The first step for athletics to regain credibility is a break with the past and that includes Coe

15th November, 2015
Sebastian Coe

It’s 1953 and Josef Stalin is lying on his deathbed when he summons Nikita Khrushchev to his side. “I know you will beat the competition and follow me,” he says, “so for your help, I’ve prepared two letters. When you are in trouble with the party for the first time, open letter one. When you get in trouble a second time, open letter two.” By 1956, the tensions in Hungary and the Suez see pressure...

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