Seb_Coe_IAAF

31 Aug OPTIMISM IN SHORT SUPPLY AT LORD COE’S BELIEVE IT OR NOT‏

“Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold; Mere anarchy is loosed upon the world, The blood-dimmed tide is loosed and everywhere The ceremony of innocence is drowned; The best lack all conviction, while the worst Are full of passionate intensity.” - From W.B. Yeats, ‘The Second Coming’ Exciting, weren’t they? The 2015...

Read More
dale2

02 Jul Down and out in Basildon and Cambridge: Clutterbuck and Yates toe the line for Rio

“I remember looking over on the green at the start and thinking “who’s that wanker with all the tattoos from TOWIE? Is he a bodybuilder or something? Who’s that div?” and my mate replied “that’s Dale.” Matt Yates’ first impressions of his out-of-shape opposition at the...

Read More
jess

09 Jun Watch // Jess Judd reflects on losing the love for athletics

Jess Judd reflected on being in a “more positive place” despite walking away from Birmingham disappointed with her tenth-place finish over 1500m last weekend. After finishing fourth at the Commonwealth Games and making the final of the European Championships last summer, the twenty year-old admitted she came close to quitting...

Read More
shutterstock_51045685

10 Nov No funding surprises as British Athletics continue short-term obsession

The annual game of ‘let’s guess which athlete has been omitted from British Athletics funding’ happened once again last week with the announcement of those athletes set to be supported by the World Class Performance Programme (WCPP) for 2014-15. As usual, trying to apply logic to some...

Read More
Capture

28 Jul Commonwealth Games 1500m Quick Fire Questions // Lee Emanuel, Chris O’Hare & Chris Gowell

The Commonwealth Games athletics schedule got off to an absorbing start yesterday, with the marathon events, women's para-sport long jump and men's 5,000m deciding the first athletics medals of the Games. This Friday night, the traditional blue riband event of any athletics championship get underway...

Read More