Athletics Articles

Manchester Sports Awards 2019: The future looks bright

Manchester Sports Awards 2019: The future looks bright

Star runner and Gorton weightlifter were among those celebrated for sporting excellence
Mo Farah’s former coach Alberto Salazar guilty of doping violations

Mo Farah’s former coach Alberto Salazar guilty of doping violations

James Owen takes a look at athletics’ most recent doping scandal
Silver linings for Brits despite difficult Doha conditions

Silver linings for Brits despite difficult Doha conditions

The Athletics World Championships was shrouded in controversy but Dina Asher-Smith and Katarina Johnson-Thompson still managed to shine for Britain
Run Wild member awarded Young Volunteer in the North West

Run Wild member awarded Young Volunteer in the North West

Mancunion contributor, Kate MacLachlan, speaks to Run Wild member, Wilbur Chen, who recently won the Young Volunteer Award North West for his work with the society
Meet the Athletics Club

Meet the Athletics Club

For this week’s society spotlight, Chloe Hatton speaks to the Captain of the Athletics Club
Black History Month: Exploring Manchester’s influential black athletes

Black History Month: Exploring Manchester’s influential black athletes

Harry Deacon takes a look at Manchester’s rich history of black representation in sports

Should dopers be accepted back into sport?

Maria Sharapova is back in tennis after a 15 month suspension but her return has met fierce criticism

Running around the clock for CRY

The University of Manchester Athletics and Cross Country Club undertook a mammoth fundraising effort this month to raise money and awareness for sudden cardiac death in young people

Athletics and Cross Country athletes look set to excel in 2017

The Mancunion takes a look at the prospects for the Athletics and Cross Country clubs in 2017

British heptathlete Jessica Ennis-Hill retires from Athletics

Two time British World Champion and Olympic Gold medallist Jessica Ennis-Hill retires from athletics aged 30

Sports’ governing bodies are misbehaving

With a different sport’s governing body being in the spotlight each day for a scandal, it’s time to ask for transparency.

Sport in the City: The Fifth Manchester ‘Christmas Pudding 5 Mile Dash’

There’s more to sport in Manchester than City and United: With this week’s spotlight on the Fifth Manchester Christmas Pudding 5 Mile Dash

Russian doping must be a wakeup call for professional sport

Alex Whitcomb looks into the potential consequences of the largest doping scandal in history

Manchester athletes leading the way

Students excel at North of England athletics championships in Sheffield

Club Profile: Athletics and Cross Country

The Mancunion speaks to former athletics captain Tom Mosley

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