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Allyn Condon: Bristol's forgotten Olympian

Create: 02/27/2017 - 00:00

Jamie Baulch, Dwain Chambers, Jason Gardener are all names etched into athletics history, yet Bristol's Allyn Condon, despite being a Summer and Winter Olympian often seems to have been forgotten.

Perhaps coming from the wrong side of the tracks in down at heel Runcorn, or the constant battles with the athletics establishment, or perhaps simply being seen as just a relay specialst  means Condon's place in that history feels to have been largely overlooked.
 

From club to country

Great British sporting moments of 2016: Mo Farah at Rio 2016 Olympics

Create: 12/15/2016 - 15:12

The argument about who is the country's greatest ever track and field athlete was put to bed in Rio as Mo Farah did the 5,000m and 10,000m double for the second successive Olympic Games, stretching his unbeaten run at major championships to five years in the process

 BBC presenter Colin Jackson, who won two world 110m hurdles titles and Olympic silver while training under Malcolm Arnold at the University of Bath, says...

Rio 2016: Bath Bullet Jason Gardener predicts Olympic success for Team GB athletes

Create: 08/13/2016 - 14:49

What does winning an Olympic gold medal actually feel like? Someone who knows the answer is Athens 2004 relay champion Jason Gardener (above, left), who was the lead-off man for Team GB as they upset all the odds to topple a mighty American line-up in the 4x100m final. Now president of UK Athletics, the man known as the Bath Bullet shares his views on Britain’s current track and field stars, doping and Rio 2016

 

Bath Half 2016: Record-breaking day in the sun for 12,700 runners

Create: 03/13/2016 - 20:38
The streets of Bath were filled with 12,700 runners and tens of thousands of spectators as the Vitality Bath Half celebrated its 35th birthday in record-breaking fashion.
From first-time runners raising money for charity to elite athletes aiming for a personal best on the fast and flat course, the city was brimming with expectation and excitement as the big race got under way.

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