Connor Craig-Jackson

Connor Craig-Jackson

Allyson Felix after winning 4x400m gold at London 2012. Picture: Citizen59 via Flickr.

Throwback Thursday: When Allyson Felix helped the USA smash the world relay record

15/11/2018 by Connor Craig-Jackson

For most people, celebrating an 18th birthday might involve buying their first alcoholic drink or maybe getting their first car. However, these probably weren’t at the forefront of the mind of American track and field legend Allyson Felix. Drinks and cars paled into insignificance for an 18-year-old … Read more

Samba has been breaking records for fun this year. Photo: Matthew Quine

IAAF Awards: Abderrahman Samba is on course to become an all-time great

14/11/2018 by Connor Craig-Jackson

As the IAAF announces nominees for it’s Athletics Awards 2018, we’ve been casting an eye over the stellar seasons of some of those on the shortlists. Nobody could have truly predicted the rapid rise of Abderrahman Samba. The 23-year-old was very much out of the limelight at the 2017 World Championsh … Read more

Shara Proctor warming up at the 2018 Birmingham Diamond League. Photo: MV4R Photography.

British Athletics place 114 athletes on 2018-19 funding list

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13/11/2018 by Connor Craig-Jackson

Distance runner Laura Weightman and long jumper Shara Proctor have been returned to the British Athletics World Class Programme (WCP) after clinching European bronze in Berlin. Proctor, who also won world silver in 2015, takes her place in a 14-strong Olympic Podium group, while Weightman is placed … Read more

Tokyo's old Olympic stadium will forever be the scene of the Long Jump's finest ever moment involving Mike Powell and Carl Lewis. Photo: Guilhem Vellut via Flickr.

Throwback Thursday: Long Jump’s golden era

08/11/2018 by Connor Craig-Jackson

If ever there was a moment that epitomised the phrase ‘hold my beer’, this was probably it. In 1991, at the World Championships in Tokyo, the world was bearing witness to one of the greatest clashes ever to take place in athletics. The long jump world record was broken twice in one evening as two al … Read more

Max Burgin leads the 800m at the Northern Championships. Photo: Dave Hewitson/Sports for All Pics.

Ones to watch: Records have tumbled at Max Burgin’s feet

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07/11/2018 by Connor Craig-Jackson

In a year where the world has marvelled at sensational young talents like European pole vault champion Mondo Duplantis and European double winner Jakob Ingebrigtsen, Britain has its eye on a young prodigy of its own. A year ago, Max Burgin was already in the minds of many throughout athletics, runni … Read more

The Olympics provided a huge light in the darkness for Noah Ngeny's career Photo: via flickr

Throwback Thursday: What might have been for Sydney Olympics winner?

01/11/2018 by Connor Craig-Jackson

On the eve of his 40th birthday, Kenya’s Noah Ngeny can still stand proudly as someone who managed the rare feat of both an Olympic gold and a world record. And yet, it could have been so much better. The 21-year-old shocked everyone at Sydney 2000 when he beat a certain world record holder Hicham E … Read more

Andy Henderson at the 2016 BUCS indoors

Coach’s Corner: Andy Henderson on one final move that changed his life

30/10/2018 by Connor Craig-Jackson

Almost from the moment he was born, endurance running coach Andy Henderson didn’t take the simplest or routes into the coaching world. His early life saw him born in Scotland before emigrating to South Africa, the country which would become the setting for his long love affair with coaching. However … Read more

World Half Marathon record broken in Valencia

29/10/2018 by Connor Craig-Jackson

An ecstatic Valencia crowd played witness to yet another world half-marathon record, as Kenya’s Abraham Kiptum won Sunday’s Valenica Half Marathon in a world record time of 58:18. Kiptum’s record meant he smashed his previous personal best by a huge 51-seconds, an achievement made even more impressi … Read more

Throwback Thursday: The greatest 800m race of all time.

25/10/2018 by Connor Craig-Jackson

It was a race that had everything. A huge stage, huge stakes, breathtaking battles and record-breaking pace. With 800m world record holder and two-time Olympic champion David Rudisha now back on the comeback trail, few can argue his greatest ever moment came at London 2012. It was the scene of his f … Read more

SCOTTISH ATHLETICS STORIES ONLY. Lindsays Scottish Athletics National XC Relays 2017

Watch the Scottish National Cross Country Relays this weekend

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24/10/2018 by Connor Craig-Jackson

Mountain running international athlete Andrew Douglas once again looks to lead Inverclyde to victory in the Lindsays’ Scottish Athletics National Cross Country Relay Championships, as they look to retain their title from last year in Cumbernauld on Saturday. You’ll be able to catch on-demand footage … Read more