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IAAF Presidential Hopeful Reveals 'Vision 2025'

Women’s 400m final during the 2012 London Olympic GamesĀ (Leo Mason-USA TODAY Sports)

April 2 (Reuters) – Sergey Bubka has promised a complete review of athletics if he becomes the president of the International Association of Athletics Federations later this year. 218 more words

Track & Field

Preview: Underdog no longer, Kildal-Brandt to lead Mendham indoors

A year ago, there weren’t many people outside of Mendham that knew who Christian Kildal-Brandt was.

But after his explosive indoor track campaign, a season filled with one eye-popping performance after another, there isn’t a person involved in New Jersey track and field who doesn’t recognize Kildal-Brandt as a weapon. 988 more words


Existing Olympic Sports Could Lose Events

By Ossian Shine

MONACO, Dec 8 (Reuters) – The most powerful figures in world sport were frantically drawing lines in the sand in Monaco on Monday, seeking to protect their sports from an Olympic axe set to be swung to make room for new spectacles. 437 more words


IOC Announces Sweeping Changes

International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach (REUTERS/Aly Song)

By Ossian Shine

MONACO, Dec 8 (Reuters) – Radical changes to how cities will bid to host Olympic Games, and rules allowing more sports to feature, were ushered in on Monday as International Olympic Committee members took bold steps to revamp their movement. 560 more words



“The great thing about athletics is that it’s like poker, sometimes you know what’s in your hand and it may be a load of rubbish, but you’ve got to keep up the front.”

– Sebastian Coe


Meet the man who should be running soccer

It’s fair to say that Sepp Blatter is not universally beloved. The head of FIFA, soccer’s governing body, has been in power since 1998 and ostracized vast swathes of the sport’s fans. 473 more words

Sebastien Coe Plans to Run for IAAF Presidency

Sebastian Coe (AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File)

By Ossian Shine

LONDON, Nov 27 (Reuters) – The man who successfully delivered the London 2012 Olympic Games on Thursday launched his bid for the presidency of world athletics’ governing body, one of the most powerful jobs in global sport. 424 more words

Track & Field