American athlete Sydney McLaughlin  competes in the Women’s 400m Hurdles Final   at the Tokyo Games. Photograph: Ryan Pierse/Getty Images

Janne Müller-Wieland was dropped from the German Olympic hockey team in May, despite being captain and having led the national squad to a bronze medal(...)

 Sebastian Coe: prioritising presentation looks like  fiddling for the sake of it. Keeping athletics relevant is about credibility, not novelty. Photograph: Valery Hache/AFP/Getty

The IAAF president, Sebastian Coe, was in London rather than Rome when he addressed a Sports Leadership Summit last week but his ideas for making the (...)