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IAAF Champs roundup; plus have your say on my challenge in Athletics

Well I do hope that you all enjoyed the IAAF World Championships. It was full of controversy, incredible sights and some superb performances. There has been a lot of debate around the position of UK Athletics within the world and if we are getting value for money from our (copious) investment into the sport. 627 more words


Reekie dominates the mile in Manchester

European Junior 1500m Champion Jemma Reekie was running for the GB Junior Team over 1 mile last night in a classy field at the English Manchester International, Sportcity. 44 more words


One Last Bolt: Forever

When a player or athlete breaks onto the scene and does something unprecedented, the sporting world takes notice (particularly of that of their respective discipline). When that player or athlete is consistent, their nation pays attention. 1,157 more words

Missed the Boat?

I guess there’s a certain point where people just have their lives figured out. Scratch that. They at least think of how they want to spend it, or tell themselves they think they know what they want to do. 2,402 more words


Press Release, Tues 8 Aug 2017

Callum Hawkins confirmed his stature as a top world class performer on Sunday, when he finished 4th in the World Marathon Championships round the thronged streets of London. 109 more words


How to Win Like Tori Bowie

On Sunday at the 2017 IAAF World Championships in London, American sprinter Tori Bowie became the unlikely winner of the 100m race, making her the fastest woman in the world. 786 more words


Not Cheering, Not Jeering

The World Athletics championships are underway (4th – 10th Aug 2017) in London. There has been some fantastic action but also much controversy.

The bone of contention, as so often, is centered around drug use: The known; the suspected; & the rehabilitated. 681 more words