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THEORY OF PERVERSE INCENTIVES IN RUNNING

When applied to American politics the theory of Perverse Incentives shows how gerrymandering congressional districts has led to gridlock rather than problem-solving – ostensibly the purpose of Congress – because gerrymandering incentivizes congress people NOT to work with the opposition party.  1,335 more words

DUBAI MARATHON AND ROAD RACES LARGEST EVER WITH 37,000 PARTICIPANTS

IAAF President Sebastian Coe is presently visiting the Middle East where he met and presented medals to the winners of the Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon, organised by the UAE Athletics Federation. 360 more words

Athletics

TENNIS ENTERS THE DARKNESS

Forget it, it’s all the same. As John Manyama, manager of 1989 New York City Marathon champion Juma Ikangaa lamented after visiting a big time Manhattan disco then comparing it to the one he’d built back home in Arusha, Tanzania with lights he bought at Home Depot, “we have only just been kidding ourselves”. 607 more words

JEAN GRACIA APPOINTED AS INTERIM IAAF CEO/GENERAL SECRETARY

The IAAF is pleased to announce that Jean Gracia has been appointed in the role of Interim CEO (Chief Executive Officer)/General Secretary.

Immediately upon becoming the IAAF President at the beginning of September 2015, Sebastian Coe began a comprehensive review of the organisational structure of the IAAF. 278 more words

Athletics

Cleaning up the IAAF: Lord Coe Last Man Standing

How do you clean up corruption when it is perceived that all parties are steeped in it?

According to this powerful opinion piece by Juliet Macur of the New York Times, better to go with the devil you know, than the devil you don’t. 583 more words

Other Olympics

Atletism: Coe cauta 25 milioane de dolari rataciti; programul JO-Rio, schimbat pentru Allyson Felix

* Presedintele Federatiei internationale de atletism (IAAF), Sir Sebastian Coe, a promis ca va investiga unde se afla sponsorizarea de 25 milioane de dolari, presupusi a fi fost platiti prin intermediul unei banci rusesti, potrivit raportului Asociatiei mondiale antidoping, care, iata, daca tot s-a apucat de ancheta, a facut-o temeinic, nu numai cautand substante interzise mascate, ci si banii platiti tocmai pentru aceasta infractiune. 370 more words

IAAF RESPONDS TO WADA INDEPENDENT COMMISSION'S SECOND REPORT

The IAAF thanks the WADA Independent Commission for all of the hard work that it has clearly put into its report.

The IAAF fully acknowledges and accepts the extreme gravity of the Commission’s findings. 247 more words

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