by Jewel SAMAD / AFP)

Nigerians wait for Okagbare’s appeal on 10-year ban

Some athletics-loving Nigerians, who are sympathetic to U.S.-based Nigerian sprinter, Blessing Okagbare, following her 10 years ban for drug related offences, are anxiously waiting ...
2 years ago
(L-R) Switzerland's Salome Kora, USA's Kiara Parker and Britain's Dina Asher-Smith compete in the Women's 4x100m Relay final at the 2019 IAAF Athletics World Championships at the Khalifa International stadium in Doha on October 5, 2019. (Photo by KARIM JAAFAR / AFP)

Athletics Integrity Unit wants ‘severest’ action against Russia

World Athletics has been urged to expel Russia and prevent athletes from competing on a ‘neutral’ basis.Russia has been banned from competing as a nation in athletics since 2015.World Athletics halted the
4 years ago