IAAF clears 42 Russians to compete as neutrals in 2019

Athletics - IAAF Diamond League Final - King Baudouin Stadium, Brussels, Belgium - August 31, 2018 Authorised Neutral Athlete from Russia Sergey Shubenkov in action during the men's 110m hurdles REUTERS/Francois Lenoir

(Reuters) – Former world champions Sergey Shubenkov and Maria Lasitskene were among 42 Russian athletes cleared to compete as neutrals in international competition this year, the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) said on Monday. The governing body said the athletes, who were also afforded neutral status last year, had met their doping review board’s […]

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