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.
Brett Davies After Sydney McLaughlin's world record earlier in the day, the fans and the assembled world's media were treated to another feast of athletic brilliance in the evening session. https://www.runnerstribe.com/latest-news/mclaughlin-destroys-world-400m-hurdles-record-in-tokyo/   In the decathlon, Damian Warner was carrying on the great form seen in Gotzis earlier this year. A 9000 point score...
By Brett Davies The Men's 5000m heats on the evening's program were not particularly surprising. They were slow early, they came down to finishing kicks and generally, the favourites advanced as expected. In the opening heat, Kimeli (KEN) looked strong.and will be amongst it in the final. He was very...
Article by Brett Davies The Morning session was event-filled, with some truly awesome performances.The Men's 1500m was very competitive with most of the favourites going. There was also a fall and subsequent protest from Pole Marcin Lewandowski. The opening heat was fast and our man Ollie Hoare was up amongst...
By Brett Davies On a rainy Tokyo evening (Monday 2/8), which saw superb runs by Aussies Riley Day and Steve Solomon, the night's distance finals delivered - despite the near-torrential rain which hit the Stadium. and caused problems for athletes and officials alike. First of the finals was the Men's 3000m Steeplechase....
By Brett Davies Australia's Peter Bol has produced a superb run to win his 800m semi-final, and move into medal contention in what will be a very competitive final. The 27 year-old Sudanese-born Bol showed great tactical awareness and confidence, and he has established himself as a genuine threat to...
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. 
By Brett Davies The opening day of Olympic Track and Field has seen an upset in the men's 10,000m final by Ethiopian Selemon Barega. The 21 year-old conquered the two Ugandan stars Jacob Kiplimo and world record-holder Joshua Cheptegei with a well-judged race to carry on the tradition of Ethiopian success at the...
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...
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...