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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


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