Hammers Olympic stadium move off

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Lord Coe appears to have ruled out the prospect of West Ham United moving to London's Olympic stadium after the 2012 Games. The Hammers' new owner, Eggert Magnusson, has described the prospect as a "dream", but Coe, the London organising chairman, suggested the stadium would not be big enough.

Coe told BBC News24: "We are waiting for the final conclusions of a report but we do know that at Games time it will be 80,000 and its legacy will be 25,000. It will have 25,000 seats."

Coe would not comment on West Ham but said the primary function of the stadium would be for athletics.