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Doping: Should Records Be Reset?

3 years ago / 0 comments

Ever since athletics was first rocked by its ongoing and highly volatile doping scandal at the end of 2015, a massive amount of soul searching has taken place by the key figures throughout the sport. Key questions have had to be answered. How could cheating on this scale have been … Read More

Doping Scandal Puts Pressure on Lord Coe

3 years ago / 0 comments

DOPING has always been an unwelcome presence in sport, but recent revelations have pushed the issue back into the limelight. Last year the World Anti-Doping Agency launched a commission into allegations of doping in Russian athletics, and published its findings earlier this month. The results shook the sport to its … Read More

Doping is inevitable in sport when the pressure to succeed is so high

3 years ago / 0 comments

“Winning isn’t everything” is a classic sporting mantra. It’s supposed to teach us that we can only do our best and that taking part is the main thing. These sayings run on the assumption that athletes enjoy their sport and sporting events are little more than competitive rivalries. But nowadays … Read More

Student puts herself amongst running greats

6 years ago / 0 comments

4.3.13 University of Leeds student Susan Partridge has come second in the Bath Half Marathon in a time of 1:10:32. The rather impressive personal best is the fastest time run by a UK woman this year for a half marathon. This also puts Partridge as ninth fastest on the all … Read More