T&FT@30 – Rewind 2011

TFT Rewind - Daegu 2011 (002)

“Dai-gu” was the renamed South Korean city where GB’s Dai Greene’s momentum from 2010 propelled him to World Champs gold and where Mo Farah achieved world elite level: Jess Ennis triumphed too but had to wait 5 years for validation as a defending champion. When the Daegu IAAF World Champs was announced most people searched […]

*Sir Eddie Kulukundis RIP

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With great sadness we learn of Sir Eddie’s passing, but hopefully he is now chatting track with Harry Wilson, Steve Ovett’s coach, and his travelling companion during those years when British athletes relied so much upon his support. Obituaries will report his well-known generosity in supporting athletes and their coaches in the period before lottery […]

*T&FT@30 – Rewind 2010

TFT - BCN  DEL 2010 - Turner Green  TFT Staff

With the Barcelona European Champs, Delhi Commonwealth Games, Doha World Indoors and Bergen European Team Champs it was an exciting, cosmopolitan year of travel for athletes, fans and the T&FT team with “double” and even “treble” successes for a select few! The athletics started in March with the Doha World Indoor Champs and for once […]

*T&FT@30 – Rewind 2009:

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“BERLINO” & “BOLT” became the hot “couple” of 2009 – never has a mascot been as popular, as charismatic or come close to matching the star performer of a major sports event as on those heady Berlin days in August 2009 when Usain shared the limelight with a bear! To have witnessed Usain’s sublime “peak […]

T&FT@30 – Rewind 2008

TFT Rewind 2008 - Bolt Headline (002)

“THUNDERBOLT” & “CHRISTINE OOO – OH” were T&FT Beijing Newsletter headlines as Usain Bolt & Christine Ohuruogo’s performances took the international & Team GB limelight at the 2008 Olympic Games as both became “overnight sensations” to non-athletics fans. Usain Bolt became the athletics star of the Games with his 9.69 / 19.30 WR double with […]