Athletics

Hampden will roar

Athletics - 2014 Commonwealth Games - Scotland Team Photocall - Hampden Park

GUERNSEY’S elite athletes cannot wait to hear the famous ‘Hampden Roar’ after Glasgow 2014 yesterday revealed the city’s spectacular new world-class athletics arena following the stunning transformation of Scotland’s National Stadium.

GIAAC aim 10 years ahead

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THEY have been arguably responsible for landing more Island Games gold medals than any other Sarnian sport over the last 10 years, now athletics and, more specifically, the GIAAC is planning for another decade of success and development.

Marathon hopeful wins coastal slog

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IN SEVEN weeks' time in Barcelona Mike Wilesmith makes another attempt at achieving the Commonwealth Games qualification time for the marathon.

Glasgow on mind as athletes head indoors

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THE island’s track sprinters are aiming to be quick off the mark this winter and a contingent of GIAAC athletes are set to compete indoors in Sheffield for a Northern Athletics Open meeting this weekend.

Batiste bides time for maiden victory

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MICHAEL BATISTE used his track speed to good effect to clinch a maiden senior cross-country win in the FNB Winter League at Saumarez Nature Trail on Saturday afternoon.

Dorey claims second victory

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HE COULD afford to go the wrong way, but Jersey’s highly talented distance runner Elliott Dorey still had enough about him to claim his second straight win in the FNB Winter League.

Dorey run close by record-breaker Ray

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JERSEY’S Island Games 1500m champion Elliott Dorey came to Delancey and conquered, but he will have left knowing that his CI middle distance crown may be tested in the years to come.

Defending champion to miss opening race

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EVENT organisers will go through the annual ritual of allocating seeded numbers for the FNB Cross Country Series with a degree of unfamiliarity this week.