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UKA Trying to Kill Cross Country?

As the cross country season about to kick off, UK Athletics (“UKA”) announced this week preliminary selection process for the IAAF World Cross Country Championships in Guiyang, China for next March.  The statement says “British Athletics will be sending men’s… Continue Reading →

Anti-Ageing Experts are the new Snake Oil Salesmen

Lauryn Williams has written this excellent blog  on supplements, anti-ageing experts and how they are the new snake oil salesmen.  Whilst I’m a million miles away from being a top class athlete, it has always amazed me that athletes take… Continue Reading →

Moscow – A Suitable Place for a World Championships?

After 2 all-day sessions, I’ve finally had sometime to get myself together to be able to write something from Moscow but it still took another day to publish some thoughts on the setup here in Moscow! Timetable I don’t know… Continue Reading →

Tyson Gay and Asafa Powell Test Positive

A day after Tyson Gay, Asafa Powell, Sherone Simpson and 2 throwers Traves Smikle and Allison Randall test positive, here’s a storify timeline for the story: [View the story “Tyson Gay and Asafa Powell Test Positive” on Storify]

5 Go Mad In Copenhagen

No one quite knows how this started but Mark C and Kim had expressed a desire to go “On Tour” and in early February Copenhagen in late March was chosen as the destination for Highbury Fields parkrun to hit the… Continue Reading →

London 2012 Olympics Track & Field IOC Videos

Thanks to Peter John L Thompson for putting the following information together. Here’s event by event coverage (mostly) on the IOC youtube channel: Event Round Men Women 100m Prelim http://tinyurl.com/c4sdz4u http://tinyurl.com/btk6azf Heats http://tinyurl.com/d5zyqlp http://tinyurl.com/d6snfrt Semi http://tinyurl.com/cx5f2fs http://tinyurl.com/blkuh46 Final http://tinyurl.com/brxskmy http://tinyurl.com/ay9f352… Continue Reading →

Returning To Past Glories

I went back to Bristol this weekend to celebrate the marriage of one of my University flat mates, Paul, to Debbie. Sunday morning I had decided to visit past places where I used to run. As I left the hotel… Continue Reading →

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