A Column By Matt Lynch

Tonight, I had some stuff written already because it was going to be a long night and I thought, I can prep some gear and get to bed earlier. But F%$% that, how good was that 400!!!!!! Naser went out like she was shot out of a cannon. Miller-Uibo was in...
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...
Our land may be girt by sea, but tonight, at approximately 8:20pm, I was girt in a sea of green, as Kelsey-Lee Barber stepped onto the podium to receive her Javelin gold medal. We stood there, arm in arm, and belted out a national anthem that would make Tina Arena...
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...
Everyone loves using a bit of All-Athletics (www.all-athletics.com) when checking up on some personal bests. It’s even been used in verb form before; “Oh, who’s this guy in lane 4?” “no idea. never heard of him” “You should all athletics him” Not only does it compile millions of results and keeps athlete profiles...
Another day in Doha and it started off like the rest. Quick bicep session in the gym in preparation for the media 800m, some freeze dried coffee and its off down Jawaan street for bus.