Quote Of The Day
“For as long as I can remember, I have woken knowing that athletics, in some way, would shape my day. As a young boy, running was the thing that I loved beyond anything else and I have been hugely fortunate that athletics has been at the centre of my life ever since.”
“… Throughout all my sporting roles I have always put the interest of athletics first and been independent enough to do the right thing for our sport. This will be my approach in the campaign and, in full partnership with the member federations, it will be the cornerstone of my presidency if granted the great honour of being elected IAAF president.”
– Sebastian Coe officially announcing that he will stand for presidency of the IAAF when Lamine Diack steps down next year. Coe’s main rival for the job is expected to be his fellow IAAF vice president Sergey Bubka.