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Christian Malcolm gets vote of confidence from British athletics’ golden girls

Christian Malcolm has won the support of Britain’s golden girls after bagging the top coaching job in athletics. World champions Dina Asher-Smith and Katarina Johnson-Thompson were amongst the first to welcome the appointment of British athletics’ first black head coach. “New era,” tweeted Asher-Smith, before Johnson-Thompson went further to explain why the 41-year-old former sprinter’s appointment is so important. Speaking […]

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Christian Taylor interview: USA’s triple-jump king on George Floyd, rule 50 and starting an athletics revolution

Christian Taylor holds many ambitions as president of his newly formed athlete’s union, but in the wake of George Floyd’s murder one goal stands above the rest. He describes it as “the battle of rule 50” – a mission to rewrite the part of the Olympic charter which bans “demonstration or political, religious or racial propaganda”, wording which means any […]

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Team GB’s Williams accuses Police of ‘racial profiling’ after stop and search

Team GB sprinter Bianca Williams has accused the Metropolitan Police of "racial profiling" after she and her partner were stopped and search in front of their baby. Bianca, 26, and Portuguese sprinter Ricardo dos Santos were handcuffed with their three-month-old baby present on Saturday afternoon. A video of the incident, which occurred in west London, went viral on social media […]

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