David Owen Chief Columnist

David Owen worked for 20 years for the Financial Times in the United States, Canada, France and the UK. He ended his FT career as sports editor after the 2006 World Cup and is now freelancing, including covering the 2008 Beijing Olympics, the 2010 World Cup and London 2012. He has written two books about horse racing, Foinavon: The Story of the Grand National’s Biggest Upset and No Snail.

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Exclusive: Coe lands dream post

Exclusive: Coe lands dream post

In a move that taps into one of his great passions but which should not impose unduly on his overcrowded schedule, double Olympic gold medallist Sebastian Coe has been invited to join the Board of the Montreux Jazz Festival.