Seb Coe

Hang On - West Ham Got London's Olympic Stadium For *How* Much?

Gordon Bryan | Posted 11.08.2016 | UK Sport
Gordon Bryan

I saw a documentary on the BBC about West Ham United's 2016 move to the London Olympic Stadium. As a sports fan I was intrigued, and by the end of the half hour, as a sports fan my jaw was on the floor...

Why We Want Our Leaders to Pass the 'Man Test'

Mark Flanagan | Posted 25.06.2015 | UK Politics
Mark Flanagan

We all have that moment, as a child, when the realisation comes that every other dad is not quite like our own. Mine came early. I was talking to a n...

What Legacy Means to Me

David Stone | Posted 08.11.2014 | UK Sport
David Stone

The glistening eyes and the humming noise of London hasn't disappeared. Pulling out the gold medal, often from my grubby pocket - I see children's and adult's eyes light up. It takes them back to London 2012; a period in time where perceptions of disability changed for the better. People saw what can be done, rather than can't.

George May Get His Former Adviser To Run The BBC

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 30.07.2014 | UK Politics

Nick Prettejohn, the City grandee who advised Chancellor George Osborne, is reportedly a top contender to be the next chairman of the BBC Trust after ...

Funding a Future Generation: Where No Child Is Left Behind

Kat Pugh | Posted 11.05.2014 | UK
Kat Pugh

This week I attended the Commonwealth Observance Day service, where I was privileged to hear from Lord Coe, Tanni Grey-Thompson and Malala Yousafzai. The theme of the event centred around team as the Commonwealth builds up to the 2014 games.

You'll Never Guess Who Daniel Is Playing Next

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 31.10.2013 | UK Entertainment

Daniel Radcliffe may be a dab hand at Quidditch but he's hardly famed for his sporting prowess, however, the 'Harry Potter' is reportedly now playing ...

Let's Get Real Greg

Kevin Graham | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Sport
Kevin Graham

Win the World Cup in 2022? Is that it? Really? One refereeing decision, a couple of injuries or a Qatari version of Delhi belly can put paid to that in mins! Okay - there was a little bit more than that to it, but Greg Dyke's solution over simplified the matter at hand for me. English football is struggling because...

Long-Term Strategy, Nor Short-Term Politics, Is Key to Realising London 2012 Legacy

Andrew Hammond | Posted 25.07.2013 | UK Politics
Andrew Hammond

Some good public sector building blocks are already in place. For instance, the Government is in the midst of its biggest ever international marketing campaign, with some private sector support, to secure sustained increases in trade, inward investment, tourism and foreign students. But, more is needed to maximise long-term economic and reputational legacy.

Blatter Said English Football Is 'Run By Idiots' - Coe

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 31.10.2012 | UK Sport

Sebastian Coe has claimed in his autobiography Fifa president Sepp Blatter said "English football is run by idiots". In Coe's Running My Life, he s...

Was It Paradise Or Punishment?

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.09.2012 | UK

Viewers took to Twitter to celebrate a fiery and colourful end to the Games, with much of the comment focusing on the prominence given to Coldplay. ...


The Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.09.2012 | UK

War heroes and pop stars shared the stage as the London 2012 drew to a close, after six weeks of tears, roars and athletic prowess. The closing cer...

Paralympic Torch Relay Underway (PICTURES)

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.08.2012 | UK

The Paralympic Games torch relay was kicked off on Friday at a London ceremony attended by the Prime Minister, David Cameron, London mayor Boris Johns...

'When Our Time Came - Britain We Did It Right'

PA | Posted 13.08.2012 | UK

Seb Coe hailed the London 2012 Olympics a big success today and said thank you during the nation's final farewell to the Games. Speaking with great...

'Britain Has Looked In The Mirror And Likes What It Sees'

The Huffington Post UK | Dina Rickman | Posted 13.08.2012 | UK Politics

David Cameron has said Britain showed it could deliver in hosting the 2012 Olympics as he pledged to make sure the impact of the games was "not just f...

Seb Coe Announced 'Legacy Ambassador' For Games

PA | Posted 13.08.2012 | UK

Lord Coe is to continue his involvement with the Olympics beyond the closing ceremony as David Cameron's "legacy ambassador", the Prime Minister annou...

'Party, Party, Party'

PA | Posted 11.08.2012 | UK

The Olympic closing ceremony will be "party, party, party," London 2012 chairman Lord Coe said today. Artistic director Kim Gavin said: "We want it...

Golden Glory Still Eludes Great Britain... But the Best is Yet to Come

Josh Cowls | Posted 30.09.2012 | UK Sport
Josh Cowls

The golds will come. In the meantime, let's savour the successes of those British athletes whose medals maybe be less shiny but whose stars are higher and brighter than ever.

Royals Watch As Zara Phillips Saddles Up

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.07.2012 | UK

As Team GB saddled up for the third day of the Olympics, the royals were snapped watching the Cross Country Phase of The Eventing at Greenwich Park. ...

Troops, Students And Teachers Fill Gaps In Games

PA | Posted 29.07.2012 | UK

Troops, students and teachers could all be asked to fill gaps left in empty Olympic stadiums, Lord Coe has said. Members of the military are being ...

Olympic Torch Crosses Irish Border A 'Symbol Of Peace'

PA | Posted 06.06.2012 | UK

The Olympic Torch has crossed the Irish border on an historic visit to the Republic on Wednesday in a symbol of the peace process. Irish Olympic bo...

Olympic Torch Officially In British Hands

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.05.2012 | UK Sport

The Olympic Flame was officially handed over to London in a ceremony at Athens' Panathenaic Stadium on Thursday. The historic event took place in a...

Olympic Torch To Come To UK

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.05.2012 | UK Sport

The arrival of the Olympic Flame on British soil could be the trigger for the greatest buzz yet about the London 2012 Games, Lord Coe hopes. Lord C...

'Our Olympic Misson Must Be To Inspire Young People'

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.05.2012 | UK

The economic, political and social challenges that the world currently faces make Olympics values "more relevant than at any time before" Sebastian Co...

HuffPostUK Sport Launches

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 15.03.2012 | UK Sport

HuffPostUK Sport launches today, and like the new England captain, Scott Parker, we're eager to get stuck into proceedings straight from the kick off....

'In No Way Are We Complacent' - Lord Coe

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 15.03.2012 | UK Sport

Lord Coe has reassured Olympic attendants that the organisers are not allowing any margin for error. Blogging exclusively for the new The Huffingto...