Archive for the ‘Athletics’ Category

England leaving a significant mark at the ISF World Schools Championship Athletics 2017!

From 24th June to 30th June 2017, Nancy, a French city of Lorraine region, hosted one of the biggest sports events for young athletes – World Schools Championship Athletics 2017 organised by International School Sport Federation (ISF) and French School Sport Federation (UNSS). England made a significant mark on this event. School team boys from The Judd […]

Renaud Lavillenie, pole vault world record holder inspires young athletes at the ISF WSC Athletics 2017!

Nancy, France: Renaud Lavillenie, french pole vaulter currently holidng a world record with a height of 6.16 m set indoors in 2014 (overcoming Sergey Bubka from Ukraine with 6.14 m) became the ambassador of World Schools Championship Athletics 2017 organised by International School Sport Federation (ISF) and French School Sport Federation (UNSS). On Monday, he visited the […]

Britain’s Olympic legacy in tatters as Chancellor flouts another opportunity to repay communities

For the eighth time in his position as Chancellor, George Osborne has failed to produce a national budget which honours the government’s long-outstanding debt to Britain’s communities. In 2007 the Labour government diverted £425 million from the Big Lottery Fund to help finance the ballooning Olympics budget. Following outrage from charities and many MPs, the […]

Helly Hansen DRY REVOLUTION Base layer t-shirt

A short sleeve technical top with seamless construction for ultimate comfort & function. For sports men and women, a base layer is essential when the weather is cool or cold. During winter months all athletes will at some point wear a base layer for training or events. Shorts, leggings, long and short sleeve tops all […]

Sponsored Video: Polar GPS Watch ‘Back to Start’ Challenge for British Athletes

Polar are manufacturers of high quality GPS watches, and in a recent filmed event, two British athletes ran a challenge to test the quality and efficency of the sports watches. The watches tested were GPS sports watch for recreational runners and cyclists who want integrated GPS with smart guidance. Features include: Tracks your route, speed […]

The British Athletics Indoor Series 2014

The curtains come up on the 2014 season with the Glasgow British Athletics International Match at the Emirates Arena on 25 January. This state-of-the-art arena, also a venue for next year’s Commonwealth Games, is sure to welcome a capacity crowd to witness the drama and exhilaration world class athletics guarantees. The season continues two weeks […]

Ben Johnson launches global anti-doping campaign on anniversary of Seoul Olympics.

Ben Johnson, the sprinter who won a 100 metres gold medal at the Seoul Olympics in 1988 before his disqualification for failing a routine drug test, has arrived in the UK at the start of a world tour to launch a new anti-doping initiative. Johnson will promote a new campaign, #ChooseTheRightTrack, which has been initiated […]

New Performance Triathalon Camps coming to Surrey

A series of new Triathlon Performance Training Camps are launching at Surrey Sports Park, a multi-million pound sports and training venue in Guildford. Starting in October 2013 with an off-season preparation residential weekend, the camps aim to provide scientific support to educate athletes and enable them to target their training specifically through testing provided by […]

Usain Bolt Crosses Finish Line With A Real Life Lightening Bolt

OLIVIER MORIN, THE AFP PHOTOGRAPHER WHO TOOK THIS EXCEPTIONAL PHOTO, MANAGED TO CAPTURE THE CHAMPION USAIN BOLT CROSSING THE FINISH LINE AT THE SAME TIME AS A LIGHTNING BOLT ILLUMINATED THE MOSCOW SKY. The photo was taken with the final remote control camera out of five set up on the edge of the field, this […]

Triathlon as a Growing Sport

The 2012 Olympic Games in London highlighted one of the UK’s fastest growing and most enduring sporting events “the triathlon”. A triathlon is a multiple stage competition which involves the completion of three continuous and sequential endurance disciplines. The word “triathlon” comes from the Greek language and was made up of two words which were […]