World Athletics president Seb Coe is to meet with Olympic triple jump champion Christian Taylor following the launch of a global athlete group.

Taylor, whose event is one of those dropped from the Diamond League programme, has said Coe has agreed to discuss the matter with him.

“Yes, I called him immediately after he announced on social media the creation of the association. Voice of the athletes is our priority, an open dialogue is always something I want to do,” said Coe at a press conference in Slovakia last weekend.

Also, a wider discussion with athletes present is planned for the Athletes Forum on Friday evening.


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