Sebastian Coe

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Photograph:  Charly Triballeau/AFP via Getty Images

World Athletics has confirmed the updated and revised qualification process around next summer’s Tokyo Olympics, postponed from this July into 2021 be(...)

World Athletics says athletes who have qualified for the Tokyo Games by meeting the entry standard and those who have not had anti-doping rule violations would be eligible for grants. Photograph: Getty Images

Olympic-bound professional athletes must have clean anti-doping records to be eligible for a one-off grant aimed at assisting them financially during(...)

The World Athletics  Championships in Oregon will now take place in July 2022. Photograph:  Steve Dykes/EPA

Famine to feast: 2022 will be “a bonanza for athletics fans around the world” after the dates for the next edition of the World Championships in Orego(...)

The 2020 Tokyo Olympics have been postponed until 2021. Photograph: Carl Court/Getty

The Summer Olympics in Tokyo, postponed because of the coronavirus pandemic, will likely open on July 23rd, 2021, according to people familiar with th(...)

The Tokyo 2020 Olympic flame is transferred to the Olympic cauldron after it failed to light the first time as it goes on display at Ofunato, Iwate prefecture in Japan on Monday. Photograph: Philip Fong/AFP via Getty Images

Global pressure and demand is now mounting on the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to postpone the Tokyo Olympics into 2021, before they no longe(...)

Sport Ireland chief executive John Treacy believes the Tokyo Olympics should be pushed back to the autumn at the earliest over the outbreak of coronavirus. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Four-time Olympian and 1984 marathon silver medallist John Treacy believes the IOC need to look at postponing the Tokyo Games beyond this summer, desc(...)

Eliud Kipchoge wearing his Nike Vaporfly runners after completing a staged marathon in Vienna last October in a time of  1:59.40. Photograph: Alex Halada/AFP via Getty Images

After much speculation and considerable debate, World Athletics have published their amended rule with regards to competition running shoes, placing r(...)

World Athletics president Sebastian Coe: ‘I think the next four years will be even more focused on the sport, on formats, on competition. How do we make the World Championships an even more exciting prospect?’ File photograph: Jean Catuffe/Getty Images

There is a scene in 16 Days of Glory, Bud Greenspan’s film about the 1984 Olympics in Los Angeles, which deftly captures Sebastian Coe crossing the li(...)

Ireland’s Ciara Mageean on her way to finishing fifth to qualify for the semi-final in the 1,500M at Doha. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/inpho

It’s only been 22 years since an Irish woman last made the final of the 1,500 metres at the World Championships, some measure of both the task and opp(...)

 IAAF president Sebastian Coe  and Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, Emir of Qatar (centre right), attend the opening ceremony of the IAAF World Athletics Championships  in Doha, Qatar. Photograph: Ali Haider/EPA

IAAF president Sebastian Coe has hit out at the BBC, and presenter Gabby Logan in particular, for making “judgments” about poor crowds at the World Ch(...)

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