Candidates for RusAF Elections
November, 9th (one month prior to the RusAF Election Conference) was the deadline for submitting the candidates applications for the positions in the RusAF Elections this year.

The IAAF Doping Review Board chaired by Robert Hersh (USA), has sent this night replies to Russian athletes, who submitted their individual applications seeking eligibility to compete in Rio 2016 Olympic Games and other international competitions.

Visit of EA President
Mr. Svein - Arne Hansen, President of European Athletics came to Moscow with a two days visit and met with leaders of the Russian sport.

Lifetime ban for Viktor Chegin
Interim Coordination Committee of the Olympic Committee of Russia (ICC OCR) for collaboration with WADA and IAAF regarding harmonization of the RusAF activities with the World Anti-Doping Code and the IAAF Anti-Doping Rules, lifting the RusAF suspension, reinstating its memberships with IAAF, disqualified Mr. Viktor Chegin, race walking coach.

Russian Athletic Federation informs you that Sports Arbitration Tribunal (CAS) issued a decision this Thursday in Lausanne with regard to several Russian athletes.

Russian Athletic Federation (RusAF) pays great attention towards all and every signal related to violations of the Anti - doping Rules and will hold a careful investigation of the alleged facts of violations in Russian athletics, shown in the new ARD documentary.

Meeting of PusAF Presidium
Meeting of RusAF Presidium took place on February 23, 2016 in the Indoor Facility of Central Army Club, prior to the start of Russia Indoor National Championships.

The first working meeting between Mr. Dmitry Shlyakhtin, President of Russian Athletic Federation, and Mr. Sebastian Coe, President of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF), took place on February 12, 2016 in the IAAF Headquarters in Monaco. Mr. Jean Gracia, IAAF Interim CEO/General Secretary attended the meeting.

Meeting of RusAF Presidium
The first meeting of the new RusAF Presidium chaired by Mr. Dmitry Shlyakhtin, RusAF President, took place on Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016 in the Olympic Committee of Russia.

On January 27 Ms Elena Ikonnikova, RusAF Anti doping Coordinator, met with athletes and coaches of the Russia National team in the training centre Novogorsk, where part of the team is preparing in the training camp. Current Anti doping Rules and their fulfillment have been discussed during the meeting.

Meeting in Novogorsk
Mr. Vitaly Mutko, Minister of Sport of the Russian Federation, introduced Mr. Dmitry Shliakhtin, newly elected President of the Russian Athletic Federation (RusAF), to members of the Russia National team during a meeting in Novogorsk training centre.

RusAF elections
Mr. Dmitry Shliakhtin was elected to the position of RusAF President at its Extraordinary elective conference.

RusAF Press Conference
A Press Conference with Dmitry Shliakhtin, newly elected RusAF President, and Gennady Aleshin, Chair of the Interim Coordination Committee (ICC) of the Olympic Committee of Russia, took place after Extraordinary elective RusAF Conference.

Meeting of RusAF Presidium
The first meeting of the new RusAF Presidium took place under leadership of the newly elected President Mr. Dmitry Shliakhtin, after the Extraordinary elective RusAF Conference, which was held in Moscow, on Saturday 16th.

Mikhail Butovs Statement
Dear Friends, dear Colleagues, For the large part of my adult life I have dedicated my professional career to serving you and helping to make Russian Athletics great.

To the attention of all Media!
The accreditation for the press conference dedicated to the Russian Athletics Federation Extraordinary Election Conference is open. The Election Conference and press conference will take place on 16 January 2016 in the HQ of the Russian Olympic Committee.

December 16, 2015, one month prior to the RusAF Elective Conference, was the deadline for submitting names of the candidates to elective positions of the Russian Athletics Federation. will publish a full list of candidates to all elective positions.

To the attention of Athletes and Coaches!
Please, be advised that All Russia Athletic Federation is warning you that it is unlawful to infringe Rules of participation of Russian track and field athletes in the international competitions.

To the attention of all athletes, coaches and athletes representatives!
The list of competitions that are banned for Russian athletes participation includes Olympic Games, World Championships, European Championships and any team competitions where the Russian National team can be represented in any way, also including one-day and many-day meetings that are part of the international calendar of IAAF, EA and other Areas, international matches, Cups, etc.

An extraordinary meeting of All-Russia Federation Council (Presidium) has been held on Friday, November 27th, 2015. ARAF granted maximum authorities to the interim Coordination Committee set by the Russian Olympic Committee.

All - Russia Athletic Federation is opening a HOT LINE with the aim to receive proposals and information on current issues of the Russian athletics, including matters related to the fight against doping.

Attention: Athletes and Coaches!
All Russia Athletic Federation is urging you to pay your attention to the fact that Russian athletes ARE NOT ALLOWED to take part in the international competitions.

Dont Kill our Dream about Rio Olympics
On Monday in TASS agency the press conference with top Russian athletes took place. The main topic of the press conference was the recent IAAF decision to ban Russian athletes from participating in all international events.

All Russia Athletic Federation, being the organization developing the main Olympic sport in Russia, is fully aware of its responsibility in relation to the current situation, which involves forbidden substances and methods in sports.

To the Media attention
On Monday, 16 November at 16.00 in TASS agency there will be a press conference with Russian athletes. The press conference is dedicated to the recent IAAF decision on ARAF provisional suspension and the ban for all Russian athletes to compete in all international competitions.

Open letter of Yelena Isinbaeva
Double Olympic Champion, many times World Champion and Record Holder in Pole Vault Yelena Isinbaeva addressed the World Athletics Community about the threat of the ban for all Russian athletes to compete in all IAAF events.

Russian Athletic Federation Press release
On 09 November WADA Independent Commission issued the report on the results of a nearly one year long investigation. The Russian Athletic Federation has given serious considerations to the results expressed in the Commissions work and started to study very attentively all the materials and conclusions of the report.

IAAF President Sebastian Coe attends first ARAF Gala in Moscow
Sebastian Coe has just completed his first official visit to Russia as IAAF President. He visited Moscows IAAF Regional Development Centre, met the countrys national team coaches at the Russian NOC HQ where he also addressed the All Russian Athletics Federation (ARAF) Annual Congress, and later presented awards at the first ever ARAF Gala.

Yelena Isinbayeva 2016 return
When Yelena Isinbayeva makes her return to action in February, more than 900 days will have passed since her last competition. A lot has happened during that time, of course. After the 2013 IAAF World Championships in Moscow, having won her ninth senior global title, Isinbayeva took a break from pole vaulting and gave birth to her daughter Eva in June 2014.

Mariya Kuchina wins womens high jump, Anna Chicherova takes bronze medal
Youth beat experience on Saturday night as Maria Kuchina defeated her more senior rivals in a high-class final to deliver a third successive Russian success in this event at the IAAF World Championships.

Sergey Shubenkov wins mens 110mh
It seems such a simple concept. Produce the most technically accomplished piece of hurdling and win, and that is exactly what Sergey Shubenkov did en route to delivering Russias first ever global title in the mens 110m hurdles.

Kudryavtsev takes silver in mens 400mH
Denis Kudryavtsev finished second in the mens 400mH final at the 15th IAAF World Championships in Beijing and won the first medal for Russian team.

Russia out to keep title
Ilya Shkurenyov and Anna Blank will look to lead the way as Russia chase a second Super League success in Aubagne this weekend.

Palkina proves her hammer prowess at the Russian Youth championships
Throws and jumps provided the highlights of the Russian Youth championships in the three-day competition which came to an end in Smolensk on Thursday (25), the final stop for nations best athletes in this category before next months IAAF World Youth Championships in the Colombian city of Cali.

Russia are the Super League champions again
Their nerves could not really settle until the final hour but in the end Russia achieved their aim as they won the Super League of the European Athletics Team Championships on home soil in Cheboksary today.

Russia have the edge after Day 1 of Euro Team Champs
Hosts Russia are leading the way after the opening day of the European Athletics Team Championships in Cheboksary and the spirit of the competition lives on amid two moments of smiles and delight on a thrilling afternoon.

Russia want that fourth Super League crown
Germany are the defending champions, Russia are the hosts and triple winners, while Belarus, Norway and Finland are the three promoted teams looking to stay up. There is no doubt the Super League of the European Athletics Team Championships in Cheboksary which starts tomorrow has thrilling possibilities throughout the whole of the table.

Shubenkovs hat-trick plan as Russia want trophy back
Russia have, as expected, named a strong squad for the European Athletics Team Championships in Cheboksary next weekend as they show they mean business in their bid to regain the crown.

Shubenkov will home in on glory
Russias Sergey Shubenkov is building his season around peaking twice and as he has proved in the the last two summers, he is becoming quite a master at it.

Russian team win in Praha
Russian team took the first place in the placing table and in the medal table at the 33rd European Athletics Indoor Championships.

Russian team for Prague
Russian Athletics Federation has announced the national team that will compete at the 33rd European Athletics Indoor Championships on 6-8 March in Prague.

Sidorova flies high and three doubles at the Russian Indoor Championships
The Russian Indoor Championships, held in Moscow at the CSKA hall, saw three athletes perform a double, but the star performer over the three-day event, which ended on Thursday (19), was pole vaulter Anzhelika Sidorova.

Collins, Kibet and Licwinko all post world-leading marks in Moscow
St Kitts sprinter Kim Collins continued to astound and defy Father Time at the traditional Russian Winter meeting, the second of the 2015 IAAF Indoor Permit meetings, which ironically fell on the warmest February day for many years in Moscow with temperatures around 3 degrees Celsius outside the CSKA Arena on Sunday (1).

Happy Cares of Elena Isinbaeva
Two-times Olympic Champion, many times World Champion and World Record Holder in Pole Vault gave an exclusive interview to and told about her new role in life and how she copes with being a Mum and also about her plans for the future.

Ivanov and Strelkov win silver and bronze in mens 20kmRW
Aleksandr Ivanov and Denis Strelkov won the silver and bronze medals in the mens 20km Race Walking at the European Athletics Championships in Zurich today. They finished in 1 and 2 seconds after Spains Miguel Angel Lopez who won the race in 1:19:44. The Russians set a personal best, Ivanov clocked 1:19:45 and Strelkov clocked 1:19:46.

Russian team for Zurich
Russian Athletics Federation has announced a national team for the European Athletics Championships to be held in Zurich on 12-17 August. The team consists of 92 athletes, including 45 men and 47 women.

Koneva, Klishina and Klyashtornaya rock at the Russian Champs
During three days of the Russian Championships in Kazan on 23-26 July there was only one European lead Anna Nazarova-Klyashtornayas 6.93m long jump but there were still a number of close battles and high quality results in other events.

Yelena Isinbayeva becomes mother
A two-time Olympic champion, a three-time World champion and the current record holder in the womens pole vault Yelena Isinbayeva gave birth a daughter on 28 June.

Russia looks to bounce back in Cheboksary
Russia has been stung into action by its failure to win the European Athletics Team Championships Super League at the weekend.

Ukhov leading the way to high jumps new golden age
There was an audible groan of dismay when Ivan Ukhov failed to make a serious first attempt at the height of 2.43m in Friday nights IAAF Diamond League meeting in Doha. It was no more than a natural spectator reaction, similar in nature to the groan that is evinced by a false start.


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