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South Africa overwhelms teen with show of support

...vowed that he would not permit her gold medal to be taken away, no matter what gender tests say. The International Amateur Athletic Federation has initiated the tests on Semenya, who stunned the world championships last week by her decisive win...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/08/26/oth_545869.shtml
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Overtime

...if they received a bye from the sport's world governing body. Those byes had been granted by the International Amateur Athletic Federation to champions at the last worlds in 1999 at Seville, Spain, where Greene won both the 100 and 200...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/06/21/oth_314420.shtml
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British 400-meter runner suspended

...present in the sample was derived from a prohibited substance." But the world governing body, the International Amateur Athletic Federation, refused to accept the verdicts and suspended the three pending an arbitration hearing next month...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/03/08/oth_283275.shtml
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Track & field rocked by Ottey's positive test

...have always proclaimed fairness in sports and adamantly oppose the use of banned substances." The International Amateur Athletic Federation, the sport's world governing body, confirmed that Ottey's "A" sample turned up positive for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/08/19/oth_268195.shtml
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Athlete stripped of medal

...and was suspended for life. He is appealing that second ban and has asked for reinstatement by the International Amateur Athletic Federation. The IAAF Council will meet at Seville, Spain, on Aug. 17 to decide the case. Sotomayor's case was...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/08/05/oly_267245.shtml
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Key drug test at issue at IAAF hearing for Slaney

...with much more at stake than the future of the 40-year-old distance runner. Challenging the International Amateur Athletic Federation, Slaney's legal team will argue that the widely-used testosterone-epitestosterone (T-E) ratio...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/01/29/oth_251710.shtml
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Edmonton beats Stanford for 2001 World Championships

...Championships, putting track and field's showcase event to North America for the first time. The International Amateur Athletic Federation said that Edmonton received "massive consensus" in the secret ballot by the IAAF Council Thursday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/11/20/oth_245253.shtml
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FloJo latest athlete to die young

...Robinson "a compulsive, crazy, lying lunatic." Arne Ljungqvist, the top antidoping official at the International Amateur Athletic Federation, said it would be unfair to speculate about Griffith Joyner and performance-enhancing drugs. "It's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/09/23/oth_239830.shtml
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Jones caps unbeaten season with six-figure payday

...sixth in 48.94, snapping a 17-race unbeaten streak. All event winners received $50,000 as the International Amateur Athletic Federation handed out a total of about $4.2 million. Russia's Natalya Sadova won the women's discus with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/09/06/oth_238287.shtml
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The Games return to its birthplace

...win over the IOC. Perhaps the biggest loser was Primo Nebiolo, the powerful Italian president of the International Amateur Athletic Federation who had sharply criticized the Greeks over their organization of last month's track and field world...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/09/06/oth_214257.shtml
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