Sebastian Coe has asked the hard question of the US anti-doping authorities following their reduction of Tyson Gay's doping ban in exchange for what they described as the "significant assistance" he had provided them with – namely, what that assistance was? 

Coe, a vice-president of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) with a transparently good prospect of becoming President next year, has also said athletes should provide assistance to anti-doping authorities without using the help as a bargaining chip to reduce doping bans.

Gay's ban was reduced from two years to one, backdated from when he tested positive for a banned steroid at the US Championships, and the former world 100 and 200 metres champion will be eligible to return to the track on June 23.

"Well, first of all the IAAF has to look at this case," Coe told Reuters TV… Read full story


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