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#Sebastian Coe

# sebastian-coe - Sunday 29 March, 2020

Coe: Postponing Olympics saves athletes from mental turmoil

The World Athletics President believes the decision to postpone the Games had to be made.

# sebastian-coe - Saturday 29 February, 2020

More controversy awaits as running steels itself for Nike's latest shoe revolution

The Alphaflys will make their debut at the US Olympic trials this weekend, exposing the weak leadership of World Athletics.

# sebastian-coe - Wednesday 25 September, 2019

Britain's Sebastian Coe re-elected IAAF president

The former Olympic and world champion middle-distance runner won the vote unopposed.

# sebastian-coe - Sunday 8 April, 2018

'You don't replace Muhammad Ali' - Coe blasts Usain Bolt 'obsession'

Sebastian Coe insisted life will go on without the Jamaican as the 2018 Commonwealth Games take place.

# sebastian-coe - Wednesday 14 March, 2018

'It was driven by money' - Irish Olympian Barr backs changes to clamp down on switching nationality

The 400m hurdler believes new measures on the way from the IAAF are ‘a step in the right direction’.

# sebastian-coe - Wednesday 11 January, 2017

Sebastian Coe's evidence 'lacked credibility'

Damian Collins, a Conservative Party politician, is not satisfied with the world athletics supremo’s recent comments.

# sebastian-coe - Monday 22 August, 2016

Rowing hero Gary O'Donovan holds Irish flag as 'marvellous' Rio flames out

A rollercoaster fortnight mixed off-field hitches with compelling sporting drama.

# sebastian-coe - Saturday 20 August, 2016

'There's been nobody since Muhammad Ali who's got remotely near to what this guy has done'

IAAF president Sebastian Coe is a big fan of Usain Bolt.

# sebastian-coe - Thursday 26 November, 2015

IAAF chief Sebastian Coe steps down as paid Nike ambassador due to 'conflict of interest'

The former Olympian had previously resisted calls for him to sever ties with the American sports brand.

# sebastian-coe - Monday 24 August, 2015

Usain Bolt win reverberates in anti-doping fight

“We build people up to break them down, that’s just human nature.”

# sebastian-coe - Thursday 20 August, 2015

‘99% of our athletes are clean'

28 track and field athletes were suspended by the IAAF last week after samples from the 2005 and 2007 world championships were retested.

# sebastian-coe - Wednesday 19 August, 2015

British Olympic gold winner becomes new IAAF President in wake of doping controversies

Coe likened his victory to celebrating the birth of his four children.

# sebastian-coe - Wednesday 7 August, 2013

From Stephen Fry compares Putin to Hitler, calls for Olympics to be moved from Russia LGBT Rights

Stephen Fry compares Putin to Hitler, calls for Olympics to be moved from Russia

The author, comedian and activist says Russia should be stripped of its right to hold the games over its passing of anti-LGBT laws, which criminalise those who engage in “gay propaganda”.

# sebastian-coe - Sunday 29 July, 2012

Coe says venues are 'stuffed to the gunnels' as public get angry over empty seats Empty Seats This post contains images

Coe says venues are 'stuffed to the gunnels' as public get angry over empty seats

Olympic sponsors Atos, British Airways, Coca-Cola, EDF, McDonalds and Thomas Cook have all issued statements denying that they were responsible for failing to take up ticket allocations.

# sebastian-coe - Tuesday 17 July, 2012

From London 2012: Head of security firm admits 'humiliating shambles' London 2012

London 2012: Head of security firm admits 'humiliating shambles'

The head of security firm G4S admits his company will be thousands of staff short – and will need government help.

# sebastian-coe - Saturday 5 May, 2012

Where did I park that stadium? Olympic venue gets test run

Seb Coe and a healthy dollop of armed police officers were on hand for the trial day at London 2012 headquarters.

# sebastian-coe - Friday 13 April, 2012

Guess who Seb Coe has tipped to win the most medals at the Olympics (hint: not Ireland)?

The two-time 1,500-meter Olympic champion has laid his cards on the table.

# sebastian-coe - Wednesday 16 November, 2011

London 2012 chairman backs Dublin visit for Olympic torch

Sebastian Coe said a symbolic visit to the Republic “would speak eloquently and powerfully for sport”.