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28 Sep 2019
The World Athletics Championships kick off at Doha’s Khalifa International Stadium on Friday – as the IAAF continues the fight against doping. Here are the major doping-related storylines heading into the 2019 Worlds.
15 Aug 2019
South African athlete Caster Semenya says she has a target on her back because she is the best at what she does. Speaking on the sidelines of a Top Women Conference in Johannesburg, she says people don't question differences in men who compete against each other, but they do in women. Semenya is banned from defending her world 800m title in Doha in September by a Swiss court ruling which revoked a temporary suspension on the IAAF's controversial testosterone-curbing rules.
1 Aug 2017
IAAF says Russian anti-doping efforts have made progress but that there are still 'issues'.

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