• Athletics overwhelmingly backs broad reforms

    President of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Sebastian Coe, delivers a speech during the 2016 World Athletics Gala Awards, Friday, Dec. 2, 2016, in Monaco.  Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt, and Ethiopian long-distance runner Almaz Ayana were awarded " 2016 Athlete of the Year " by the International Athletic Foundation (IAAF). (AP Photo/Claude Paris)

    MONACO (AP) — Athletics leaders have overwhelmingly approved broad changes championed by the sport’s president, Sebastian Coe, to turn a corner on reputation-wrecking corruption and doping scandals.