Of the 120 cases the AIU has dealt with, 103 relate to elite level athletes, while 40 involve Russians. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach
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The Athletics Integrity Unit has released details of a new, transparent system where every stage of the process of dealing with a positive doping test is made public, from the initial failure through to any punishment. The AIU was set up a year ago as part of the International Association of Athletics Federations' effort to separate itself from anti-doping and corruption in the sport, and marked its first birthday by revealing details of the 120 cases it has dealt with.The AIU will send a Twitter alert for each new case.The AIU's figures Friday showed 103 cases relate to elite level international athletes (collectively the winners of 85 medals at the Olympics and World Athletics Championships), 14 other athletes competing internationally and four officials.
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