Tag Archives: Coe

Three championships in 2022 offers Asher-Smith treble chance says Coe | Sport

Dina Asher-Smith will have a shot at an unprecedented world, Commonwealth and European treble in the summer of 2022 after Sebastian Coe confirmed that all three championships would be squeezed into a six-week window. Lord Coe, the president of World Athletics, hinted that the world championships in Eugene, Oregon, which …

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Sebastian Coe says delaying 2020 Games relieved ‘mental turmoil’ of athletes | Sport

IOC president Thomas Bach has created a taskforce.

Sebastian Coe has said the postponement of the Olympics was necessary in order to safeguard the psychological wellbeing of athletes because many were in “mental turmoil” not knowing if the Tokyo Games were to proceed as scheduled. The 2020 Olympic Games were postponed last Tuesday in response to the coronavirus …

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Coe and Ovett’s Olympic debt to bureaucrat who defied Thatcher | Andy Bull | Sport

Former British Olympic Association chairman Sir Denis Follows (centre) insisted sporting boycotts ‘never do anyone any good’, much to the chagrin of Margaret Thatcher.

Sir Denis Follows, 71, short and bald, started every day’s work by opening his post. It was a habit he’d had as secretary of the Football Association, and a habit he kept as chairman of the British Olympic Association. In between the two jobs, he’d been knighted. Which was some …

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Tokyo Olympics could be delayed due to coronavirus, admits Sebastian Coe | Sport

Sebastian Coe has said postponing the Olympics would cause a whole host of other events to be moved.

Sebastian Coe has admitted that “nobody is saying we will be going to the Games come what may” as the debate over whether the Tokyo Olympics should be staged this summer continues to intensify. A growing number of athletes and athlete representatives, including Britain’s world heptathlon champion, Katarina Johnson-Thompson, and …

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