Coe to be British Olympic chairman

Oct 17, 2012, 09:49 IST | A Correspondent


Sebastian Coe is set to be hired as the new British Olympic Association (BOA) chairman after his only opponent for the position pulled out of the running yesterday.

Seb Coe

Coe was already the firm favourite for the role after masterminding London’s successful staging of the 2012 Olympics and his appointment was effectively confirmed when Richard Leman, the head of British hockey, stepped aside.

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