Sebastian Coe

Seb Coe: Athletics will look very different in 2020

In an exclusive conversation with WION, two-time Olympic champion Lord Coe said that the safety of athletes is the most important guiding principle that World Athletics will follow as it plots a return to action in the COVID-19 era.

May 15, 2020, 22:38 PM IST

World Athletics Championships resheduled to avoid clash with Tokyo Olympics 2021

The Tokyo Olympics has been reschedule to July 23 to August 8, 2021 in the wake of COVID-19 pandemic.

Apr 09, 2020, 14:20 PM IST

Double Olympic 800-metres champion Caster Semenya says she is ''no threat'' to women's sport

Semenya also sought to differentiate her case from those of transgender athletes who were formerly male but have now entered the female sporting arena.

May 02, 2019, 18:13 PM IST

Double Olympic 800-metres champion Caster Semenya says 'no threat' to women's sport

The Court had been due to announce its decision on Tuesday but has postponed it until late April.

Mar 27, 2019, 17:50 PM IST

Sebastian Coe to stand for second term as IAAF chief

The 62-year-old Briton was elected to the position in Beijing in 2015 amidst a storm of doping scandals and has spent much of his term trying to battle the use of banned substances in the sport.

Jan 31, 2019, 14:47 PM IST

Russia making progress over doping, says IAAF chief Sebastian Coe

Russia has been banned from international athletics competition since November 2015 after doping issues. The country`s anti-doping agency, RUSADA, is also yet to be declared fully compliant by the World Anti-Doping Agency.

Dec 17, 2017, 19:10 PM IST

Doping as criminal offence: IAAF boss Sebastian Coe prefers sports bodies' control

The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) chief said tackling doping should remain the sole prerogative of sports bodies.

Aug 09, 2017, 22:17 PM IST

IAAF boss Sebastian Coe hopes for respectful medals ceremony, for Usain Bolt's sake

Gatlin -- who served two doping bans -- has been roundly booed by the spectators at the London Stadium.

Aug 06, 2017, 23:52 PM IST

Asian Athletics Championships: Cultural extravaganza marks opening ceremony

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik declared the Championships open at the Kalinga Stadium in front of a capacity crowd with international athletics federation president Sebastian Coe and Asian body chief Dahlan Al-Hamad in attendance.

Jul 05, 2017, 21:06 PM IST

Usain Bolt will retire as 'Muhammad Ali of track and field', feels World athletics chief Sebastian Coe

Coe was at Kingston`s National Stadium on Saturday to watch Bolt run his last race on Jamaican soil before he retires at the World Championships in London.

Jun 12, 2017, 09:18 AM IST

Frank Fredericks steps aside from IAAF role, says Sebastian Coe

 Frank Fredericks has temporarily stepped aside from his duties on the IAAF Council pending the results of an ethics investigation, the governing body`s President Sebastian Coe said on Saturday.

Mar 26, 2017, 10:12 AM IST

Focus is on reinstating Russia, says IAAF`s Sebastian Coe

Revelations of a state-sponsored doping prompted calls for Russia to be banned from the Games altogether, but the International Olympic Committee allowed Russia to compete with a reduced team.

Aug 11, 2016, 04:13 AM IST

Rio Games 2016: Hopes rest on Usain Bolt to lead athletics out of doping darkness

Athletics is overseen by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF), founded in 1912, which has been plunged into its worst crisis by doping and corruption scandals affecting several countries and former leaders.

Jul 28, 2016, 08:55 AM IST

Russia Doping: A chronology of major events

The CAS ruling effectively meant that Russian athletes, who were applying to compete in 2016 Rio Games, will not be going to the Olympics.

Jul 21, 2016, 16:51 PM IST

Rio Olympics: Sebastian Coe cool over injury-hit 'genius' Usain Bolt

Bolt is facing a race against time to be fit in his bid for an unprecedented third treble Olympic gold.

Jul 07, 2016, 21:56 PM IST

Russia in last-ditch plea to IAAF over 2016 Rio athletes ban

Coe, himself the target of allegations that he enlisted the help of the fugitive son of disgraced predecessor Lamine Diack to secure his election last year, is to give a press conference at the Grand Hotel Wien at 1500 GMT.

Jun 17, 2016, 20:15 PM IST

2016 Rio Olympics: Fears for Russia as IAAF extend ban

Russia`s Olympic quest will likely be decided in the May Council meeting.

Mar 12, 2016, 00:07 AM IST

Sebastian Coe says Kenya could be banned from 2016 Rio Olympics

This could serve as a big blow for the Kenyans.

Feb 18, 2016, 10:54 AM IST

IAAF chief Sebastian Coe denies he's source of 'bribery' claims

Ed Warner said there had been allegations of "brown envelopes" and bribe demands.

Jan 29, 2016, 10:57 AM IST

Embattled Sebastian Coe 'not in denial' of challenge facing IAAF

Coe served eight years as a vice-president under Lamine Diack​.

Jan 19, 2016, 23:18 PM IST