20 May Consistency is key for Matt Hudson-Smith

Prior to 2014, the quickest Matt Hudson-Smith had run for 400m was 48.76. Admittedly, his focus up to that point had been on the shorter sprints, but in a breakthrough summer season his opener of 46.29 was quickly revised to 45.80 then 44.97 and finally 44.75 when storming to European silver behind...

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19 May Lynsey Sharp has backed Scotland’s next generation of athletes to continue their upwardly mobile development.

Photo by Bobby Gavin & article from Scottish Athletics HERE Lynsey Sharp has backed Scotland’s next generation of athletes to continue their upwardly mobile development. The Commonwealth and European medallist captained a youthful Scotland team that finished a creditable fourth in the six-team Loughborough International match on Sunday. Sharp joined...

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18 May UKA weekend update

There were mixed fortunes for the British contingent in the second Diamond League meeting of the year in Shanghai on Sunday. Olympic, European and Commonwealth long jump champion Greg Rutherford (Coach: Jonas Tawiah-Dodoo) finished seventh one place ahead of his long-time domestic rival Chris Tomlinson....

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18 May Mark Dry makes Scottish record hammer throw

At the Loughborough International yesterday, amid wind and chill, he created his own perfect storm. Dry steadied himself and then spun before flinging an effort of 76.93 metres to secure the Scottish record while earning the qualifying standard for the IAAF World Championships that many...

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17 May Never chuck it in says late bloomer Chuxx Onyia

IT’S A big joke back in London,” declares Chuxx Onyia amid a bombastic laugh. “They keep telling me: ‘you’ve left us’.” Their loss, Scotland’s gain – in athletics terms, at least. The 27-year-old, who opens his summer season in national colours in the triple jump...

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