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Athletic dopes and karma

I love athletics, but of late I have felt most uncomfortable whilst watching some of it. The reason? Doping.

I like to think of myself as a considered person, and with this in mind I’ll take you back a few years. 298 more words


Celebrity Encounters

I’ve been trying to define what I count as an encounter. My requirements are:

I have to know their names – therefore the Paralympic athletes I high-fived as they left the stadium grounds don’t count… 1,775 more words


Should Justin Gatlin be on the shortlist for Athlete of the year?

The Sport Space’s athletics expert, Mike Franchetti, discusses whether Justin Gatlin deserves a spot on this year’s shortlist for Athlete of the Year.

Easily the fastest sprinter in the world this year, Justin Gatlin earned himself a place on the IAAF shortlist for Male Athlete of the Year. 621 more words

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European Athletics Championships: Day 2 Highlights

Day two was the  reign of the  British Team.

Mo Farah gave an impressive performance in the 10,000 meteres final. With Andy Vernon,  surprisingly coming in second! 213 more words


Death or Glory

“Sports do not build character, they reveal it!” – Heywood Hale Broun

There has always been a notion within any sport of playing fair, winning and losing with grace, just being generally “sporting.” However, the ugly underbelly of corruption seems to pop up more than one would expect. 1,324 more words

Dwain Chambers in trouble for punching through wall after British relay DQ at worlds

When athletes — non-boxers, mixed martial artists and wrestlers — clinch their fists and swing, it usually doesn’t end well.

Veteran British sprinter Dwain Chambers  247 more words

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Last Man Standing

11th of August 2013.

As night falls around Russia’s largest city, a storm is brewing. Flashes of lightning illuminate the sky, while at the heart of it all, pressure of a different kind builds. 855 more words