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Superb season sees Tiffany Porter smash British record

15/09/2014 by Bryony Pearce

Tiffany Porter rounded off an already superb outdoor season with a new national record at the Continental Cup yesterday (September 14). The 26-year-old set the tone for her glittering summer season with World Indoor Championship bronze in Sopot, in March, and continued to deliver that form into the … Read more

Gemma Steel targeting European Cross Country gold

13/09/2014 by Bryony Pearce

After a successful outing at the Bupa Great North Run last Sunday (September 7), Gemma Steel has her sights set on European Cross Country Championship gold. On route to her superb second place finish in Newcastle, the Charnwood AC athlete smashed her personal best by over two minutes to cross the li … Read more

Oscar Pistorius guilty of culpable homicide

12/09/2014 by Bryony Pearce

In the case surrounding the shooting of Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine’s Day last year, Oscar Pistorius has been found guilty of culpable homicide. Judge Thokozile Masipa yesterday cleared the Paralympic athlete of premeditated murder due lack of facts from the state, but said he was “negligent … Read more

Kipsang and Deba headline strong New York City Marathon line-ups

11/09/2014 by Bryony Pearce

Wilson Kipsang and Buzunesh Deba will head the male and female New York City Marathon line-ups on Sunday, November 2. Kipsang, the marathon world record holder (2:03:23), has shown fine form already this year, claiming his second London Marathon title back in April in a course record of 2:04:29. The … Read more

Oscar Pistorius found not guilty of premeditated murder

11/09/2014 by Bryony Pearce

Judge Thokozile Masipa has today (September 11) cleared Oscar Pistorius of the premeditated murder of Reeva Steenkamp. The Paralympic athlete faced a 25-year prison sentence for premeditated murder but the evidence against him, Judge Masipa told, was “purely circumstantial.” The 66-year- … Read more

Haile Gebrselassie set to defend Great Scottish Run title

11/09/2014 by Bryony Pearce

Haile Gebrselassie will return to the streets of Glasgow for this year’s Bank of Scotland Great Scottish Run on Sunday, October 5. The Ethiopian’s record-breaking run in 2013 saw him run the fastest time ever ran in Scotland for the half marathon (61 minutes and nine seconds) and better … Read more

Hannah Cockroft keen to add to medal tally at IPC European Championships

17/08/2014 by Bryony Pearce

Reigning world and Paralympic 100m and 200m champion, Hannah Cockroft, is keen to complete her medal set with gold at the IPC European Championships next week. The 22-year-old will double-up in the two sprint events once more, with hopes of building on her ever-growing list of accolades. “The … Read more

Andy Turner’s career highlights

14/08/2014 by Bryony Pearce

Andy Turner recently announced 2014 would be his last year competing, so we compiled some of his career highlights and accomplishments to remind everyone of his long, illustrious career. 

Kenenisa Bekele to run Chicago Marathon

13/08/2014 by Bryony Pearce

It has been confirmed that Kenenisa Bekele will take part in this year’s Chicago Marathon on October 12. The Ethiopian’s outing in Chicago will be his first road race on American soil, and just his sixth time competing in the States. The 32-year-old ran the sixth quickest marathon debut … Read more

INFOGRAPHIC: Jo Pavey in fine form for Zurich

12/08/2014 by Bryony Pearce

Following her courageous run at the 2014 Commonwealth Games, Jo Pavey has shown she is in fine form heading into this year’s European Championsips. Have a browse of our infographic for some interesting facts about the mother of two.