12 Mar The marathon and Mo Farah

Mo Farah isn't hesitant when asked about what he misses most about living away from London. It's not the only thing the double Olympic gold medalist can't get now that he's living nearly 5,000 miles way in Portland, Oregon, but it's the one most dear...

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12 Mar Fast track to £2.5m Sheffield stadium

Multi-million pound plans are being announced today for a redevelopment of Woodbourn Road athletics track, and a new £15m ground for Sheffield Eagles rugby league club, after Don Valley Stadium shuts. Former Sports Minister Richard Caborn revealed the details exclusively to The Star. Full Article HERE...

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11 Mar Joe Thomas stars in Welsh international

Team GB middle distance runner Joe Thomas took 600m gold at the Welsh Athletics Indoor International. The 25-year-old from Pontypridd, who reached the semi-final at the European Indoor Championships in Sweden last weekend, produced an impressive showing in the 'Battle of the Sexes' Grand Prix event...

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11 Mar Taylor makes the world grade

TEESSIDER Jonathan Taylor won himself a place in the World Cross Country Championships in Poland later this month as he led the North-East to a magnificent hat-trick of senior men's team victories at the Inter Counties Championships and Trials in Birmingham. Full Article HERE...

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09 Mar Golden girl Holly back in action

Blackburn Harrier Holly Bleasdale will be back on home soil for the first time since winning the European Indoor Athletics Championship when she competes in Manchester today. Pole Vaulter Bleasdale, who won the European title in Sweden last weekend after a jump-off, returns to the UK for Vault...

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09 Mar Perri Targets Moscow Success

Fresh from winning individual and team gold at the European Indoor Championships, Perri Shakes-Drayton is setting her sights on victory at the feature event of 2013. Britain's 400m runner, who set a personal best in the final of her individual event and anchored the relay team...

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09 Mar McLeod Speaks Out

Great to see @englandathletic fulfilling the legacy and setting the 5k Commonwealth Q time at 13:03. Who the hell makes these decisions!!— Ryan McLeod (@runmcleod) March 8, 2013 ...

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08 Mar Helsinki 2005 Re-Tests Reveal Six Adverse Findings

The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) has re-tested a selection of doping samples collected at the 2005 IAAF World Championships, Helsinki, Finland, from a wide range of disciplines and nations, and the results have revealed a further* six adverse findings. The six adverse findings involving...

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08 Mar Exercise, Ice Bath Don’t Disrupt Sleep

Common training wisdom suggests smart recovery involves eating, sleeping, and if you can stand it, soaking in an ice bath (not necessarily in that order). But because those last two practices cause changes in core body and skin temperatures—factors that influence sleep patterns—researchers in Australia...

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08 Mar Ten of the best running documentaries

Even when it comes to the simple act of running, truth is stranger than fiction. After last week's rundown of 10 of the best fiction films, today we explore the documentary category, which reveals an array of extraordinary treks, exhilarating tales and examples of dogged...

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08 Mar Joe Thomas headlines Welsh Battle of the Sexes

Wales’ rising middle distance star Joe Thomas returns to action in the ‘Battle of the Sexes’ in Cardiff on Sunday hoping to break Dai Greene’s 600m British record at the Welsh Athletics Indoor International at the National Indoor Athletics Centre (NIAC). Sunday’s revamped meeting (formerly the...

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