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Vitali Klitschko

The big challenge to come after election for Coe or Bubka

After months campaigning, Sebastian Coe and Sergei Bubka face an election Wednesday knowing that the new IAAF president will need to go straight to work to convince the public that track and field's governing body can properly tackle the scourge of doping. The election in Beijing in the days leading up to the world championships has been set against a backdrop of intense criticism of the IAAF following media reports that it has failed to act on evidence of widespread blood doping. Coe has long campaigned for increasing the resources "in the battle for our sport's integrity," saying an external, fully independent anti-doping tribunal is a must. "We also need to...

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