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IAAF President Sebastian Coe has appointed IAAF Athletes’ Commission Chairperson Rozle Prezelj to replace IAAF Council Member Frank Fredericks who, with the agreement of the president, has stepped aside as a member of the five strong IAAF Taskforce which is coordinating the re-admittance process concerning the suspended Russian athletics federation RusAF.
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International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) President Sebastian Coe has reiterated the organisation’s desire to be successful in challenging the Court of Arbitration for Sport’s (CAS) suspension of a ruling which halted the monitoring of female athletes with higher than usual levels of testosterone. 577 more words
MELBOURNE, Feb 10 (Reuters) – Russia still needs to demonstrate a “cultural shift” in its commitment to clean sport if its track and field athletes hope to compete under the nation’s flag again, IAAF President Sebastian Coe said on Friday, visiting Nitro Athletics in Melbourne this weekend. 423 more words
The IAAF remains hard in the doping scandal: even after the most recent report on the reform process in Russia, many “negative” processes can be identified. 241 more words
While the clock tells no lies, neither does it ask any questions. Instead it merely records our passing in cold indifference. And so in athletics’ ongoing fight to rid itself of the scourge of fraudulent performance the question arises, where does the responsibility for actually giving a damn lie? 679 more words
Give them this, the IAAF, heretofore one of the premier La Cosa Nostras of international sporting organizations, has at least begun to honestly wrestle with the scourges of performance-enhancing drug abuse and bribe-fueled corruption that have brought their sport into such worldwide disrepute and public disregard. 525 more words
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Athletics needs innovative new concepts to attract new fans to the sport and IAAF President Sebastian Coe believes the Australian organisers of the new Nitro Athletics series may have a hit.