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Edinburgh AC starlet Alisha Rees shines at Loughborough

Edinburgh AC prospect Alisha Rees took the biggest scalp of her career at the Loughborough International to put herself in the frame for this summer’s European Junior Championships.

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Chris O'Hare

Chris O’Hare feels London is calling after Oxy Classic bronze

Chris O’Hare claims it’s full steam ahead for London after taking third place in the 1500 metres at the Oxy Classic in Los Angeles.

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Dan Wallis breaks the tape to finish

Dan Wallis and Hillory Davis retain Great Edinburgh Run titles

Dan Wallis and Hillory Davis made it a family double in the Simplyhealth Great Edinburgh Run titles for the second successive year as the husband and wife duo took the spoils today in Holyrood Park.

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Dan Wallis celebrates his victory last year. Picture: Neil Hanna

Davis and Wallis to defend titles and share rare time together

Hillory Davis insists flying half-way around the world to defend her title in tomorrow’s Simplyhealth Great Edinburgh Run has been worth the upheaval for the sake of a trip down memory lane.

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Katherine Grainger. Picture: Greg Macvean

Olympic great Katherine Grainger to lead UK Sport

Olympic gold medalist Dame Katherine Grainger has been appointed as the new chair of UK Sport, the Department for Culture, Media and Sport has announced.

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Josh Kerr

Josh Kerr smashes his 1500m PB in California

Josh Kerr obliterated his 1500 metres personal best to dip under the qualifying mark for this summer’s IAAF World Championships as the Capital prospect opened his summer season in California in style

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Win free entry to the Great Edinburgh Run

Win free entry to the Great Edinburgh Run

WITH limited entries remaining for the Simplyhealth Great Edinburgh Run, we have five entries to give away free.

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Josh Kerr

Josh Kerr claims biggest win of his career so far

Capital middle-distance prospect Josh Kerr has scored his biggest victory to date by winning the US National Collegiate Indoor mile title at College Station, Texas.

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Allan Smith competes in the men's high jump at the 2017 European Athletics Indoor Championships in Belgrade (Getty Images)

Allan Smith targets London after making European high jump final

Capital high jumper Allan Smith has vowed to use his European Indoor Championships experience to propel him towards raising the bar at this summer’s world championships in London after finishing eighth in his first major final last night.

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Denmark's Andreas Bube, Great Britain's Guy Learmonth, Poland's Adam Kszczot and France's Paul Renaudie finish the men's 800m (Getty Images)

Guy Learmonth devastated by defeat in Belgrade

Guy Learmonth today confessed a brief lapse in concentration wrecked his hopes for a medal at the European Indoor Championships after crashing out in the opening round in Belgrade.

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Eilidh Doyle

Eilidh Doyle wants no regrets from Euro Championships in Belgrade

Eilidh Doyle insists she’s still got the fire in her belly needed to overcome hurdles in her path as she prepares to ignite her chase for a tenth major championship medal in Belgrade tomorrow.

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Sarah Inglis

Sarah Inglis battles through the mud to secure bronze

On a day better suited for ducks Sarah Inglis (Lothian AC) made a brave bid for glory at the Scottish National Cross Country Championships at mud-strewn Callendar Park, Falkirk on Saturday.

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Allan Smith will compete at his second major championships

Capital high jumper Allan Smith wins spot at Euro indoors

Capital high jumper Allan Smith has been handed a place in the British team for next week’s European Indoor Championships among six Scots named in a 31-strong contingent for Belgrade.

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Guy Learmonth

Guy Learmonth smashes PB again but has more in the tank

Guy Learmonth claimed he has more left in reserve for next week’s European Indoor Championships despite smashing his personal best yet again.

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A man and woman who won last years Simplyhealth Great Edinburgh Run and went

on to get married have spoken about why running together makes a successful

partnership.

Picture; contributed

Couple marry after winning Great Edinburgh Run

A TRIUMPHANT couple who wed after making history as the first couple to win the Great Edinburgh Run last year will return to Edinburgh to defend their title.

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Allan Smith competes in the men's high jump during the British Athletics Indoor Team Trials in Sheffield. Picture: Gareth Copley/Getty Images

Allan Smith aiming for three centimetres to make Euro squad

Allan Smith will make another bid this week to earn a place at next month’s European Indoor Championships in Belgrade after winning the British Trials in Sheffield yesterday.

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Laura Muir smashed the European indoor 3000m record at the IAAF World Indoor Tour meeting in Karlsruhe

Guy Learmonth beats personal best for second time in a week

Lasswade’s Guy Learmonth tuned up for next week’s UK Indoor Championships in Sheffield by coming third in the 800 metres at the IAAF World Indoor Tour meeting in Karlsruhe.

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Guy Learmonth

Leaner and fitter Guy Learmonth chases another personal best

Guy Learmonth wants to start punching above his weight after shedding the pounds in a bid to muscle into the middle-distance elite.

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Guy Learmonth

Guy Learmonth records career best with Vienna triumph

Guy Learmonth claims it’s full steam ahead after running the second-fastest 800 metres of the year so far in taking victory at the Indoor Classic in Vienna.

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Allan Hamilton

Edinburgh sprinters smash personal bests at Scottish Championships

Capital club trio Alisha Rees, Allan Hamilton and Cameron Tindle all ran faster than ever before at the Scottish Indoor Athletics Championships at the Emirates Arena, Glasgow on Saturday.

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