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Coe Needs a Red Card from Athletics

If Seb Coe remains head of the IAAF for much longer he is going to ruin the sport with his conservative approach. Coe’s recent announcement to remove  the discus, 200m, 3000m steeplechase and triple jump  from next season’s Diamond League … Continue reading

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World Championship 2019 – Doha Saved by the Athletes

With the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Outdoor Championship Athletics in Doha, Qatar, at an end, I am still bemused why this event was held there in the first place. From the moment Qatar was given the mantle … Continue reading

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IAAF Prize Money Sucks: Do Athletes Need Their Heads Testing?

Usain Bolt, Mo Farah and other top athletes are in the final stages preparing for the IAAF World Championship Athletics at the Olympic Stadium in London this August. Next to the Summer Olympic Games the biennial IAAF World Championship is … Continue reading

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Sebastian Coe’s and the future of Athletics

Now that Sebastian Coe has started his role as International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) chief he will no doubt be inundated with ideas on how to take the sport forward. Here are my own thoughts. Learning from other sports … Continue reading

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Beijing 2015 – Highs and Lows

There were so many highlights at the World Athletics Championship both on and off the track. My highlights would include Usain Bolt. Jamaica’s medal haul of 12. 400m men’s where 3 men went well under 44 seconds. Women’s long jump: 3 going … Continue reading

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Jamaica’s Other Track & Field Stars – The Media

Last Saturday Jamaica hosted their annual invitational international track and field event at the National Stadium. As usual the performances by the competitors from the host country and international stars were world class. Excellent winners on the night included local … Continue reading

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