Tag: Sebastian Coe

Coe re-elected as IAAF president in Doha

Sebastian Coe has today (Wednesday) been re-elected as president of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF). The 62-year-old was the only candidate for the role and he will now serve a second four-year term, until 2023. Coe was re-elected at the 52nd IAAF Congress in Doha, Qatar, where the…

Rio 2016 and IAAF guarantee commitment to clean sport after publication of WADA report into doping

IOC says protection of clean athletes a priority and backs IAAF president Sebastian Coe The Rio 2016 Organising Committee for the Olympic and Paralympic Games has reiterated its commitment to protecting clean athletes and promoting clean sport after the publication of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) Independent Commission report into…

One post, two good men

Sergey Bubka achieved 35 world records, six world titles and one Olympic gold in his glittering pole vault career, and now—30 years after his historic first six-metre vault—he aims for the top of the ruling body IAAF. But the 51-year-old Ukrainian faces a formidable challenger in Briton Sebastian Coe in…