World Athletics president Sebastian Coe at a press conference at the conclusion of the World Athletics meeting in Rome. Photo: AP
World Athletics president Sebastian Coe at a press conference at the conclusion of the World Athletics meeting in Rome. Photo: AP

No quick return to World Athletics events for Russia in face of dual ban despite IOC stance, says boss Seb Coe

  • All athletes and staff excluded from World Athletics events ‘for foreseeable future’ because of Ukraine situation
  • IOC wavering on ban and has hinted some Russian and Belarusian athletes could be allowed to compete as neutrals

World Athletics president Sebastian Coe at a press conference at the conclusion of the World Athletics meeting in Rome. Photo: AP
World Athletics president Sebastian Coe at a press conference at the conclusion of the World Athletics meeting in Rome. Photo: AP
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