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
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
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.
Katarina Johnson-Thompson: My heptathlon rivalry with Jessica Ennis-Hill is like Seb Coe vs Steve Ovett Katarina Johnson-Thompson is bidding for Olympic gold this summer Johnston-Thompson will compete against Jessica Ennis-Hill Ennis-Hill is the reigning Olympic champion after winning at London 2012 Johnson-Thompson could only finish 28th in Beijing last year
1979: Sebastian Coe Coe went on to win two Olympic gold medals in the 1500m, in 1980 and 1984, and broke eight world records during his career. After retiring from athletics, he became a Conservative politician and was made a peer in the House of Lords. Coe headed the successful bid for London to host the 2012 Olympic Games.
Logoc, the Olympics committee headed up by Lord Coe, demanded that whoever won the bid to become automotive partner be a "sustainable" brand by having an average carbon emission figure across the fleet of 120g/km. BMW actually got its fleet down to 116g/km, by using its full line-up of EfficientDynamics 3-series and 5-series cars, as well as 5-series hybrids, electric Mini Es, scooters and bicycles.
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.
"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.