Sebastian Coe pledges to investigate 2017 world championships bribery claims • London 2017 head admits prize money spending a factor in bidding process • Sebastian Coe unaware of claims of bribery over 2017 bidding process
“You’ve only got to watch 7s at its best to see that it is ostensibly a young person’s game,” Lord Coe about 7s Rugby and it's massive potential. Coe made a fantastic promotion for our sport. We've got the story here for you: http://7bamboosrugby.com/news-2/7s-rugby/
London 2012: We want the whole nation to get behind Britain's athletes
"The Great thing about sport and the great thing about the Olympic movement and Olympic sport is actually is a metaphor for life. It’s not about passion. It’s not about chance. It’s not about circumstance. It’s about hard work. It’s about diligence. It’s about great coaching. It’s about friendship and respect." - Lord Sebastion Coe English Mid Distance Runner and Gold Medalist 80 & 84 Games. Led bid to host the games in London. Chairman of the 2012 Olympics in London.
Lord Sebastian Coe bid for IAAF presidency was backed by £63,000 of public money Lord Sebastian Coe was elected as IAAF president in August 2015 UK Sport put forward £63,000 with the rest of the funding raised privately Coe under increasing pressure to sever his ties with sportswear giant Nike Coe is believed to earn around £100,000 a year as a Nike ambassador
Lord Sebastian Coe, chairman of London 2012, smiles as 14-year-old Amber Charles is congratulated by IOC president Jacques Rogge after the London 2012 bid presentation at the Raffle City Convention Centre on 06 July 2005 in Singapore. The 117th session of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) will vote 6 July on whether London, Paris, New York, Madrid or Moscow will host the 2012 Olympic Games.
London wins bid to host 2017 World Athletics Championships. London has beaten Doha to the 2017 world athletics championships, leading Lord Coe and the bid team to claim their victory would have far-reaching benefits for the sport and the Olympics legacy.