Athletics chief Sebastian Coe admits Olympics could be delayed

Olympics Mar 19, 2020

Athletics chief Sebastian Coe admits Olympics could be delayed

World athletics chief Sebastian Coe admitted on Thursday that the Tokyo Olympics could be moved to later in the year by the coronavirus outbreak, but said it was too early to make a definitive decision. Olympic bosses acknowledged on Wednesday there was no "ideal" solution ...

Coe scrutinized over '21 Eugene bid

More Sports / Track & Field Nov 25, 2015

Coe scrutinized over '21 Eugene bid

The head of world athletics, Sebastian Coe, faced fresh allegations about his involvement in the controversial award of the 2021 world championships to the American city of Eugene on Tuesday, but insisted he had acted fairly throughout. In April this year, the hosting rights were ...

Coe defends 'ostensibly clean' athletics

More Sports / Track & Field Aug 30, 2015

Coe defends 'ostensibly clean' athletics

Part of Sebastian Coe's new job as head of world athletics will be to shift the conversation about his "ostensibly clean" sport from doping to spectacular performances, he said on Sunday. The Briton will become president of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) at ...