10 Aug Report: Men’s 800m heats – Moscow 2013

Ethiopia’s Mohammed Aman looked impressive and confirmed his status as the slight favourite for the men’s 800m with an assured outing in 1:44.93, ahead of Micheal Rimmer. Aman ran the fastest time by far of the six heats in the morning’s first round, and also...

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08 Aug Paula Radcliffe: Life bans needed for dope cheats

There has been no more strident anti-drug campaigner in sport than Paula Radcliffe. At the track-and-field World Championships in Edmonton back in 2001 the future marathon world-record holder held up a home-made banner proclaiming "EPO Cheats Out", protesting at the presence in the 5,000 metres...

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30 Jul Rutherford confirmed for Moscow

British Athletics has today confirmed the final selection name to the Great Britain and Northern Ireland team for the IAAF World Championships in Moscow, Russia 10-18 August. Olympic long jump gold medallist Greg Rutherford was not named in the initial selection as Neil Black opted to...

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29 Jul Oliveira destroys own world record

He may not yet have taken over from Oscar Pistorius as the world’s best known Paralympian, but Alan Oliveira now looks likely to take disability athletics to even greater heights than the South African. Slicing a massive two tenths of a second from his own world...

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17 Jul Italians put Asafa Powell under doping law investigation

Italian prosecutors have placed the former 100 metres world record holder Asafa Powell, his Jamaican team-mate Sherone Simpson, and their trainer Chris Xuereb under investigation for allegedly violating the country's doping laws. According to the Italian news agency Ansa, police took 50 boxes of tablets, sprays...

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03 Jul Rough few weeks

Well I thought I should update you all as i've been pretty quiet on the blogging for a while now. I have had a rough few weeks; more or less since being back from the US I have been sick, mainly really bad fatigue....

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