LONDON (GBR): IAAF vice president Sebastian Coe said that the IAAF needs to look into Tyson Gay’s anti-doping case in order to form an opinion on the fairness of the penalty handed down, inform insidethegames. Coe explained that the anti-doping team at IAAF headquarters and the anti-doping board will decide if the sanction is appropriate. He explained that he would rather if athletes gave assistance to anti-doping bodies on a normal basis, not just when they test positive.
Larry Eder has had a 51-year involvement in the sport of athletics. Larry has experienced the sport as an athlete, coach, magazine publisher, and now, journalist and blogger. His first article, on Don Bowden, America's first sub-4 minute miler, was published in RW in 1983. Larry has published several magazines on athletics, from American Athletics to the U.S. version of Spikes magazine. He currently manages the content and marketing development of the RunningNetwork, The Shoe Addicts, and RunBlogRun. Of RunBlogRun, his daily pilgrimage with the sport, Larry says: "I have to admit, I love traveling to far away meets, writing about the sport I love, and the athletes I respect, for my readers at runblogrun.com, the most of anything I have ever done, except, maybe running itself." Also does some updates for BBC Sports at key events, which he truly enjoys. Theme song: Greg Allman, " I'm no Angel."