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Should the Nike Londoner advert have included south Asian people?

Nike’s Nothing Beats A Londoner campaign, in all its brilliance, has divided many.

The three minute clip celebrates the capital’s culture as a proud host to athletes, musicians and youngsters from all backgrounds. 1,011 more words


New Track 10km PB!

Sir Mo Farah was said to be quaking in his trainers today, as veteran Walthamstow athlete Suzi Brent set a new 10,000 metre PB of 1:10:54 at the venue formerly known as Waltham Forest Pool and Track. 131 more words


Competitive Advantage and Drugs in Sport

Sporting bodies uniformally prohibit non-medical drug use. Why? Drugs are prohibited because they enhance performance. Drugs, in brief, hold a unique place amongst all the other competitive advantages. 668 more words


Getting on track - in the footsteps of Olympians. Smiley Paces on tour to Twickenham

Digested read: a guffaw of Smiley Paces went on tour to Twickenham for a weekend of running related coaching and fun. We spent Friday night running round in circles at the Mo Farah athletics track.  3,871 more words


Coach Thomas & IAAF Research

Coach Thomas, through his role at Leeds Beckett University,  was part of a 40-strong team from the university’s Carnegie School of Sport who successfully completed the biggest biomechanics research project ever conducted in athletics during the IAAF World Championships London 2017. 669 more words

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Sports Personality - right man, wrong time?

I don’t think many would argue with Mo Farah winning Sports Personality of the Year (SPOTY). But was 2017 the right year? Here are some quick thoughts on Sunday’s showdown. 377 more words