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A Column By Brett Davies

The Decathlon heats up. World record-holder, the Frenchman Mayer, who had struggled with injury, is coming back. He'll challenge our man Ash Mooney & favourite Damian Warner. Aussie Cedric Dubler has a hamstring problem and will struggle. Warner is carrying winning form from his tremendous performance in Gotzis.
Written by Brett Davies The action on Day 7 of the track and field program was brilliant as it has been every day of these Olympics, with compelling action all day and some surprises. The first big final of the morning session was the 110m hurdles which saw favourite Grant Holloway...
Written by Brett Davies for Runner's Tribe June 10th this year marks the 40th anniversary of one of the greatest middle-distance performances of all time. Britain's Sebastian Coe's world 800m record of 1.41.73. At Florence (Firenze) Italy on a calm summer evening, the legendary distance running icon produced what was...
By Brett Davies The Final night at Tokyo's Olympic Stadium was magical.  Nicola McDermott was absolutely brilliant in the high jump, She beat her national record  (2.02m) to win the silver, showing composure and nerves of steel to jump her way into history. She was chasing the Russian Mariya Latiskene...
An article by Brett Davies British athletes Steve Ovett, Sebastian Coe and Steve Cram were among the most dominant middle-distance stars of the 1980s and the 1980 Moscow Olympics was the first time the 'big three' appeared together on the Olympic stage. The distance running highlight of Moscow was the clash of...
Written by Brett Davies The greatest marathon runner of all time again caused athletics fans to be utterly awestruck by his brilliance, as he destroyed the field in a race run in harsh conditions in Sapporo this morning. The reigning Olympic champion and world-record holder Kenyan Eliud Kipchoge was awe-inspiring in...
By Brett Davies NB: The world’s most eco-friendly running shoe company is coming. Sign-up to follow their story HERE….   The Reigning Olympic 1500m Champion, American Matt Centrowitz, has thrown down the gauntlet to his Olympic opponents with a surprising return to form in the US on Saturday(24/7). In a specially-arranged 1 mile race in...
Brett Davies The Paris Diamond League meeting took place at the beautifully-appointed Stade Charlety in southern Paris on Saturday (28/8). The stadium has been the venue for IAAF Grand Prix Finals, major rugby games and was to be the site of last year's European Championships, before the event's cancellation. This...
Now we have three men with a great opportunity. Jeff Riseley has, at the age of 34, come into form at just the right time to qualify, after years of injury and indifferent form. He ran well for 4th in his heat in 1.45.41, coming home hard and passing a former world champ, Pierre-Ambroise Bosse. 
Brett Davies This week (1/9 & 3/9) sees Olympic stars in action in the Koning Boudewijnstadion in Brussels for the annual Van Damme Memorial Diamond League Meeting. The event was founded in 1977, and named in honour of one of  Belgium's greatest athletes, Ivo van Damme. Van Damme, the two time...