Athletics

“I want to achieve more,” says Nethaneel Mitchell-Blake

The invitations to the glitzy end-of-year award shows were appreciated, the chance to relive a golden moment thoroughly enjoyed, but Nethaneel Mitchell-Blake wants to move on now. It’s time to look at what’s next. He will forever cherish the memory of becoming a world champion as part of Britain’s 4x100m team at London 2017, of…
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21-year-old Christian Coleman shatters 60m indoor world record

USA’s Christian Coleman has clocked 6.37 to break the world indoor 60m record at the Clemson Invitational in South Carolina. That mark, recorded on his season opener and now awaiting ratification, improves the previous world record mark set by his fellow American Maurice Greene in 1998 by 0.02. Greene also equalled that time in 2001.…
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SPAR signs three-year sponsorship deal with British Athletics

British Athletics have announced a three-year sponsorship deal with SPAR [UK] Ltd that will see the UK’s leading convenience store group providing support through to the end of 2020. SPAR will now become the title partner of the British Athletics Indoor Championships for the next three years, with the latest edition – which will also…
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Sprint hurdler Cindy Ofili has been given second life line

Cindy Ofili’s personality is perfectly suited to her job. “I’m a pretty fast-paced person,” she admits. It’s the ideal attribute for a 100m hurdler to have but it comes in less handy when injury rears its ugly head and the brakes are firmly applied to a career that had been going places quickly. Ofili, the…
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Winter Olympics: IOC to discuss North Korea’s participation at PyeongChang 2018

The IOC has announced plans to stage a four-party meeting in Lausanne on Saturday to discuss joint proposals made by South and North Korea regarding their participation at the PyeongChang Winter Olympics. The International Olympic Committee [IOC] will host the meeting in Switzerland, which will be attended by representatives of the PyeongChang 2018 Organizing Committee,…
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