14 Dec Reducing injury is key, says Rana Reider

Rana Reider, one of UKA’s new full-time coaches at Loughborough, believes keeping his fragile athletes in one piece will be key to optimising their podium ambitions. The highly-rated American, who has moved from Florida to UKA’s high-performance institute, is now guiding Dwain Chambers, Harry Aikines-Aryeetey, Christian...

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13 Dec Coulson headlines GB & NI team for Bupa Great Edinburgh Cross

SENIOR MEN Kieran Clements (Ricardo Santos) Dewi Griffiths (Kevin Evans) Neilson Hall (Philip O’Dell) Andrew Heyes (Keith Whitelam) Adam Hickey (Eamonn Martin) Simon Horsfield (Norman Poole) Tom Humphries (Phil Clamp) Patrick Martin (Dave Turnbull) Scott McDonald (Derek Easton) Jonathan Taylor (Gordon Surtees) Andy Vernon (Nic Bideau) Steve Vernon (Dave Turnbull)   SENIOR WOMEN Elle Baker (Dave Turnbull) Julia Bleasdale (Nic Bideau) Jessica...

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13 Dec Robo Runners by Damian Harvey with Hannah England

Great British Olympic athlete Hannah England reads extracts from Robo Runners by Damian Harvey, explaining why it’s her favourite children’s book, how it captured her imagination and why she loves to read. The real and animated worlds collide to reveal the wonder that is contained...

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12 Dec Could this 12-year-old be the next Usain Bolt?

Meet James Gallaugher - the 12-year-old Australian who could be the next big thing in sprinting. The video above shows the youngster's remarkable speed as he chases down a rival 20m ahead of him to win his school the 4x100m New South Wales primary schools championships. Gallaugher...

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11 Dec Kenenisa Bekele’s ‘field of dreams’

Some men build a basketball court in their driveway or convert their garage into a recreation room but Kenenisa Bekele has gone to another extreme. The 5000m and 10000m world record holder has built a six lane all-weather track in the picturesque district of Sululta, which...

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