As the 2018 track season gets underway, many international and collegiate athletes headed the Stanford yesterday to try and blow out the ‘winter cobwebs’. With many stellar performances over the sprints and hurdles, with athletes opening up there seasons well, the stories of the evening belonged to the middle distance events. With Section One of… Read More 17 year old upsets Olympians.. Payton Jordan Invitational re-cap
As our faith in the IAAF started to return, due to the acts of Sebastian Coe and WADA (World Anti-Doping Agency) coming down hard on the drug ‘cheats’ of the sport, discussing longer bans and more intense drug testing regimes, the sport took has taken a huge hit, as Asbel Kiprop recently tested positive for… Read More Can we trust our sport? Kiprop facing drug allegations..
After winning two Olympic Gold medals and three World Championship Gold medals, not all of the world are on her side, despite her dominance. Is she breaking world records? No. Are there people close to her? Yes. She is arguably the most dominant figure in female middle distance running at the moment, with her lighting… Read More The Caster Semenya debate..
After the events of the London Marathon this weekend, we got our first chance to see how Mo Farah has adapted to his change of coaching allegiance. In 2011 Mo Farah joined the Nike Oregon project under his new coaches wings: Alberto Salazar. Farah had been in contact with with Salazar for several years prior… Read More Mo Farah’s coaching changes & London Marathon recap
Records were broken today in London; not world records unfortunately, but the fact remains that 41,000 people lined up to participate this year on a hot day in London. The event in question? The Virgin Money London Marathon. A magnificent 26.2 mile race around the streets of Britain’s capitol. With world class elite fields and… Read More Kipchoge and Cheruiyot claim titles – London Marathon 2018