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    1. Fast FT

      January 29, 2016

      Former Diageo CEO to chair parent of Lord Coe's sports group

      Paul Walsh, the former chief executive of drinks maker Diageo, has become chairman of Chime Communications, the...

    2. January 18, 2016

      Match-fixing in tennis comes down to battle of new technologies

      Another day, another sport in the dock. Devastating allegations have over the past 12 months been levelled against...

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    1. January 14, 2016

      Corruption in world athletics ‘embedded’

      The second instalment of an investigation into bribery and doping in world athletics said the behaviour of the sport’s...

    2. December 2, 2015

      Lord Coe vows to lead clean-up of athletics after doping scandals

      Athletics will not have a future as a sport unless it can re-establish its credibility after a series of doping...

    3. November 26, 2015

      Lord Coe steps down from Nike role to calm ‘noise’

      Sebastian Coe has severed his ties with Nike after allegations he lobbied for the US company’s home town to be awarded...

    4. November 13, 2015

      Russia banned from athletics over doping claims

      Russia has become the first country in sporting history to be banned from athletics competition because of doping...

    5. November 10, 2015

      A dark day for Russia and for world athletics

      The report from the independent commission of the World Anti-Doping Agency on drug abuse in Russian athletics is...

    6. November 9, 2015

      Doping watchdog calls for Russian athletics ban

      Anti-doping watchdog demands Russian athletics ban Russia’s athletes could be banned from next year’s Olympic Games in...

    7. October 16, 2015

      Coe to take the game to big sport

      Lord Coe, who led London’s 2012 Olympics bid, plans to use a war chest of “hundreds of millions” of pounds to build a...

    8. August 19, 2015

      Sebastian Coe elected president of IAAF

      Sebastian Coe, the British middle distance running champion who went on to head London’s 2012 Olympic Games, has been...

    9. August 5, 2015

      Coe lashes out at allegations of widespread doping in athletics

      Sebastian Coe has said there is intense anger in athletics at allegations that almost 150 Olympics and World...

    10. July 31, 2015

      Chime agrees to £374m takeover from WPP and Providence

      Chime Communications, the sports-focused marketing services group founded by Margaret Thatcher’s media adviser, has...

    11. March 22, 2015

      Sports and politics: not always a happy marriage

      The poor innocents from the England and Wales Cricket Board timed their announcement of a squad to tour the West Indies...

    12. September 29, 2014

      Who will be the next mayor of London?

      Candidates for the next London mayor Only two people have held the post of elected London mayor since it was created in...

    13. August 31, 2014

      Fairhead ‘under no illusions’ about BBC role

      The former Financial Times Group chief executive Rona Fairhead said she is “under no illusions about the significance...

    14. August 30, 2014

      Rona Fairhead is government’s candidate to chair the BBC Trust

      The government has chosen Rona Fairhead, the former chief executive of the Financial Times Group, as its preferred...

    15. June 23, 2014

      BBC television output ‘too safe’, says Trust candidate Diana Coyle

      The BBC’s main television channel can “feel too predictable” and “plays it too safe” with some peak-time shows, the...

    16. May 29, 2014

      Contenders to chair BBC Trust face step into unknown

      The job has not been advertised, the last incumbent found himself besieged, and this layer of a vast organisation might...

    17. November 29, 2013

      The British sculptor who carved out a niche in Geneva

      Sculptor Eleanor Cardozo could easily have chosen the more traditional path of the wife of a London banker with a...

    18. August 2, 2013

      Richard Branson, Arianna Huffington and more on perfect summers

      Mira Nair, film-maker How are you spending the summer? I’m spending the summer at our home in Kampala, weaning myself...

    19. July 26, 2013

      An Olympic legacy

      London’s Olympics were first and foremost a fabulous sporting spectacle. The opening ceremony and venues were dazzling,...

    20. July 26, 2013

      New games in town for organisers who brought Olympic success

      How have the organisers responsible for the 2012 Olympic Games built on their achievements? By carrying on building....

    21. March 10, 2013

      Chime must make strides to avoid stumbling

      The job of any half-decent communications consultancy must be to make a stumble look like a premeditated stride. That...

    22. March 6, 2013

      Summer of sport gets Chime on track

      The summer of sport and the Olympic Games last year helped transform Chime Communications from a public relations...

    23. January 22, 2013

      Apply ‘Olympics lessons’ to other projects

      Britain needs to learn the lessons from a successful Olympics and apply them to other big infrastructure projects such...

    24. December 29, 2012

      New year honours – list

      Companions of Honour Lord Seb Coe, for services to the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Knights Bachelor Quentin...

    25. November 2, 2012

      Lunch with the FT: Sebastian Coe

      I can remember exactly where I was when Sebastian Coe won gold at the 1984 Olympic Games. It was a hotel lobby in the...

    26. October 25, 2012

      Coe on marks for £12m image rights deal

      Lord Coe will benefit from a post-Olympic bounce when he sells the image rights to his future earnings in a deal that...

    27. October 2, 2012

      Labour conference diary

      Political cross-dressing ● Benjamin Disraeli’s 1872 exposition on “One Nation” Toryism at Manchester’s Free Trade Hall...

    28. October 2, 2012

      Labour warns of risk to Olympic legacy

      Labour called on the government to improve school sports facilities to secure the Olympic legacy as medallists took to...

    29. September 9, 2012

      The show’s over for London’s games

      There will never, surely, be a Monday morning as blue as September 10 2012 for the citizens of London. The Paralympics...

    30. September 9, 2012

      Festival of world sport draws to a close

      Britain’s summer of Olympic and Paralympic revelry drew to a close on Sunday in hot sunshine and with the host nation...

    31. September 7, 2012

      Sporting memories to light up wintry days

      Reflecting on his electrifying 100m victory in the Olympic stadium, Jonnie Peacock, Britain’s new sporting hero, was...

    32. August 27, 2012

      Hopes high for repeat gold at Paralympics

      London 2012 organisers are increasingly confident that the Paralympic Games, which begin with Wednesday night’s opening...

    33. MBA blog

      August 23, 2012

      Lessons from London 2012

      At last the great occasion is over and London has confidently told the world in the words of Sebastian Coe that when...

    34. August 13, 2012

      Politicians hail London’s success

      UK politicians have joined forces to hail the “extraordinary” success of the London Olympics, although Boris Johnson,...

    35. August 13, 2012

      Normality about to resume as games end

      The fortnight that London never wanted to end finally drew to a close on Sunday night after a three-hour rock concert...

    36. August 12, 2012

      Jubilant organisers pass baton to Rio

      The organisers of London 2012 prepared to pass the baton to Rio de Janeiro with praise ringing in their ears, along...

    37. August 12, 2012

      London Olympics draws to a close

      London’s Olympic party neared its end on Sunday, with the US taking the Olympic bragging rights at the end of a...

    38. August 12, 2012

      Happiness is only legacy from Olympics

      For years, a favourite word of London’s Olympic organisers has been “legacy”. The games were not just meant to be a...

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