Athletics Weekly | philipo Athletics Weekly

james

  • replied to the topic philipo in the forum Current events 1 week, 6 days ago

    Underwhelming… you are so polite.!!
    Hamilton’s abilities are directly related to the car and copious mechanics helping out, so WTF he s doing there is one of lives great puzzles.

  • replied to the topic philipo in the forum Current events 1 month ago

    25 athletes on Relay Funding…. quite crazy!!

  • replied to the topic philipo in the forum Current events 1 month ago

    Did one expect anything else from the selectors of the funded athletes; just the usual inconsistencies and puzzling choices.

  • replied to the topic philipo in the forum Current events 1 month ago

    Jonathan Rea… just proves that this BBC prog is a silly load of nonsense whereby groups of supporters are or can be encouraged to support any sportsman whether he has been heard of at all or is known by many people.

  • replied to the topic philipo in the forum Current events 1 month, 1 week ago

    Bet he is never the same again; no 43 sec dead now.

  • replied to the topic philipo in the forum Current events 1 month, 2 weeks ago

    It is surely inconceivable that with the CG at a time of the year when track is usually waking up to serious training efforts, and with the WI Champs a month before, and the big one for me in Berlin in the Summer, and with nobody here, I presume, knowing the full details of all athletes wishes about the upcoming 12 months as to availability, and…[Read more]

  • replied to the topic philipo in the forum Current events 2 months ago

    oops … forgot its not the SPOTY thing we were talking about but the World of athletics votes.

  • replied to the topic philipo in the forum Current events 2 months ago

    with you Stefan.

    The public vote is by whom, experts on arrange of sports or just people with a passing interest in some sport.. or people who vote after a nice BBC biased programme coverage; lots of emoting all over the place.

  • replied to the topic philipo in the forum Current events 2 months ago

    Amazed at the depressing attitude of Steve on this subject.
    I recall well taking a friend and passing fan of sport to his first session of T and F at national level and I tried valiantly to explain everything happening while the poor guy tried to follow two field events and track at the same time.. He never went to another meet again… “too…[Read more]

  • replied to the topic philipo in the forum Current events 2 months ago

    Amazed at the depressing attitude of Steve on this subject.
    I recall well taking a friend and passing fan of sport to his first session of T and F at national level and I tried valiantly to explain everything happening while the poor guy tried to follow two field events and track at the same time.. He never went to another meet again… 2too…[Read more]

  • replied to the topic philipo in the forum Current events 2 months, 1 week ago

    Disagree entirely with the negative view of Coe, who is at least attempting to consider the way forward to arrest the major indifference to our sport across the globe; many of the hardcore fans of track and field across the globe are conservative in the extreme and want no changes whatsoever; note the hysteria when 4 rounds instead of six in…[Read more]

  • replied to the topic philipo in the forum Current events 2 months, 1 week ago

    You know that the All- athletics site ranks consistently performances much higher than placements. I don’t give credence for one offs, or outliers as it is now called; to me, and many others I suspect, its what honours you achieve in the globals that really counts. The rankings from the above are vastly overrated in GBs favour as far as I am…[Read more]

  • replied to the topic philipo in the forum Current events 2 months, 1 week ago

    Farah was not unbeaten during the year and had one high quality performance this year, in the 10k in London.
    Seems unfair on the unbeaten Kendricks, and Barshim who were also Gold medallists in London.

  • started the topic philipo in the forum Current events 2 months, 1 week ago

    Was the World Indoors selected as Birmingham before or after we knew of the choice of CG venue as Gold Coast.?
    I never can understand if the UKA people knew of the CG choice some time before the choice of Birmingham why it happened. The problems of a March indoors and a CG a month later would surely have been known and we could have gone for a…[Read more]

  • replied to the topic philipo in the forum Current events 2 months, 1 week ago

    Stefanidi, Lasitskene, and Wlodarcyk have been unbeaten and won Golds this year and ought to be in the lead; how you decide on them I don’t know.
    Barshim, Kendricks and Fajdek the top 3 guys; won Golds and probably unbeaten.

  • replied to the topic philipo in the forum Current events 2 months, 3 weeks ago

    The 90s lost years… crazy rubbishy views for all of us who saw a stack of great British runners throughout the decade and even the odd Javelin thrower triple jumper etc. I believe you to be on need of some help especially when you talk of sportshall as having an impact… as for the money spent on athletics at the top end its impact has been…[Read more]

  • replied to the topic philipo in the forum Current events 2 months, 3 weeks ago

    The 90s lost years… crazy rubbishy views for all of us who saw a stack of great British runners throughout the decade and even the odd Javelin thrower triple jumper etc. I believe you to be on need of some help especially when you talk of sportshall as having an impact… as for the money spent on athletics at the top end its impact has been…[Read more]

  • replied to the topic philipo in the forum Current events 3 months ago

    According to my examination of the Americans medals their average from 1983 to 1999
    was 21 medals and their average in this century including this year is approx 21 medals. So no big dropping off despite a number of reasons that were set out in Bigguts post, affecting that country same as ours.
    But then again they don’t like losers, excuse makers,…[Read more]

  • replied to the topic philipo in the forum Current events 3 months ago

    Steve what a bunch of red herrings by Biggut in stating that matters such as civil war and famine in Africa or social policy in the political stuff in Bigguts list( not to mention some other naïve stuff in his list) has effected British abilities to win as many medals in this years WC on home territory as we have in previous generations .…[Read more]

  • replied to the topic philipo in the forum Current events 3 months ago

    Damn sight better than Birmingham where they cant even remove the refuse!!!

  • Load More
Product Reviews View All
Don't Miss
Videos
AW Offers