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Athletics: Sebastian Coe elected IAAF president


Former Olympic 1500m champion Sebastian Coe has been elected president of athletics’ governing body, the IAAF. The sport’s 214 federations cast their votes in Beijing to decide who should lead the sport, which is dealing with the fall-out from a series of doping allegations. The UK’s Lord Coe succeeds Senegalese Lamine Diack, 82, who has led the IAAF for 16 ...

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GAA backs Seb Coe for IAAF Presidency

Ghana's pick: Lord Sebastian Coe (Image credit: AP)

The Ghana Athletics Association (GAA) has declared its support for Lord Sebastian Coe in his bid to become IAAF President. Coe, a former Olympic champion in the 1500 metres, is contesting former Olympic pole vault champion Sergey Bubka and Ghana became the 23rd country to support his candidature. This was stated in a release from the GAA signed by its ...

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