Diary: Hit or Miss... Sebastian Coe

Former Olympic champion Seb Coe was understandably nervous that revelations of a ten-year affair surfaced just two weeks after he became chairman of London's bid to host the games. But a failed attempt to secure a High Court injunction did little more than unite the media against the former athletics golden boy. The Guardian suggested that Coe's failed attempt to injunct the Sunday Mirror and Mail on Sunday served only to give them the confidence to press ahead with the story.

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