James Ellington taking legal action against Nigel Levine for 2017 motorbike accident

01/11/2019 by Connor Craig-Jackson

A new twist in the comeback of former British international James Ellington has seen him take legal action against his Olympic team-mate Nigel Levine over a motorbike crash in early 2017 that left Ellington out of action until 2019. Levine was driving the motorcycle with both athletes on during a tr … Read more

Scottish FPSG Athlete of the Year short-lists revealed

29/10/2019 by Scottish Athletics

Six of Scotland’s top stars are in the running for the FPSG Scottish Athlete of the Year award for 2019. It looks like one of the toughest decisions in recent years with success being achieved at international level across the disciplines. Jacob Adkin and Andy Douglas won the European Championship a … Read more

Callum Hawkins and Kilbarchan beaten to Scottish XC relay gold by Central AC

29/10/2019 by Scottish Athletics

Callum Hawkins returned to his cross country roots as he raced across the mud and hills of Cumbernauld on Saturday in his first outing since his superb – but agonising – performance in the IAAF World Champs marathon ended with fourth place in Doha. The Olympian’s presence thrilled big crowds at the … Read more

Eilish McColgan and Michael Rimmer escape “horrible” car crash unharmed

26/10/2019 by Connor Craig-Jackson

European silver medallist Eilish McColgan has been involved in a sudden car crash during a holiday in India with her boyfriend and fellow athlete Michael Rimmer. The Great South Run winner described in an Instagram post how she and her partner had been on a four hour taxi journey to their hotel in A … Read more

Edinburgh Hare and Hounds aim for four in a row at Scottish National Relays

24/10/2019 by Connor Craig-Jackson

Cumbernauld has been our regular venue for the Lindsays National XC Relay for all but the first year of the current century. And why not? The undulating grounds of Cumbernauld House deliver the required hills and mud for competitive cross country against a stunning autumn backdrop. The North Lanarks … Read more

Women’s marathon world record falls in Chicago

16/10/2019 by Connor Craig-Jackson

An unbelievable run from Kenya’s Brigid Kosgei saw her win the Chicago marathon in 2:14:04 to smash Paula Radcliffe’s long-standing marathon record of 2:15:25. After more than 16 years of efforts from the top female marathon runners in the world, the day that many thought would never come has arrive … Read more

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Neil Black to leave UK Athletics performance director role

08/10/2019 by Alex Seftel

Neil Black is to leave his role as UK Athletics Performance Director, the governing body has announced. Black had recently spoke out about the need to “play back” previous decisions he made in the wake of a ban on Sir Mo Farah’s former coach Alberto Salazar. The US Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) handed … Read more

Quiz: Can you match these 2019 athletics events with where they took place?

08/10/2019 by Alex Seftel

How much do you remember from the 2019 athletics season? Enough to match these venues with the events they hosted? When you’re ready, click on the green ‘play quiz’ button. You have three minutes. Good luck!

Quiz: Can you match these UK athletes with the events they do?

08/10/2019 by Alex Seftel

The task is simple. 20 British track and field athletes need matching up to the disciplines they do, be it runs, jumps or throws. Just four minutes on the clock. Hit ‘play quiz’ when you are ready.

James Tomlinson: Teenage discus talent in the #ThrowThursday hot seat

03/10/2019 by Alex Seftel

Throw Thursday is discus day this week as one of Britain’s brightest young throwing prospects has a turn in the Vinco hot seat. 19-year-old James Tomlinson, co-captain of the GB junior team at the European Under-20 Championships this summer, raves about his scrambled eggs. With studying along with t … Read more


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