Category Archives: Athletics

Nell McAndrew’s Marathon Tips

With this year’s London Marathon only a few days away I know everyone due to take part will be feeling a bundle of nerves and excitement. I can honestly say that taking part in the London Marathon has changed my … Continue reading

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Don’t Stop Me Now

Guest post by Vassos Alexander Wednesday 12:17pm. Text message received. Sender, Chris Evans. Message reads: 1,700 words. You? 😀 This was the trouble with writing a book, my first, at the same time as Chris was writing the excellent Call the … Continue reading

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Seeing is Believing

Guest post by author Sarah Shephard What better way to mark International Women’s Day than by celebrating the sportswomen who in one way or another have been responsible for my love affair with sport? My hope for this International Women’s … Continue reading

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The Other Giant Leap for Mankind

How Jonathan Edwards set a world record that’s still standing 20 years later Ben Oakley The Open University In the late evening Scandinavian sun at the 1995 World Athletics Championship, Jonathan Edwards, a British triple jumper, was the tenth to … Continue reading

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