Matthew Quine

Matthew Quine

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

Alastair Chalmers to make his season debut over 300m hurdles

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07/07/2020 by Matthew Quine

Guernsey’s 400m hurdles star Alastair Chalmers will make his 2020 season bow over the shorter distance of 300m hurdles. The 20-year-old recently returned from his training base in Cardiff in order to prepare for and begin his 2020 campaign in the favourable conditions that Guernsey has to offer. Cha … Read more

UK leader Galpin has her sights set on Guernsey record this weekend

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07/07/2020 by Matthew Quine

Abi Galpin – UK leader in the 100m – was denied an Island 200m record last time out as she went an impressive 0.42sec inside the record. The +2.6m/s wind didn’t detract from the striking nature of the performance, however her 24.57sec mark will not stand for record purposes. With no 200m on Sunday, … Read more

Former UKA Performance Director Neil Black passes away

21/04/2020 by Matthew Quine

It has been confirmed this morning that Neil Black, the former UKA Performance Director, has passed away over the weekend. Shocked and saddened to hear of the death of the former UK Athletics performance director Neil Black, I had known him for over 20 years and considered him a good friend RIP Neil … Read more

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 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