Tag Archives: Athletics

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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The Real Olympics

Guest post by Jonathan Eyers There are only so many guest posts you can write for a sports blog before you have to finally confess you’re just not that into the whole thing. It’s not that I’m apathetic about sport. … Continue reading

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Going the Distance

Though I managed to complete my first 10K this year and my netball team was promoted (we’ve since won only two matches), I wasn’t too surprised to not be shortlisted for the BBC Sport Personality of the Year Award 2011. … Continue reading

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