World Athletics

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Fixer. Spiritual leader. Corruptor. But what secrets did Lamine Diack take to his grave? | Sean Ingle
The convicted super criminal Lamine Diack’s death could lead to a series of revelations with his son dropping hints of unexposed secrets

Sean Ingle

06, Dec, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Caster Semenya: ‘They’re killing sport. People want extraordinary performances’
South African Olympic champion on her ECHR appeal, her 5,000m ambitions and campaigning for athletes like her in the future

Steve Brenner

23, Apr, 2021 @11:00 AM

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Caster Semenya launches final bid to save career and defend Olympic title
The double Olympic 800m champion Caster Semenya has filed an application to the European court of human rights in a final bid to overturn the ban on her defending her title at Tokyo

Sean Ingle

25, Feb, 2021 @1:01 PM

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Sebastian Coe 'excited' after Elliot Giles breaks GB 800m record in super spikes
Sebastian Coe said he was delighted to see Britain’s Elliot Giles record the second fastest indoor 800m record of all time while wearing new super spikes

Sean Ingle

17, Feb, 2021 @11:12 PM

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Sebastian Coe shrugs off concerns that Nike track spikes give unfair advantage
The World Athletics president has warned against stifling innovation as concerns have been raised over the slew of recent world records

Sean Ingle

03, Jan, 2021 @10:00 PM

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Sebastian Coe warns it will be harder than ever to cheat at Tokyo Olympics
Sebastian Coe, the World Athletics president, said athletics drug cheats will be ‘fearlessly weeded out’

Sean Ingle

22, Dec, 2020 @5:00 PM

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World Athletics accused over 'abusive sex testing' of athletes from global south
Human Rights Watch says testing regulations are demeaning and target women based on racial stereotypes

Kaamil Ahmed

04, Dec, 2020 @4:05 PM

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How Lamine Diack's 16-year reign in charge of IAAF led to a jail term
Diack’s corruption, covering up Russian doping cases for bribes, was discovered after police raided a Paris hotel

Sean Ingle

17, Sep, 2020 @10:12 AM

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Lamine Diack found guilty of corruption and sentenced to two years in prison
The former IAAF president Lamine Diack and other senior athletics figures have been found guilty in France of corruption, including accepting bribes to help Russians cover up doping results

Sean Ingle

16, Sep, 2020 @9:27 PM

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Russia finally opts to pay £5m fine for doping offences as it seeks way back
Russia has escaped expulsion from World Athletics – for now – after the country’s minister of sport stepped in at the last minute to guarantee it would pay a £5m fine for doping offences

Sean Ingle

30, Jul, 2020 @5:50 PM

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Tokyo Olympics could be delayed due to coronavirus, admits Sebastian Coe
The World Athletics president has admitted ‘nobody is saying we will be going to the Games come what may’ as the debate over whether the Tokyo Olympics should be staged this summer continues to intensify

Sean Ingle

19, Mar, 2020 @1:00 PM

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Trial of Lamine Diack put back after presentation of new documents
The corruption trial in Paris of Lamine Diack, former IAAF president, was postponed until June by the immediate presentation of new documents by his son Papa Massata, also on trial

Sean Ingle

13, Jan, 2020 @6:01 PM

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