When the news broke on Thursday that Sally Pearson had withdrawn from the games, there was an audible groan up and down the nation. I was sat outside a restaurant having lunch when pictures began being broadcasted of her withdrawal press-conference. The rumours had begun at the crack of dawn and when it later transpired […]Read More 2018 Commonwealth Games – Barriers & Batons
I can almost feel the crackle of electricity…Read More 2018 Commonwealth Game(s) of throws
Blink and you’ll miss ’em. A look at some of the athletes to keep an eye out for, over the shorter distances.Read More 2018 Commonwealth Games – Sprinting Suggestions
Not just the best book I read in 2017, it’s the best book I’ve ever read.Read More My five best books of 2017
PREFACE It’s one week since I arrived in Hong Kong, and having shed the jet-lag and settled into my new role I think it’s time to capture my thoughts on what has been an unbelievable first year post-university. This time last September I had just relocated from Exeter to Norwich to take up my first […]Read More First year of work: a review
….and now for the good stuff! I was overwhelmed by the response to my predictions for the men’s events at this years IAAF World Championship, which has made me even more excited to go through the women’s events, because let’s be fair, women’s track and field is on fire at the moment and the chances […]Read More IAAF World Championship Predictions: Part Two – Women’s events.
With the IAAF World Championships kicking off in my hometown later this week, I thought I’d cast an eye over the start lists and make some (probably rogue) predictions. After picking some surprise winners in Beijing two years ago (Ahem Nicholas Bett in the 400m hurdles, thank you very much) I’m hoping I might be […]Read More IAAF World Championship Predictions: Part 1 – Men’s events.