The IAAF has denied promising that Russia will be reinstated in time for the track and field world championships, after Russian state TV quoted the country's top track official as saying he'd received guarantees.
In November 2016, French newspaper obtained documents showing that a former IAAF official received two payments totalling about $3.5 million from Qatari investors before the vote for the 2017 track world championships.
IAAF regulations don't bar DSD athletes from competing ‘domestically’ and winning medals. The CAS, in its executive summary, accepted that ‘testosterone’ is the primary driver of difference in sports performance between men and women and that the cap is essential for ‘fair competition’ among women.
Under the rules to take effect on May 8, female athletes with high natural levels of testosterone must medically limit that level to under 5 nmol/L, which is double the normal female range of below 2 nmol/L.
The world athletics governing body (IAAF) has closed an ethics investigation into its president Sebastian Coe after finding there was no basis on which "any disciplinary case could be established" that he had "intentionally misled" a British Parliamentary Committee in 2015.