15 Mar The Conundrum of Commonwealth Games Qualifying

The Commonwealth Games have historically been used as a championships to blood up-and-coming athletes. A 17-year-old Steve Cram, for example, made his major championships debut for England in 1978 but elitism, as was also the case with the European Indoor Championships, will be the over-riding...

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15 Mar Seventeen athletes face sanctions in IAAF doping cases

Seventeen track and field athletes face possible bans after being charged with doping violations uncovered by the sport's blood-profiling program, an IAAF official said Wednesday. Thomas Capdevielle, the medical and anti-doping results manager of the International Association of Athletics Federations, said a total of 36...

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14 Mar Scottish Athletics Fixture List

At scottishathletics we are acutely aware how very important fixture details are to athletes, coaches, clubs, parents and officials and that's why we are pleased our Summer 2013 Calendar is now available online HERE...

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14 Mar Eamonn Martin reflects – 20 years on

Over 20 Essex coaches learnt from one of the all-time greats of British middle-distance running as Eamonn Martin looked back on his momentous career some 20 years after he made a stunning marathon debut to win the 1993 London event in 2 hours 10 minutes...

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13 Mar Kipsang to decorate NY Half field

Olympic bronze medallist Wilson Kipsang and three-time Olympian Kim Smith of New Zealand will headline the international fields for the NYC Half Marathon. World Championships bronze medalist Bob Tahri of France will make his half-marathon debut; and Portugal’s newly crowned European Indoor Championships gold medalist Sara...

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12 Mar GB & NI Team for World XC Championships

After topping the medal table at the European Cross Country Championships in December, a 23-strong GB & NI team has been named for the IAAF World Cross Country Championships in Bydgoszcz, Poland on Sunday 24 March. Emelia Gorecka (coach: Mick Woods) will be looking to continue...

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12 Mar Rupp’s Moscow Masterplan

When your biggest achievement to date is an Olympic silver medal, there’s only one logical goal to aim for: go one better. “At some point I would like to know that I’m the best in the world,” says the soft-spoken Galen Rupp. “I came pretty close...

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