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IAAF Goes to Court of Arbitation in Doping Dispute With USA Track and Field

The governing body of world athletics has turned to the Court of Arbitration for Sport in Lausanne, Switzerland in a bid to force USA Track and Field to disclose the name of an athlete cleared of doping charges.

The International Association of Athletics Federations said in a statement on Thursday that it has repeatedly asked the governing body of U.S. athletics to disclose the name of the athlete and the reasons why the athlete was cleared of a doping offense prior to the Sydney Olympics in July 2000.

But USATF has refused because of confidentiality provisions in the federation's regulations and differing interpretations of IAAF rules.