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Doping as criminal offence: IAAF boss Sebastian Coe prefers sports bodies' control

The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) chief said tackling doping should remain the sole prerogative of sports bodies.

IAAF boss Sebastian Coe hopes for respectful medals ceremony, for Usain Bolt's sake

IAAF boss Sebastian Coe hopes for respectful medals ceremony, for Usain Bolt's sake

Gatlin -- who served two doping bans -- has been roundly booed by the spectators at the London Stadium.

Asian Athletics Championships: Cultural extravaganza marks opening ceremony

Asian Athletics Championships: Cultural extravaganza marks opening ceremony

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik declared the Championships open at the Kalinga Stadium in front of a capacity crowd with international athletics federation president Sebastian Coe and Asian body chief Dahlan Al-Hamad in attendance.

Usain Bolt will retire as 'Muhammad Ali of track and field', feels World athletics chief Sebastian Coe

Usain Bolt will retire as 'Muhammad Ali of track and field', feels World athletics chief Sebastian Coe

Coe was at Kingston`s National Stadium on Saturday to watch Bolt run his last race on Jamaican soil before he retires at the World Championships in London.

Frank Fredericks steps aside from IAAF role, says Sebastian Coe

Frank Fredericks steps aside from IAAF role, says Sebastian Coe

 Frank Fredericks has temporarily stepped aside from his duties on the IAAF Council pending the results of an ethics investigation, the governing body`s President Sebastian Coe said on Saturday.

Focus is on reinstating Russia, says IAAF`s Sebastian Coe

Focus is on reinstating Russia, says IAAF`s Sebastian Coe

Revelations of a state-sponsored doping prompted calls for Russia to be banned from the Games altogether, but the International Olympic Committee allowed Russia to compete with a reduced team.

Rio Games 2016: Hopes rest on Usain Bolt to lead athletics out of doping darkness

Rio Games 2016: Hopes rest on Usain Bolt to lead athletics out of doping darkness

Athletics is overseen by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF), founded in 1912, which has been plunged into its worst crisis by doping and corruption scandals affecting several countries and former leaders.

Russia Doping: A chronology of major events

Russia Doping: A chronology of major events

The CAS ruling effectively meant that Russian athletes, who were applying to compete in 2016 Rio Games, will not be going to the Olympics.

Rio Olympics: Sebastian Coe cool over injury-hit 'genius' Usain Bolt

Rio Olympics: Sebastian Coe cool over injury-hit 'genius' Usain Bolt

Bolt is facing a race against time to be fit in his bid for an unprecedented third treble Olympic gold.

Russia in last-ditch plea to IAAF over 2016 Rio athletes ban

Russia in last-ditch plea to IAAF over 2016 Rio athletes ban

Coe, himself the target of allegations that he enlisted the help of the fugitive son of disgraced predecessor Lamine Diack to secure his election last year, is to give a press conference at the Grand Hotel Wien at 1500 GMT.

2016 Rio Olympics: Fears for Russia as IAAF extend ban

2016 Rio Olympics: Fears for Russia as IAAF extend ban

Russia`s Olympic quest will likely be decided in the May Council meeting.

Sebastian Coe says Kenya could be banned from 2016 Rio Olympics

Sebastian Coe says Kenya could be banned from 2016 Rio Olympics

This could serve as a big blow for the Kenyans.

IAAF chief Sebastian Coe denies he's source of 'bribery' claims

IAAF chief Sebastian Coe denies he's source of 'bribery' claims

Ed Warner said there had been allegations of "brown envelopes" and bribe demands.
 

Embattled Sebastian Coe 'not in denial' of challenge facing IAAF

Embattled Sebastian Coe 'not in denial' of challenge facing IAAF

Coe served eight years as a vice-president under Lamine Diack​.

Corruption `embedded` in world athletics: WADA

Corruption `embedded` in world athletics: WADA

Former leader Lamine Diack faces criminal charges in France over allegations that he took more than one million euros ($1.1 million) in bribes from Russian athletes and officials to cover up failed drug tests.

There was no IAAF cover-up on positive drug tests by Russian athletes: Sebastian Coe

There was no IAAF cover-up on positive drug tests by Russian athletes: Sebastian Coe

Claims have emerged that the IAAF was aware of illegal and dangerous levels of doping in Russian athletics as far back as 2009.

Life bans for former IAAF officials for alleged doping cover-ups

Life bans for former IAAF officials for alleged doping cover-ups

In a landmark step, the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) on Thursday handed bans to four individuals, including life ban to the son of former president Lamine Diack, for their alleged roles in doping cover-ups.

Sebastian Coe defends Eugene choice amid French probe

Sebastian Coe defends Eugene choice amid French probe

Eugene won the right to host the biennial event despite the absence of a formal bidding procedure.

Sebastian Coe refuses to apologise for doping comment

Sebastian Coe refuses to apologise for doping comment

Coe says he sticks by sentiments and probably might have chosen different language.

IAAF clears Paula Radcliffe, defends its blood testing program

IAAF clears Paula Radcliffe, defends its blood testing program

Track and field's governing body issued a 38-page response to allegations by British and German media outlets.