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Category: Sebastian Coe

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Too many heads remain in the sand when it comes to hosting of sport | Sean Ingle

Anthony Joshua’s fight in Saudi Arabia this week once more raises questions about the choice of venue for big eventsTwo scenes. Two British sporting icons. Variations on a theme. Scene one: a supremely jet-lagged Anthony Joshua in a Heathrow hotel in S…

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Too many heads remain in the sand when it comes to hosting of sport | Sean Ingle

Anthony Joshua’s fight in Saudi Arabia this week once more raises questions about the choice of venue for big eventsTwo scenes. Two British sporting icons. Variations on a theme. Scene one: a supremely jet-lagged Anthony Joshua in a Heathrow hotel in S…

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Sebastian Coe admits he has not read report which led to Alberto Salazar’s ban

• Coe defends the sport’s approach to catching drug cheats• IAAF president also cautions criticism of Sifan HassanSebastian Coe says he has not yet read the report that led to Alberto Salazar being banned for four years by the US Anti-Doping Agency – b…

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Sebastian Coe admits he has not read report which led to Alberto Salazar’s ban

• Coe defends the sport’s approach to catching drug cheats• IAAF president also cautions criticism of Sifan HassanSebastian Coe says he has not yet read the report that led to Alberto Salazar being banned for four years by the US Anti-Doping Agency – b…

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Sebastian Coe’s stance on Salazar displays a very British hypocrisy | Barney Ronay

The response of the IAAF president and the athletics commentariat to the doping ban of Alberto Salazar, Mo Farah’s former coach, is little short of nauseatingSay what you like about British hypocrisy. It’s still the best hypocrisy in the world. This is…

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IOC calls for investigation into all Alberto Salazar’s athletes

• Mo Farah’s former coach banned from athletics for four years• Seb Coe says anyone who stays with Salazar will be bannedThomas Bach, the International Olympic Committee president, says he has contacted the World Anti-Doping Agency asking it to investi…

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Sebastian Coe criticises BBC and Gabby Logan for world championships coverage

• Coe feels too there has been too much focus on poor crowds• IAAF president singles out Logan and has ‘problem’ with studioThe IAAF president, Sebastian Coe, has launched an extraordinary attack on the BBC and its presenter Gabby Logan for criticising…

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Dire in Doha: world championships ‘catastrophe’ leaves athletics reeling | Sean Ingle

Empty seats and ghostly silence have been the sad feature of these world championships – it is a PR disaster for the sportMoments after the greatest 10.83 seconds of her life, Dina Asher?Smith grabbed a union flag from her mother, Julie, and began a la…

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IAAF make extra provisions for extreme heat at world championships in Qatar

• Fears 32C heat and humidity could affect women’s marathon• IAAF chief Sebastian Coe: ‘There’s no plan to cancel’The IAAF president, Sebastian Coe, has said extra medical staff, ice baths and water will be brought in for Friday’s women’s marathon amid…

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Sebastian Coe must run with the times if athletics is to avoid irrelevance | Sean Ingle

The IAAF president knows the next four years could make or break the sport as interest declines despite the presence of stars such as Mondo Duplantis, Noah Lyles and Dina Asher-SmithHere is a challenge for anyone with 53 seconds to spare – Google “6.05…