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• Lord Coe admits Tokyo Olympics would not be ideal in spring

World Athletics is prepared to be flexible on the dates for the rescheduled Tokyo Olympics, but president Lord Coe appeared to indicate a springtime Games would not be ideal from a track and field perspective.

Coe said the spirit of Thursday's meeting as it was relayed to him was one of co-operation and flexibility, but he did accept that peaking in April and May was difficult for an athlete.

"I wouldn't disagree with that," he said, when it was put to him that athletes rarely find their best form at that time of year.

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