Malcolm was chosen over a couple more experienced candidates and one senior figure said, "Malcolm hasn't had long enough to prove himself up to the task."
*The Telegraph: "Christian Malcolm 'Can Be UK Athletics' Pep Guardiola'"
The former World and European medalist has been the head of performance at Athletics Australia since January 2019 and used to be the technical lead for British Athletics' sprint relays.
*Athletics Weekly: "Why 'Flash' Is The Athletes' Choice As UKA Head Coach"
*BBC: "Christian Malcolm Appointment 'Huge' For British Athletics"
*AP: Malcolm Is The First Black Head Coach Of British Athletics
"Everyone has got their own plans and there have been so few races this year. If you have committed to one and you want to try and run a fast time then that is what you have to do. I can't say I am surprised or knock it because it is for you to decide what fits best for this year and going into next year."
Banka hit back at the US and said he wouldn't let WADA get sucked into "political attacks and games."
This writer criticizes Bolt as being "reckless and dangerous" for having a big birthday party ignoring coronavirus regulations.
Several governments have urged WADA to introduce legislation that would find the US non-compliant with the WADA code which would keep US athletes out of international competition. It sounds like they couldn't do this under current rules though.
Johnson has overseen the meet for the last 26 years.
Three men snuck up on him, beat him with rocks, stole his clothes and tied his hands together. He suffered multiple broken bones and cuts all over his body. The picture of Bester's injuries is genuinely disturbing.
Jake Wightman said, "Dad’s always played it straight down the line when I’m running. He doesn’t give me any special treatment. If it did, it would be a bit embarrassing.”
He said he was in the "for of his life" before COVID, but now "even gardening" was making him out of breath.
Jake Wightman is in the 800m against Daniel Rowden (1:44.74 this year); unfortunately teenage stud Max Burgin pulled out with injury.