Athletics

Loveridge on track for overall All Terrain

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MATT LOVERIDGE’S track pedigree was evident as he duly won last night’s track event in the OSA All Terrain Challenge and drew a further five seconds clear in the overall classification.

Merrien eyes Rio 2016 despite injury

Picture by Max Coomer 19/04/14. Cross Country at L'Ancresse. No 1 Lee Merrien

LEE MERRIEN will not retire from athletics, even though he will miss the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow later this month and will not be able to run again for up to three months.

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.