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Mike Rowbottom Chief Feature Writer

Mike Rowbottom, one of Britain's most talented sportswriters, covered the London 2012 and Rio 2016 Olympics and Paralympics as chief feature writer for insidethegames, having covered the previous five summer Games, and four winter Games, for The Independent. He has worked for the Daily Mail, The Times, The Observer, The Sunday Correspondent and The Guardian.

Mike Rowbottom

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Coe says IPL-style athletics league for global cities is a "very good idea"

Coe says IPL-style athletics league for global cities is a "very good idea"

Sebastian Coe, in India as part of his first official visit to a member country since assuming the Presidency of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) last month, has backed the idea of an athletics league in the style of cricket's Indian Premier League (IPL) where athletes such as Usain Bolt and David Rudisha could represent some of the world's major cities.












Bach, Coe and Hickey to speak at next European Athletics Convention

Bach, Coe and Hickey to speak at next European Athletics Convention

Next month’s European Athletics Convention in Lausanne will involve a full house of keynote speakers following confirmations of attendance from the International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach, newly-elected International Association of Athletics Federations President Sebastian Coe and Patrick Hickey, President of the European Olympic Committees.