A Column By Matt Lynch

Tiernan impresses again while Mathews goes sub 3:55 for the mile Day 2 for the Aussies started with Pat Tiernan lining up in a field of 29 for the Pre Classic 5000m in what turned out to be Mo Farah’s last ever track race on US soil. Pushed all the...
The women’s 5000m at the Prefontaine Classic was set up for a world record attempt, and the first few laps didn’t disappoint, as Genzebe Dibaba tucked in behind the pacemakers. A second group formed and the respective groups went through 10s apart. The second kilometre slowed and the World Record...
Shelly-Anne Fraser-Pryce was next level. She missed the 2017 London World championships because she had her first child, Zyon. But she's certainly back and basically better than ever (well 0.01 away from being better than ever). Her hair may have changed colour between the heats and tonight’s semi & final, but the trademark missile start certainly hadn’t changed. Clocking 10.71 for the win (her pb is 10.70) she’s destroyed all around her.
*** Before we get underway, I’d like to revisit Zango the triple jump medallist from Burkina Faso. On further research and advice from avid Doha Diary reader Dr Brian Roe, I should have awarded him the keys to Ouagadougou! https://www.instagram.com/p/B3C0axPIPvN/ The capital of Burkina Faso houses 2.2million people and you better...
By Matt Lynch - Runner's Tribe Now that the new year has come and gone, we begin our journey along the domestic yellow brick road towards the Australian Athletics Championships. There’ll be plenty of detours along the way coming in the shape of the “Summer Super Series”, as well as...
Sometimes being an athletics fan is hard. One moment, there’s absolutely nothing happening. Next minute, you don’t know where to look. Tonight, was one of those nights. After watching Solomon, Boden and Carli move on through to the semi’s & Buckingham and Klein make their debuts, there was a good 90min break...