Coe: Bolt in the same bracket as Ali

Sebastian Coe considers Usain Bolt to be in the same sporting category as Muhammad Ali and said athletics will need “proper horsepower” to drive the sport when the legendary sprinter retires. Bolt is set to end his phenomenal career after the World Championships this year and will go down as one of the greatest sportsmen

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IAAF set to launch Integrity Unit in April

The IAAF said a “fiercely independent” Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) is due to be operational next April as the governing body steps up its attempts to tackle doping in the sport. Sebastian Coe vowed to reform the IAAF after athletics’ reputation was tarnished by revelations of doping, leading to a blanket ban being imposed on

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McLaren optimistic over Russian doping attitudes

The author of the McLaren report into state-sponsored doping in Russian sport believes there have been indications the scandal-plagued country is serious about cleaning up its act. Professor Richard McLaren on Friday released more information from his independent investigation, commissioned by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), into alleged widespread use of performance-enhancing drugs and the

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