Athletics

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

Guernsey athletes to take on Britain's best

GUERNSEY’S endurance athletes may not have the traditional end of season cross-country inter-insular to look forward to, but they have much bigger fish to fry with their invitation to this weekend’s Home Counties Championships held at Antrim this weekend.

Individual cross country league titles up for grabs

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WITH three of last year’s race winners out of the picture before the first starting hooter, there is every chance of a new champion as a new FNB Cross Country League gets under way at Delancey Park tomorrow afternoon.

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.