02 Jul Down and out in Basildon and Cambridge: Clutterbuck and Yates toe the line for Rio

“I remember looking over on the green at the start and thinking “who’s that wanker with all the tattoos from TOWIE? Is he a bodybuilder or something? Who’s that div?” and my mate replied “that’s Dale.” Matt Yates’ first impressions of his out-of-shape opposition at the...

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10 Nov No funding surprises as British Athletics continue short-term obsession

The annual game of ‘let’s guess which athlete has been omitted from British Athletics funding’ happened once again last week with the announcement of those athletes set to be supported by the World Class Performance Programme (WCPP) for 2014-15. As usual, trying to apply logic to some...

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28 Jul Commonwealth Games 1500m Quick Fire Questions // Lee Emanuel, Chris O’Hare & Chris Gowell

The Commonwealth Games athletics schedule got off to an absorbing start yesterday, with the marathon events, women's para-sport long jump and men's 5,000m deciding the first athletics medals of the Games. This Friday night, the traditional blue riband event of any athletics championship get underway...

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19 Jun Stephen Lisgo: From self-confessed “fatty” to Team Scotland & the Commonwealth Games in less than a year

Article by Chris Rainsford Despite not being one for "queefy" sporting clichés, it shouldn't be difficult for Stephen Lisgo to accept that his return from self-confessed “fatty” a year ago to a spot on the Scotland team for this summer’s Commonwealth Games is quite the comeback story. The twenty-seven year...

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09 May Saturday night out at the track: Highgate Harriers Night of the 10,000m PBs preview and playlist

GB international Chris Thompson is the latest stellar domestic name to be added to the line-up for tomorrow's Highgate Harriers Night of the 10,000m PBs incorp British & England National Championships. The 2010 European 10,000m silver medallist will be looking to secure his spot on the GB team...

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07 May Is Andy Vernon now a genuine medal contender for the Commonwealth Games & European Championships this summer?

After spending the last five years trying to break 13:20 for 5000m, Andy Vernon went and obliterated the mark at the Payton Jordan Invitational in the USA on Sunday to shoot up to joint-sixth in the UK all-time rankings. The twenty-eight year old stopped the clock...

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