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IAAF, WADA Give Ethiopia Ultimatum to Test 200 Athletes for Doping or Face Suspension

Ethiopia has been given an ultimatum to conduct mass doping tests on about 200 athletes by November or be banned by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) and the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF). “We will move fast. It is Read more ›

Suspended Turkish-Ethiopian Athlete Sues IAAF for Technical Mistakes in Doping Tests

A suspended Turkish-Ethiopian athlete has sued the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) for technical lapses during the analysis of her urine samples. Elvan Abeylegesse reportedly filed a suit against the IAAF at the Monaco administrative court on Wednesday. The Read more ›

9 Ethiopian Athletes Under Investigation for Doping After Failing Tests

Ethiopia’s Anti-Doping Agency has announced that nine athletes are being investigated for doping after they tested positive for banned substances. Solomon Meaza, the general secretary of Ethiopia’s anti-doping agency, said five of the nine runners under investigation are high-profile athletes. Read more ›

Genzebe Dibaba Receives 2015 IAAF World Women’s Athlete Award

The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) has named Ethiopian middle and long distance runner Genzebe Dibaba as the female IAAF World Athlete of the Year 2015. 24-year-old Dibaba earned the award on Thursday after a stellar year on the Read more ›