Athletics

Athletics

Team GB’s Erin wins at National Cross Country Championships

February has been a memorable month for Eastwood High School’s Erin Wallace. Firstly, she was a double winner and a record breaker at the Rotary International Scottish Schools’ Indoor Championships at the Emirates Arena in Glasgow.

Athletics
Callum Hawkins crosses the line in 33 mins 34 secs after battling the elements. Picture: Bobby Gavin/Scottish Athletics.

Callum Hawkins and Morag MacLarty win Lindsays National XC

Olympian Callum Hawkins and Scotland international
Morag MacLarty stormed to victory at the Lindsays 
National XC across the mud of Callendar Park – on a day which captured the very 
fabric of sport.

Athletics
Laura Muir wins the 1000m during the Muller Indoor Grand Prix at the Barclaycard Arena, Birmingham. Picture: David Davies/PA Wire

Vet student Laura Muir to take the hype in her stride

The tears flowed, the emotions bubbled over and for Laura Muir it briefly seemed the end of the world was nigh. Primed for a breakout at the age of 20 at the 2014 World Indoor championships on Poland’s Baltic coast, the prodigy crashed and burned in the heats and it was left to wise old heads to offer her comfort and reassurance that there would be further opportunities and better days ahead.

Athletics
Callum Hawkins took another step on the road to New York. Picture: Matthias Hangst/Getty Images)

Callum Hawkins hits four-wheel drive to forge win in Falkirk

In mud so thick it made treacle feel like water, Callum Hawkins engaged his personal four-wheel drive and ploughed through Callendar Park in Falkirk to claim his second national cross-country title with ease, an ideal primer as he maintains his push towards the summer’s world championships.

Athletics
Scotland's Laura Muir in action at the Birmingham Indoor Grand Prix. Picture: David Davies/PA Wire.

Laura Muir will be a top medal hope for GB in Belgrade

In-form Laura Muir will launch her bid to become a double champion after the Great Britain squad for the European Indoor Championships was confirmed.

Athletics
Laura Muir storms home in the 1,000m at the Muller Grand Prix. Picture: Getty.

Laura Muir breaks another record at Muller Grand Prix

Laura Muir concedes she has accelerated beyond her own expectations with one impressive performance after another. And her stock has risen once again after she broke her second European record inside a month at the Muller Grand Prix in Birmingham.

Athletics
Laura Muir celebrates winning the womens 1000 metres final during the Muller Indoor Grand Prix 2017. Picture: Dan Mullan/Getty Images

Laura Muir breaks 1000m indoor British record

Muir breaks Kelly Holmes’ 13 year record, writes Mark Woods.

Athletics 1
Eilish McColgan takes on fellow Scot Steph Twell in the 3,000m. Picture: Getty.

Eilish McColgan eager to race Steph Twell at Muller Grand Prix

Eilish McColgan has vowed to make the most of treading the boards at today’s Muller Grand Prix in Birmingham, even though the Scot insists her sights are really set on being a main act this summer.

Athletics
Eilish McColgan celebrates winning the womens 3,000 metres at the Indoor Team Trials. Photograph: Gareth Copley/Getty Images

Flag day for fired-up Eilish McColgan

Out of Africa, straight to Sheffield, Eilish McColgan ventured into the virtual unknown with a first indoor outing in five years yesterday but made herself instantly at home.

Athletics
Broughty Ferry beach

5 fantastic running routes that take in Dundee’s sights

The best way to explore your surroundings is on the run.

News
Sir mo Farah flies the flag for British Athletics at a Glasgow indoor meeting last year. Picture: John Devlin

Strathmore named as British Athletics water sponsor

Strathmore, the AG Barr-owned water brand, has landed a sponsorship deal to provide bottled water at British Athletics events through to 2019.

Retail
Next up for Laura Muir, left,  is the Muller Grand Prix in Birmingham. Picture: John Devlin.

Irresistible Laura Muir runs up another record

Laura Muir has become accustomed to producing the spectacular but Milnathort’s very own Pocket Rocket
once again illustrated her emergence as a global force by breaking the European indoor 3,000 metres record at the IAAF World Indoor Tour meeting in Karlsruhe.

Athletics
Laura Muir's time surpassed Liz McColgans 28-year-old Scottish best. Picture: John Devlin

Laura Muir breaks European 3,000m record

By mark woods

Athletics
Alisha Rees' potential was evident

Alisha Rees does sprint double at Emirates Arena

Alisha Rees was a European Youth medallist last year but even at 17, she is a young woman in a hurry.

Athletics
In the running: Emily Dudgeon feels she is handling the transition better now. Photograph: Jane Barlow

Emily Dudgeon is on track in pursuit of senior success

Rheumatology last week, orthopaedics this, Emily Dudgeon has become versed in the discipline of drafting treatment plans as she moves through the rotations en route, she trusts, to polishing off her medical degree at the University of Dundee.

Athletics

5 fantastic runs that take in Edinburgh’s sights

THE best way to explore your surroundings is on the run.

News
Jamaica's gold medal winning relay team, Usain Bolt. (AP Photo/Itsuo Inouye, File)

Bolt loses one Olympic gold after relay team-mate fails drugs test

Usain Bolt is no longer a triple-triple Olympic champion after his Jamaican sprint relay team-mate Nesta Carter was disqualified from the 2008 Games for failing a drugs test.

World
Usain Bolt is no longer a three-time triple Olympic champion. Picture: Jane Barlow

Usain Bolt loses Olympic gold after team-mate tests positive

Usain Bolt is no longer a triple-triple Olympic champion after his Jamaican sprint relay team-mate Nesta Carter was disqualified from the 2008 Games for failing a drugs test.

Athletics
Sports minister Aileen Campbell. Picture: Steven Scott Taylor/ JP License

Top athletes promote positive coaching

Sports minister Aileen Campbell is to meet some of Scotland’s top athletes today to promote positive coaching.

News
Jake Wightman won the 800 metres

Jake Wightman comes in from the cold

Jake Wightman marked his first indoor outing in five years with victory over 800 metres at the Scottish Open in Glasgow

Athletics
Load more