When it was revealed, somewhat surprisingly, on the eve of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) election in 2015 that Russia were backing Sebastian Coe rather than his rival Sergey Bubka to replace Lamine Diack as the world governing body's new President, they could surely never have imagined they would spend most of the Briton's first term banned from the sport.
Exclusive: Coe asks Senegalese President to help extradite Papa Massata Diack to France so can answer bribery allegations
Sebastian Coe has personally asked Senegal's President Macky Sall to intervene and help have former International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) marketing consultant Papa Massata Diack extradited to France for questioning in connection with corruption allegations.
The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) has revealed new regulations for IAAF label road races in the hope it will improve the quality of events.
The Russian Athletics Federation (RusAF) has announced it is appealing the International Association of Athletics Federations' (IAAF) decision to continue its suspension.
Nigeria's Sports Minister Solomon Dalung has supposedly pledged to immediately sign-off the repayment of half of the missing $150,000 (£106,000/€121,000) mistakenly sent to the country last year by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF).
Kenya's Solomon Lekuta took gold in the men's 800 metres on the final day of the International Association of Athletics Federations World Under-20 Championships in Tampere, Finland to seal his team's position at the top of the medals table with six golds.
Britain earned three of the seven golds on offer during the fourth day of the International Association of Athletics Federations World Under-20 Championships in the Finnish city of Tampere.
Samba becomes second man to break 47 seconds for 400m hurdles at IAAF Diamond League meeting in Paris
Abderrahman Samba produced yet another extraordinary exhibition of 400 metre hurdling at the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Diamond League meeting here as he became only the second man to run the event in under 47 seconds.
Sebastian Coe, President of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF), has met with Athletics South Africa counterpart Aleck Skhosana to defend their new female classification rule, which could see double Olympic 800 metres champion and triple world champion Caster Semenya banned from competing.
Belarus' President Alexander Lukashenko met International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) President Sebastian Coe at the renovated Dinamo Stadium in Minsk - and reminded him about plans to hold the first-ever international track and field event between Europe and the United States there in September 2019.
An expected crowd of 30,000 in Rome's Olympic Stadium will witness what promises to be a compelling men's 100 metres race tomorrow as the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Diamond League arrives in Europe for the first time this season.
Kenya's Olympic 1500 metres gold medallist Asbel Kiprop did receive advance warning of the out-of-competition drugs test where he failed for erythropoietin (EPO), the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) admitted today.
Johannes Vetter is pawing the ground.
Sebastian Coe pretended to have gone off-piste during a press conference yesterday by "accidentally" revealing plans to restore a mile race into the Commonwealth Games athletics programme.
A mile race could be added to the programme for future editions of the Commonwealth Games as part of a broader attempt to embrace the heritage of athletics.