12 Apr Rudisha not eyeing record in Moscow

David Rudisha, the Olympic and World 800m champion will not be attempting to run under the 1: 41 minute mark when he competes at the World Championships in Moscow in August. Rudisha has always started his season down under in Melbourne and Sydney, Australia, but he...

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11 Apr “Bekele is best,” says Salazar

Alberto Salazar says Kenenisa Bekele is the greatest distance runner in history and Mo Farah has a massive challenge if he wants to break Bekele’s “incredible” world records for 5000m and 10,000m. Full Athletics Weekly article HERE...

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10 Apr Dixon in peak condition ahead of Brighton Marathon

Sunderland Stroller Alyson Dixon goes into the Brighton Marathon on Sunday in the form of her life, writes Kevin Carr. The 34-year-old has recently smashed her personal bests over 10k and the half marathon and impressed many in the Elswick Harriers’ Good Friday Road Relay. Full Article...

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10 Apr Rise of the Mini London Marathon

The list of former Mini London Marathon competitors reads like a who’s who. It includes Olympic champions Mo Farah and Alistair Brownlee, Paralympic champions David Weir and Mickey Bushell, plus top names such as Martyn Rooney, Charlotte Purdue, Steph Twell, Eilish McColgan and Shelly Woods. Full...

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10 Apr Scottish Athletics announce new sponsorship deal

scottishathletics are delighted to announce a sponsorship deal with the NVT Group for the Club Together programme. And Glasgow 2014 chief executive, David Grevemberg, has welcome the partnership as important for the sport at grassroots level and the Commonwealth Games legacy. The governing body for the sport...

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09 Apr Margaret Thatcher’s sporting legacy

For a Prime Minister who, in her successor John Major's words, "looked rather out of place" at sport, Baroness Thatcher certainly left a lasting impression. No where more so than in football, where the decision not to order clubs to observe a minute's silence in the...

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09 Apr Lawrence Okoye impresses and may be drafted.

Okoye reportedly turned down an offer to attend the prestigious Oxford University to try out for the NFL. Although Okoye originally expected to sign with a team after the 2013 NFL Draft, Brandt now believes the 2012 Olympian might be drafted. Article from NFL site HERE...

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09 Apr Dai Greene fit and firing for 2013

WORLD champion Dai Greene says he feels “stronger than ever” ahead of Moscow and the defence of his world 400m hurdles crown. The Welshman added World Championships gold to his collection in Daegu 2011, having already collected European and Commonwealth titles the year before. Fill Article HERE...

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09 Apr Birmingham to stage IPC Athletics Grand Prix Final

Some of the world’s best athletes will compete in Birmingham on Saturday 29 June when the British city’s Alexander Stadium stages the 2013 IPC Athletics Grand Prix Final. Taking place three weeks before the 2013 IPC Athletics World Championships in Lyon, France, the Birmingham IPC Athletics...

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