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The 2018 Youth Olympic Games will be hosted in Buenos Aires, Argentina, from October 6th to 18th, and 100 athletes will represent Africa in Track and Field at the competition. These athletes were selected based on their performance at the African Youth Games which took place in Algeria in July.
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IAAF maintains Russia’s athletics doping ban

IAAF maintains Russia’s athletics doping ban

The governing body of world athletics on Friday maintained Russia’s ban from track and field over mass doping, just 10 days before the start of the European Championships in Berlin. “The IAAF Council unanimously adopted the resolution that RUSAF (the Russian athletics federation) not be reinstated at this time,” said Rune Andersen, head of the […] …

Athletics: S.Africa’s Semenya to fight testosterone rule

Athletics: S.Africa’s Semenya to fight testosterone rule

South African Olympic champion, Caster Semenya will go to court to challenge controversial new rules governing female athletes’ testosterone levels, her lawyers said on Monday. The new International Association of Athletics Federations policy will target women who naturally produce unusually high levels of testosterone. Athletes classified as “hyper-androgyous”, like Semenya, will have to chemically lower […] …

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