UK Athletics finally hand technical director role to Stephen Maguire

UK Athletics FINALLY appoint Stephen Maguire as its new technical director despite rejecting the role last year… with the former sprints and relays lead set to overhaul struggling team after Tokyo 2020 disappointment Stephen Maguire rejected the chance to take the technical director role last year Former sprinter Christian Malcolm took the technical director position … Read more

Star Olympian swimmer James Magnussen is GLAD he missed out on gold at the 2012 London Olympics

Why star Olympian James ‘The Missile’ Magnussen is GLAD he missed out on Olympic gold: ‘Everyone was pumping my wheels’  Former Olympian is ‘appreciative’ he didn’t win a gold medal at 2012 Games   Swimmer James Magnussen said he was heading down a ‘less desirable path’  Now 31, the 100m freestyle sprinter has turned his attention to … Read more

Dina Asher-Smith eyes Birmingham double after Team England name 72-strong athletics squad

Dina Asher-Smith eyes Birmingham double after Team England name 72-strong athletics squad for Commonwealth Games… with Katarina Johnson-Thompson and Keely Hodgkinson set to compete on home soil Dina Asher-Smith will lead a strong athletics team at the Commonwealth Games The 26-year-old sprinter has signed to race in the 100 metres and 4x100m relay The team … Read more

Shayna Jack is OUT of the world championships after slipping and breaking her hand

Shayna Jack is OUT of the world championships after slipping and breaking her hand – as Aussie swimmer targets Commonwealth Games return following two-year doping ban Shayna Jack is out of the world championships after she broke her hand  The Australian swimmer slipped and suffered the injury in the warm up area Jack was set for … Read more

Royal Ascot: Queen’s horse Reach For The Moon finishes second in the Hampton Court Stakes

A royal shock! The Queen’s horse Reach For The Moon finishes second in the Hampton Court Stakes with Frankie Dettori’s hot favourite beaten by Claymore at Ascot, denying her a 25th winner at the meeting Claymore fended off Reach For The Moon to win the Hampton Court Stakes  The result denied the Queen, and jockey … Read more

Golden Spike: British star Reece Prescod beats ex-world champion Yohan Blake in 9.93 seconds at 100m

British sprinter Reece Prescod sees off former world champion Yohan Blake at the Golden Spike 100m in just 9.93 SECONDS to put himself back on the elite-level map after being disqualified at Tokyo 2020 Reece Prescod crushed 100m field at the Golden Spike in Ostrava on Tuesday  The Brit recorded an impressive time of 9.93 … Read more

Kyle Chalmers must’ve been blind not to see the backlash over his decision coming, says MIKE COLMAN

Anyone who couldn’t see that Kyle Chalmers’ late backflip which robbed Cody Simpson of his spot in the Australian swim team would spark a ‘love triangle’ media storm must be living in a bubble. Kyle Chalmers is. Chalmers, gold medalist in the 100m freestyle at Rio, has gone to ground in recent days citing mental … Read more

Cody Simpson makes Commonwealth Games team but is left OUT of the squad for the World Championships

Cody Simpson will cap his stunning return to swimming by representing Australia at the Commonwealth Games, but will not take part in the World Championships later this year. At the end of one of the most controversial weeks in Australian swimming, the national team selectors picked Simpson in the team for the butterfly events for … Read more

BBC will win the TV rights for the London Marathon despite tempting bid from Channel 4

BBC will win the TV rights for the London Marathon despite tempting bid from Channel 4 – as sprint star Dina Asher-Smith urges UK Athletics to maintain their foothold in London BBC are set to win the race to broadcast the London Marathon from Channel 4 The Beeb persuaded race bosses rights should remain with … Read more