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WADA doping report slams 'corruption' embedded at IAAF

The second part of a report by the World Anti-Doping Agency has criticised the International Association of Athletics Federation.

ITV Sports Editor Steve Scott is at a press conference in Munich.



Coe: Creativity needed to attract young people to sport

Sport organisations need to be done to "more creative" in attracting young people, according to Lord Coe.

The former athlete said it's understood that the audience for the UK's sport is aging and things need to change to ensure that audiences, both old and young, are excited and engaged in sport. He told ITV News that all sport needs reviewing and modernising, but it's not "in crisis."

Coe: Bid teams are right to do their research on opponents

Lord Coe has told ITV that the England 2018 World Cup bidding team were right to look into opposing bids.

Having lost out to Russia for the tournament in 2018, the bid team will reportedly be questioned for creating a dossier on opponents.

The former athlete said the London 2012 bid, which he led, was successful thanks to the level of research they did, stating that they won the Olympics as the team 'knew what the landscape looked like'.

Lord Coe 'pulls out' of race to chair BBC Trust

Sebastian Coe has signalled he has pulled out of the race to become the next chairman of the BBC Trust.

Seb Coe suggested he doesn't have the "capacity" to chair the BBC Trust. Credit: PA

The London 2012 supremo, who is chairman of the British Olympic Association, was at one point the Government's preferred candidate for the role but told the Daily Mail he did not have the "capacity" for the job.

He said: "I did allow my name to go forward to give myself time to properly analyse whether I had enough time to do the job to the best of my abilities.

"On reflection, I haven't the capacity and I now want to concentrate on my current commitments and the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) election."

Other names mentioned in relation to the role at the BBC's governing body include Dame Marjorie Scardino, the former chief executive of the company behind the Financial Times, and Channel 4 chairman Lord Burns.

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