8:22 am, Sat 16 Mar 2013
Seb Coe welcomes new funding for school sports
The Olympics 2012 chief
Seb Coe has welcomed today's announcement of extra funding for school sport.
Read: Cameron to unveil £150 million-a-year funding for school sports
Speaking on BBC Breakfast, he said it would help "get young people into patterns of activity" and encourage exercise later in life.
He added that a good sports policy in schools is also a good education and health policy because of the wider benefits it brings.
5:58 pm, Fri 26 Oct 2012
Seb Coe's image worth as much as £12 million
Seb Coe had overall charge of delivering the London Olympic and Paralympic Games
Credit: David Davies/PA Archive/Press Association Images
Lord Coe capitalised on his Olympic success today as he agreed an image rights deal thought to be worth as much as £12 million.
The chairman of the London organising committee, Locog, sold his 93% interest in Complete Leisure Group to communications and sports marketing group Chime Communications.
The deal gives Chime the rights to Lord Coe's client, consulting and non-executive director fees, plus commissions, royalties and appearance income for the next 15 years.
Lord Coe will receive a "golden hello" payment £1.5 million followed by regular payments in cash and shares
12:59 pm, Mon 13 Aug 2012 Boris hails Olympic Games
Boris Johnson and Seb Coe deny aspiring to loftier job titles
Lucy Manning - UK Editor
Boris Johnson and Seb Coe denied that they could be the future Prime Minister and Mayor of London respectively.
Mr Johnson did, however, indulge my request to do a 'Mobot' though Lord Coe and Jeremy Hunt politely declined.
12:12 am, Sat 28 Jul 2012 Queen visits Olympic village
Seb Coe: I have never been so proud to be British
LOCOG Chairman Seb Coe and International Olympic Committee President Jacque Rogge are taking to the stage. Seb Coe said:
Welcome to London. Welcome to the 2012 Olympic Games. Welcome from every one of us. I have never been so proud to be British and to be a part of the Olympic movement as I am on this day at this moment ... I love sport. You have love sport to compete at it. There is a truth to sport ... This is our time. And one day we will tell our children and our grandchildren that when our time came we did it right. Let us determine, all of us all over the world, that London 2012 will see the very best of us.
– Seb Coe
11:57 am, Thu 26 Jul 2012 Athletes prepare for Olympics
PM visits the Olympic Park
Prime Minister David Cameron met London 2012 Chairman Seb Coe at the Olympic Park this morning with a day to go until the Games officially open.
Prime Minister David Cameron joins London 2012 Chairman Seb Coe at the Olympic Park.
10:10 am, Thu 26 Jul 2012 Games ticket costs could be cut
Coe to consider reducing price of Olympics tickets
London 2012 Chairman Seb Coe told ITV News Sports Editor Steve Scott he would consider reducing the price of the remaining expensive Olympics tickets in a bid to help them sell out.
He said: "We'll look at all those sorts of things, we've got any number of options" but added he did not think organisers would actually have many tickets left.
12:27 pm, Wed 27 Jun 2012 London Olympic rings unveiled
Seb Coe 'confident' London is ready for 2012
Lord Coe said he is "confident" London is ready for the 2012 Olympic Games but added that with 30 days until they begin "we still have work to do".