Connor Craig-Jackson

Connor Craig-Jackson

Oscar Pistorius released from prison on house arrest

20/10/2015 by Connor Craig-Jackson

  View image | Former Olympic and Paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius has been released from prison after serving just a year of his sentence. The South African will now face the remainder of his sentence under house arrest, which will take place at his uncle’s mansion in Pretori … Read more

World Champion Richard Kilty struggling to find correct coaching set up

14/10/2015 by Connor Craig-Jackson

World indoor 60m champion Richard Kilty has stated that his search for a coach is “getting a bit ridiculous”. The Great Britain sprinter has been without a coach for almost a year now and has expressed that going to the 2016 Rio Olympic games without one is becoming a worrying prospect. “It is getti … Read more

Rio 2016 Olympic Games faces further cuts

07/10/2015 by Connor Craig-Jackson

Organisers of the 2016 Olympic Games held in Rio de Janeiro have had to cut almost a third of its spending due to Brazil’s struggling economy. The country is desperate not to exceed its £2.3 billion budget for the games, as organising committee spokesperson Mario Andrada has stated that … Read more

Two more Kenyan athletes recieve doping bans

05/10/2015 by Connor Craig-Jackson

  View image | Two of Kenya’s athletes were banned by the country’s athletics governing body on Friday after both of them failed drugs tests. The athletes in question are 800 metre runner Josephine Jepkoech Jepkorir and road runner Agatha Jeruto Kimaswai, who were tested po … Read more