New role for former UK Athletics chief executive


altOCTOBER 27 - DAVID MOORCROFT (pictured), the former chief executive of UK Athletics, has been appointed as the chairman of a new personal fitness training company that is hoping to encourage people to get active in the build-up to London 2012, it was announced today.

Drugs cheat Christie wants UK Athletics role


SEPTEMBER 6 - CONVICTED drugs cheat Linford Christie (pictured) said today that he thinks he could do a good job as the new head coach of UK Athletics.


The 1992 Olympic 100 metres champion said that he believed that he should replace Dave Collins, who was sacked as the performance director after Britain's performance in Beijing, their worst in the Games since the introduction of National Lottery funding 12 years ago.