Matthew Quine

Matthew Quine

Often found with 🍕, at a track or with my 🐶. Sometimes all 3. Owns Vinco and IAAF Diamond League media manager 💎

David Jeacock: Obituary

05/04/2019 by Matthew Quine

England Athletics was saddened to hear of the recent passing of David Jeacock, former solicitor to EA and long-standing General Secretary of the British Athletics league. David’s funeral took place on Thursday 4th April. A member of Swindon AC, David was Legal Officer of the BAL for over 40 years an … Read more

Kevin Mayer at the Meeting de Paris 2018. Photo: Yann Caradec via Flickr.

Kevin Mayer breaks decathlon world record

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16/09/2018 by Matthew Quine

Kevin Mayer has broken the world record for decathlon with a performance of 9126 in Talence, France.   BREAKING: @mayer_decathlon has broken the decathlon world record with 9126 at @decastar_off in Talence! — IAAF (@iaaforg) September 16, 2018 The Frenchman’s mark bet … Read more

Eliud Kipchoge at the London Marathon 2018. Photo: Marco Verch via Flickr.

Kenyan Eliud Kipchoge breaks marathon world record in Berlin

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16/09/2018 by Matthew Quine

33-year-old marathon runner Eliud Kipchoge has bettered the world record mark for the marathon, lowering the leading mark to 2:01.39. 2:01:40!! THE GREATEST OF ALL-TIME IS NOW THE FASTEST OF ALL-TIME ELIUD KIPCHOGE BREAKS THE MARATHON WORLD RECORD. — Chris Chavez (@ChrisCh … Read more

Running the London Marathon this weekend? Don’t miss the opportunity to grab these great freebies!

21/04/2017 by Matthew Quine

Running the London Marathon this weekend? There’s plenty of freebies available to you to make every inch of the 26.2 miles even sweeter, from free burgers, pizza, wine or beer to a free yoga and travel across London. The team over at have compiled a list of all the best d … Read more

2008 Beijing silver medallist Germaine Mason has died aged 34

20/04/2017 by Matthew Quine

Embed from Getty Images   The 2008 Beijing Olympics silver medallist Germaine Mason has died in a motorcycle crash, aged 34. Jamaican police have confirmed that the high jumper has died in a tragic accident in the country. The Jamaica Constabulary wrote on Twitter: “Germaine Mason, 34, Jam … Read more

Jamaican duo charged with anti-doping rule violation

23/03/2017 by Matthew Quine

Embed from Getty Images   Jamacian duo Commonwealth Games 400m hurdles champion Kaliese Spencer and world championship relay medallist Riker Hylton have been charged with breaching anti-doping rules, Jamaican athletics officials have confirmed. “We have been advised by JADCO [Jamaica Anti-Dopin … Read more

Ellington and Levine involved in career threatening accident

18/01/2017 by Matthew Quine

Embed from Getty Images   British sprinters James Ellington and Nigel Levine are in hospital in Spain after a motorbike accident. The Guardian has reported that Ellington has ‘career-ending injuries’. British Athletics has confirmed that the duo were warm-weather training in Te … Read more

Prove you are clean, says IAAF to Russian athletes

04/01/2017 by Matthew Quine

Embed from Getty Images   The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) have laid out guidelines for Russian athletes who wish to participate in international competition this year. In a statement released on Tuesday, the IAAF confirmed that Russian athletes will be permitted to … Read more

Funding suspended for Paralympic champion Kadeena Cox

04/01/2017 by Matthew Quine

Embed from Getty Images   Kadeena Cox has had her UK Sport funding suspended whilst she participates in Channel 4’s programme The Jump. Cox, who won gold medals in both cycling and athletics at the Rio Paralympics, will be joining Olympic taekwondo champion Jade Jones, newly retired cycli … Read more

Jessica Ennis-Hill announces decision to retire from athletics

13/10/2016 by Matthew Quine

Jessica Ennis-Hill, who won gold for at the heptathlon at London 2012 and silver at Rio 2016, has announced her decision to retire on Instagram earlier today (Thursday 13 October 2016). “Amazing memories… From my first world title in Berlin 2009 to Rio 2016 I’m so fortunate to have had such an ama … Read more