10 Dec Doping body will clean up sport – Lord Coe

The latest claims will add weight to Sebastian Coe’s campaign for the IAAF’s anti-doping system to be completely independent in terms of testing and sanctions. Lord Coe, an IAAF vice-president who is running for the presidency, has made the establishment of an independent doping body...

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07 Dec Richard Moore: Sometimes a sport needs adversity

HE Russian doping scandal might be just the thing athletics needs. The allegations made by German journalist Hajo Seppelt in a programme broadcast on MDR on Wednesday evening, that a systematic doping programme exists in Russia, with even the head of the anti-doping lab complicit,...

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05 Dec British Olympic Association signs new sponsor: sofa makers DFS just 4 years after encouraging sports fans to ‘get off their sofas’

Professional sport’s list of unlikely sponsorship deals has grown again after the British Olympic Association unveiled DFS as Team GB’s new official sofa provider. The deal, inspired by the firm’s “45-year heritage in designing and manufacturing sofas in the UK”, comes four years after the BOA helped...

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04 Dec Eilidh Child targeting World Championships medal

Eilidh Child is targeting a World Championships medal next year following a hugely successful 2014. The 27-year-old 400m hurdler won European gold after sealing silver at her home Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. "The big focus is the World Championships in Beijing [in August]," she told BBC Scotland. See full article HERE  ...

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