Monthly Archives: December 2011

MEMORIES OF MOSCOW

  The Lenin Stadium in Moscow may not be high on many people’s list of unforgettable places, but for Sebastian Coe, as he said earlier this week, “This spot probably defines everything else I’ve done for the whole of my life”. That interview with Coe was broadcast on BBC Radio 4 early morning programme, Today, […]






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MEETINGS ABOUT MEETINGS

In my previous blog, I characterised the Association of International Marathons (AIMS) as a ‘toothless’ organisation whose principal pursuit was to have ‘meetings about meetings’. Hugh Jones, the general secretary of AIMS wrote in to take issue with my assessment. (scroll back to the previous blog) However, lo and behold, not a week later, I […]






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