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Posted on 7 November 2017 | 5:08 am
Former AW news editor Trevor Frecknall dies,
Athletics WeeklyFormer AW news editor Trevor Frecknall dies, aged 72Athletics WeeklyGiven this, dealing with big characters like Linford Christie and Andy Norman at AW was easy. Frecknall's specialist areas, though, were the politics of athletics and cross-country running. During a period where athletics officials were forever at odds ...
Posted on 2 November 2017 | 6:52 am
X Factor's Grace Davies has already been
The SunX Factor's Grace Davies has already been talent-scouted by Simon Cowell's company… we all know she's this year's ...The SunFOLLOWING week one's granny-crushing and beheading scenes, laugh-a-minute BBC1 drama Gunpowder tickled the nation with some good old-fashioned heretic-burning and torture on Saturday night. A session on the Tower of London rack, to be precise, ...and more »
Posted on 30 October 2017 | 3:23 pm
Joel Fearon - Eurosport.com
Eurosport.comJoel FearonEurosport.comIn between those two World Championships, Fearon returned to the athletics track and ran 9.96 in the 100m at the England Athletics Championships - making him the third fastest British man in history, behind Linford Christie and James Dasaolu.and more »
Posted on 30 October 2017 | 5:33 am
Fifty years of sporting memories as Doug
HeraldScotlandFifty years of sporting memories as Doug Gillon bows out at The HeraldHeraldScotlandCheats like Lance Armstrong, Ben Johnson, and Linford Christie, might have escaped but for media digging. It was The Herald which broke the fact that Christie, 1992 Olympic sprint champion, was 100 times the naturally-occuring limit for a banned hormone.Communique of the Olympic SummitOlympicsall 78 news articles »
Posted on 28 October 2017 | 1:22 am
Usain Bolt v Justin Gatlin II: World
It was far below par for Bolt." Sprint races, like few others, can be won or lost long before the gun goes. Linford Christie used to mess with his rivals in the call-room before big finals by taking his top and walking around with his intimidating physique ...
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 11:10 pm
Greg Rutherford wants clear-the-air talks
The other members of the exclusive club are Daley Thompson, Linford Christie, Sally Gunnell and Jonathan Edwards. And the Milton Keynes athlete, who revealed he contemplated whether it was worth him continuing in the sport follow a major hamstring injury ...
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 9:45 pm
Greg Rutherford: I just want to be liked
He becomes only the fifth British athlete to hold all four major titles at the same time - joining the likes of Daley Thompson, Linford Christie, Sally Gunnell and fellow long jumper Jonathan Edwards in the history books.
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 7:25 pm
Greg Rutherford joins all-time greats with
Rutherford joined greats Daley Thompson, Linford Christie, Sally Gunnell and Jonathan Edwards in the elite club. And an emotional Rutherford, who wept with joy after the landmark win, said: "This was my best ever performance. "There have been stresses this ...
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 5:18 pm
Greg Rutherford wins World Championships
Only four other Britons - Daley Thompson, Linford Christie, Sally Gunnell and Jonathan Edwards - have ever held all four titles at the same time, but Rutherford deserves that illustrious company after another display of superb jumping under pressure.
Posted on 25 August 2015 | 9:21 am