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Coe promises reform package will make IAAF "leader in sport"

Inside The Games: By Duncan Mackay at the Fairmont Hotel in Monte Carlo Saturday, 12 March 2016
IAAF President Sebastian Coe is currently overseeing a series of reforms he promises will make them a leader in sport ©IAAF
International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) President Sebastian Coe has promised that the reforms he is planning to introduce before the end of the year will make the world governing body a "leader in sport".

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IAAF President Coe warns Kenya could face Rio 2016 ban

By Michael Pavitt Thursday, 18 February 2016
Sebastian Coe has suggested Kenya could be banned from Rio 2016 should WADA declare them non-compliant ©Getty Images
International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) President Sebastian Coe has warned that Kenya could be banned from competing at this year's Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro should they be declared non-compliant with the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) code.

"Zero risk" from Zika virus unless you're pregnant, says Brazilian President's chief of staff

By Daniel Etchells (Inside The Games) Tuesday, 2 February 2016

Jaques Wagner says there is zero risk from the Zika virus unless you are pregnant. Jaques Wagner, Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff's chief of staff, says it must be explained to athletes and spectators coming to Brazil for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games that there is "zero risk" from the Zika virus if they are not a pregnant woman.

Usain and Shelly: The Best! - Sprinters top RJR Awards

Daily Gleaner: Andre Lowe

King and queen of the sprinting world and now, yet again, Usain Bolt and Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce have claimed the RJR Sports Foundation 2015 Sportsman and Sportswoman of the Year crowns after last night's coronation as Jamaican sporting royalty.

Christopher Taylor cops NACAC Top 2015 Junior Athlete

Ashton Eaton, Yarisley Silva, Christopher Taylor & Yulenmis Aguilar: Named 2015 NACAC Senior & Junior Athletes 

Five Jamaicans Selected to NACAC Committees

Five Jamaicans were named to Committees of the North American, Central American & the Caribbean Athletics Association (NACAC). They are Dr. Warren Blake, Garth Gayle, Vilma Charlton, Maurice Wilson and Dennis Gordon.

Japan picks new design for Tokyo 2020 Olympic Stadium

By Duncan Mackay Tuesday, 22 December 2015 : Inside The Games

A new design for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Stadium has been chosen by the Japanese Government ©Japan Sport Council
A design by Japanese architect Kengo Kuma has been chosen to be the country's new 80,000-capacity National Stadium, which will be the centrepiece of the 2020 Olympics and Paralympics in Tokyo, it was announced today.