Postponing Olympics saves athletes from mental turmoil, admits Coe

2020-03-29 15:48

World Athletics president Sebastian Coe said that postponing the Tokyo Olympics because of the coronavirus has saved athletes from "mental turmoil".

World Athletics ready to shift 2021 world champs for Olympics

2020-03-23 19:50

World Athletics said it was prepared to shift the world championships in 2021 in order to accommodate a potential move of this year's Tokyo Olympics.

Olympics could be delayed, admits athletics chief Coe

2020-03-19 13:26

World athletics chief Sebastian Coe admitted on Thursday that the Tokyo Olympics could be moved to later in the year by the coronavirus outbreak.

Sprint star Blake lashes IAAF chief Coe for 'killing' athletics

2019-12-03 09:39

Yohan Blake has slammed world athletics chief Sebastian Coe for taking away track and field disciplines such as the 200m from the Diamond League.

Coe defended IAAF from corruption charges in French court

2019-10-10 11:54

Global head of athletics Sebastian Coe defended the allocation of three World Championships and denied corruption in bidding processes in a French court.

Coe pivotal to solving athletics problems, experts say

2019-10-06 07:24

Athletics could have done without the swathes of empty seats in Doha and the four-year ban for high-profile coach Alberto Salazar.

Salazar doping scandal won't 'derail' championships - Coe

2019-10-02 15:27

World athletics chief Sebastian Coe insisted the World Championships had not been "derailed" by the Alberto Salazar doping case.

Coe re-elected for new term as IAAF chief

2019-09-25 11:16

Britain's Sebastian Coe has been re-elected unopposed as president of the IAAF for a new four-year term.

IAAF boss Coe: Caster regulations not personal

2019-08-30 08:27

Sebastian Coe admits that athletics' world governing body was "crumbling" when he took over four years ago.

Coleman 'missed tests' case not good for sport - Coe

2019-08-29 15:58

IAAF President Sebastian Coe has admitted the doping test violations that US sprinter Christian Coleman is alleged to have committed are "not a good story" for the sport.


New date for Tokyo Olympics 'won't satisfy everybody', says Coe

2020-03-27 21:01

World Athletics president Sebastian Coe admitted that settling on a new date for the Tokyo Olympics in 2021 will not satisfy everybody.

World Athletics chief Coe calls for Tokyo Olympics postponement

2020-03-23 12:23

World Athletics chief Sebastian Coe has called for the Tokyo Olympics to be postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic.

World Athletics fines Russia $10m, caps neutral Russian athletes at 10

2020-03-12 15:06

World Athletics has fined Russia's track and field federation $10 million for breaching anti-doping rules.

Under-fire World Athletics launches second-tier 'Continental Tour'

2019-11-23 18:41

World Athletics has launched a 10-stop second-tier circuit, called the "Continental Tour", which will include individual events controversially dropped from the Diamond League.

Athletics watchdog to review Salazar doping case

2019-10-07 08:40

IAAF chief Sebastian Coe says the Athletics Integrity Unit will conduct a review of the Alberto Salazar doping case.

Coe plays down empty seats at World Championships

2019-10-02 18:33

Global athletics chief Sebastian Coe played down the spectacle of empty seats at the World Championships in Qatar.

Coleman win would be 'good' for athletics - Coe

2019-09-26 21:10

World athletics chief Sebastian Coe gave his backing to Christian Coleman, saying it would be good if he wins gold at the World Championships.

Coe on Semenya: I hope she returns to the track

2019-09-18 16:05

IAAF President Sebastian Coe has not spoken directly to Caster Semenya after the rule was implemented forcing female athletes to regulate their testosterone levels.

Coe more worried by heat at Tokyo Olympics than Doha worlds

2019-08-30 06:42

IAAF President Sebastian Coe says he is more worried about the potentially searing heat at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics than the IAAF World Championships in Doha.

Incumbent Coe is only candidate for IAAF presidency

2019-07-26 12:59

Sebastian Coe is set to continue as president of the International Association of Athletics Federations.

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