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Sebastian Coe talks to Matthew d’Ancona

Sports Day: Seb Coe’s Guide to Sports, its Politics and Future

Hay Festival 2024, 

Lord Sebastian Coe has unrivalled experience of the world of sport, as a double Olympic gold medallist, architect of the London 2012 Olympics, President of World Athletics, politician, businessman and champion of sport as a path to individual fitness, national pride and international collaboration. He talks to journalist Matthew d’Ancona about the ever-expanding role of sport in 21st century society, and the controversies and opportunities that lie ahead.

Sebastian Coe talks to Matthew d’Ancona