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Athletics world body brings in new transgender rules

Athletics world body brings in new transgender rules

Female transgender athletes must lower their testosterone levels by half under new regulations introduced by the IAAF, bringing the rules into line with those for hyperandrogenous competitors such as Caster Semenya.

Qatar championships a big first step to promote sport in the region, says European athletics chief

Qatar championships a big first step to promote sport in the region, says European athletics chief

The head of the European Athletic Association, Svein Arne Hansen, has defended holding the world championships in Qatar, calling it a "big first step" to promote the sport in the region.

Amir receives IAAF Golden Order of Merit

Amir receives IAAF Golden Order of Merit

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani was awarded on Sunday the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Golden Order of Merit ...

Doha Championships 'the best ever': Coe

Doha Championships 'the best ever': Coe

International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) President Sebastian Coe has described the World Championships currently being held in Doha as the best ever and the performances top level.

Ooredoo team heads to IAAF World Athletics Championships to show support for national athletes

Ooredoo team heads to IAAF World Athletics Championships to show support for national athletes

Ooredoo, as National Partner for the IAAF World Athletics Championships and in line with its continuous support for sports, arranged a trip for its employees to attend competitions at Khalifa International Stadium ...

Kenya's Ruth Chepngetich wins first gold at IAAF World Athletics Championships

Kenya's Ruth Chepngetich wins first gold at IAAF World Athletics Championships

A first midnight marathon at a world championship saw Kenya's Ruth Chepngetich earn her first major gold on the floodlit Corniche tonight, clocking 2:32:43 in testing heat and humidity.

Security Committee continues preparations to secure IAAF World Athletics Championships

Security Committee continues preparations to secure IAAF World Athletics Championships

The Security Committee of the IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019 continues preparations for the tournament at a fast pace, along other committees working within the Supreme Organising Committee.

Ooredoo launches daily contest during IAAF World Athletics

Ooredoo launches daily contest during IAAF World Athletics

Ooredoo has announced a new competition for members of its loyalty programme, Nojoom, to celebrate the IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019 with Ooredoo as the national partner.

Amir tours facilities of athletics event

Amir tours facilities of athletics event

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani visited Khalifa International Stadium and Aspire Zone on Wednesday where was briefed on the preparations to host the IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019 ...

50 days to go for the biggest sporting extravaganza — Doha 2019

50 days to go for the biggest sporting extravaganza — Doha 2019

In just 50 days’ time, the Middle East will host its biggest ever sporting event, with the world’s finest athletes aiming for gold at the IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019.

Semenya accuses IAAF of using her as 'human guinea pig'

Semenya accuses IAAF of using her as 'human guinea pig'

South Africa's double Olympic 800m champion Caster Semenya on Tuesday accused world athletics' governing body the IAAF of using her as a "human guinea pig".

Kenyan 800m runner Wambui slams Semenya testosterone ruling

Kenyan 800m runner Wambui slams Semenya testosterone ruling

Kenya's Olympic 800m bronze medal winner Margaret Nyairera Wambui, who has herself faced questions over her testosterone levels, on Thursday slammed an IAAF ruling against her rival Caster Semenya.