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08 Jul Morgan Lake pulls out of Commonwealth Games because her dad can’t stay in Glasgow athletes’ village says the Daily Mail…..but not Morgan

Teenage heptathlon star Morgan Lake has pulled out of England’s team for the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, partly because her father is not allowed to stay in the athletes’ village. Lake’s father, Eldon, is also her coach and would therefore have been eligible for accreditation, but...

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06 Jul Steve Mitchell runs 3:38.27 in Belguim as Joe Thomas justifies his Commonwealth selection with a 1.47

Memorial Leon Buyle, Lede-Oordegem, BEL External Results Men 800: A: 6 Joe Thomas (Card) 1:47.03. 1500: A: 11 Steve Mitchell (B&W) 3:38.27. B: 17 David Bishop (B&W) 3:45.44. Women 800: B: 2 Jenny Tan (Fife) 2:04.18. 400HW: A: 2 Christine McMahon (B&A) 57.36. LJ: 4 Jade Nimmo (Sale) 6.18/1.9. Taken from Power of 10...

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05 Jul Laura Muir & Laura Weightman rewrite the UK 1500m All-Time lists

RANK ATHLETE NATION RESULT DIAMOND POINTS DIAMOND RANKING 1 HASSAN Sifan NED 3:57.00 WL,NR 5 2 2 SIMPSON Jennifer USA 3:57.22 PB 5 4 3 OBIRI Hellen KEN 3:58.89 5 2 4 KIPYEGON Faith Chepngetich KEN 3:59.21 1 6 5 ROWBURY Shannon USA 3:59.49 PB 6 MUIR Laura GBR 4:00.07 PB 7 BELETE Mimi BRN 4:00.08 PB 8 WEIGHTMAN Laura GBR 4:00.17 PB 9 EMBAYE Axumawit ETH 4:02.35 PB 10 AREGAWI Abeba SWE 4:03.46 10 1 11 GEGA Luiza ALB 4:03.75 12 UCENY Morgan USA 4:04.76 SB 13 SIFUENTES Nicole CAN 4:04.87 SB Full diamond league results HERE...

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03 Jul IAAF Diamond League | Lausanne Preview

After a three week break, the Diamond League returns to Europe at some rate of knots, with the Athletissima meeting in Lausanne the first of three meetings in ten days. For the British athletes, the focus is on performing well at the Sainsbury’s Glasgow Grand...

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03 Jul Paula Radcliffe aims to finish on her terms

IT WAS meant to be a glorious homecoming, the crowning achievement of one of Britain’s greatest ever athletes at the scene of her breakthrough triumph. Instead the London 2012 Olympic Games became a nightmare for Paula Radcliffe, as injury not only denied her a starring...

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03 Jul Top London coach recieves European Athletics award

Chris Zah honoured at British Athletics Championships One of the country’s best sprint coaches and a top athletics official, were honoured in front of spectators and BBC television cameras at last weekend’s Sainsbury’s British Athletics Championships in Birmingham. Full Article HERE...

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02 Jul “Earlier in the season, things weren’t going well and, if it didn’t go well today, I knew it was done. I would have had to seriously review my situation. You could say I was running for my career. I was running for everything. I wanted to still compete this year, I was running for the opportunity to compete.” – Dwain Chambers

Dwain Chambers admitted his career would have been all but over if his young rivals had ended his reign as the British 100 metres champion on Sunday. Full Article HERE...

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