Steve Cram

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Timothy Cheruiyot of Kenya  in the  1,500m  final during day ten of the World Athletics Championships in Doha, Qatar. Photograph:  Christian Petersen/Getty Images

Don’t look now. After 10 long days and even longer nights the curtain came down on the World Championships in Doha with credibility and impossibility (...)

A general view of empty seating in the stadium during the Women’s 200 Metres Heats on day four of the IAAF World Championships at The Khalifa International Stadium, Doha, Qatar. Photograph: Mike Egerton/PA

Did you see that? They came and were heard with a little more clamour this time, and were duly treated to a World Championship 5,000m for the ages – (...)

“I will join my daughter on the line in Cork, both of us with missions in mind.” Photograph: Clare Keogh

I am running the Cork City Marathon on Sunday, June 2nd. My opening sentence may not seem highly significant as it can be shared with the thousands of(...)

Lukas Bates, dressed as Big Ben, struggles to get over the finish line during the London Marathon. Photo: Jeff Spicer/Getty Images

It’s possibly no consolation to Liverpool fans after 29.1 millimetres banjaxed their Sunday, but there’s always someone worse off. Like that man dre(...)

Scotland’s Callum Hawkins lies on the ground as Australia’s Michael Shelley runs past during the Men’s Marathon Final at the Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast in Australia. Photo: Tracy Nearmy/Reuters

Commonwealth Games organisers were heavily criticised for not providing sufficient medical assistance to a Scottish marathon runner who collapsed but (...)

 Spain’s Oscar Husillos celebrates winning the Men’s 400 Metre final at the World Indoor Athletics Championships – but he was later disqualified for lane infringement. Photograph: John Sibley/Reuters

Granted, it was hard enough to see the telly over the weekend what with the stockpile of sliced pans in the living room, but where would we have been (...)

 Mo Farah of Great Britain celebrates winning gold in the Men’s 10,000 metres final at the  16th IAAF World Athletics Championships in the  London Stadium. Photograph: Shaun Botterill/Getty

There are cheerleaders in every sport but not all carry pompoms. It seems that the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) has decided to reserve all c(...)

 Paula Radcliffe:  faces having her 2003 women’s marathon world record of two hours 15 minutes 25 seconds expunged due to proposed new measures:  Photograph: Tim Goode/PA Wire.

Innocent athletes worried that their world and European records will be struck off received an apology on Tuesday from the official who proposed the r(...)

Britain’s Mo Farah celebrates as he crosses the finish line to win the Men’s 10,000m at the Olympic Stadium in Rio de Janeiro. Photo: Getty Images

They say Rio is the city that never sleeps, which is just is well, because it’s around midnight before we sit down for the 10, 000m press conference a(...)

British astronaut Tim Peake running the route of the London Marathon while strapped to a treadmill at the International Space Station. Photo: European Space Agency/PA Wire

There is, needless to say, a part of you that feels guiltily inadequate when you’re sitting on the couch eating your jumbo breakfast roll, when men an(...)

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