Steel denies Britton; Korir retains title at Great Ireland Run Gemma Steel denied Fionnuala Britton the chance to etch her name alongside Sonia O’Sullivan and Catherina McKiernan on the winners scroll of the Great Ireland Run. Read how Steel had to keep pushing to the line to stave off Britton:
1. Xiang Officially Hangs Up His Spikes 2004 Olympic 110m hurdles champion Liu Xiang officially announced his retirement today. Check out his roller-coaster of a career which ultimately ended with double Olympic heartache. Piece and videos here 2. Male Jumpers Playing A Riskier Game An Austrian study of over 300
“I hate my foot, I love my track and my hurdles so much, and if I hadn’t injured my foot … but then there are no ifs in this world. I injured myself, and can only accept it silently.” 2004 Olympic 110m hurdles champion, and former world record holder,
1. How Doping Steals Our Innocence Former Nike employ, and employee for our sport, Joe Rafferty tells us how the lastest Gatlin controversy has left him questioning his love for the sport once again in this interesting blog. Check it out here 2. Gunnell Not Expecting Rio Fireworks Barcelona Olympic
1. Oscar Winner Born To Run Matthew McConaughey looks set to take up the lead role in the movie adaption of best-selling running book “Born to run”. McConaughey is apparently a keen triathlete so shouldn’t struggle too much to get in shape for the role. More details here 2.