• Christian Coleman: Lord Coe says athletes should not 'minimise' whereabouts rule

June 29, 2020

No athlete should "minimise the importance of the whereabouts rule", says World Athletics president Sebastian Coe after Christian Coleman missed three doping tests.

The world 100m champion, 24, is provisionally suspended while he disputes the third whereabouts failure.

   The American claims he was Christmas shopping near his home and the tester made no effort to contact him.

   "It's not a good story [for athletics]," Lord Coe told BBC Sport.

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