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Nestle ends IAAF sponsorship deal amid doping crisis

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Food and drink giant Nestle has ended its sponsorship of the IAAF, as it fears the doping scandal engulfing the world athletics governing body could damage its reputation. The Swiss company said it had taken the decision with “immediate effect”. However, IAAF president Lord Coe said he was “angered” by the decision and would “not accept” it. Last month, sportswear ...

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Sebastian Coe denies Russian doping was covered up

IAAF boss Lord Sebastian Coe

IAAF president Sebastian Coe says there has been no cover up of Russian doping cases despite the latest leaked documents appearing to show that officials of athletics’ governing body were discussing how to suppress news of positive tests. “There is no cover up here,” Coe, who was a vice president of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) for seven ...

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Sebastian Coe to be limited to three terms as IAAF President

Sebastian Coe addressing IAAF Congress

ebastian Coe will be able to serve only three four-year terms as President of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) after the world governing body adopted a proposal to limit the length of time one person can serve in the position. Britain’s double Olympic 1500 metres champion had already proposed the adoption of such a rule change during his ...

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