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Lord Coe gets backing despite damning report of world athletics body

Senior staff at world athletics' governing body must have known about doping taking place within the sport, according to the second part of a World Anti-Doping Agency independent commission report.

Despite the findings, Wada says the current IAAF President, Lord Coe, who was a vice-president from 2007 to 2015, is the best person to lead change at the body.

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Radcliffe: Coe 'right man in charge' to lead IAAF change

Paula Radcliffe endorsed Lord Coe as the best person to restore the 'integrity' of world athletics.

Former marathon world champion Paula Radcliffe has told ITV News "undoubtedly there was really bad corruption" at world athletics' governing body, after the publication of a damning report.

The World Anti-Doping Agency's independent commission found "corruption was embedded" at the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF).

"In essence it was a pretty archaic and inept organisation in the way it was functioning", she added.

Radcliffe added that Lord Seb Coe, who is now at the helm of the organisation, "was the right man in charge" in terms of moving forward and restoring the integrity of the sport.

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