Mile News Tagged Sebastian Coe


Seb Coe to return to racing at the Vitality Westminster Mile

May 07, 2017

Middle distance legend, former Mile world record holder and current IAAF president part of the event’s Olympians Mile field on Sunday, May 28 in London

By Athletics Weekly

Forty years after beating Filbert Bayi to win the Emsley Carr Mile in a breakthrough 1977 season, Seb Coe will return to...

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Moscow 1980 and two brilliant careers

November 25, 2016

Mile legends earned unofficial billing as the "Coe vs. Ovett Olympics"

By Jamie Fuller, InsideTheGames.biz

Long before Sebastian, Lord Coe, hit the giddy heights of presiding over London 2012 and then taking over as grand pooh-bah of the International Association of Athletics Federations (...

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A look back at Seb Coe’s golden years

October 05, 2016

Politics and IAAF presidency aside, let’s not forget what a fantastic athlete Coe was: Olympic champion, Mile world record holder and more!

By Jason Henderson, Athletics Weekly

Every athlete usually remembers a moment where they were drawn into the sport. For me, I was hooked after watching...

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Epic Olympic 1500: How Sebastian Coe, Steve Ovett stunned the world—twice in 6 days

August 18, 2016

"The whole stadium was upstanding, arms outstretched, to join him in his ecstasy. They had witnessed a classic chase and race."

By Douglas Perry, The Oregonian

Jamaican superstar Usain Bolt proved once again this week that the 100 meter sprint is the highest-profile track event in the world....

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‘IAAF Olympic Athletics Dividend’ is rolled out to IAAF Member Federations

October 19, 2015

International federation to award $25,000 every year to each national federation to assist their development.

From IAAF

IAAF President Sebastian Coe has today announced to IAAF Member Federations full details concerning the ‘IAAF Olympic Athletics Dividend’ which offers $25,000 every year to...

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The 4 Greatest Running Rivalries of All-Time

August 20, 2015

Our favorite titanic throw downs from the last half century include two Mile pairings

By Martin Fritz Huber, Outside Magazine

You don’t have to be a ruthless Darwinist or Wall Street trader to appreciate the benefits of competition. In sports, when the best athletes go head-to-head on a very...

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Olympic Champion and IAAF Presidential candidate Sebastian Coe ups his game

July 13, 2015

With six weeks to go until the election, Mile legend and IAAF Presidential candidate Sebastian Coe has today launched a campaign film featuring iconic athletes past and present as well as British Prime Minister David Cameron.

By Larry Eder, RunBlogRun

This is a pretty impressive video with...

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Sebastian Coe Once Again in Global Race

May 08, 2015

Coe, like Sergei Bubka, has big plans if he wins the IAAF presidency...

By Christopher Clarey, New York Times

The middle-distance star has become a marathoner.

Sebastian Coe, Mile legend, traversed plenty of time zones in his competitive running days, but that is nothing compared with what...

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Sebastian Coe: Man of Many Talents

April 04, 2015

Mile legend and two-time Olympic champion laying groundwork ahead of IAAF presidential bid

By Donstan Bonn, Trinidad Express

England’s Sebastian Coe has a long and distinguished career. First as an Olympian and former record breaking middle distance runner; a parliamentarian and now as a...

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Sebastian Coe: I want to lead athletics into a new era

December 03, 2014

IAAF President candidate and sport legend: "I want people to fall in love again with athletics."

By Sebastian Coe, The Telegraph

Last week I announced my candidature for the presidency of the International Association of Athletics Federations, and on Wednesday morning I will unveil the...

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