The former head of Russian athletics Valentin Balakhnichev, the country's former head coach Aleksey Melnikov, and Papa Massata Diack, the son of the former IAAF President Lamine Diack, have all been banned from the sport for life over corruption charges.
Trying a winter Olympic sport that you can’t train for in Australia and then nine months later securing selection for the Lillehammer 2016 Winter Youth Olympic Games is nothing short of remarkable.
Christmas has come early for two of Australia’s brightest young winter prospects Mollie Fernandez and Alex Dickson who have been selected to the Australian Team for the Lillehammer 2016 Winter Youth Olympic Games.
Darcie Morton, 15, and Jethro Mahon, 16, will have the chance to live out their Olympic dreams after being officially selected to the Australian Team for the Lillehammer 2016 Winter Youth Olympic Games.
My name is Lilly and I will be representing Australia for cross-country skiing at the Lillehammer 2016 Winter Youth Olympic Games in Norway.
As you are probably thinking, it's quite uncommon for a 15-year-old girl from Perth, Western Australia to be competing at the Lillehammer 2016 Winter Youth Olympic Games.