Tag Archives: Athletics
- Comedy can be found in the most unexpected places
August 31, 2011
To call international athletics’ latest meeting a bit of a shambles would sum it up just about right. Over the past week or so, the best in world athletics have gathered in Daegu, South Korea for the IAAF World Championships 2011. The event takes place every two years and sees...
- New Delhi introduce latest security measure
September 29, 2010
As the Commonwealth Games fast approaches, it’s finally been revealed as to why there were animals running around the athletes village for the weeks leading up to the event – it was the security personnel training in preparation for the beginning of the games next week. This all comes as...
- Commonwealth Games may be cancelled
September 22, 2010
Why couldn’t the crisis that is the Commonwealth Games have happened while the players were at the World Cup in South Africa this summer. Of course, I don’t mean the roof caving in at the weightlifting arena, or the bridge linking the athletes village with the stadium collapsing, I mean...
- Bolt nets mega value deal from Puma
August 25, 2010
Usain Bolt need never run again after landing a three-year sponsorship deal with Puma that will net him around £21m – just think how many Chicken Nugget value meals you could get from McDonalds with that Usain? Might be an idea just to open up your own franchise. Although the...
- Powell and Bolt both out of Diamond racing
August 12, 2010
Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt has shown himself up to not only be a really bad loser, but also a closet homophobe, after pulled out of Friday’s Diamond League meeting after being beaten by Tyson Gay. Team-mate Asafa Powell has also pulled out citing the ‘strength in numbers’ pact taken out...
London 2012: The Three Kings of the London Games
August 13, 2012