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World Athletics Close Case On Russian

The hope of Russian reinstatement into mainstream of athletics fold has been thrown into the spanner after the World Athletics stood down it’s Taskforce on Russian matters after it’s failed to meet the deadline payment given. The implication of standing down the Taskforce, which is overseeing the Russian’s reinstatement, means work of the Doping Review […]

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World Athletics Picked 193 Successful Athletes To Share $600k Athlete Walfare Fund

The succesful 193 eligible athletes has been announced today by the World Athletics. They include athlete who have qualified for selection for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games (by entry standard), and have demonstrated a justifiable welfare need through significant loss of income in 2020 compared to 2019, and have never had any anti-doping violation. The […]

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Former BBC Reporter Member Of Parliament Joined Athletes To Call For Parliament Inquiry On Sebastian Coe’s Business

A former BBC reporter, now member of parliament and sits on the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee, John Nicolson has joined leading athletes in expressing their concerns after it emerged that a firm of which Lord Coe is executive chairman, CSM Sports and Entertainment, had been profiting from deals with the company that owns […]

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Sebastian Coe Paid A Glowing Tribute To The Passing Away European Athletics President

The Norwegian European Athletics president, Svein Arne Hansen has lost battle to stroke which he suffered in March. He died on Saturday (20) at the age of 74 years. The World Athletics president, Sebastian Coe paid a glowing tribute to the man he called his dear friend. “Today I have lost one of my closest […]

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World Athletics Claiming €41.2m Compensation From Diack As Prosecutor Recommend 4 Years Prison Term

The court has heard on Wednesday that World Athletics, which is now led by Britain’s Sebastian Coe, is claiming €41.2 million compensation from Lamine Diack, the former president. It says the doping scandal led major sponsors Adidas and Nestle to sever ties with the federation. The former global athletics supremo, Diack was also called in court […]

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Sebastian Coe To Receive Promotion

The towering popularity of World Athletics president, Sebastian Coe, will be crown soon as the executive board of International Olympics Commitee (IOC) has proposed him to be a member. Coe is one of five officials due to be approved as members at the first virtual IOC Session on July 17. IOC President Thomas Bach said […]

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Mayer Won Triathlon Ultimate Garden Clash

The Decathlon World record holder, France Kevin Mayer showed on Sunday why he’s still the world record holder by producing a dominant display to win the triathlon challenge; in pole vault, shot put and 1500m. Competing in Montpellier, France, Mayer, the decathlon world record-holder, took on world champion Niklas Kaul of Germany and world silver […]

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Criteria To Receive World Athletics Covid-19 Relief Fund As Athletes’ Registration Is Announced

Registration for the World Athletics Relief Fund will be open to applicants until May 31 with a working group overseeing the distribution of funds, with eligibility criteria and the application process now being finalised. World Athletics President Sebastian Coe, who chairs the working group has said defining the eligibility criteria has been difficult to ensure […]

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World Athletics Seeking $400m Share Of Revenue From IOC

World Athletics President Sebastian Coe has said the organisation is holding discussions with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) over securing its share of revenues expected from the postponed Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. Several International Federations (IFs) are set to request an early payment of sums they expected to receive from the IOC from the Games, […]

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Coe Feels Proud As He Watched Duplantis Tied With Lavillenie For A Top Place In Ultimate Garden Clash

World Athletics President Sebastian Coe was one of the thousands of fans who tuned in to watch the ultimate garden clash involving Modo Duplantis Vs Renaud Lavillenie vs Sam Kendricks. “I am so proud of these three talented athletes,” said Coe. “This is a brilliant initiative, great fun and really innovative. My thanks go to […]

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Sebastian Coe Blows Hot On Drug Cheat Athletes

In an interview with German broadcaster Deutsche Welle, the president of World Athletics Sebastian Coe sounded a note warning to athletes who wants to use this period to cheat. Although he conceded that testing has been more difficult in this prevailing lockdown, curfews and international travel restrictions. “But nobody should run away with the idea […]

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Coe Says 2020 Athletics Season For August As Duplantis Raised 30,000 Swedish Krona In Auction

World Athletics president Sebastian Coe said he is still hoping that a late outdoor athletics season can be planned from August to October this year, he said on Friday. “We know that different countries are at different stages of managing this pandemic so we are trying to give a structure to our athletes and member […]