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

British pole vaulter Holly Bradshaw to miss World Athletics Indoor Championships in March

British pole vaulter Holly Bradshaw to take a break from competition due to ‘health, body and mental challenges’ and miss World Athletics Indoor Championships in March Holly Bradshaw has withdrawn from all indoor meets in the forthcoming season The pole vaulter would have been a contender at the world indoors in March She has vowed … Read more

Crisis-hit UK Athletics in fresh storm over allocation of vital funding to athletes

EXCLUSIVE: UK Athletics face fresh criticism from disgruntled coaches over allocation of vital funding to athletes in bid for Olympic glory The governing body named 67 athletes on their World-Class Programme Each athlete receives between £10,000 and £28,000 from the National Lottery Several coaches have questioned the process behind the allocation of funding By Riath … Read more

Resurgent Milwaukee Bucks move one win away from NBA Finals glory after beating Phoenix Suns

Resurgent Milwaukee Bucks move one win away from NBA Finals glory and first title in 50 years after beating Phoenix Suns 123-119 – with Giannis Antetokounmpo’s last-gasp dunk wrapping up victory in the thriller Milwaukee Bucks are in control of the NBA Finals after beating the Phoenix Suns   The win has taken them one win … Read more

Mark Cavendish secures his second stage victory of this year’s Tour de France

Mark Cavendish secures ANOTHER stage win at the Tour de France as his remarkable return to form continues with the British star now within two victories of the all-time record held by Belgian legend Eddy Merckx Mark Cavendish won his 32nd Tour de France stage victory on Thursday The 36-year-old out-sprinted the peloton to win … Read more

Mark Cavendish rolls back the years to record a stunning sprint victory in the Baloise Belgium Tour

Mark Cavendish rolls back the years to record a stunning sprint victory in the Baloise Belgium Tour… before playing down talk of a shock recall to the Tour de France at the age of 36 – just months after hinting at RETIREMENT Cycling legend Mark Cavendish hinted at retirement at the back end of 2020 … Read more

Lord Coe makes passionate plea as Parkrun hopes to restart next month

Lord Coe makes passionate plea as Parkrun hopes to restart next month with World Athletics president warning ‘we must get behind it now, or risk losing it forever’ Organisers will confirm whether parkrun will be able to restart in a fortnight  Lord Sebastian Coe threw his weight behind the popular event continuing   The free weekly … Read more

Former British Cycling doctors at odds over drug exemption for Sarah Storey

Former British Cycling doctors at odds over drug exemption for Britain’s most-successful female Paralympian Sarah Storey Application for ‘therapeutic use exemption’ certificate was made retrospectively Dr Richard Freeman says he was asked to get involved by professor Steve Peters Peters, then British Cycling’s head of medicine, denies overseeing application  The British Paralympic Association insist Storey’s TUE was above … Read more